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Pontiac, Michigan is a small northwestern suburb of Detroit off of State Highway 59. The city is located in Oakland County and has a population of around 61,000 people according to the last census. Despite this relatively small population, law enforcement is busy in the city of Pontiac. Everyday individuals are arrested for allegedly violating state, municipal, or federal laws.

If you or someone you know has been accused of a criminal offense, whether you’re a resident or visitor to Pontiac, it can be an incredibly frightening and stressful experience. That is why we highly recommend you hire a Pontiac attorney as soon as possible. A skilled and experienced lawyer can examine the facts of your case and create a strong defense for you.

Criminal Defense Attorney in Pontiac, MI | Oakland County

Have you been arrested for committing an alleged criminal offense? Don’t speak a word to law enforcement and instead learn your legal options with Dallo Law, P.C.. Pontiac Criminal Defense attorney J. Dallo has over ten years of experience he can apply to your case. With his skills and resources, attorney Dallo can formulate a sturdy defense designed to cast reasonable doubt on the prosecution’s argument.

Call Dallo Law, P.C. today at (248) 283-7000 to set up your first consultation free of charge. Dallo Law, P.C. accepts clients throughout the greater Pontiac and Oakland County area including Bloomfield Hills, Bloomfield Township, West Bloomfield Hills, Ferndale, Hazel, Pontiac, Rochester, Pontiac, Pontiac, Wixom, Royal Oak, Farmington and Berkley.

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Common Criminal Offenses in Pontiac, MI

Some of the types of criminal charges in Pontiac and Oakland County that Dallo Law, P.C. frequently handle include, but are not limited to:

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Pontiac DUI Attorney, MI

One of the most commonly committed criminal offenses in Pontiac is operating a vehicle while intoxicated (OWI). OWI, also commonly referred to as DUI or DWI, arrests frequently occur on State Highway 59. Many Pontiac residents are arrested heading home from the nightlife Detroit offers and on the country roads surrounding the city.

Pontiac law enforcement also patrol high-traffic local roads as well. Some city roads where OWI arrests frequently occur include Business 24, Perry St., Elizabeth Lake Rd., and Auburn Ave. Other major roads where an OWI arrest is likely include Baldwin Ave. and North and South Telegraph Rd.

Dallo of Dallo Law, P.C. is an experienced Pontiac DUI lawyer with years of experience he can utilize for your case. Call his office at (248) 283-7000 to set up your first consultation.

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Pontiac, MI Court Resources

50th District Court – In Michigan, the District Courts have jurisdiction over adult misdemeanor proceedings and all adult criminal cases begin in these courts. The court is responsible for criminal, civil, traffic and probative matters. The district court is located on Big Beaver Rd. Access the site for the 50th District Court to learn more about the judges on the court, their in-person and online services, the weekly docket, and their self-help resources.

70 N Saginaw
Pontiac, MI 48342

Clerk for Oakland County – Lisa Brown is the current clerk for Oakland County and has been for the last three terms. The role of the clerk is to keep and maintain all records from trial courts, which does include the criminal justice division. Access to learn more about Lisa Brown, how to file something online, the calendar for the month, and how to look up court records.

1200 N Telegraph Rd
Building 12E
Pontiac, MI 48341

Oakland County Circuit Court – The Circuit Courts in Michigan have jurisdiction over all felony cases as well as juvenile criminal cases. Access the site to look up their judicial schedule, file an important document with their online services, learn the rules of the court, and the different diversion programs offered to offenders.

1200 N Telegraph Rd
Department 404
Pontiac, MI 48341-0404

Court of Appeals in Michigan – The Court of Appeals in Michigan serves as a “intermediate” court for appeals that don’t make it to the Supreme Court. Anyone dissatisfied by a decision made by the Circuit Courts can file an appeal with the Court of Appeals. Access the site to learn how the court operates, search up a case, and peruse their self-help resources.

350 Ottawa Ave NW
Grand Rapids, MI 49503
(616) 456-1167

Supreme Court in Michigan – The highest court and last place you can appeal a decision made by the courts is the Supreme Court. To have the court hear your case, you’ll have to submit an “application for leave of appeal.” They receive about 2,000 applications annually and the court will grant leave to about 100 cases. Access the site to learn who is on the court, the court’s rules, and their past opinions.

Michigan Hall of Justice
925 W. Ottawa Street
Lansing, MI 48915
(517) 373-0120

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Pontiac, Michigan Law Enforcement Resources

Pontiac City Government – The Pontiac City government website provides basic services for the residents of Pontiac, MI. Residents can pay bills and fines, view city ordinances, and access other city services. The website also provides information on community events and contacting city officials.

47450 Woodward Avenue
Pontiac, Michigan 48342

Pontiac Police Department – The Pontiac Police Department provides law enforcement services and divides their department into three divisions including patrol, investigations, and services. Access the site to learn their contact information and hours, police statistics, more about their police services, and other important information.

500 W Big Beaver Rd
Pontiac, MI 48084
(248) 524-3476

Sheriff’s Office for Oakland County – The role of the Sheriff is to operate the county jail, transport prisoners, and is ultimately the chief civilian law enforcement office of their jurisdiction. The current appointed Sheriff in Oakland County is Michael J. Bouchard. Access the site to learn more about the county jail, how to request arrest records, and more.

1200 N Telegraph Rd. Bldg 38E
Pontiac, MI 48341
(248) 858-5000

Prosecutors Office for Oakland County – The County Prosecutor’s role is to represent the county in trial courts, especially criminal cases. The current Oakland County clerk and comptroller is Karen D. McDonald. Access the site to peruse their social media platforms, submit an inquiry, and other important information.

1200 N. Telegraph Rd
West Wing – Building 14E
Pontiac, MI 48341
(248) 858-0656

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Crime in Pontiac Statistics

Year Rape Robbery Aggr, Assault Thefts Arson Auto Theft Murder
2020 50 88 689 743 18 113 13
2019 70 108 585 877 15 109 10
2018 58 95 625 780 17 96 15
2017 61 97 481 821 26 221 4

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Pontiac Zip Codes

  • 48302
  • 48320
  • 48322
  • 48323
  • 48324
  • 48325
  • 48328

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Criminal Lawyer Pontiac, MI

If you’ve been arrested or you’re under investigation of an alleged criminal offense, contact Dallo Law, P.C.. His criminal law firm has helped hundreds and hundreds of people obtain reduced or dismissed charges for their alleged offense. Both J. Dallo and his legal team will help develop your defense plan.

Set up your first consultation with Dallo Law, P.C. by calling our office at (248) 283-7000. Dallo Law, P.C. accepts clients throughout the greater Pontiac and Bloomfield Hills area including Auburn Hills, Bloomfield Township, Pontiac, Clawson, Clarkston, Berkley, Pontiac, Royal Oak, Southfield, Pontiac, Wixom, Madison Heights and Pleasant Ridge.

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