Attorney DeBruin represents clients from across lower Michigan.

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Not Guilty Verdict for Man Charged with Assault

On Behalf of | Aug 16, 2017 | Assault, Case Results, Criminal Defense, Firm News

Recently in Jackson, attorney Tiffany DeBruin represented a man who was involved in an altercation with his neighbor and ultimately charged with misdemeanor assault. During this client’s jury trial, if convicted, he would face a possible 93-day sentence and a serious mark on his criminal record.

Attorney DeBruin thoroughly investigated the case and effectively used the responding police officer’s body cam footage of the interviews with her client and the complaining witness to point out inconsistencies between what the neighbor said at the scene and what was claimed in court. Attorney Debruin was able to demonstrate the witness’ lack of credibility and pushed hard to defend her client.

After hearing both sides of the case, the jury returned the verdict of not guilty in a mere 27 minutes.

The outcome of an individual case depends on a variety of factors unique to that case. Case results do not guarantee or predict a similar result in any similar or future case.