Assault and Battery 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.