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Assault and Battery Attorney in Clinton Township

When you face a criminal accusation of assault or battery of another person in Clinton Township, it is absolutely vital that you take action early on in your case, beginning by contacting an experienced criminal attorney. The lawyers at Grabel & Associates have experience fighting for the rights of the accused in misdemeanor and felony assault and battery cases, and we are available now to begin fighting with you and for you as you battle back against police and prosecutors who will be seeking to sentence you to jail time, fines, and other serious penalties. Contact our defense firm right away and take that critical first step in defending yourself against conviction. Our lawyers are available 24/7 to work with you.

Founding attorney and experienced trial defender Scott Grabel works with every one of our clients to develop an effective case approach, guiding our skilled team towards a beneficial outcome similar to those we have been able to achieve for countless past clients. Our work in assault and battery cases has led us to be recognized as a leader in defense of simple assault charges, aggravated assault charges, felonious assault charges, and assault with intent charges statewide. Contact our team now to learn more about how assault and battery laws could affect your case, and what you need to do to protect yourself throughout the criminal defense process. We have the talent and experience needed to direct you to an exceptional result; don’t hesitate to contact us and begin your fight for a just case result.

Two Distinct Actions

Though assault and battery are two distinct actions, both fall under the same laws and punishments in Clinton and throughout Michigan. While assault includes threats, invoking fear, and attempted battery, only forceful, violent, or offensive physical contact can lead to charges of battery. Either assault or battery can lead to misdemeanor or felony charges, however, and it is critical to work with an experienced attorney if you or your loved one has been accused of either.

Some common assault and battery charges include simple assault, aggravated assault, felonious assault, assault with intent to do great bodily harm, assault with intent to murder, and other related offenses. Our attorneys are prepared to fight for your rights if you have been wrongly accused of any of these charges or another violent crimes offense in Clinton Township.

Simple Assault and Aggravated Assault

If you are accused of assault and no extenuating circumstances are present in your case, you could face up to 93 days behind bars, a $500 fine, and a misdemeanor record. If you have previous convictions, these penalties can increase drastically, according to Michigan assault legislation.

If aggravated injury occurs as a result of an assault or battery in Clinton, you could face up to a year in jail and a fine of $1,000, along with a misdemeanor record. Our lawyers know what it takes to beat assault charges and avoid harsh penalties for first time and repeat offenses. Contact our firm now for a free consultation.

Felonious Assault and Assault With Intent

Assault and battery involving the use of a dangerous or deadly weapon can lead to charges of felonious assault, which could result in up to 4 years in prison, a fine of $2,000, and a felony record. Additional penalties are possible if the assault took place in a school zone, or if the defendant has previous convictions on record.

Assaulting a person with intent to inflict great bodily harm less than murder, also known as assault/battery GBH, can lead to up to 10 years behind bars and a $5,000 fine, along with a felony record. Intent to commit murder can increase the maximum possible penalty to up to life behind bars.

Assault and Battery Defense

At Grabel & Associates, we understand that false accusations are all too common, and our attorneys are prepared to put in the hard work it takes to help you prove your innocence. We know how to demonstrate that you were not involved in an assault or battery, or that you were utilizing self-defense, and have successfully achieve favorable case outcomes for past clients in Clinton courtrooms and statewide. Contact our team now to learn more about our aggressive defense strategies and how we can help you in your specific situation.

Contact Grabel & Associates for Assault and Battery Defense

To speak to a lawyer about a misdemeanor or felony assault case now, call 1-800-342-7896 or contact our firm online. We are always available via our 24/7 hotline, or online through the contact form on this page. Don’t wait any longer; our team is ready now to work with you as you maneuver through the complexities of your case.

Client Reviews

If you are reading these reviews you are about to make a decision that will have a large impact on the rest of your life. I choose Grabel and Associates to represent me in my case and I could not have been more satisfied with the level of professionalism and dedication to their clients. I had the opportunity to meet and work with multiple lawyers in the practice all of which showcased a vast knowledge and understanding of the inner workings of the legal system. When you choose Scott Grabel to represent you will open yourself up to all of his resources. Depending on your case Grabel knows experts in all fields. I worked with polygraph examiners, investigators, and forensics experts. Grabel and Associates will defend without prejudice of innocence or guilt. Scott Grabel was able to lead me through every step of the process with great communication the whole way. I would recommend Scott Grabel and Associates to my friends, family and anyone who is in need of representation. B. A.
Best attorney in state of Michigan. Caring and a true friend. Scott was with us every step of the way. He fought for a great injustice for our son and was able to provide an outcome that gave his life back. L. A.
Scott and his firm did an awesome job representing a family member of mine, I would highly recommend him and his firm! They were extremely reliable, trustworthy and very informative and did a great job with the case. I couldn't be happier with the results that we received, I can't speak highly enough about the great job he did. If you are thinking about using his firm, I would highly recommend, I would definitely use his firm again if needed, he is an a great attorney with a great firm, you won't be disappointed! M. F.