Criminal Defense Attorneys in Lansing
Also Serving Metro Detroit
Bahrie Laws has 45 years of experience with criminal defense cases. This allows us to anticipate the moves made by the prosecution and attempt to negotiate an agreement for a lesser charge or dismissal of the charges if possible.
We will provide you with the necessary knowledge and steps to increase your chances of a more favorable verdict. The consequences of a criminal conviction can include jail or prison time, large fines and a mark on your record that can have a serious impact on your plans. Bahrie Law is ready to fight for your future. We investigate every detail and hire the necessary experts to assist in winning your case. Our Lansing criminal defense lawyers are experienced with representing clients who have been charged with a number of different crimes and we have been very successful at mitigating the consequences for our clients.
We Have Experience Defending Clients Charged With the Following Offenses
We represent clients charged with an array of misdemeanors or felonies including but not limited to:
- Drunk Driving (DUI, DWI, OWI, OWVI) or Operating Under the Influence of a Drug
- Disorderly Conduct
- Indecent Exposure
- Urination in Public
- Drunk and Disorderly
- Participating in a riot
- Open intoxication
- Traffic tickets (including Speeding and Reckless Driving)
- Operation or Maintaining a Drug house
- Use or Possession of Marijuana, Cocaine or any other analog drug
- Minor in Possession of Alcohol
- Theft and shoplifting
- Home Invasion
- Weapons Charges
A felony conviction on your record can cause long term serious employment problems including loss of voting rights. Even a misdemeanor can cause unanticipated problems that could alter your future. Typically, employers will run both a criminal background check and a driving record check in which a misdemeanor or felony conviction on your record could prevent you from obtaining the job you worked so hard to get. So, be very careful what you plead guilty too, even if there is no jail time. Contact us today before you make a decision that could harm your future.
While it is true that you come to court in a cloak of innocence, juries can find that presumption very difficult to overcome. So, remember everything you say can and will be used against you. It is usually best not to speak to the authorities until you seek counsel. Whether you have been arrested for a DUI, or you are a concerned parent who has been notified of your child’s arrest, we are dedicated to protecting your rights.
Contact Our Lansing Criminal Defense Lawyers for Aggressive & Comprehensive Representation
If you have been charged with a crime, you need a criminal defense lawyer who understands the law, the judicial system, the police, and the prosecutor’s perspective. Attorney fees are charged based upon your particular circumstances. Each case is different so we will provide a consultation discuss these details with you at no charge.
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