Misdemeanor Assault Crimes in Michigan – What Are You Facing?

- Assault (Simple Assault)

- The Law: MCL 750.81

- Penalty: 93 days in Jail and/or $500.00 fine, or both

- Assault and Battery (A&B)

- The Law: MCL 750.81 

- Penalty: 93 days in Jail and/or $500.00 fine, or both

- Aggravated Assault

- The Law: MCL 750.81a

- Penalty: 1 year in Jail and/or $500.00 fine

- Domestic Violence (Domestic Assault)

- The Law: MCL 750.81(2)

- Penalty: 93 days in Jail and/or $500.00 fine, or both

- Domestic Violence (Domestic Assault) Second Offense

- The Law: MCL 70.81(3)

- Penalty: 1 year in Jail and/or $1,000.00 fine, or both

- Aggravated Domestic Violence (Aggravated Domestic Assault)

- The Law: MCL 750.81a(2)

- Penalty: 1 year in Jail and/or $1,000.00 fine, or both