Criminal Sexual Conduct (CSC) is a serious crime in Michigan reserved for offenses involving sexual assault, rape, and sex with a minor and other serious sex crimes. If you or a loved one has been accused of CSC in the 1st, 2nd, 3rd, or 4th degree, contact an attorney immediately. Criminal Sexual Conduct cases should always be handled by an experienced and knowledgeable defense lawyer in Grand Rapids who has experience fighting for the rights of clients in Michigan courts. We know how to protect you from aggressive police and prosecutors who will already be working to build a compelling case against you. Avoid life changing penalties and stand up to criminal allegations with Grabel & Associates.
The criminal defense team at our firm has established a reputation as a top sex crime defense firm in Grand Rapids and statewide. With past experience working in a variety of complex and difficult cases, our skilled lawyers will analyze every aspect of your case and present you with all available legal options as well as any information you may need to make informed decisions about your legal future. We understand how difficult a sex crime accusation can be and will fight to do all we can to protect you from jail time, fines, sex offender registration and other penalties. With over a decade of experience, our sex crimes defense attorneys know what it takes to provide comprehensive criminal defense no matter what charge you face, and we are always available to begin working with you to protect your rights and freedom.
The most serious sexual penetration crimes can result in 1st degree CSC charges, which can lead to felony conviction. A person is guilty of first degree CSC if he or she engages in sexual penetration with a person under the age of 13, or a person under the age of 16 if the two are related, in the same household, if the defendant is in a position of authority, if the defendant uses force or coercion, or under other circumstances outlined in Section 750.520b of the Penal Code.
Contact our team now if you have been accused of unlawful sexual penetration, rape, sexual assault, or any other allegation that could lead to 1st degree CSC charges. No matter what stage of your case you are facing, our attorneys are available now to stand with you in your battle for justice.
If a person engages in sexual contact but not penetration with a person under the age of 13, or under the age of 16 accompanied by any of the conditions set out in the Penal Code, he or she could face felony CSC 2nd degree charges. Our attorneys have experience working with clients who have been accused of sexual contact with a minor or other CSC charges, and can help you or your loved one protect against wrongful conviction.
If a person has sex with a minor between 13 and 16 and uses force, coercion, or mental incapacity of the alleged victim to accomplish penetration, or if the alleged victim is between 16 and 18 and the defendant is a teacher or school employee he or she could face third degree felony CSC charges. If contact without penetration occurs, misdemeanor CSC in the 4th degree charges could result. For more information on CSC in Michigan, review the Michigan Penal Code or contact our firm.
We are committed to protecting those who have been accused of CSC and will do everything possible to guard you or your loved one throughout the justice process. We know how the harsh penalties and lasting criminal record a person faces could change his or her life and want to help protect against wrongful conviction or excessive sentencing. Whether you have been investigated for a sex crime or already charged with CSC, we are available 24/7 to begin reviewing every detail of your case and representing you inside and outside the courtroom.
Call our firm now at 1-800-342-7896 to talk with a CSC case analyst who has worked in Michigan sex crime cases. You can also email our firm through this website and connect with trial lawyer Scott Grabel, contact us online who has worked in sex crime cases in Grand Rapids and throughout Michigan for over 10 years. Begin your fight for justice now; let our team of attorneys stand with you throughout your complex sex crime case.