If you have been charged with drugged driving in the past, you understand how severe the penalties can be if convicted. While Operating With the Presence of Drugs is a serious charge for a first offense, the punishment you will face if charged with a second OWPD offense is significantly greater. Contact Grabel & Associates now if you have been pulled over for OWPD or charged with a second offense OWPD in Michigan. Our OWPD attorneys are recognized as some of Michigan’s best for drunk and drugged driving defense, and we understand exactly what needs to be done to fight back against criminal conviction.
Our statewide attorneys have experience fighting for clients in drug crime and motor vehicle crime cases, and know how different laws will affect your Michigan OWPD case no matter what the specific details of your situation. If you are accused of driving after using Cocaine, Marijuana, Heroin, LSD, Ecstasy, Valium, or any other illegal or prescription drug, defend against OWPD conviction with our team of talented lawyers. According to recent interpretations of the Michigan Marihuana Act, card holders are allowed to operate vehicles with marijuana in their system if it does not impair their ability to drive.
Operating With the Presence of Drugs in Michigan is a charge that applies to situations involving motor vehicle operation while intoxicated by a drug. Unlike drunk driving charges, there is no legal limit for drug use, and any trace of an intoxicating drug in your system could result in criminal charges. Operating a motor vehicle in any public area while influenced by drugs is illegal throughout Michigan, and our attorneys work to protect clients from wrongful conviction and excessive penalties.
Work with an experienced lawyer in your intoxicated driving case and fight back against jail time, fines, license revocation, and other penalties. At Grabel & Associates, our top-tier defense lawyers work to successfully fight for clients’ best interests, and we understand the criminal defense strategies that can work in Michigan cases. Contact our team now for aggressive criminal defense in any of the state’s 83 counties, and fight back against police and prosecutors who will try to put you behind bars.
While not all first offense OWPD cases result in jail time, a second offense Operating With the Presence of Drugs charge will result in between 5 days and 1 year in jail. A great defense lawyer can be the difference between 5 days and a year, and may even be able to obtain a case dismissal or reduced charge that allows you to avoid jail completely. In addition to jail time, you could face up to 90 days community service, mandatory fines of as much as $1,000, vehicle immobilization or forfeiture, a 1 year driver’s license revocation, 6 points on your license, and driver responsibility fees. By working with Grabel & Associates, you can fight to avoid jail and fines with an experienced team who will explain every legal detail of your case to you throughout pre-file, investigative, and trial stages of your case.
Protect your right to drive with a skilled criminal defense lawyer, and fight the penalties associated with a 2nd drugged driving conviction. If your license is revoked, you will not be able to just pay a reinstatement fee and get it back after the revocation period is up. You will have to win a DAAD hearing, and work with a lawyer to earn back the ability to drive. Fighting OWPD conviction is essential if you want to keep on the road, and our lawyers can help you ensure that you drive again.
Grabel & Associates is regarded as one of Michigan’s best firms for criminal defense, and our lawyers have been defending clients in drunk and drugged driving cases for over a decade. Our attorneys are dedicated to results and will do everything possible to help you achieve your legal goals in your OWPD case. We know what it takes to win in OWI, OWPD, and DUI cases and have established a reputation as one of the state’s top firms by consistently obtaining great results for clients statewide.
Our lawyers will investigate every detail of your arrest, and we know how blood, breath, and urinalysis chemical testing, along with chain of custody and other evidence related issues can affect cases. We will examine your arrest and investigation and expose any violations of your constitutional rights that could help you achieve a case dismissal.
No matter what the details of your case, it is crucial to contact a lawyer right away. Our attorneys are available 24/7 for OWPD clients and will immediately begin working to defend against criminal penalties.
Call our firm at 1-800-342-7896 anytime for a free initial phone consultation, or contact us online. We are available 24/7 to begin working with you and protecting you from criminal penalties. If you need an OWPD criminal defense lawyer anywhere in Michigan, contact Grabel & Associates immediately. We will defend you throughout the justice process and fight for a great case outcome.