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Macomb County Property Crimes Lawyer

Get The Defense You Need For Property Crimes

The laws governing property crimes in the state of Michigan can result in serious penalties, including incarceration, restitution, fines, community service and professional counseling. Property related crimes in Michigan range from misdemeanors up to major felonies such as residential burglary. 

When the cost of the property damage or destruction exceeds $1,000, you may be charged with a felony and face stiff penalties and consequences that will affect you for the remainder of your life. That is why it very important to get legal guidance and help from an experienced Macomb County Property Crimes Defense Attorney. At the Law Offices of Michael L. Steinberg,  we handle a wide range of property crime offenses from theft to arson and everything in between.

Macomb County Property Crimes Defense AttorneyExample of some property crimes are:

  • Criminal Trespass
  • Home Invasion (750.110)
  • Burglary
  • Arson (750.71)
  • Property Theft
  • Vandalism/Criminal Damage

Property related crimes may be charged as a misdemeanor or a felony. There are a number of factors that will be considered when charges are being filed, including:

  • The nature of the criminal act;
  • The value of the property that was stolen or destroyed during the criminal activity;
  • Whether violence or the threat of violence was used during the commission of the crime;
  • Whether someone was injured during the commission of the crime; and
  • Any criminal history of the person being charged
In Michigan, a prosecutor must prove beyond a reasonable doubt that you had the intent to damage or destroy the property. Additionally, in many cases, the prosecutor must prove not only intent, but also that you were malicious. A conviction for a property related crime can lead to incarceration in jail or prison, significant legal fines, and a criminal record that will follow the person for the remainder of his life.

Contact a Macomb County Property Crimes Lawyer at The Law Offices of Michael L. Steinberg.

If you are facing property crime offenses, or a related charge in Macomb County, you want the best representation in finding the underlying cause of these allegations by examining all of the evidence, interviewing all witnesses, and challenging every aspect of the state’s case.

Most property related crime cases do not go to trial. However, in some cases there is no other alternative but to have a bench or jury trial. Macomb County property crimes defense attorney, Michael L. Steinberg is known for having a representation for being aggressive, passionate and a resourceful trial lawyer.  

For more information on a defending your property crime related charges, contact The Law Offices of Michael L. Steinberg any time, day or night.

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