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Berrien County Criminal Defense

Berrien County Criminal Defense Attorneys

Committed To Providing Aggressive Defense For Berrien County Residents

Are you facing criminal charges in Union Pier, New Buffalo, Michiana, Grand Beach or anywhere throughout Berrien County? Call the criminal defense attorneys at the law offices of Grabel & Associates to find out how we can help.

If you’re under investigation for drug possession you need to act promptly to protect your rights. Remember—when police ask you questions, they’re not interested in being your friend. They want answers and may use underhanded methods to get you to admit to a crime or other incriminating actions. The best thing to do? Contact one of the experienced Berrien County criminal defense attorneys at Grabel & Associates for immediate legal help.

Call 1-800-342-7896 For Prompt Attention – 24/7. We Accept All Major Credit Cards.

Once we begin working for you, our aggressive attorneys will investigate the facts surrounding any potential charges and develop a winning strategy to protect your constitutional rights. Our in-depth, hard charging approach has helped us obtain a long track record of success in all areas of Michigan criminal law including:

  • Sex crimes: We have a long history of not guilty verdicts, dismissals and prosecutors changing their mind—deciding not to press charges after our attorneys have shown the holes in their cases.
  • DUI defense: By working with our DUI lawyers, many potential defendants have been able to get their driver's licenses back and avoid jail time.
  • Embezzlement charges: Using state of the art computer forensics we have been able to point our errors in the prosecution’s case and avoid having charges filed.
  • Violent crimes: With thorough investigation, including witness interviews, forensic evidence review and scrutiny of police conduct, we establish the best possible defense and seek to have charges dismissed or reduced whenever possible.

Let a Berrien County criminal defense lawyer at Grabel & Associates start preparing your defense.

Berrien County Criminal Cases - Courthouse Information

The Berrien County Trial Court has jurisdiction over all adult misdemeanor and felony crimes, as well as misdemeanor criminal appeals, and maintains separate dockets for drug cases and misdemeanor domestic violence cases.

The Berrien County Court is a unified court system and all crimes, misdemeanors and felonies are handled by the criminal division located at:

Berrien County Courthouse
811 Port Street
St. Joseph, Michigan 49085

Additional Berrien County criminal matters are heard in Niles, Michigan:

South County Building
1205 N. Front Street
Niles, Michigan 49102
Phone: (269) 684-5274

Our criminal defense attorneys have a proven track record of getting Berrien County charges reduced or dismissed. Call us now at 1-800-342-7896 to see how we can help.

We also have extensive experience helping juveniles who find themselves in trouble, often for the first time. We can help keep your teen from being charged as an adult and keep a conviction off his or her record. At Grabel & Associates, our criminal defense lawyers understand the critical importance of ensuring that youthful indiscretions don’t become lasting marks on a teen’s life.

If you or a loved one is facing charges in Berrien County, don’t let another moment pass without calling the Michigan criminal defense attorneys at Grabel & Associates at 1-800-342-7896.

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.