Detroit Criminal Defense Attorney
Being accused of or arrested for an alleged crime can be overwhelming. In addition to being detained and having to face Michigan’s tough criminal justice system, one of the hardest parts of this experience is the uncertainty. What do you do? What will happen next? What punishments might you face? How can you protect yourself throughout the legal process? These are all questions that you might have.
But remember, you are not alone. You might not know how to answer these questions, but we do. The Law Office of Kevin Bessant & Associates can guide you through this process, prepare you for whatever comes next, and represent you each step of the way. We’ll help you understand your charges and the potential legal punishments that you could face. We’ll also develop a comprehensive defense strategy based on your exact circumstances.
Contact us online or call (313) 634-0054 to schedule a consultation with our Detroit criminal defense lawyer.
What to Do When You’ve Been Arrested in Michigan
Whether you’ve already been arrested or charged with a crime, are under investigation, or have a warrant out for your arrest, remember that you can and should remain silent. Investigators and police are not on your side, and they will turn over their evidence to prosecutors. Every move you make is observed and likely recorded. Your actions and what you say can, and will likely, be used against you in court.
This is also true for search and seizures. You should not allow anyone to search your vehicle or home without a search warrant or “probable cause.” When searches are conducted, they are literally looking for any evidence to use against you. If you refused a warrantless search and seizure of your property but one was nevertheless carried out, it could be a violation of your constitutional rights and you may be able to block the supposed evidence from being used against you in court.
In addition to remaining silent and refusing warrantless searches, you should also call a criminal defense attorney at your first opportunity. An experienced lawyer, like Attorney Kevin Bessant, can advise you on how to interact with police and even represent you in examinations, interviews, bond hearings, and in trial (when possible).
"After my initial conversation with Mr. Bessant, my mind was immediately put at ease"- Former Client
"He is very easy to talk to, as he actually listens and when you talk. He installs confidence with his words. He is definitely a fantastic person to have on your side."- Paul
"I’m very very happy. I can’t thank him enough!"- Rene C.
"I can not say enough about Attorney Kevin Bessant and I would recommend his services to anyone."- Former Client
"Even though this was a situation I should never have been put in, I am grateful that I had Attorney Kevin Bessant on my side"- Former Client
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Choosing a Criminal Defense Lawyer in Metro Detroit and Surrounding Areas
Not all lawyers provide the same standard of legal defense. The person you choose to represent you is one of the most important decisions you can make in your case. Criminal convictions can carry life-altering consequences and your freedom could be on the line. This is not the time to compromise.
We encourage you to partner with The Law Office of Kevin Bessant & Associates. Our criminal defense lawyer and founder has dedicated his entire career to defending the rights of people from Metro Detroit and the surrounding communities.
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