Detroit Man With Prior Felony Convictions Avoids Prison To Care For His WifeMay 10, 2016, by Case Results, Criminal Defense, Drug Crimes, Felony in
A Detroit man with three prior felony convictions needed help recently and turned to Michigan criminal defense attorney Maurice Davis after being charged with additional felony offenses for manufacturing, delivering, and selling cocaine. Faced with a possible two-year prison sentence, the man, who was a military veteran and the primary caregiver for his terminally ill wife, knew that he needed strong legal representation to keep him out of prison, so he retained the services of the Davis Law Group to handle the case against him.
Attorney Davis knew that his client’s options were limited based on his criminal record, but nevertheless began working to prevent his client’s incarceration. Davis began negotiations with the assigned prosecutor, who was initially adamant about the man serving time. As a result, attorney Davis wrote a sentence recommendation letter, highlighting the man’s need to care for his spouse, who was diagnosed with stage four cancer. After considering these extenuating circumstances, the prosecutor relented and approved of an opportunity for the man to serve a 12-month probation period in place of prison. This result allowed his client to remain by his wife’s side, which was always his primary goal.
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