Areas of Practice
Detroit Criminal Defense Attorneys
There Is a Fighter You Can Depend On
If you have been arrested or charged with a crime, you need to understand your rights. A criminal charge is very serious. The consequences of a conviction can seriously impact your life, and the lives of your loved ones. It is important to enhance your protection and your options by seeking an experienced, dedicated, and aggressive attorney. At Melder & Melder, P.C., we fight hard to protect our clients' rights and future.
Dealing with the criminal justice system, whether in a Michigan state criminal court or in federal court, can be intimidating, confusing and frightening. We provide our clients with a thorough explanation of the substance of any criminal charge, a description of each stage in the criminal justice process, and a complete analysis of any trial defenses and constitutional law issues. We spend as much time as necessary to answer client's questions and to educate them about the criminal justice system and criminal law. By educating our clients, we provide them with the information needed to make the right choices.
The most serious crimes are felonies, which are typically either particularly heinous, involve dangerous weapons or threaten relatively high amounts of financial damage or harm to property. Traditionally, felonies are punishable by either confinement for a year or longer, usually in a penitentiary or similarly secure facility. From homicide to flee/elude, from narcotics offenses to OWI/3rd Offense, if you are charged with a felony, please call our office.
Misdemeanors are crimes that, while still very serious, are usually less violent or involve lower levels of harm than felonies. The legal procedure is usually more direct than for felonies, the penalties less severe and the long-term consequences less harsh. However, the consequences can be devastating! Misdemeanor offenses range from low-level misdemeanors (trespass, retail fraud) to crimes of violence (domestic violence, aggravated assault), to alcohol related driving offenses OUIL and OWI.
What to Do
Both felony and misdemeanor charges can take away your freedom, and can be expensive, stressful and embarrassing for your family and you both today and for the rest of your life. The Law Office of Melder & Melder, P.C. gives you the advantage you need in order to aggressively mount a successful defense. Whether you have been charged with a crime in Oakland, Macomb, St. Clair, Wayne, Livingston or Washtenaw counties and southeast Michigan, hiring the right lawyer is the most important decision of your life. Let Melder & Melder, P.C. be a fighter for you.
For a free telephone consultation with one of our attorneys - call our offices in Royal Oak or contact us online with a brief description of your concerns.