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Southfield, MI DUI/OWI Lawyer

Michigan DUI/OWI Lawyer for Southfield

In Southfield, misdemeanor DUI/OWI cases are handled at the 46th District Court, while felony cases are elevated to the 6th Circuit Court. At The Law Office of Julian J. Poota, we understand the profound impact that these serious accusations can have on individuals’ lives. As a fully licensed Michigan law firm, we are committed to assisting clients throughout Southfield and protecting their rights in the face of DUI/OWI charges.

1st DUI in Southfield, MI

Driving under the influence (DUI) refers to operating a vehicle with a Blood Alcohol Content (BAC) of 0.08 or higher, indicating impairment due to alcohol consumption. Law enforcement utilizes different sobriety tests to evaluate impairment, and being accused of DUI can result in severe repercussions. Consequences may entail community service, fines, possible imprisonment for up to 93 days, points on your driving record, license suspension, and other penalties. If you’re facing a DUI charge, our attorney is skilled in offering guidance and assisting you through the legal proceedings.

2nd DUI in Southfield, Michigan

For a second DUI offense in Southfield, Michigan, fines can range from $200 to $1000, and jail time can vary from 5 days to 1 year, potentially alongside community service requirements. Our DUI lawyer is ready to help you achieve the best possible outcome for your second DUI charge.

3rd DUI in Southfield

A third DUI in Southfield, Michigan, results in a felony charge with increased penalties, including incarceration. For a third DUI offense, you could potentially receive a prison term of up to five years. If this is your third offense, it’s essential to promptly retain an attorney who can represent you throughout the complex legal process ahead. Our lawyer has extensive experience in handling DUI cases, including felony DUIs, and is fully prepared to assist you.

OWI in Southfield, MI

In Michigan, an OWI stands for Operating While Intoxicated. Our attorney specializes in managing such cases and has a history of securing favorable outcomes. If you’re confronting an OWI charge, it’s crucial to seek assistance promptly.

If you or someone you know needs a DUI or OWI attorney in Southfield, Michigan, our experienced attorney at The Law Office of Julian J. Poota, PLLC can help you. We offer clients a free initial consultation. To discuss your current legal situation, call us at (888) 399-7979 or contact us online.

DUI/OWI Attorney for the 46th District Court

The 46th District Court is located at 26000 Evergreen Rd, Southfield, MI 48076

The 46th District Court judges are:

 Honorable Shelia R. Johnson

Honorable Debra Nance

Honorable Cynthia M. Arvant

DUI/OWI Lawyer for the 6th Circuit Court

The 6th Circuit Court is located at 1200 N. Telegraph, Pontiac, MI 48341

The 6th Circuit Court judges are:

 Honorable Martha D. Anderson

Honorable Mary Ellen Brennan

Honorable David M. Cohen

Honorable Jacob James Cunningham

Honorable Nanci J. Grant

Honorable Jeffery S. Matis

Honorable Cheryl A. Matthews

Honorable Phyllis McMillen

Honorable Daniel Patrick O’Brien

Honorable Yasmine I. Poles

Honorable Kwame L. Rowe

Honorable Victoria A. Valentine

Honorable Michael Warren


Julian did an amazing job handling my case. He ensured to have the possible outcome for me. He was also always available to answer all of my questions/concerns, and was able to answer everything effectively.

L. Landeros

Very professional. Met with me the same day I contacted the office. Went to court the following day and my case was dismissed. Don’t hesitate to contact him for help. Highly recommended thank u so much for your...

J. Bandia

It was a pleasure to have Mr. Poota as our representative. From the time we meet till the end of our case, he was there every step of the way guiding us and making sure our rights were protected and presented...

N. DeCesare

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