How Long Does an OWI Stay on Your Record in Michigan?

How long an OWI stays on your record in Michigan depends on whether it's your first conviction. Generally, an OWI conviction will remain on your record forever, just like any other criminal conviction. However, a new Michigan law has made it possible for first-time OWI offenders to have the conviction expunged from their record. They must meet specific criteria and ask a judge to expunge your conviction, but if you're successful, you could have a clean record after an OWI conviction.

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Maurice Davis is a personal injury attorney and the founder of Davis Injury Lawyers, PLLC in Detroit, Michigan. He combines his compassion with his years of legal experience to help people hurt by another party's negligence get the justice they deserve - a mission that drives him, and his team. With a degree in political science from Michigan State University and a J.D. from Florida State Unive...

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