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Criminal Defense Attorney | Lansing MI

Criminal Defense Attorney Lawyer In Lansing, MI

It is the job of a criminal defense attorney to legally represent those charged with a crime. If you are looking at a misdemeanor or a felony with potential time in prison, you will want to have the best Lansing area criminal defense attorney fighting for you because no one criminal defense case is identical to another.

Accomplished criminal defense attorney, Mark Kamar, may be able to uncover certain arguments and factors that could mitigate or even negate the charges against you.

With the Law Office of Mark Kamar, you can count on an experienced lawyer to represent you. We understand the rules of evidence and will fight for your rights. Our criminal defense attorneys practice in both state and federal courts. We represent criminal cases in the following areas:

Larceny and Theft Crimes

Larceny generally refers to nonviolent theft. Larceny is the crime of taking the goods of another person or business without permission, with the intent of keeping them. It is one form of "theft." Larceny, or theft of items valued under $1,000 is defined by Michigan law as petty theft. If the items taken by theft are valued at more than $1,000, the theft is no longer considered petty and the charge would be grand theft or larceny.

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Home Invasion

Home invasion is defined as a person who breaks and enters a dwelling with intent to commit a felony, larceny, or assault in the dwelling. Michigan has separate offenses for burglars who intend to commit misdemeanors and felonies. Call our Home invasion attorneys today to learn more about your legal rights.

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Breaking and Entering

Have you been charged with a breaking and entering in Michigan? Breaking and entering is a person who breaks and enters, with intent to commit a felony or a larceny therein, a tent, hotel, office, store, shop, warehouse, barn, granary, factory or other building, structure, boat, ship, shipping container, or railroad car is guilty of a felony punishable by imprisonment for not more than 10 years. Know your rights and contact us today for a consultation at 517-482-8835!

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Assault

An assault is any intentional, unlawful threat or offer to do bodily injury to another by force, under circumstances, which create a well-founded fear of imminent peril, coupled with the apparent present ability to carry out the act if not prevented. There are different levels of assault charges. Know what you are being charged for and get an aggressive assault attorney to defend you. Call us today to talk to an assault attorney here.

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Criminal Sexual Conduct

Different types of sex related crimes are typically charged as criminal sexual conduct in Michigan. How serious the charge is depends on different factors including: what is the age of the alleged victim and was there penetration.

If you have been accused of criminal sexual conduct, you should not talk to the police. Call criminal sexual conduct attorney right away to discuss your legal situation before making any comments to law enforcement. You have the right to remain silent.

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Controlled Substances

Michigan is one of the toughest states in the nation when it comes to controlled substances and drugs. If you are facing drug charges in the great Lansing Michigan area, you need an aggressive and experienced attorney to handle these tough consequences. An experienced attorney that has dealt with cases like yours before and can help you in this time of need. Call today to discuss the drug charges you are facing.

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Embezzlement

Embezzlement is the unlawful taking of the funds or property of another who has entrusted it to that person. The person accused of embezzlement is often an employee, although it could be a person from outside of an organization. If you have been accused of embezzlement, you need to begin your defense by contacting our embezzlement attorney, Mark Kamar.

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Fraud

A fraud is an intentional deception made for personal gain or to damage another individual; the related adjective is fraudulent. The specific legal definition varies by legal jurisdiction. Fraud is a crime, and also a civil law violation. Defrauding people or entities of money or valuables is a common purpose of fraud. If you are suspected of fraud, contact our fraud attorneys today to understand your rights.

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Firearm Violations

If you have questions or concerns about firearm laws and the right to carry a concealed weapon in Michigan, or other weapons offenses, please contact our Lansing Law Firm today for a free consultation. We know the Michigan firearm laws and are ready to help you.

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Misdemeanor Matters

A misdemeanor is a crime carrying maximum jail time of one year or less. If you have been arrested for a misdemeanor crime, contact us today to avoid probation and jail time. A felony is a crime carrying a maximum jail time of more than one year.

Drunk Driving & DUI

Time is of the essence in a DUI or drunk driving case. Hiring an experienced Lansing DUI attorney quickly will ensure that you are protected from the outset. The investigation and defense of a DUI or Drunk Driving case is no small task and should never be handled alone. Dealing with police and prosecutors can only be effectively done with an experienced Drunk Driving Lawyer. Read more about drunk driving and dui law here.

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Traffic Offenses

Whether it’s speeding, drunk driving, reckless driving, no proof of insurance or going through a yellow light, our traffic ticket attorneys can defend your rights and keep points off your license! Getting a traffic ticket is one of those rites of passage that everyone would really rather forget about than admit to.

In Michigan, most traffic stops have points associated with them. Speeding tickets can get you two points. Disobeying a traffic signal or stop sign can be up to three points on your license. How about failure to yield for emergency vehicles? You're looking at four points. You can be hit for six points if you leave the scene of an accident or drive recklessly. Don't get points or lose your license. Call us today at 517-482-8835!

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Driver License Restoration

If you are having problems retaining your driver’s license in Michigan, you may need the assistance of our experienced and professional driver’s license restoration attorneys at The Law Office of Mark Kamar. In today’s job market, finding employment is difficult enough and without a driver’s license it can be next to impossible. Driving privileges can be taken away for drunk driving and other reasons including; DUI charges, leaving the scene of an accident, points accumulation on your driver’s license and more. Get back your freedom to drive and contact our License Restoration Attorneys today!

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Stalking

On January 1, 1993, Michigan joined 28 other states by criminalizing stalking behavior in an effort to protect victims of harassment and put an end to stalking. If you have been accused of stalking in Michigan, contact our Lansing attorneys today to get top legal help!

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A criminal defense attorney performs numerous jobs during a case. In addition to calling or cross-examining witnesses, your criminal defense attorney may also:

  • Plea bargain with the prosecutor to reduce or eliminate the charges against you.
  • Negotiate sentencing to reduce prison time.
  • Provide object assessments of how your trial is proceeding.
  • Point out important legal rules and regulations that affect your case.
  • Explain the cost of pleading guilty.
  • Gather evidence and statements from witnesses.
  • Hire investigators and expert witnesses to support your defense.

For over 30 years, Mark Kamar has been providing high quality criminal defense representation serving all of Mid Michigan and greater Lansing. Please contact us to schedule your personal legal service consultation at 517-482-8835.