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Grand Rapids Criminal Defense Lawyer’s Client Acquitted of Kidnapping – Receives No Jail Time

Grand Rapids, Michigan – This past July, Springstead Bartish & Borgula Law criminal defense lawyer, Michael Bartish obtained a not guilty verdict in a very bizarre kidnapping case in the 17th Circuit Court in Grand Rapids, Michigan. The bizarre nature of the case attracted a great deal of attention in the Grand Rapids Press, which devoted almost a […]

Assault and Battery: A Misunderstood Crime

An assault is the placing of a person in fear of imminent bodily harm; the harm is referred to as the battery (an unwanted physical touching). These cases often arise as one would ordinarily envision, an all-out brawl. However, instances of heated arguments among family or friends can also be considered an assault and battery. […]

What’s the Legal Limit and How Do I Fight a DUI ?

Drunk driving is a highly regulated area of law. Organizations such as Mothers Against Drunk Drivers and other advocates regularly position themselves in front of legislatures seeking tougher penalties for drunk driving. It is important you act quickly when arrested for DUI and work to minimize the consequences a conviction has on your driving record […]

United State’s Sentencing Commission Proposing Reduction in ALL Federal Drug Offenses

The United States Sentencing Commission voted on January 9, 2014 to publish proposed guideline amendments that would lower by two levels the base offense level for all federal drug trafficking crimes.  This proposed change would like lower sentences by an average of 11 months and reduce the number of federal prisoners by an estimated 6,550 […]

How Can a Criminal Defense Lawyer Help Me?

Located in Grand Rapids and Fremont, attorneys at Springstead Bartish & Borgula Law P.L.L.C. have impressive resumes in criminal law. Former Judge Advocate General (J.A.G.) and FBI agents, we know the criminal justice system inside out. We put our extensive knowledge of how the government prosecutes cases to work for you. Skilled negotiators and litigators, […]