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I was in a car accident and taken to the ER. Police took by

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I was in a car accident and taken to the ER. Police took by blood and I was drunk driving. I never recieved a charge and it's been 4 weeks. How long should it take?
Submitted: 6 years ago.
Category: Criminal Law
Expert:  Roger replied 6 years ago.

An OWI charge - first offense - is a misdemeanor under Michigan Law. http://www.legalwins.com/michigan_criminal_expungement.php

 

The statute of limitations for a misdemeanor is 6 years. This means that you can be charged up to 6 years after the alleged crime for violating the law.

 

Here are the OWI laws for Michigan:

 

http://dui.drivinglaws.org/michigan.php