Felony Charges in Michigan

A felony in Michigan is a serious crime that can send you to state prison for a year or more, depending on the crime. The minimum sentence for a felony charge is one year in prison. The severity of the offense determines the length of imprisonment, which can range from a minimum of one year to life in prison. Michigan Sentencing Attorneys provide Sentencing Evaluations for all felony cases. Some common felonies Michigan Sentencing Attorneys have handled are:

  • Second-degree murder: The unlawful killing of another person with malice but without premeditation or deliberation. 
  • Robbery: The unlawful taking of property from the person or presence of another by force or threat of force, with the intent to permanently deprive the owner of the property.
  • Embezzlement: The fraudulent appropriation of property by a person who has lawful possession or access to the property, such as an employee, agent, or trustee.
  • Aggravated stalking: The repeated harassment of another person that causes a reasonable fear of harm or serious emotional distress, and that violates a restraining order, probation, parole, or bond condition.
  • Delivery of heroin: The unlawful delivery or distribution of heroin, a Schedule I controlled substance, to another person. The penalty depends on the amount of heroin involved, but ranges from 20 years to life imprisonment.
  • Possession of methamphetamine: The unlawful possession of methamphetamine, without a valid prescription. The penalty is up to 10 years imprisonment and a fine of up to $15,000.
  • Criminal sexual conduct in the first degree: The unlawful sexual penetration of another person. The penalty is up to life imprisonment.
  • Criminal sexual conduct in the second degree: The unlawful sexual contact of another person without sexual penertration.  The penalty is up to 15 years imprisonment. 

Every felony conviction has the potential of a prison sentence.  Michigan Sentencing Attorneys evaluates your prior record, life experience, and several other factors to estimate how much jail time you face. For there, we draw up a road map describing steps you should take to reduce or eliminate jail time. 

Misdemeanor Charges In Michigan

A misdemeanor conviction is a criminal offense that carries a maximum penalty of up to one year in jail.  A Defendant may get a period of probation for up to two years.  In some cases, the Defendant may be released from probation early, if they have completed all terms of probation.  Some common misdemeanors in Michigan are:  

Michigan Sentencing Attorneys, aims to keep you out of jail. Every Defendant, meets confidentially with our lead attorney to learn the maximum jail time, and how to avoid it.  We show our clients rehabilitative steps they can take.  Our firm’s Sentence Evaluation looks at your prior record, life experience, and several other factors.  You receive a road map describing what steps you can take to reduce your jail time or avoid it altogether.