Attorney DeBruin represents clients from across lower Michigan.

Attorney DeBruin represents clients from across lower michigan.

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Reckless Use of a Firearm Reduced to a Civil Infraction

On Behalf of | Mar 9, 2018 | Case Results, Criminal Defense, Firm News

Weapon crimes in Michigan are vigorously pursued and gun convictions can result in substantial fines, time in custody and restrictions on a client’s rights to possess and carry a firearm. Therefore, when a client was charged with reckless use of a firearm when a gun accidentally discharged and there was a resulting injury, Lansing firearm attorney Tiffany DeBruin knew the importance of mitigating any harm this misdemeanor could have on her client’s life and future. If convicted, this client could potentially be sentenced to a year behind bars, but by aggressively negotiating with the prosecution and arguing the facts, she successfully obtained a drastic reduction to a civil infraction.

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