White Collar Crime Attorney Michigan
Michael P. Manley represents people charged with fraud, embezzlement and other types of related allegations
White collar crimes in Michigan cover a wide variety of circumstances. Typically, law enforcement allege that an individual has committed some kind of deceit for financial gain. These are serious accusations often involving fraud, embezzlement, money laundering or tax evasion. If you have been charged with a white collar crime or you are under investigation, you will need an attorney who will take your case seriously and aggressively represent defend your rights. Michael P. Manley knows that even an accusation of this type of wrongdoing can be serious and devastating. A conviction can destroy your life.
White collar criminal convictions can result in prison time and significant fines. They can also permanently ruin a person's reputation, destroy their business and harm their personal relationships. When the stakes are extremely high, people can rely on an experienced attorney with a proven track record of helping clients successfully resolve their legal matter. See our case results page for more information.
Throughout Michigan, attorney Michael P. Manley has a well-earned reputation for being a top-notch white collar crime lawyer who consistently delivers results.
"I do the most complex cases that come in this area," attorney Manley explains. "I specialize in high profile, white collar federal trials."
Why should I hire Michael P. Manley to handle my white collar crime case?
"Quite simply, I am arguably one of the best white collar criminal lawyers in the state," Manley says.
He has the case results to prove it. The National Trial Lawyers association named him one of the Top 100 Trial Lawyers. He graduated at the top of his class at law school. And his work has been featured on national news programs like "Dateline," "20/20" and "The Today Show."
State or federal prosecutors don't intimidate Manley. He knows how to build strong cases and take aggressive legal action if necessary on behalf of his clients. Manley also has an extensive network of legal experts that he consults with to get the facts he needs now.
When prominent business leaders in Michigan are charged with a crime, they routinely call Michael P. Manley. Discover what he can do for you. Contact us right now. Call (810) 235-0500 and schedule a free case evaluation.
Frequently asked questions about white collar crime
- What is white collar crime?
- What are common white collar crimes?
- Should I plead guilty?
- Will I likely serve jail time I'm convicted?
- Should I accept a plea deal?
- Why should I hire a lawyer if I'm charged with white collar crime?
White collar crimes refer to non-violent crimes committed for the purpose of financial gain by people in business or by business entities. Such crimes often involve sophisticated cover up schemes. As a result, such crimes often involve a network of people using their administrative, financial and technological skills to orchestrate criminal activity against consumers, company owners and financial institutions.
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What are common white collar crimes?
White collar crimes refer to a spectrum of potential charges. Some of the most common ones attorney Manley handles include:
Attorney Manley also handles many other white collar crimes in Michigan. The government has a great deal of power and money to prosecute such cases. If you are under investigation or charged, talk to our law firm. We understand how frightening the prospect of a conviction can be on anyone. Let Michael P. Manley put his extensive trial experience to work for you to mount a vigorous defense on your behalf.
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Should I plead guilty?
No. It's always wise to explore all your legal options. If you plead guilty, you could forfeit your right to a plea deal or perhaps even have your charges dropped altogether. Attorney Manley can explain all the legal options available to you.
If you plead guilty, you could be sentenced to the maximum prison time and serve several months or years in jail depending on your charge. A guilty plea might also prevent you from engaging in certain business practices, such as being a stockbroker, when you're released from jail.
The legal system exists in Michigan and the United States for a reason. Make sure you take full advantage of it. Remember, you are innocent until proven guilty. Contact Michael P. Manley and take back control of your life. Everyone makes mistakes. They shouldn't have to pay for them for the rest of their lives.
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Will I likely serve jail time I'm convicted?
It all depends on what you were charged with and the evidence against you. Certain white collar crimes are classified as felonies and could result in up to 30 years behind bars. Other crimes are misdemeanors and often result in several months behind bars or probation. Visit our page difference between misdemeanor and felony charges to learn more.
It's important to act quickly if you are under investigation or you have been arrested. The sooner an attorney can begin working on your behalf, the better chances you have of getting the results you need. No one wants to go to jail. Attorney Manley will do everything he can to make sure that doesn't happen.
As your lawyer, he will examine the prosecutor's evidence. Depending on the circumstances, he will consult with experts. Michael P. Manley knows that the government will have a deep well of resources to use against you. He has the firepower you need to fight back. With so much riding on the outcome of your case, you can't afford to wait to take legal action.
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Should I accept a plea deal?
Before you accept any deal, make sure you contact Michael P. Manley. If your deal seems too good to be true, it might just be so. Allow us to review the terms of your deal with you. In some cases, attorney Manley might even be able to negotiate an even better deal. It's always better to explore all your legal options with a knowledgeable attorney. When you retain attorney Manley, you get the personal attention you need.
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Why should I hire a lawyer if I'm charged with white collar crime?
Fraud-related charges are often leveled against smart and powerful business people. The accused often are the "take charge" types. But you don't want to try to handle a serious allegation on your own. Any mistake you make after you are under investigation or charged can harm your future. Take aggressive action by retaining Michael P. Manley. He has a detailed understanding of how the state and federal legal system works in Michigan. He knows what evidence to look for and how to build rock-solid legal cases.
When so much is at stake, people charged with white collar crimes throughout Michigan regularly consult with Michael P. Manley. He is known as an attorney who will not rest until justice is served. Read Manley's case results and testimonials to find out how the law firm has helped others. In case after case, Manley successfully delivers favorable verdicts and plea deals. Discover what he can do for you.