Attorney DeBruin represents clients from across lower Michigan.

Attorney DeBruin represents clients from across lower michigan.

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Felony Reduced to Misdemeanor with No Jail Time

On Behalf of | Jan 18, 2019 | Case Results, Criminal Defense, Firm News

If you’re facing a felony criminal charge in or around Lansing, MI it can often feel like your case is hopeless once you become aware of the possible penalties. However, it is important not to become discouraged because there is a lot that a skilled defense attorney can do for you.

Not long ago, a client came to attorney DeBruin after being charged with felony malicious destruction of property, which is punishable by up to 5 years in prison. The seriousness of the offense was not lost on attorney DeBruin, who aggressively negotiated for her client.

The result of her efforts was the charge being reduced to a misdemeanor with much less severe consequences. Ultimately, her client was grateful to merely serve 12-months of probation, rather than a long prison term.

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.