Considered the “less serious” type of assaultive crime, being convicted of a Misdemeanor Assault in Michigan will subject you to County Jail, rather than State Prison time. However, even if you don't get locked-up for Misdemeanor Assault, the harshest punishment does not come from the Judge – it comes from your fellow citizens in your community. Misdemeanor Assault is serious. Hiring the right Misdemeanor Assault Defense Attorney can be the difference between living in an invisible prison and preserving your good name. Crimes in the category of Misdemeanor Assault include: Assault ("Simple Assault"), Misdemeanor Assault and Battery ("A&B"), Domestic Violence ("Domestic Assault"), Aggravated Assault, and Aggravated Domestic Violence (Aggravated Domestic Assault, first offense). Our special focus on defending Assaultive crimes, including Misdemeanor Assault, can help protect your name, your future, and and your freedom.
If you are facing Felony Assault charges in Michigan, it is “the big time." Every Michigan Felony Assault charge carries the possibility of actual prison time. There is NO room for discussion – you need help, whether you're “guilty” or not. It is a whole new ballgame, and a Felony Assault can send you to Prison, permanently cripple your future, and change your life's path. Crimes in this category include: Felonious Assault (Assault With a Dangerous Weapon), Resisting and Obstructing a Police Officer (R&O, Resisting Arrest, etc.), Assault With Intent to Do Great Bodily Harm Less Than Murder, Assault by Strangulation or Suffocation, Assault With Intent to Commit Murder ("AWIM"), Sexual Assault Crimes (Criminal Sexual Conduct) and others. Any decision in your case may have irreversible life impact. Don’t make these decisions in a Felony Assault case without our help! Hiring the right Felony Assault attorney in Michigan can be the difference between Prison time and freedom.
Brian J. Prain is an aggressive, hardworking, no-holds-barred Michigan criminal defense lawyer who spends every day fighting for everyday people who have been accused of Assault crimes. Hiring the right attorney for your Assault case can be the difference between protecting your future and name or going to Jail and severely damaging your future and name. Assault cases need an aggressive attorney who takes each situation personally. Brian J. Prain's past martial arts and athletic experiences fuel his vigorous style of advocacy in the courtroom while his artistic pursuits fuel his tireless hours of humble contemplation preparing for each battle. Being accused of Assault in Michigan is serious. Brian J. Prain is your Michigan Assault attorney who will be by you throughout the entire process and help achieve the best possible outcome.