Grand Rapids Michigan DUI Attorney | Grand Rapids Drunk Driving Case Law

When you are facing serious criminal charges such as drunk driving - DUI in the Grand Rapids area, it is important to have the representation of a good DUI defense lawyer. Krupp Law Offices P.C.has been providing quality drunk driving defense for over 85 years. If you are facing drunk driving charges or are being investigated for drunk driving, call the Grand Rapids drunk driving defense attorneys at Krupp Law Offices P.C. for a free phone consultation. During your phone consultation, our attorneys will provide you with immediate answers to your questions and schedule an appointment with one of our criminal defense attorneys.



People v Pomeroy, 419 Mich 441, 444, 355 NW2d 98 (1984): Defendant asleep in a motionless car could not be arrested for OWI. Defendant was no operating the vehicle. Engine was running but transmission in neutral.
People v Wood, 450 Mich 399, 538 NW2d 351 (1995): Defendant was discovered asleep behind the wheel with a beer between his legs at a fast food drive-through. Vehicle running with the transmission in drive. The Defendant had his foot on

the break that kept the vehicle from moving. The court of Appeals determined that the defendant was operating the vehicle.

People v Smith, 164 Mich App 767, 417 NW2d 261 (1987): Defendant found slumped over wheel while parked on shoulder of interstate highway, one-quarter mile from nearest exit, with transmission in park and engine running.

People v Burton, 252 Mich App 130, 132, 651 NW2d 143 (2002) Defendant was found asleep behind the wheel of his pickup truck with the engine running, but with the lights off, in a golf course parking lot.Defendant was no operating the vehicle.

People v Campbell, May 13, 2008, defendant moved vehicle in driveway.Court determined that operation was on public roadway because tires were touching street.
People v Stephen, 262 Mich App 213, 685 NW2d 309 (2004). The court found sufficient evidence to support an OWI charge where defendant admitted that he drove to a fairground to sleep off the effects of having too much to drink, struck the parking log while attempting to leave the fairgrounds, and turned off the engine and went to sleep after he was unable to dislodge his truck.


If you are facing a felony or a misdemeanor drunk driving, a good DUI defense attorney is not optional, it is a requirement! Our drunk driving defense attorneys can answer your questions with straight talk. Having the right criminal defense attorney on your side can relieve your stress during this difficult situation. Our drunk driving defense attorneys have over 85 years of OWI defense experience. George Krupp is a former Kent County assistant prosecutor and current criminal defense attorney.

Christian Krupp is a former Jackson County assistant prosecutor and current criminal defense attorney. Between the two criminal defense attorneys, they can provide you with excellent criminal defense representation. Both attorneys have extensive criminal defense trial experience including drunk driving, larceny, robbery,and other serious crimes. Typical fees to retain attorney for a drunk driving case can range and from 1,000 dollars to as high as 5,000 dollars. Considering the potential penalties for a drunk driving conviction, it is extremely important to retain the services of an experienced attorney in the area of drunk driving

Krupp Law Offices located in downtown Grand Rapids, Michigan and has the right drunk driving defense attorney for you. We represent clients in all criminal matters throughout West Michigan, including the cities of Grand Rapids, Holland, and Grand Haven, and the counties of Kent, Ottawa, Allegan, Barry, Newaygo, Montcalm, Muskegon, and Ionia.

Call for a free phone consulation. Our office can help.

Christian Krupp

CEO & Founder

Christian G Krupp II was born and raised in Grand Rapids, Michigan.Chris attended Michigan State University and graduated in 1988.He attended Thomas M. Cooley Law School where he was a member of law review and one of the few students that had his law review article published.Christian Krupp graduated from law school with honors in the top ten percent of his class.His legal career started and Dykema Gossett, Michigan’s largest law firm.While at Dykema, he was involved in a diverse practice groups including the corporate, finance, and legislative areas.

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George Krupp

Creative Director

George Krupp was born in Grand Rapids, Michigan.He was admitted to practice law in 1961 and started practice in Grand Rapids, Michigan in 1962 in the Kent County Prosecutor’s Office.After years of success in the Kent County Prosecutor’s Office in Grand Rapids, Michigan, George Krupp left for private practice where he has worked for over fifty years.Over his fifty years of experience he has represented thousands of clients in civil and criminal cases.His primary concentration has been in domestic (family law / divorce cases) and criminal cases.

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