From Felonious Assault To Murder, We Will Fight To Protect Your Freedom
Did a simple assault escalate to felonious assault? Did you get charged for having a deadly weapon on you during an assault? These types of cases can present real problems for defendants. Penalties are harsh and may result in jail or prison time as well as steep fines.
You cannot defend yourself in these cases. The prosecutor and police will investigate the assault and look to levy serious charges against you. With help from Cheltenham Law, PLLC, however, you will have an experienced criminal defense lawyer in your corner. Attorney Michael Cheltenham has over 25 years’ experience in Michigan criminal law, including years as a prosecutor. He knows how to counter the tactics that prosecutors use in cases ranging from felonious assault to murder. Learn more today about how he may be able to help in your situation. Just call 517-652-0007.
All Assault Charges Are Serious Matters
Attorney Cheltenham has considerable experience with serious assault charges, including:
- Felonious assault/assault with a deadly weapon
- Assault with intent to cause great bodily harm less than murder
- Assault with intent to commit murder
- Sexual assault, including child sexual assault
- Armed or unarmed assault with intent to rob or steal
All of these charges have the potential to send you to prison for years. Murder charges can mean life in prison, depending on the circumstances of the case.
When the stakes are this high, you must have an attorney who has extensive criminal law experience and specific experience in murder cases if you face those charges. You can rely on attorney Cheltenham’s experience as a prosecutor and a criminal defense attorney. In addition to his investigation of the events that occurred, he knows how to look for mitigating factors in these cases.
You can also count on attorney Cheltenham’s trial skill and negotiating skill. If negotiating a plea is in your best interests, he will tell you. Alternatively, if taking your case to trial is the better choice, he will be prepared to do so and will fight aggressively for your rights.