Are you currently facing charges for assault in Michigan? Assault involves committing an act causing another harm or with the intention of causing another harm. Meanwhile, battery involves intentionally or knowingly harming another person. Although these are two separate crimes, they are often committed or charged together as one crime. It is very important that you have an experienced Dearborn criminal defense attorney on your side to protect you if you have been charged. At The Khuja Law Firm, PLLC, our legal team is prepared to help support you throughout this time.
If you are currently being accused of assault and battery, contact our firm right away at (313) 437-4530 for a free consultation.
Assault and battery can be charged in either first, second, third, fourth, or fifth degree, depending on the circumstances and the severity of the injuries. Each degree of assault carries different penalties if you are convicted.
The penalties you could face include:
In addition to assault and battery charges, assault can often be charged in the form of domestic violence. When one person is accused of causing physical harm to their domestic partner or spouse, this can be considered assault. Depending on the severity of the injuries which were allegedly caused, you could be facing very serious consequences. In the case of forcible sexual behavior or sexual intercourse without the other person's consent, you could be charged with sexual assault. Our firm has experience defending assault cases of all nature.
Our firm has years of experience representing individuals like yourself who have been accused and arrested for violent crimes like assault and battery. With our extensive knowledge of criminal law and trial experience, we are qualified to help protect your rights and work against a conviction. We have an edge against the prosecutors who will be trying your case and work hard towards achieving successful results.