Our client was charged with domestic violence after his soon to be ex-wife told the police he had assaulted and battered her on multiple occasions. Our client had a good job with the state in a position of authority and if convicted as charged he would lose his very well paying job. Taylor criminal lawyer, Aaron J. Boria was able to negotiate a resolution where our client would get a reduced charge to disturbing the peace and no jail, all over the ex-wife’s strong objection.
We take a limited number of cases on at a time in order to make sure that our clients get the absolute best representation possible and the attention they deserve. To see if we are accepting new cases and if your case is the right fit for us call criminal lawyer, Aaron J. Boria today (734) 453-7806 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Domestic Violence Taylor Michigan
A conviction for domestic violence is permanently added to your criminal record and does not automatically come off after completing probation or even after a predetermined amount of time. A conviction for domestic violence is just that, a conviction on your permanent record.
A domestic violence conviction could land you in jail for up to 93 days for a first offense and hundreds in fines and costs. A second offense is punishable by up to a year in the county jail and the fine could be as much as $1,000.00 not to mention the added costs. A third offense is a felony punishable by up to 5 years in prison and up to $5,000.00 in fines.
Domestic violence is an assaultive crime and those crimes are usually considered more heinous than other offenses because they involve a victim.
The prosecuting attorney must prove your guilt beyond a reasonable doubt. In Taylor the prosecutor will be either the city attorney or the Wayne County Prosecutor’s Office.
For a conviction of domestic violence the prosecutor must prove that you assaulted or battered someone that you live with, are related to, or are in a relationship with. The prosecutor also has to prove that you were not acting in self-defense.
Domestic Violence Makes it Illegal to Possess a Gun
A domestic violence conviction means that you lose your ability to carry a gun under 18 U.S.C. 922(g)(9) and US v. Castleman, 134 S. Ct. 1405 – Supreme Court 2014. 18 U.S.C. 922(g)(9) states any person who has been convicted of a misdemeanor crime of domestic violence cannot possess a firearm or ammunition.
It was important to our client that he legally be allowed to carry a gun in order for advancement in his career.
By obtaining the plea reduction to disturbing the peace our client was no longer in violation of the laws mentioned above. His employer allowed him to keep his job.
23rd District Court – Taylor District Court
The Taylor District Court is located at 23365 Goddard Rd, Taylor, MI 48180. The court has jurisdiction over criminal misdemeanors that occur within the City of Taylor from beginning to end as well as felony matters up to the preliminary examination stage.
There are two judges there, judge Judge Geno D. Salomone and Judge Joseph D. Slaven.
Judge Salomone is a lifelong resident of Taylor. He attended school at Wayne State and Detroit College of Law.
Judge Slaven is also a lifelong resident of Taylor. He attended school at University of Michigan and Detroit College of Law.
When it came time for sentencing we had already worked a sentencing agreement out with the prosecuting attorney. The agreement was that our client would get probation and no jail time. The victim, or complainant, was objecting to the plea agreement as well as the sentencing agreement. The judge in the case was concerned but after a brief conversation at the bench the judge agreed to all of our terms.
If you have been charged with domestic violence then you need an experienced, knowledgeable, and aggressive criminal defense lawyer. Aaron J. Boria regularly defends those accused of domestic violence in district courts all over the state.
Call today (734) 453-7806 or email us at email@example.com.