888-536-5900 888-536-5900

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 […]

Drunk Driving (DUI OWI OUIL OUID) in Grand Rapids, Muskegon, Big Rapids

If you been arrested for or are charged with drunk driving (dui owi ouil ouid)  in Grand Rapids, Muskegon, Big Rapids, or anywhere else in West Michigan, check out our guide on how to analyze a drunk driving/dui case.  This video provides a step-by-step analysis of how our criminal defense attorneys / lawyers defend drunk […]

Drunk Driving (OWI, DUI, OUIL) in Grand Rapids, MI: What to Do If you are Pulled Over (A Guide to Handling a Stop by the Police)

Downtown Grand Rapids will be hosting a number of fun and exciting events in the next couple of weeks.  The Arena District will host it’s 9th annual Mardi Gras celebration this Thursday, March 4.  Laughfest runs March 6 though March 16 and has an even better lineup of comedians than last year.   Irish on […]

What is a No Contest Plea?

Occasionally, a client will ask about the option of pleading “no contest” to a criminal offense rather than entering a guilty plea.  Sometimes, this question is prompted by the misguided assumption that “no contest” plea will result in a different outcome to your criminal case than a guilty plea.  Mlive.com recently ran an article where […]

Transporting Medical Marijuana Law Can Trip Up Medical Marijuana Users

Springstead Bartish & Borgula Law has recently handled a number of cases where medical marijuana users were charged with violating the state of Michigan’s new Improper Transportation of Marijuana Law.  The new law, called “Transporting or Possession of Usable Marihuana” took effect on April 1st of 2013.  This marijuana law  impacts the rights of medical marijuana patients […]