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Alert: Law Offices of Stuart R. Shafer: Representing Clients Criminal Traffic Offense

When an individual is pulled over for a minor traffic offense, they will likely be ticketed for the infraction and have to pay a fine. Sometimes, these traffic offenses will also result in a person having points assessed on their license. When…
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Semi-Truck Driver Arrested in Eaton County, Michigan After Driving Erratically and Showing Signs of Impairment

A semi-truck driver was recently arrested after the Eaton County Sheriff’s Office received several calls from motorists claiming the driver was operating his vehicle “erratically” on I-69 heading north [Source: WILX 10]. After deputies…
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Lansing, Michigan Woman Faces Three Felony Charges After Hitting and Injuring Two Pedestrians

When a person is accused of committing a serious offense, they will likely be charged with what is called a felony crime. A felony crime carries severe penalties including, but not limited to, jail time, fines, court fees, and more. When an…
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Michigan, Clinton County Deputies Arrest Man on Theft and Drug Charges After He Was Caught Driving a Stolen Vehicle

A Michigan man is facing some rather hefty charges after he allegedly engaged in a vehicle and foot pursuit with officers from several Michigan police agencies. The Lansing State Journal says that on July 29th, Clinton County Sheriff’s Office…
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3 Staff Members at Michigan Youth Center Charged in 16-Year-Old’s Death

Three former Lakeside Academy staff members are facing criminal charges after tackling and restraining 16-year-old Cornelius Fredericks who became unconscious and later died. Detroit News says that while Fredericks was eating lunch at Lakeside…
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What is breaking and entering in Lansing Michigan and how can a lawyer defend someone against this charge?

When the state charges a person with a crime, it is important for the defendant to gain a basic understanding of exactly what the charges are and any potential penalties. This is usually first done at an arraignment or bond hearing. Like all…