When a person uses force or violence against another person, it is likely that a criminal offense has occurred. Grabel & Associates protects clients against false accusations in Southfield assault and battery cases, and for over 10 years our lawyers have been committed to doing whatever it takes to guide those falsely accused of assault and battery to exceptional case results. Our violent crimes lawyers in Southfield know what it takes to win in both misdemeanor and felony cases because we have guided clients through some extremely complex legal situations and gained the respect of past clients statewide by delivering real results in tough cases. As soon as you contact our team, we will provide you with a free initial case analysis and begin working through the unique details of your case as we craft a detailed defense strategy tailored to your own best interests. Call 1-800-342-7896 right now to learn more, or contact us online right away – our team is available 24/7 no matter where you are in Southfield or statewide.
Over a decade ago, Scott Grabel founded Grabel & Associates after beginning his legal career working in the state appellate court. Under his guidance, our experienced lawyers and talented legal staff have developed a reputation as one of the top firms for assault and battery defense. All of our attorneys have achieved stellar ratings, and Scott Grabel has received recognition as one of the top defense lawyers in Michigan. If you are looking for an attorney who you can trust with your future, Grabel & Associates fills that need.
No matter what assault or battery related charge you are facing, our Southfield defense team has the tools to guide you as you combat aggressive police and prosecutors who will want to put you behind bars. To find out more about the next steps you should be taking in your case, contact our Southfield defense firm now.
According to Section 750.81, which covers general assault and battery offenses in Southfield, anyone who assault or assaults and batters an individual, except as stipulated in other sections or subsections, is guilty of a misdemeanor punishable by a fine of up to $500 and up to 93 days in jail. The offenses that fall outside of this law include domestic assault (also known as domestic violence), felonious assault and assault with a deadly weapon, aggravated assault, assault with intent to commit great bodily harm, assault with intent to murder, and certain other more serious assault and battery offenses.
The Grabel & Associates team is dedicated to putting in the work needed to get you or your loved one a great case result after accusations of assault or battery. Our lawyers know that you need a representative who cares about your best interests and who is committed to providing individualized defense based on the specifics of your situation and the legal issues involved in your case. Let us guide you as you attempt to beat assault charges.
As mentioned above, the penalty for assault offenses not mentioned elsewhere in state law is 93 days behind bars and a fine of $500 for a first offense. This is also the penalty for first offense domestic violence, though repeat offenders can face up to a year behind bars and a $1,000 fine, and those with two priors can face up to 5 years behind bars and a $5,000 fine. Aggravated assault can lead to up to a year behind bars and a $1,000 fine for a first offense, and up to 5 years behind bars and a $5,000 fine for subsequent offenses. Felonious assault, or assault with a deadly weapon, can lead to up to 4 years behind bars and a $2,000 fine for a first offense.
For more information on other assault and battery offenses, or advice concerning your specific case, contact our firm now.
Our lawyers know that it is tough to beat assault and battery charges and that a lot of time and effort goes into a successful case. We are committed to putting in the work and ensuring you receive the best defense throughout every stage of your case. Our lawyers will always keep your best interests in mind, and will never stray from an approach that aligns with your case goals. Get in touch with us now and let us begin guiding your next steps.
Never speak to police before you are able to get in touch with a lawyer, as everything you say and do could be used against you. Call 1-800-342-7896 or contact our team online to learn more about the steps you should be taking to protect yourself from wrongful conviction.