Detroit Criminal Defense Legal Services Overview

Terrasi Law Michigan criminal defense attorneys will fight vigorously for your rights in court if you have been charged with any of the following crimes:

Michigan Sex Crimes

A Michigan Criminal Sexual Conduct (CSC) charge requires immediate intervention from a criminal defense attorney who knows how to protect your rights and can negotiate the best possible result. If you are being investigated for a sex crime, you must call an attorney immediately before you speak with the police. Jail or prison time can last for decades, with some offenses carrying possible life sentences. Even for convictions of a lesser degree of Michigan Criminal Sexual Conduct, the penalties are severe. In addition a CSC conviction can result in being placed on the Michigan Sex Offender list.

Michigan Fraud Offenses

Fraud is defined as an intentional deception, or false statement, that is meant to injure a person. The penalties for fraud in Michigan can range from heavy fines and probation, to serious prison terms. If you have been charged with committing fraudulent offense in Michigan, it is extremely important that you hire an experienced fraud defense attorney. At Terrasi Law we defend people accused of fraud offenses. These include Bank Fraud, Credit Card Fraud, Health care Fraud, Insurance fraud, Prescription Drug Fraud, Probate Fraud, Mortgage Fraud and Retail Fraud.

Michigan DUI/DWI

We can advise you how to minimize the effects of a DUI – DWI conviction and will inform you of the steps which you can take to possibly avoid a conviction altogether. You need to speak with an attorney immediately if you have been accused of Driving under the influence (DUI) of alcohol or drugs, Driving while intoxicated (DWI), Operating while intoxicated (OWI), Operating a motor vehicle while intoxicated (OMVI), or Operating a vehicle while visibly impaired or (OWVI).

Michigan Drug Charges

At Terrasi Law we handle Michigan drug possession cases, such as Possession of a controlled substance (marijuana, cocaine, crack cocaine, heroin, methamphetamine, ecstacy, LSD, or prescription drugs), Possession of drug paraphernalia, Prescription Fraud, Drug Trafficking, Drug Manufacturing and Drug Distribution.

Michigan Violent Crimes

At Terrasi Law we represent individuals who have been charged with serious offenses involving violence. Some of our cases have included Homicide (Murder), Assault with Intent To Commit Murder, Attempted Murder, Assault with Intent To Commit Robbery, Domestic Violence, Simple Assault and Battery, Sex offenses, Burglary, Carjacking, Robbery, Theft, Arson and Weapons offenses.

Michigan Driver’s License Restoration

If you have lost your Michigan driver’s license as a result of a drinking and driving offense, we can help you recover it. We understand the importance of your driving privileges, and will work diligently to protect them.


Misdemeanors, are considered less serious than felony offenses and usually do not involve serious bodily harm to another person. A misdemeanor is usually punishable by less than a year in prison.

Traffic Violations

Only a tiny percentage of these who receive tickets for traffic violations ever challenge the violation. At Terrasi Law we pride ourselves on helping you fight your ticket. Don’t pay your Michigan traffic ticket until you talk with us first.

Tickets are more then a nuisance. All insurance companies periodically request driving records from the Secretary of State. Insurance companies determine a driver’s premium based on tickets, accidents and other data. By just paying a ticket, points will be placed on your record. Therefore, even a simple speeding ticket may end up costing you thousands of dollars in increased insurance premiums. In addition, traffic tickets or motor vehicle violations may cause you to lose your driving privileges, pay significant fines, or be sent to jail.

At Terrasi Law, we fight tickets aggressively. In many cases, we are able to reduce traffic tickets to zero point violations (which do not appear on your driving record with the Secretary of State and do not get reported to your insurance company).

Property Crimes

At Terrasi Law we provide strong defense in felony and misdemeanor cases involving forgery, fraud and theft. If you are facing charges we can help.

Domestic Violence

If you have been accused of domestic violence we can help. In many cases the spouse does not pursue the matter after the initial charge. To discuss your rights call our office.

White Collar Crimes

At Terrasi Law we provide effective criminal defense services for people accused of financial crimes. If you are under investigation for a white collar crime we can help.