Detroit Bribery Lawyer
If you have been charged with bribery in Michigan, you could be facing loss of your job, jail, large fines and a criminal record. You want an experienced Michigan white collar criminal defense attorney on your side to protect your rights and build a successful defense. The attorneys at Jeffrey Buehner, PLLC have successfully defended clients in courts throughout Metro Detroit.
Types of Bribery
There are various types of bribery under Michigan law, but they all involve allegations of corruption: either corruptly offering or accepting something in exchange for something. Examples include:
Public bribery charges
It is a crime to corruptly give, offer or promise to any public servant, any gift, money, or other valuable thing, with the intent to influence their act, vote, opinion, decision or judgment, or his action on any matter, question, cause or proceeding, which may be pending or may by law be brought before him in his public capacity, or the purpose and intent of which is to influence any act or omission relating to any public duty of such public servant. It is, likewise, a crime for such public official to corruptly accept such a bribe.
Under MCL 750.119 it is a felony to bribe ‘an appraiser, receiver, trustee, administrator, executor, commissioner, auditor, juror, arbitrator, or referee by giving, offering, or promising any gift or gratuity with the intent to bias the opinion or influence the decision of that appraiser, receiver, trustee, administrator, executor, commissioner, auditor, juror, arbitrator, or referee regarding any matter pending in a court, or before an inquest, or for the decision for which the appraiser, receiver, trustee, administrator, executor, commissioner, auditor, juror, arbitrator, or referee was appointed or chosen.’ It is likewise a felony for any of the preceding individuals to accept a bribe.
Public Corruption / Bribery Defense
If you find yourself in a situation involving any form of bribery or corruption, your reputation and your freedom are on the line. You need a Michigan criminal defense attorney you can trust. Jeffrey Buehner is a former Prosecutor with Over 23 Years of Criminal Law Experience. A lawyer with decades of experience in criminal law, long-standing relationships with local prosecutors and judges and a stellar reputation in the legal community. You need attorney Jeffrey Buehner. Call now for a free consultation: (248) 865-9640.
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Farmington Hills, MI 48334
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