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Can the victim drop assault charges against me?

If you have been charged with assault, we know you are scared. The entire weight of the government is now pointed squarely at you. It wants to take away your freedom and empty your bank account. One way that many …

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4 Mistakes To Avoid If Charged With Assault

Assault charges are serious. If you have been charged with assault, you should know what to do in order to protect yourself with a strong criminal defense. You should also know what not to do.

What not to do when

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Case Study: How To Avoid Criminal Charges If You Are A Suspect

CLIENT CLEARED IN SELF-DEFENSE SHOOTING

A recent case handled by the Law Office of John Freeman demonstrates the importance of a suspect in a criminal case retaining an experienced criminal defense attorney as soon as possible. In this case, our …

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A first-time domestic violence charge is a serious matter

Anyone in the greater Detroit area, no matter their background and walk of life, can face what people commonly refer to as a domestic assault charge. Unless there are aggravating circumstances, such as prior convictions, a weapon, or serious injury, …

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Physical contact is not necessary to be charged with domestic violence

Domestic violence is not limited to hitting, shoving or other physical acts. In Michigan, it is possible to be charged with domestic violence even if you never touched the alleged victim.

Who can be the victim of domestic violence?

Per …

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What is the difference between misdemeanor and felony assault in Michigan?

We often get questions about the laws on assault in our state, and on the differences between misdemeanor and felony charges. In this post, we will discuss the difference between felony and misdemeanor assault in Michigan.

The difference between a

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