Our Detroit Criminal Practice Areas

When you face serious criminal charges, you deserve serious criminal defense. You deserve representation and personal attention from a criminal defense law firm that is recognized for superior experience and results.

At Ravid and Associates we are committed to providing the best defense possible under any circumstance. We represent the people and stand by our results. Winning is always our goal. We fight for our clients’ both inside and outside the courtroom. Whether you are facing federal or state charges our attorneys are ready to defend you. We handle any serious case including but not limited to:

We understand how scary it can be when you or a loved one is facing a loss of freedom, large fines, and a potentially life changing criminal record. We have years of experience defending clients with serious charges.

Our firm of trial attorneys always put your interest first. We protect our clients at every level of the legal process. We strive to protect our clients’ reputations and dismiss or mitigate the charges you face.

You have constitutional rights that must be upheld. Do not allow law enforcement officers or prosecutors deprive you of those rights. Do not speak to any law enforcement agency or officer until you have consulted with and retained an attorney.

Drug Related Offense

Ravid and Associates serves clients charged with federal or state drug crimes. We provide quality representation to those charged with crimes anywhere in Michigan. We use every avenue available to exclude evidence obtained in violation of your constitutional rights. Michigan has some of the harshest sentences for convicted drug offenders. Even what you may consider minor offenses can lead to jail time, fines, and a permanent criminal record that prevent you from obtaining employment, student loans, and other serious consequences.

Drug charges most often involve a search and seizure by law enforcement. The Fourth Amendment entitles you to protection from illegal searches and seizures. Illegally obtained evidence may be excluded from your trial and dramatically change the outcome.

Our seasoned attorneys are familiar with the variation in the Federal and Michigan controlled substance laws and we will investigate your case thoroughly. Our lawyers have intimate knowledge of the drug schedules and potential sentences and fines. We can competently handle cases ranging from possession to trafficking and everything in between. In many cases drug charges are connected to other potentially serious criminal charges such as violent crimes, weapons offenses, or sex crimes. Our representation is designed to get you the best possible outcome in your case. Our goal is to reach a dismissal or aquittal of the charges in your case and prevent the charges from ruining your life.

Homicide / Manslaughter

The potential consequences for homicide or manslaughter in Michigan are severe. There These are the most serious charges you can face. You need experienced, dedicated, and thorough legal representation. Our attorneys have successfully represented people facing serious charges. We are committed to protecting your rights.

In Michigan, First degree murder carries a mandatory sentence of life imprisonment without the possibility of parole. Other crimes resulting in the death of a person carry maximum sentences of life imprisonment. Our attorneys use every available option to defend you from these charges. We work closely with skilled investigators to review all of the evidence in your case. We will thoroughly investigate every aspect of your case including the police investigation, forensic evidence, witness statements, and alibis. We will challenge any evidence obtained in violation of your rights.

We are skilled attorneys willing to fight for your freedom.

Assault and Battery

If you have been charged with Assault in Michigan, you need legal help. Michigan law concerning assault is complicated. Our attorneys can help defend you from the large number of charges that fall into this category. We are experienced with aggravated assault, domestic assault, battery, and other crimes involving the threats or acts of violence.

The attorneys at Ravid and Associates can help you fight these serious charges. You could be facing up to 20 years in prison and large fines.

We are committed to a thorough investigation of your case to ensure the best possible defense.

FAQs about Assault and Battery.


Michigan has harsh sentences for people convicted of Robbery. You could be facing life in prison if found guilty of armed robbery. Robbery includes the taking or attempt to take anything of value from another person and may involve force, threats of force, or a weapon. The prosecutors in Michigan take these charges very seriously and you need attorneys that take your charges just as seriously.

In Michigan you can be charged with armed robbery even if you did not possess an actual weapon without the proper defense. You need the services of competent representation and years of experience.

It is important to speak to and retain an attorney immediately who can investigate your case to preserve your rights and protect your freedom.

Our attorneys will vigorously defend you with the ultimate goal of having your charges dismissed or reaching an acquittal after trial.

Operating While Intoxicated and Alcohol Related Offenses

When you are facing a charge of operating while intoxicated (OWI), you need the best representation. A OWI conviction can lead to jail time. It can even result in prison time for multiple offenders. An OWI conviction can have other serious consequences like loss of your driving privileges, license suspension, or at least restrictions on your drivers license. An OWI can also affect your job, any professional license you hold, your reputation, and your lifestyle. An OWI conviction could lead to random alcohol testing, having to wear an alcohol tether, and being restricted from going to any place that serves alcohol. An OWI conviction can significantly change your life and restrict your freedom. That’s why you need experienced and passionate criminal defense attorneys and that’s what you will get at Ravid and Associates.

Minor in Possession (MIP) is another charge that can have a significant affect on the lives of teenagers under the age of 21. It can affect their driver’s license, their applications to colleges, their status at the colleges and universities they attend, and many other restrictions on their freedom.

At Ravid and Associates, we will try to do whatever we can to challenge these charges. We will try to do whatever we can to get a dismissal. We will fight for you and give you the zealous representation you deserve.