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Felonious Assault Crimes in Michigan - What Charges Are You Facing?

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Felony assault charges in Michigan are extremely serious. Even if you’ve never been accused of a crime before, a felony assault charge carries with it a real possibility of Jail or Prison time. Michigan felony assault charges include Felonious Assault (Assault With a Dangerous Weapon), Assaulting, Resisting, or Obstructing a Police Officer (Resisting and Obstructing), Assault With Intent to do Great Bodily Harm Less Than Murder, Assault With Intent to Commit Murder (AWIM), and others. Don’t make the mistake of trusting your life with a Detroit criminal defense attorney who spends a majority of their time defending drug and theft cases. At Prain Law, PLLC, we concentrate on defending those accused of violating the Michigan Felony Assault laws. Call (248) 731-4543 now for a free consultation.

Felonious Assault (Assault With a Dangerous Weapon)

  • The Law: MCL 750.82
  • Penalty: 4 year in State Prison and/or $2,000.00 fine

Assaulting, Resisting or Obstructing a Police Officer ("Certain Persons")

  • The Law: MCL 750.81d
  • Penalty: 2 years in State Prison and/or $2,000.00 fine

Felony Domestic Violence Third Offense

  • The Law: MCL 750.81(4)
  • Penalty: 5 years in State Prison and/or $5,000.oo fine

Assault With Intent to do Great Bodily Harm Less Than Murder ("GBH")

  • The Law: MCL 750.84
  • Penalty: 10 years in State Prison and/or $5,000 fine

Assault With Intent to Commit Murder ("AWIM")

  • The Law: MCL 750.83
  • Penalty: LIFE in State Prison or any term of years

Assault With Intent to Commit a Felony (Other Various Types)

Michigan law has also earmarked certain felonies for special treatment with specific statues, including even harsher potential punishment. Here are a few examples:

  • Assault With Intent To Commit Armed Robbery: LIFE in State Prison
  • Assault With Intent To Commit Unarmed Robbery: 15 years in State Prison
  • Assault With Intent to Commit Sexual Penetration: 10 years in State Prison
  • Assault With Intent to Commit Sexual Contact: 5 years in State Prison
  • Assault With Intent to Maim: 10 years in State Prison

Facing a Michigan felonious assault charge? Don't make any decisions until you at least talk to Michigan Criminal Defense lawyer Brian J. Prain of Prain Law, PLLC. Defending those accused of felonious assault crimes is what we do! Call us anytime at (248) 731-4543. Or Contact us here.

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