Domestic Violence

Michigan Criminal Defense Attorneys

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Domestic violence is defined as the physical violence against a significant other or family member. Although women are typically the victims of domestic violence crimes, men can be victims as well. If you are facing this type of criminal charge in Michigan, it is imperative to have skilled attorneys on your side that will defend you.

Are you or someone you know facing domestic violence charges in Michigan? This type of criminal charge can be serious and requires skilled defense attorneys. Contact the Michigan Criminal Defense Attorneys at Your Best Defense, PLC today.

A domestic violence crime is a misdemeanor, but in some cases - like if you are not a first time offender - it can be a felony. Being convicted of domestic violence can result in a number of different consequences, including but not limited to:

  • Jail Time
  • Large Fines
  • Court Ordered Counseling

Domestic violence can take on different forms, such as sexual abuse, physical abuse, emotional abuse, or even just be threats of harm or violence. This criminal act is usually physical but can also be psychological, social, or sexual. It can be constant, rare, or a one time occurrence. Domestic violence can either be extremely severe, mild or moderate, or it can even be fatal for the victim.

According to statistical data from the Michigan State Police Uniform Crime Report, there were 30 reported murders related to domestic violence and 54,258 report victims of domestic violence in Michigan in a one year timeframe. Nationwide, approximately 10% of United States citizens - or 32 million people - are affected by domestic violence.

Are you or someone you know facing domestic violence charges in Michigan? This type of criminal charge can be serious and requires skilled defense attorneys. Contact the Michigan Criminal Defense Attorneys at Your Best Defense, PLC today.