Rochester Hills Michigan Domestic Violence Defense Lawyer

Disagreements and arguments within your family and relationships are charged with emotion and can escalate quickly. If you have been charged with domestic violence in Rochester Hills, Michigan, your next steps can mean the difference between dismissed charges, a misdemeanor offense, and a felony conviction that could land you in prison for years.

Whether you are the target of false accusations or whether you made a mistake in the heat of the moment, you still have legal rights and are entitled to the best representation possible. This means you need an experienced specialist – a Rochester Hills, Michigan, domestic violence criminal defense lawyer who will fight for you and help you achieve the most favorable possible outcome of your case.

But not all domestic violence criminal defense lawyers in Rochester Hills, Michigan, are created equal – how do you know which law firm is best for you?

Let’s take a closer look at what you need to look for in a domestic violence attorney.

To discuss your Rochester Hills domestic violence case, contact Blank Law, PC, for a FREE INITIAL CONSULTATION.

Experienced Rochester Hill Domestic Violence Attorney

To successfully defend a Rochester Hills domestic violence case, your attorney needs knowledge gained through experience. They can focus their efforts where they are most effective.

Founding domestic violence criminal defense attorney Nicole Blank Becker has worked for over 20 years on both sides of the law, as an Assistant Prosecutor for Macomb County and as private counsel. As a prosecutor, Nicole was Chief of the Sex Crimes and Child Abuse units.

Defense attorney Christopher Coyle has similar experience, with 30 years as a Wayne County Assistant Prosecutor, including serving as Deputy Chief of the Special Victims Unit.

This experience could and should be working for you. Blank Law, PC, is just a click or phone call away.


A top domestic violence criminal defense lawyer in Rochester Hills, MI, uses their experience in your best interests:

  • The right pre-trial motions
  • The right courtroom arguments
  • The right challenges to evidence, testimony, and witnesses
  • The right plea bargain agreements

Nicole Blank Becker and Christopher Coyle have worked Rochester Hills, MI, domestic violence cases from both sides – defense and prosecution – and this makes them uniquely familiar with the strategies that really work. Blank Law knows what to do, when to do it, and how it should be done.


A top Rochester Hills, Michigan, domestic violence criminal defense lawyer understands that their reputation within the local legal community is a major advantage.

Domestic assault charges can potentially take away your freedom, destroy your reputation, ruin your finances, and tear your family apart. You want a domestic violence attorney who is taken seriously by the Oakland County District Attorney and the district or circuit judge.

Nicole and Chris have well-earned outstanding reputations, both locally and nationally. When facing the best domestic violence attorneys in Rochester Hills, prosecutors become far more willing to make a favorable plea bargain agreement.

Negotiation Skills

The best domestic violence criminal defense attorneys in Rochester Hills, MI, know when it is time to make a deal.

Plea bargains are a very important part of the Michigan criminal justice system. Because the Oakland County DA has an overwhelming case backlog, they try to resolve as many as possible before going to trial.

A plea bargain benefits both sides. The DA looks successful with a conviction, and you get a faster, more favorable, and more predictable outcome to your domestic violence case. Some advantages to a negotiated plea bargain agreement include:

  • Reduced or even dismissed charges
  • Smaller fines
  • Affordable payment plans
  • Less prison time
  • Counseling instead of jail
  • Pronation
  • Community service

To see if a plea bargain is in your best interest, contact Blank Law, PC today.

Courtroom Acumen

To beat domestic violence charges in Rochester Hills, Michigan,, you need a criminal defense attorney who can create reasonable doubt in the minds of the jurors by challenging:

  • Search warrants
  • Statements
  • Evidence
  • Witnesses
  • Police reports
  • Experts
  • Actions taken by police officers

To discuss your best domestic violence defense strategy, contact Blank Law, PC for a free initial consultation.

Passion for Justice

As the top domestic violence criminal defense law firm in Rochester Hills, MI, Blank Law fights for your civil and Constitutional rights.

Did the police:

  • Advise you of your right to remain silent?
  • Question you without a lawyer present?
  • Intimidate you into confessing?
  • Have a valid search warrant?

Did the District Attorney:

  • Ask for unreasonably high bail?
  • Delay the legal process and cost you money, time, and peace of mind?
  • Make inflammatory public statements that could prejudice the jury?

Blank Law, PC, zealously fights for your legal rights. Contact us today to discuss your case.

Where Are Rochester Hills Domestic Violence Cases Tried?


52nd District Court Division 3

700 Barclay Circle

Rochester Hills, MI 48307

(248) 853-5553


Sixth Circuit Court

1200 N. Telegraph Rd

Pontiac, MI 48341

(248) 858-0344

Rochester Hills Domestic Violence Judges

52nd District Court Division 3

Honorable Julie A. Nicholson

Honorable Nancy T. Carniak

Honorable Lisa L. Asadoorian

Sixth Circuit Court

Honorable Jeffrey S. Matis

Honorable Martha D. Anderson

Honorable Phyllis C. McMillen

Honorable Mary Ellen Brennan

Honorable David M. Cohen

Honorable Jacob James Cunningham

Honorable Nanci J. Grant

Honorable Cheryl A. Matthews

Honorable Daniel P. O’Brien

Honorable Yasmine I. Poles

Honorable Kwamé L. Rowe

Oakland County Prosecutor

Karen D. McDonald

(248) 858-0656

Special Victims Unit

Tricia Dare

(248) 452-8688

52-3 District Court and 6th Circuit Court Parking

The main parking lot for the 52-3 District Court in Rochester Hills is located on the northeast corner of the building. There is also street parking on the northwest corner.

The main parking lot for the Oakland County Sixth Circuit Court is located to the south of the complex. There is also a paid parking structure nearby, at 159-198 W. Ann Street.

Nearby Restaurants

Rochester Hills

Cheng’s Restaurant

2666 S. Rochester Road

(248) 299-9450


Lebanese Grill

2783 S. Rochester Road

(248) 606-4651


Hungry Howie’s Pizza

2638 S. Rochester Road

(248) 852-0002

There are also several chain restaurants nearby – Jersey Mike’s Subs, Taco Bell, Pizza Hut, Red Lobster,


Big Nick’s Coney Island

670 Cesar E. Chavez Ave.

(248) 332-3925


Al’s Fresh Fish Chicken and Seafood

775 Baldwin Ave.

(248) 451-1488


Jalapenos Mexican Restaurant

806 Baldwin Ave.

(248) 454-0887

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We are located on the Northeast corner of Big Beaver & Livernois in the Venture Plaza Office Building.

Troy, MI Office
3150 Livernois Rd
# 126

Troy, MI 48083

Phone: 248-515-6583

Client Reviews

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