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Charged with Carjacking in Detroit, Michigan?
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Carjacking in Micigan is a violent crime wherein the offender uses violence, force or threats in order to take a motor vehicle without the owner’s permission. Carjacking is actually a form of robbery, when the object of theft is a motor vehicle (car, truck, bus, SUV, motorcycle or boat). Kidnapping may also be associated with carjacking, as it may occur that a passenger or driver is taken with the vehicle.
Because carjacking is a violent crime with the victim being forcefully pulled or sometimes shot to get them out of the vehicle, judges tend to hand out stiff sentences with lengthy prison time. You need to immediately employ an attorney to secure evidence, contact witnesses and be present during any interrogations by police.
All of our carjacking defense attorneys are criminal defense veterans of more than 20 years. We pride ourselves on superior case preparation, excellent client care and attention and aggressive defense of our clients' rights.Our goal is to get the charges dropped if at all possible, or beyond that, get them reduced to the greatest degree possible.
f you would like to learn more about what the firm can do to represent your interests in carjacking charges or even a criminal investigation of this kind, do not hesitate to call (313) 982-0010 for a free consultation. Your entire future may be at stake, but there is hope if you retain legal counsel immediately.
We will also defend you against any charges that occur during the commission of a carjacking such as:
These cases can involve numerous legal issues that require considerable proficiency in criminal defense. Let us mount an aggressive case on your behalf.
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750.529a Carjacking; felony; penalty; “in the course of committing a larceny of a motor vehicle” defined; consecutive sentence.
(1) A person who in the course of committing a larceny of a motor vehicle uses force or violence or the threat of force or violence, or who puts in fear any operator, passenger, or person in lawful possession of the motor vehicle, or any person lawfully attempting to recover the motor vehicle, is guilty of carjacking, a felony punishable by imprisonment for life or for any term of years.
(2) As used in this section, "in the course of committing a larceny of a motor vehicle" includes acts that occur in an attempt to commit the larceny, or during commission of the larceny, or in flight or attempted flight after the commission of the larceny, or in an attempt to retain possession of the motor vehicle.
(3) A sentence imposed for a violation of this section may be imposed to run consecutively to any other sentence imposed for a conviction that arises out of the same transaction.
Michigan Carjacking Laws States
An individual is guilty of carjacking when that individual obtains unauthorized possession or control of a motor vehicle from another individual in actual possession by force or violence, or by putting that individual in fear through intimidation or threat of force or violence.
We Defend Carjacking Charges In Detroit Metro Areas & Surrounding Counties
To prove Carjacking, the prosecutor must prove:
You took the motor vehicle from the person or custody of the victim, and
force, violence, assault, or putting in fear was used in the course of the taking, and
the taking was with the intent to permanently or temporarily deprive the victim of his or her right to the motor vehicle or any benefit from it or to appropriate the motor vehicle of the victim to his or her own use or to the use of any person not entitled to it.
Carjacking is a serious criminal offense that has severe punishments. This means that it requires the best criminal defense possible in order to successfully defend against its charges. If you or a loved one have been charged or are under suspicion for carjacking in Michigan contact our criminal defense team to arrange a free consultation on your case.