Domestic Violence

Background - Ann Arbor, MI - Washtenaw County

The misdemeanor offense of Domestic Violence is a 93-day misdemeanor crime but can be charged as a felony offense if a person has prior Domestic Violence convictions. It is intensely personal because the charge is usually initiated by a loved one. Being charged with this offense can be stressful because being convicted of this crime will make your future more difficult. Having this “crime of violence” on your record will make it much more difficult for you to get a job and it can mark you as a “violent offender”. Once Washtenaw County Prosecutor Brian Mackie or the local city attorney decides that you committed this offense and files charges against you, your life will change.

If you have been charged with Domestic Violence in Washtenaw County, it is important that you consult with an experienced criminal defense attorney that knows the Washtenaw County justice system and can provide skilled defense representation. It is important that you work with someone that understands the personal difficulties you’re experiencing as you deal with these charges. It is important that you hire legal counsel that will not only provide excellent trial representation, but will guide you through the personal challenges that you will inevitably face when involved in a case of Domestic Violence.