Criminal defense lawyer Flint, Michigan


Sex Crime Attorney Michigan

Experienced Michigan defense attorney Michael P. Manley can put experience and resources to work for you

Criminal defense cases involving sex crimes demand a knowledgeable lawyer who can discreetly resolve your case. Attorney Michael P. Manley understands how sensitive and complex cases involving allegations of sexual misconduct can be in Michigan. If you are accused of a sex crime, you will need an experienced attorney to begin working on your behalf immediately. A conviction can haunt you for the rest of your life.

A native of Flint, attorney Manley excelled in academics and athletics and graduated at the top of his law school class. A Board Certified Criminal Trial Expert in the mid-Michigan area, Michael P. Manley was named one of the Top 100 Trial Lawyers by The National Trial Lawyers. His work has been featured on "The Today Show," "20/20," "Dateline" and other national news programs. When your future is hanging in the balance, you need to talk to Michael P. Manley as soon as possible. He treats clients with respect and courtesy and is committed to helping them get the results they need.

What types of sex crime cases does Manley handle?

Sex offenses cover a broad range of categories. Some of the offenses falling into the category of sex crimes are not limited to but include:

  • Sexual Harassment
  • Prostitution
  • Indecent Exposure
  • Internet Sex Crime
  • Rape
  • Molestation
  • Date Rape
  • Obscenity
  • Statutory Rape
  • Sex with Children
  • Sexual Assault
  • Child Pornography
  • Criminal Sexual Conduct
  • Sexual Battery

What is the penalty for a sex crime conviction in Michigan?

If you are convicted of a sex crime in Michigan, you could spend several months or years in jail. Your name might also be permanently placed on a public sex offender registry. And you might be viewed as a convicted felon for the rest of your life. Some of the penalties for various sex crime convictions in Michigan include:

Sexual Harassment

  • Penalties vary widely


  • Up to 93 days in jail
  • Up to $500 fine

Criminal Sexual Conduct

  • Penalties vary widely, up to life in prison in certain circumstances

Child Pornography

  • Up to 20 years in prison

If you are convicted of a felony, you could lose certain rights while you are incarcerated and even after you are released from jail.

Why should I hire attorney Manley to handle my case?

If you have been charged with a sex offense, your reputation and way of life as you know it could be in jeopardy. You could spend months or years in jail. You could lose your job and face thousands of dollars of fines. In addition, anyone charged with a sex crime faces the very real potential for embarrassment or character damage resulting from public arrest. If you have been arrested or you are under investigation, you will need an experienced lawyer who can be your voice and fight aggressively to minimize the damage from such allegations.

Attorney Michael P. Manley can help. You can frankly discuss your situation with him, knowing full well that he will discreetly respect your privacy while he prepares a strong defense. If you are under investigation or arrested for a sexual offense, hire an accomplished criminal attorney to represent your case. We offer a free case evaluation to all potential clients. Contact us today. Call (810) 238-0500.