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What is Simple Assault, and What Are the Penalties?

Assault is one of the least understood and most misused words in the American language. When people hear the word assault, they often think of a brutal beating. But in Michigan, the crime of simple assault occurs when someone attempts to cause physic… Read More
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assault and battery

Defenses to Charges of Assault and Battery

If you have been charged with assault and battery in Michigan, there are various defenses that your attorney may be able to use in court. While every case is different, there are several common defenses that commonly arise when someone is facing char… Read More
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Sexual assault by doctors

Michigan Bill Aims to Prevent Future Sexual Assault by Doctors

In September, Michigan lawmakers introduced a series of bills intended to hold medical professionals accountable for sexual misconduct. The move comes less than a week after Olympic gymnasts testified at a U.S. Senate hearing about the abuse they exp… Read More
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What To Do If You’ve Been Charged With Criminal Assault in Michigan

If you’ve been charged with assault and battery in or around Ann Arbor, Michigan, you may have questions about what to do next and the penalties you could face. At Elmen Legal, I’m here to answer your questions and defend you against criminal cha… Read More
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Admitted to practice law in 2014, Ann Arbor criminal defense attorney Robert Elmen defends people accused of crimes such as assault and battery, domestic violence, sex crimes, drug crimes, and drunk driving / OWI / DUI. His caring approach towards his clients sets him apart from other lawyers as he recognizes that people come to him during their darkest hours, looking for help, and for hope. Robert is a student of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, and draws on his martial arts training to help himself and his clients remain calm in the face of what may seem like insurmountable odds.

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