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Domestic Violence No Contact Order | Can They Do That?

Domestic Violence No Contact Order – it Can be Imposed by a Judge, and Michigan Domestic Violence Lawyer Brian J. Prain Explains Why… As a Michigan Domestic Violence Lawyer, I concentrate on defending those accused of Assault crimes, including Domestic Violence under Michigan law, MCL 750.81(2) (also called “Domestic Assault”).  If you’ve been charged with violating .. read more

Michigan Assault Lawyer Brian J. Prain – Top 10 Under 40

Michigan Assault Lawyer Brian J. Prain of PrainLaw, PLLC Voted Michigan’s Top 10 Criminal Defense Attorneys Under 40 by the National Academy of Criminal Defense Attorneys (NACDA) in 2014.   Facing an Assault charge in Michigan?  Are you looking for a Michigan Assault lawyer?  Some attorneys handle all types of criminal cases, in addition to .. read more

Can I Get a No Contact Removed Without a Lawyer?

  FOR THOSE WHO HAVE BEEN ACCUSED AND ARRESTED – A DOMESTIC VIOLENCE ‘NO CONTACT ORDER’ CAN BE A HARD-HITTING LITTLE SURPRISE THAT YOU FIND OUT ABOUT – AT YOUR ARRAIGNMENT!   Even though you are presumed innocent, unless and until proven guilty beyond a reasonable doubt, the Judge’s power to put Bond conditions on your life .. read more

What is the Penalty for Violating a No Contact Order in Michigan?

What is the Penalty for Violating a No Contact Order in Michigan? Criminal Defense Attorney Advises… If you are reading this particular article, chances are that you, or a loved one have been arrested for Domestic Violence and are found asking the question, What is the Penalty for Violating a No Contact Order in Michigan? .. read more

Can I Own a Gun After a Domestic Violence Charge in Michigan?

As a Michigan Domestic Violence Lawyer, I often receive many questions about the affect a Domestic Violence charge will have on the right to possess a firearm.  I concentrate my criminal defense practice on defending those charged with Domestic Violence in Michigan.  Please note that Domestic Violence is also called Domestic Assault – either way, .. read more

Will Domestic Violence Charges Be Dismissed If Victim Doesn’t Show-Up?

  As a Michigan Domestic Violence Attorney, I get asked many of the same questions daily by both clients facing Michigan Domestic Violence charges and their Complaining Witnesses alike (often incorrectly called “victims” by Prosecutors, even at the Pretrial stage, despite the fact that an accused is presumed innocent).  One of the most common (if .. read more

Domestic Violence: Pleading Under MCL 769.4a Deferral

Domestic Violence: Keeping a Conviction Off Your Record . . . In Michigan, the charge of Domestic Violence is sometimes also referred to as Domestic Assault.  Either way, assuming that you have not previously been convicted of Domestic Violence, it is all the same criminal charge under MCL 750.81(2), the Domestic Violence statute, having a .. read more

No Contact Bond Conditions in Michigan Domestic Violence Cases

If you are reading this article, chances are you have been arrested in Michigan on a Domestic Violence charge (also called a “Domestic Assault” charge).  Under Michigan’s Domestic Violence law, only a Judge or Magistrate can set the terms and conditions of your bond.  In other words, a person arrested and charged with Domestic Violence .. read more