Legal Question in DUI Law in Michigan

I have a owi case. In Detroi mi and it was set for trail the cop didn't. Show up the first. Time so it was reset this time the cop or the judge was not there the judge. Had afamily issues so he was not there wasn't. The cop still supposed. To be there or at least sign. In and is this grounds for a dismissal

Asked on 9/28/13, 9:26 am

1 Answer from Attorneys

Jared Austin Austin Legal Services, PLC

You or your lawyer should always ask for a dismissal if the prosecution can't proceed. Some judge will give them one adjournment. Beyond that, the judge should grant the dismissal request. However, it would be without prejudice meaning they could always refile.

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Answered on 9/28/13, 10:10 am

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