Violent Crimes Attorney, Dan Geherin, Discusses Rights for the Accused

ANN ARBOR, Mich. - Michimich -- If you've been accused of a violent crime in Michigan, you have important rights that you shouldn't fail to invoke, including:

●      You have the right to remain silent, and you should remain silent until you've consulted with a seasoned violent crimes attorney.

●      You have the right to an attorney, and the sooner you reach out for skilled legal guidance, the better.

●      You have the right to a speedy trial, which means you have the right to be tried for the crime levied against you within a reasonable amount of time, which can vary in accordance with the involved circumstances.

●      You have the right to due process, which means that Michigan law enforcement's actions against you must be in accordance with the law. A prime example is the right against unlawful search and seizure.

●      You are also protected against double jeopardy, which means that you can't be prosecuted for the same offense twice.

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●      Additionally, the state cannot inflict any punishments upon you that are considered cruel and unusual.

Your attorney will skillfully endeavor to ensure that your legal rights are well protected throughout the legal process.

Learn more about what's considered a violent crime in Michigan here (

Geherin Law Group:

For the past 25+ years, Dan has litigated and won numerous of DUI cases throughout Washtenaw County by challenging and suppressing evidence, arguing legal precedent, and convincing juries and judges of clients' innocence or overcharging in drunk driving cases. He posts his successful results (anonymously, of course) on his website.,

Dan—a former prosecutor and board-certified criminal trial attorney (—is also the founder of and author of The Michigan Drunk Driving and Driver's License Restoration Handbook. He has dedicated his career to both defending drunk driving allegations and helping put clients back on the road following a license revocation or suspension, and he's recognized as both a criminal and license appeals expert in Ann Arbor and throughout Michigan.

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Visit GLG on the web at and Contact them today for a free initial consultation about how GLG can help you with your personal legal matter.

Dan Geherin

Source: Geherin Law Group, PLLC.
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