52-1 District Court

2019-08-28T13:49:32-04:00August 22nd, 2019|

Oakland County 52-1 District Court The 52-1 District Court oversees cases that involve criminal traffic violations, civil infractions, misdemeanor offenses, and probation. The court may also hear cases involving felony offenses; however, this requires authorization by the local county prosecutor. This court is divided into several divisions. The Criminal Division is responsible for processing [...]

OWVI – Operating While Visibly Impaired

2019-09-04T17:18:23-04:00August 19th, 2019|

Operating While Visibly Impaired (OVWI) is one of the classifications of criminal offenses involving drunk driving. This specific offense is unique from an OWI (commonly referred to as DUI) in that, there’s no minimum Blood Alcohol Content (BAC) required by law enforcement to make an arrest. This offense is often subject to [...]

Field Sobriety Tests in Michigan

2019-08-28T13:49:51-04:00August 15th, 2019|

There's a great deal of confusion surrounding field sobriety tests. For example, many wonder if they have a legal obligation to take these tests after being pulled over and suspected of drunk driving. People also wonder what legal rights they have in these scenarios and what they should say to police. This article covers [...]

Michigan DUI Q&A with Michael Kelly

2019-08-28T13:49:55-04:00August 6th, 2019|

Michigan DUI Q&A with Michael Kelly There is often a great deal of confusion and questions surrounding DUI charges. For example, many wonder what rights a person has after an officer pulls them over under suspicion of drunk driving. This includes whether or not someone is allowed to refuse a field sobriety test. People [...]

Natalie Lussier’s Last Day at Kelly & Kelly

2019-09-04T17:15:29-04:00August 6th, 2019|

Natalie Lussier's Last Day at Kelly & Kelly It’s my last day at the firm! I’ve written about my first day, my time in court, and now, what I’ve learned overall. Now that I’ve reached the end I have five takeaways I did not know before this internship.  Confidence is key. a.     Knowledge [...]

Michigan Domestic Assault Q&A with Michael Kelly

2019-08-21T15:29:01-04:00August 2nd, 2019|

Mike Kelly Michigan Domestic Assault Q&A There is often a lot of confusion surrounding the topic of domestic assault. For example, many wonder what’s considered domestic assault, when can the police get involved, and what penalties does this charge carry. Criminal defense lawyer Mike Kelly recently filmed a seven part video series breaking down [...]

Natalie Lussier Discusses First Court Case

2019-09-04T17:17:13-04:00July 16th, 2019|

Natalie Lussier, intern at Kelly & Kelly recently shadowed criminal defense lawyer Michael Kelly at a criminal court hearing. She recently reflected on this experience. A Day In Court By: Natalie Lussier I was visibly excited as I emptied my pockets into the sad metal detector bins at the 22nd Municipal Courthouse [...]

Michele Kelly Makes Book Donation to M.D. Taverner

2019-07-15T13:18:18-04:00July 15th, 2019|

Michele Kelly Donates Book to Living & Learning Center Attorney Michele Kelly of Kelly & Kelly P.C. recently made a book donation to Novi Author M.D. Taverner. The donation is in support of the Living and Learning Center which is a Non-Profit Organization that specializes in working with teens & adults who have autism [...]

Kelly & Kelly Northville Chamber After Hours Networking

2019-08-15T13:09:13-04:00June 19th, 2019|

Attorneys Erin Flynn and Ryan Kelly of Kelly & Kelly P.C. attended an After Hours Networking event offered by the Northville Chamber. This event was held at North Center Brewing. North Center Brewing is a great local brewery in Northville that offers a very good Strawberry Shandy!

Natalie Reflects on Her First Week at Kelly & Kelly

2019-08-15T13:08:57-04:00June 17th, 2019|

Natalie Lussier, the new summer intern at Kelly & Kelly P.C. recently completed her first week at the law firm. Natalie took the time to reflect and write about her experiences so far. Below are Natalie’s thoughts on her first week at Kelly & Kelly. “I have had many first days of work, both [...]