Criminal Defense

A Southfield, MI Criminal Defense Attorney that Will Fight for Your Freedom

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“Innocent until proven guilty” is a central tenet of American law, yet we often fail to apply it.

Even before they go to trial, defendants must fend off attacks on their reputation and mistreatment by court and law enforcement officials. They are also frequently subject to unfair sentences, serving more prison time and paying higher fines than their crimes warrant. As an experienced criminal defense attorney in Michigan, Leon Weiss strives to stop these abuses.

Our team supports defendants in Detroit, Southfield, Flint, Lansing, and other communities throughout the state, upholding the rights and dignity of all who are accused.

Rapid Responses from Experienced Attorneys

The Law Office of Leon J. Weiss is known throughout Michigan for our quick response rate. Our staff is always ready to take your call, responding with in-depth information and instructions on how to begin building your case. By responding quickly, we are able to accrue the necessary evidence and come up with a strategy early on. This increases your chance of overcoming the charges against you, and also allows us to argue for lighter sentences in the event that you are convicted. We also take care to protect your reputation, ensuring that the court of public opinion treats you just as fairly as the court of law.

Free Consultation Services for Defendants in All Circumstances

Depending on the nature of the charges against you, it may not be possible for you to come to our offices for a consultation. We are thus willing to meet you wherever it is most convenient to do so. We make both in home visits and jail visits, and can also send a representative to the hospital if you are undergoing treatment. No matter the physical or temporal barriers, we will make sure that you have access to counsel and support.

Leon Weiss and his team believe that all defendants deserve legal support, regardless of their ability to pay for it. Our consultation services are free, saving you from a choice between saving money and assessing your options for defense.

Comprehensive Counsel for Every Aspect of Your Case

Criminal defense is a complex process, requiring the accused to be protected on a variety of different fronts.

We fight all of these battles, making sure to:

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From the beginning of your case, we assess whether the police, courts, and other officials are respecting your rights in all of their interactions with you. If an official does mistreat you, we will put a stop to it and argue for your charges to be reduced.

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Leon Weiss has a knack for data and knows how to identify misleading or misinterpreted evidence. We examine forensic studies, assess breathalyzer machines, and interview all of the witnesses extensively. We are also keenly aware of legal precedent and look for past cases that relate to your present ones.

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Throughout the case, we inform you on all of your options, letting you know the risks and opportunities of each possible strategy. We work with you to develop a plan for defense that you find acceptable.

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In addition to defending you against erroneous charges, we also fight for fair sentencing if you are convicted. We do everything in our power to keep you out of prison, or if that is not possible, we keep your prison sentences as short as possible. If that is not possible, we will strive to keep your incarceration as short as possible.

When Should I Hire A Criminal Defense Lawyer?

It's a fundamental right for everybody to defend himself or herself against any criminal charges. However, the legal system can be complicated, intimidating, and hard to understand without the right expertise and experience on your side. Thus, it's imperatively beneficial to find a lawyer to help you through the process. Here are instances when you should hire a criminal defense attorney: Read More...

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Every defendant deserves to be treated as innocent until proven guilty and treated as a human being in all circumstances. For help in all criminal matters, contact us today for a free consultation.