Saint Joseph, MI asked in Traffic Tickets for Michigan

Q: I got a ticket in michigan for unlawful use of a license plate. Please helpppp!!!

I had a second vehicle and used that plate on a truck that i had just bought. truck had insurance just couldn't make it to the dmv to transfer/get a plate due to covid-19. Im 21 and not very educated in law. I figured having a plate is better than no plate. i plead not guilty and have court in a month. should i be looking at getting a public defender or is this something i can fight alone?

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Brent T. Geers
Brent T. Geers
  • Criminal Law Lawyer
  • Grand Rapids, MI
  • Licensed in Michigan

A: It would seem you were charged with a misdemeanor. While someone unlikely, the potential for jail exists, and so you absolutely should consult with an attorney, or request a public defender.

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