Southfield Domestic Violence and Spousal Abuse Attorney
Domestic disturbances sometimes lead to heated legal battles, and unfortunately can result in false accusations of spousal abuse, an offense that carries potentially life-changing criminal penalties. Domestic abuse is very serious, and our lawyers are committed to ensuring that any case involving suspected or alleged domestic violence is thoroughly reviewed to ensure all involved parties are protected as police and prosecuting attorneys seek to build their case. If you or a loved one has been investigated for, arrested for, or charged with domestic violence or spousal abuse in Southfield, contact Grabel & Associates now. Our skilled violent crimes defense lawyers know what it takes to achieve favorable outcomes in both misdemeanor and felony cases, and we are prepared to begin defending you during every stage of your case starting right now. Contact a member of our Southfield violent crime defense team and learn more about our proven strategies, and let our attorneys begin fighting to protect your rights and freedom. We can be reached 24/7 through our toll free hotline, or online through the contact page.
Under the knowledgeable guidance of founding attorney Scott Grabel, our team has been guiding clients to outstanding case outcomes and delivering top-level service along the way for over 10 years. We care about your future and the future of your family, and will do whatever it takes to protect you from wrongful conviction or an excessive sentence. Whatever the details of your case may be, it is imperative that you act fast, however, as the best possible case result may only be attainable for a short period of time. Our team is committed to 24/7 availability because we know it is never too soon to hire an attorney, but in some cases it can be too late. Don’t wait to get in touch with one of our experienced case analysts, and never speak to police or attempt to prove your innocence before speaking with a qualified attorney. Grabel & Associates is respected statewide because we get those accused of domestic violence in Southfield great results. Let us get you the results you need in your case too.
Domestic Violence and Spousal Abuse Legislation in Southfield, MI
Domestic violence doesn’t just apply to married and domestic partners. Anyone who commits an assault or battery offense on any individual included below could face spousal abuse conviction:
- Spouse or former spouse
- Person the accused has dated (or is currently dating)
- Individual with whom the accused has a child in common
- Resident or former resident of the accused’s household
First offense domestic violence is a misdemeanor offense; however additional penalties could apply for the assault itself, dependent on the severity of the alleged offense. For repeat offenders, more serious potential penalties could apply. Read more about assault and battery against a spouse or partner in the Penal Code, and talk to a member of our team now if you are facing domestic violence charges in Southfield.
Criminal Penalties for Southfield Domestic Violence and Spousal Abuse
If you are convicted of an initial spousal assault offense, you could face up to 93 days behind bars and a $500 fine. Second time domestic violence convictions can lead to up to a year in prison and a $1,000 fine. Third and subsequent convictions could lead to up to 5 years behind bars and a $5,000 fine. A misdemeanor record will also follow anyone convicted of domestic assault, and could inhibit a person’s ability to work in certain jobs, travel abroad, and enjoy other freedoms.
Work with the violent crimes defense team at Grabel & Associates to protect your future as soon as you suspect you may be faced with a criminal charge, as the initial investigative stage of your case could be critically important. Our team of Southfield defense lawyers is always available to take your call.
Domestic Violence Defense in Southfield
Our firm is committed to providing the best possible defense to clients in domestic violence cases, because we know it is necessary in order to achieve the best possible result. We understand the sensitive nature of spousal abuse cases, as well as the negative stigma that follows alleged domestic assault offenders. Let us handle every aspect of your defense both inside and outside the courtroom and protect you as you fight back against misdemeanor conviction.
Contact Grabel & Associates for Southfield Domestic Violence Representation
Call our toll free hotline at 1-800-342-7896 now for a free initial case analysis, or contact our team online to set up a free case consultation as soon as it works for you. Don’t hesitate, as you need to act fast to protect your freedom and future. Scott Grabel and our skilled defense lawyers will begin working with you as soon as you contact our firm.