Detroit & Michigan Fleeing and Eluding Defense Lawyer
If you are charged with Fleeing and Eluding you could be facing a two year felony. You need an experienced and aggressive Criminal Defense Attorney to protect your rights and work to keep you out of jail. The Law Office of James G. Schmier, PLLC will examine the facts and advise you the best way to defend against a Fleeing and Eluding charge.

In Michigan, a driver of a vehicle, who is given by hand, voice, emergency light, siren or a visual or audible signal by the police, acting in his or her duty, directing the driver to bring his or her motor vehicle to a stop, shall not willfully fail to obey that direction by increasing the speed of the vehicle, extinguishing the lights of the vehicle, or otherwise attempting to flee or elude the police or conservation officer.

If you are charged with Fleeing and Eluding, you need a Criminal Defense Attorney who will treat your defense seriously.
Punishment for Fleeing and Eluding is very harsh and the Prosecutor will try to make an example of you to others that they must obeyl Police orders.

A conviction for Fleeing and Eluding means a felony and whether you are charged with 1st, 2nd, 3rd or 4th degree depends on several factors:

  • An individual who violates Michigan’s Fleeing and Eluding Law is guilty of fourth-degree fleeing and eluding, a felony punishable by imprisonment for not more than 2 years and/or a fine of not more than $2,000.00
  • If you are in an accident because you are fleeing, the speed limit is 35 mph or less, or you have been previously convicted of Fleeing and Eluding, the charge you face is 3rd degree which is punishable by imprisonment for 5 years and/or a fine of up to $5,000.00.
  • If you are in an accident that results in severe injury because you are fleeing, have had one or more prior convictions you face 2nd degree Fleeing and Eluding which is punishable by imprisonment for 10 years and/or a fine of up to $10,000.00.
  • If the violation results in the death of another individual, you will be charged with first-degree Fleeing and Eluding, a felony punishable by imprisonment for not more than 15 years and/or a fine of not more than $15,000.00. You could also be charged with other crimes as well such as 2nd degree murder.
If you have been arrested and charged with Fleeing and Eluding why gamble with your future and freedom, contact Fleeing and Eluding Criminal Defense Attorney James G. Schmier for an experienced and aggressive Criminal Defense Attorney representing clients in Michigan, Detroit, and the entire Metro Detroit area.

The Law Office of James G. Schmier, PLLC is a Criminal Defense, Drunk Driving DUI and Family Law and Divorce law firm and provides legal representation in Wayne County, Oakland County, Macomb County and throughout Michigan including these Michigan cities:

Macomb County

Armada
Centerline
Chesterfield Twp.
Clinton
Eastpointe
Fraser
Harrison
Lenox
Macomb
Memphis
Mt. Clemens
New Baltimore
New Haven
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Roseville
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Shelby
Utica
Warren
Washington

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Capac
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Algonac
Keewahdin
Marine City
Emmett
Yale

Washtenaw County

Ann Arbor
Ypsilanti
Chelsea
Saline
Manchester
Milan
Dexter

Ingham County

Lansing
East Lansing
Williamston
Webberville
Stockbridge
Meridian Township
Danville

Oakland County

Auburn Hills
Addison Twp.
Berkley
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Bingham Farms
Birmingham
Bloomfield
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Brandon Twp.
Clarkston
Clawson
Commerce
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Rochester
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Royal Oak
Southfield
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Springfield
Sylvan Lake
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Wayne County

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Belleville
Brownstown
Canton
Dearborn
Dearborn Heights
Detroit
Ecorse
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Hamtramck
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Inkster
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Livonia
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Northville
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Redford
River Rouge
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Rockwood
Romulus
Southgate
Sumpter
Taylor
Trenton
Van Buren
Wayne
Westland
Woodhaven
Wyandotte

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