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10 Best, Attorney Client Satisfaction Badge from the American Institute of Criminal Law Attorneys
Top 100 Trial Lawyers Badge from The National Trial Lawyers
Top 100 Badge from America's Top 100 Criminal Defense Attorneys
Avoo Rating, 10.0 Scott Grabel
Top 10, Attorney and Practice Magazine's, Criminal Defense Law Firm

Bay County Criminal Defense

Bay County Criminal Defense Attorneys

Aggressive Defense For Bay County Residents

Did you know that more people go to jail in the United State than most other industrialized countries?

At Grabel & Associates, our goal is to keep you out of jail and protect your rights and reputation.

How do we do this?

We have a proven track record of successfully defending Bay County residents and people throughout the state of Michigan against all types of crimes including drug crimes, theft, burglary, robbery, DUI/DWI/OWI/OUIL, violent crimes, weapons charges and sex crimes.

Our keys to success include:

  • Preparation. We employ state of the art investigative techniques including the use of nationally respected forensic experts, DNA and polygraph analysis, and state of the art computer research.
  • Investigation. If you’ve been charged with a Michigan crime, the first thing our experienced attorneys will do is investigate all of the circumstances surrounding an alleged event. We understand how to talk to eyewitnesses and people of interest in order to provide a powerful defense for our clients.
  • Dedication. We are selective in the cases we take. We want to provide you the best possible chance of success. By being selective, we are able to focus on you and doing what it takes to get your charges dismissed or eliminated.
  • Integrity. With more than 100 combined years of practicing in Bay County and throughout the state of Michigan, the attorneys at Grabel & Associates have a reputation for providing quality criminal defense and the results to prove it.

Bay County Criminal Cases - Courthouse Information

Criminal charges in Bay County involving all criminal matters that carry a one-year sentence or more are heard in the circuit court. The district court has jurisdiction of misdemeanors, ordinances and preliminary examinations of all felony cases.

The Bay County 18th Circuit Court and 74th District Court are located at:

Bay County Courthouse
1230 Washington Avenue
Bay City, Michigan 48708
Phone (989) 895-4203

Protect Your Constitutional Rights

The law firm of Grabel & Associates has a long history of protecting clients’ rights in Bay County and throughout Michigan. Often, overzealous law enforcement officials seek to make a name for themselves while stepping on the constitutional rights of others. The United States Constitutional protects how you are treated before, during, and throughout and criminal investigation.

If you have been accused of any crime—federal, state or local—contact a lawyer at the criminal defense firm of Grabel & Associates to explain your rights.

If you have been charged with a theft crime, drug offense, sex crime or any other Michigan criminal offense, call the aggressive attorneys at Grabel & Associates.

Client Reviews

If you are reading these reviews you are about to make a decision that will have a large impact on the rest of your life. I choose Grabel and Associates to represent me in my case and I could not have been more satisfied with the level of professionalism and dedication to their clients. I had the opportunity to meet and work with multiple lawyers in the practice all of which showcased a vast knowledge and understanding of the inner workings of the legal system. When you choose Scott Grabel to represent you will open yourself up to all of his resources. Depending on your case Grabel knows experts in all fields. I worked with polygraph examiners, investigators, and forensics experts. Grabel and Associates will defend without prejudice of innocence or guilt. Scott Grabel was able to lead me through every step of the process with great communication the whole way. I would recommend Scott Grabel and Associates to my friends, family and anyone who is in need of representation. B. A.
Best attorney in state of Michigan. Caring and a true friend. Scott was with us every step of the way. He fought for a great injustice for our son and was able to provide an outcome that gave his life back. L. A.
Scott and his firm did an awesome job representing a family member of mine, I would highly recommend him and his firm! They were extremely reliable, trustworthy and very informative and did a great job with the case. I couldn't be happier with the results that we received, I can't speak highly enough about the great job he did. If you are thinking about using his firm, I would highly recommend, I would definitely use his firm again if needed, he is an a great attorney with a great firm, you won't be disappointed! M. F.