Farmington Hills Felony Defense Lawyer
Felony Defense Attorney in Farmington Hills Serving Oakland County & Beyond
Felonies are far more serious than misdemeanors, and they carry more significant penalties. In the state of Michigan, a felony is punishable by a long-term state prison sentence. For the most severe crimes, a court might also order financial penalties totaling in the thousands or millions of dollars. If you have been arrested for a felony, it means that you are facing some of the harshest penalties in the Michigan criminal justice system.
Crimes charged as a felony include:
Once convicted of a felony, a person’s record will reflect it indefinitely. It may cause convicts to have a hard time obtaining a job, finding a place to live, or visiting other countries—even years after they’ve served their time. That’s why it’s vital to call a defense lawyer with experience handling felony cases. When your future is in danger, you need to take act immediately and secure the help of a competent defense attorney.
As a Farmington Hills felony lawyer, I provide my clients with the custom strategies and proactive investigation their case requires. I, Daniel D. Hajji, Attorney at Law, have been representing clients charged with felony crimes since 2002. My aggressive approach allows me to fight for the best possible outcome for each case without costing my clients a fortune in legal bills. High quality, aggressive, and cost-effective—that’s what my clients can expect from me.
Call me today at (248) 599-0054 for a free and completely confidential review of your case. Every second matters when facing criminal charges, so I am ready to start creating your defense today.
Felony Classifications in Michigan
The state of Michigan organizes felony crimes according to how serious they are. Felonies are labeled in classes from A to H, with class A carrying the most significant punishment.
Class A Felonies
These crimes carry the longest prison sentences and fines, up to a life sentence in prison. Class A felonies include murder, kidnapping, and sex crimes.
Class B Felonies
Class B felonies carry prison sentences of up to 20 years in prison. Second-degree arson, second-degree murder, and second-degree child abuse are class B felonies.
Class C Felonies
These felonies are punishable by 15 years in prison and include crimes such as manslaughter, human trafficking resulting in injury, and robbery.
Class D Felonies
Punishable by up to 10 years in prison, class D felonies include human trafficking, embezzlement, and larceny for property over $20,000.
Class E Felonies
These crimes are punishable by up to 5 years in prison. Class E felonies include weapons charges, retail fraud, and home invasion crimes.
Class F Felonies
Class G Felonies
Class G felonies are punishable by up to 2 years in prison. Crimes classified as class G felonies include knowingly writing a bad check over $500 and domestic assault.
Class H Felonies
Class H felonies include stealing a state ID card to commit a felony. Penalties for this type of felony include time in jail, probation, and electronic monitoring.
Call an Aggressive Farmington Hills Felony Defense Attorney!
There are various ways that a criminal defense attorney can protect you from criminal charges, especially felony charges. For example, your criminal lawyer may be able to challenge the charges due to insufficient evidence, suppress evidence by arguing that it was illegally obtained or has been compromised in some way, file a motion to dismiss if officers violated your rights during the investigation or arrest process, and other defense strategies used by experienced attorneys.
When you hire me to represent you, I will meticulously review the facts of your case to determine what the best approach is for your defense. With a record of victories and life-changing results dating back to 2002, I have the experience needed to fight for those who are facing even the most serious charges.
Call me today at (248) 599-0054 for a free consultation of your case. To ease the financial troubles of my clients, I offer payment plans.