As reported by Tom Greenwood in the Detroit News Michigan State Police  and Local law enforcement agencies have received federal funding  for Alcohol enforcement this weekend. What this means is that State and local police agencies such as The NOVI , FARMNGTON, FARMINGTON HILLS, WALLED LAKE , MILFORD , SOUTH LYON police departments as well […]

March 30th, 2012|Uncategorized|

Dan Bain Novi Mi, Owi/ Dui Lawyer and Super Drunk law in the 52-1 and 47th District Courts

On October 31, 2010 Michigan’s drunk driving ,OWI, DUI,   laws were amended and  enhanced to include a new charge and increased penalties for persons charge with drunk driving, DUI, OWI whose blood alcohol content (BAC) is .17 or greater. This law is known as SUPER DRUNK DRIVING !  The proposed rational behind this law was […]

March 27th, 2012|Drunk Driving|

Avoid a DUI get a RIDE says NOVI OWI Lawyer Dan Bain

Police herald spring by targeting drunken driving
By Matt Helms

Detroit Free Press Staff Writer

Police across the state will be cracking down on drunken drivers in a springtime blitz timed to kick off as Michiganders raise pints of beer — green and otherwise — on St. Patrick’s Day.

On Thursday, the Michigan State Police announced a crackdown that […]

March 16th, 2012|Drunk Driving, Uncategorized|

Dan Bain , Novi lawyer, Dealing with The Michigan Dept Of State Driver Assessment and Appeal Division


The privilege to drive is often taken for granted, but you may lose your privilege to drive for many reasons.  The Secretary of State’s Driver Assessment and Appeal Division is responsible for conducting driver reexaminations as authorized by the Michigan Vehicle Code.  The purpose of a reexamination is to determine your ability to […]

March 16th, 2012|Driver Assessment|

Domestic Violence Claims in Novi, Milford, Howell, and Brighton

It is horrible being subjected to a relationship which is controlled by a spouse engaging in domestic violence and when one is in this type of relationship they  need the help of professionals  who can help them move on with their life. In Livingston County LACASA is an agency with people who can help you. […]

March 16th, 2012|child custody, child custodyl, domestic violence|

Dan Bain, Novi Owi Attorney

You were  at company function and you had a couple of drinks at the event. You thought you were fine to drive and were on your way home. Suddenly you see the flashing lights of a police car and realize you are being pulled over. You stop.  Next thing you know you are outside of […]

March 13th, 2012|Drunk Driving|

Inheritance claims in a Divorce in Novi, Milford or Brighton

One of the most unpleasant area in a divorce is how to handle a split of an inheritance received by someone in a divorce for reason that the law in this area is not always fair. Usually if a spouse receives an inheritance and is smart enough to keep it in his or her name than that […]

March 1st, 2012|Divorce, inheritance, property settlement|

Child Custody Rules in Novi, Plymouth, Howell

Child custody is an issue in any divorce that has minor children involved.  The laws regarding child custody are controlled by the state so it does not matter whether you live in Plymouth, Howell, Novi, or any location in any county in Michigan as the rules regarding custody and parenting time are statewide and not by […]

Michigan Spousal Support

Alimony has been replaced by the phrase spousal support. There are certain factors that need to be examined in determining if a case is of such a nature that spousal support should be awarded. The factors are as follows: 1) Past relations and conduct of the parties 2) Length of the marriage 3) Parties ability […]

February 17th, 2012|alimony, Divorce, Spousal Support|