Why legal representation is needed in today’s world

Sarissa Montague Why legal representation is needed in today’s world By: Sarissa Montague smontague@levine-levine.com MICHIGAN – Oct. 5, 2020 — I received a call the other day from the mother of a 17-year-old daughter who had been charged with trespassing, a misdemeanor crime. She and some friends were hanging out late at night on the property […]

Michigan Supreme Court adopts new discovery rule for criminal cases in district court

Randall Levine Michigan Supreme Court adopts new discovery rule for criminal cases in district court By: Randall Levine Randalllevine@levine-levine.com MICHIGAN – March 12, 2020 — The Michigan Supreme Court has adopted a rule which is likely to change the landscape for criminal defendants charged with misdemeanors and felonies before they are bound over to circuit […]

Anastase Markou Wins New Trial for Wrongfully Convicted Defendant

Anastase Markou Anastase Markou wins new trial for wrongfully convicted defendant KALAMAZOO, MICH. – June 1, 2018 – The Defendant was convicted by jury of the Reckless Use of a Firearm.  The case was originally tried in the Kalamazoo District Court. The defense asserted at trial that the gun was fired in self-defense.  Substantial evidence was […]