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Washtenaw County, MI Domestic Violence Lawyer

Domestic Violence Lawyer for Washtenaw County, MI

In Washtenaw County, misdemeanor cases are heard at various District Courts, and felony cases are escalated to the 22nd Circuit Court. Accusations of domestic violence introduce intricate legal hurdles, yet our attorney at The Law Office of Julian J. Poota brings 18 years of experience to adeptly navigate them with discretion and compassion. As a fully licensed Michigan law firm, we offer our assistance to clients throughout Washtenaw County, ensuring their rights are protected when facing domestic violence allegations.

Domestic Violence Laws in Washtenaw County

Domestic violence isn’t limited to intimate partner relationships; it encompasses diverse interpersonal connections within a household. This involves individuals who commit assault or battery against a spouse or former spouse, a current or former dating partner, someone with whom they share a child, or any person residing or previously residing in the same household. It’s crucial to recognize that domestic violence can occur among family members, household occupants, or individuals in dating relationships, regardless of marital status or gender. This expanded viewpoint emphasizes the intricate nature of domestic violence cases and highlights the necessity of addressing the issue comprehensively within the legal system.

Domestic Violence Penalties in Washtenaw County, Michigan

Typically, a first offense of domestic violence is classified as a misdemeanor, although specific circumstances may warrant more severe charges. Initially, individuals may be subject to a maximum sentence of 90 days in jail and a fine of $500. Subsequent offenses can escalate to heightened charges, potentially resulting in up to one year of imprisonment and a $1000 fine. Repeat offenses may carry penalties of up to five years of incarceration and a $5000 fine. Moreover, a domestic violence charge can affect one’s right to possess firearms and restrict employment opportunities. At The Law Office of Julian J. Poota, we recognize the sensitivity required in handling such cases, often involving close relationships. Drawing on our extensive experience, we strive to achieve the best possible outcome for individuals confronting these challenging charges.

Contact us for Washtenaw County, MI Domestic Violence Charges

If you or someone you know needs a domestic violence lawyer in Washtenaw County, Michigan, our experienced attorney at The Law Office of Julian J. Poota, PLLC can help you. We offer clients a free initial consultation. To discuss your current legal situation, call us at (888) 399-7979 or contact us online.

Domestic Violence Lawyer for the 22nd Circuit Court

The 22nd Circuit Court is located at 101 E Huron St, Ann Arbor, MI 48104

The 22nd Circuit Court judges are:

Honorable Patrick J. Conlin

Honorable Timothy P. connors

Honorable Carol Kuhnke

Honorable Darlene A. O’Brien

Honorable Julia B. Owdziej

Honorable Arianne E. Slay

Honorable Tracy E. Van den Bergh


Julian did an amazing job handling my case. He ensured to have the possible outcome for me. He was also always available to answer all of my questions/concerns, and was able to answer everything effectively.

L. Landeros

Very professional. Met with me the same day I contacted the office. Went to court the following day and my case was dismissed. Don’t hesitate to contact him for help. Highly recommended thank u so much for your...

J. Bandia

It was a pleasure to have Mr. Poota as our representative. From the time we meet till the end of our case, he was there every step of the way guiding us and making sure our rights were protected and presented...

N. DeCesare

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