Criminal Law

Criminal Law
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Protect Your Rights. Preserve Your Future.

Being involved in a criminal matter of any kind can be a major disruption to your life. Suddenly you find yourself having to defend your reputation and trying to avoid fines and potentially jail time. At Stimpson & Associates, our team of experienced lawyers handles criminal cases from misdemeanors to felonies. We will create an effective criminal legal defense that will ensure the best possible outcome for your case and help you move on with your life. If you’ve been arrested on a criminal charge, we will stand up for your rights.

Everyone Deserves a Fair Legal Defense

The legal system is complex and the court dockets are over-crowded. In order to get the attention you deserve and tell your side of the story, you need experienced criminal defense attorneys who will work hard for you. If you are convicted of a crime, it can impact your family, your relationships, your job and your future. Our team of lawyers will research your case, gather all of the evidence and present a compelling defense on your behalf. We handle all types of cases and we can create an effective legal strategy to ensure the best possible outcome for you.

Fair and ethical legal representation for criminal cases

Misdemeanor

A misdemeanor is a crime that may result in a fine of up to $1,000 or up to one year in county jail. Many judges will consider options for alternative sentencing if it’s your first offense, such as treatment or diversion programs. In some cases, our team of attorneys may be able to get the charges dismissed before the trial.

Felony

A felony is a more serious crime that may result in significant fines and jail time in a state or federal prison. If you are convicted of a felony, you may spend years in prison and afterward you may have problems finding a job and supporting your family. An experienced and knowledgeable criminal defense attorney will do everything possible to create a solid defense and obtain a favorable verdict.

Drugs

If you have been accused of any crime related to drugs such as marijuana, cocaine, heroin, or prescription drugs, you need an attorney who will make sure your side of the story is heard. Drug cases can involve heavy fines, jail time, mandatory counseling or rehab programs, suspension of your driver’s license or loss of other professional licenses, community service, and other consequences.

Drunk Driving

If you have been accused of a DUI, you risk the suspension or loss of your driver’s license, as well as fines and possible jail time. The laws in Michigan are very strict when it comes to drunk driving and our attorneys can help you navigate the complex legal processes related to a DUI.

Probation Violations

If you have been accused of violating your probation, you need an attorney who will represent your side of the story. A probation officer may not have your best interests at heart and we can help to make sure the judge hears what you have to say. A parole violation can lead to fines, an extended probation period or even jail time. Our experienced criminal defense lawyers can help you avoid additional penalties.

Traffic Violations

Most of us will experience a traffic violation at some point in our lives. While one violation may result in just a fine or a few points on your license, it can add up over time if you have more than one violation. Soon you may find yourself at risk of losing your license. Our team can review your case and help you maintain your license and clean up your driving record.

Sexual Assault

These types of cases are complex, highly emotional, and require the deepest level of understanding and empathy for all parties in order to reach the best possible outcome. If you are convicted of sexual assault, you not only face fines and jail time, but the potential of having to register as a sex offender.

Assault

If you have been accused of assault, the circumstances around your case are a critical part of your defense. A felony assault conviction can lead to serious financial hardships and impact your ability to hold down a job in the future. It can result in significant fines and jail time. Our team can work with you to make sure you have the best possible outcome in your case.

Clear Explanations about Business Law and Expert Legal Advice

In order to effectively defend yourself, you need to understand the law. We’ll explain the charges against you and help you understand the potential risks and challenges in your case. We have worked with all types of people and all types of cases. We are fair and objective, and we will always treat you with respect.

As criminal defense lawyers, we’re committed to providing you the best possible defense. We will offer sound and practical legal advice so you can make an informed decision about the issues surrounding your case and proceed with confidence.

Get Started Today

If you are looking for trusted and reliable lawyers for your criminal case, call us for a free consultation:

  • Ann Arbor – 734-707-9455
  • Tecumseh – 517-423-0999