Justia Lawyer Rating
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

Common Appeal Mistakes

In Michigan criminal appeals cases, it is crucial to work with the best possible appellate attorney to ensure you avoid common mistakes which could hurt your results. Appellate cases are often very complex and difficult to win, and our experienced criminal defense attorneys understand what it takes to pursue a better outcome in a Michigan criminal case. While it is rare to change a court decision through appeal, following proper procedures and avoiding appeal mistakes will give you the best chance at achieving a lesser sentence or overturned conviction.

Win a Criminal Appeal with Representation from a Michigan Criminal Appeals Lawyer in Detroit, Lansing, Ann Arbor, Grand Rapids, and Throughout Michigan

Contact Grabel & Associates now if you or a loved one has been convicted of a crime in Michigan. Our attorneys aggressively defend clients statewide who are facing jail time, fines, a criminal record, and other serious penalties. Choosing the right appeals attorney is the first step you need to take after a criminal conviction, as many people miss out on a better result because of inadequate representation. Our team of Michigan appellate lawyers will work with you throughout the post-conviction process and explain every legal issue affecting your case. Contact our appellate law firm immediately to begin working with an experienced criminal defense lawyer who can direct you throughout your post-trial case.

Can I Win My Michigan Appeal?

While many people have the right to appeal, a common mistake is pursuing an appeal without consulting an experienced attorney and before considering other legal options. While a criminal appeal could help you or your loved one achieve a better case outcome, there may be other motions and legal actions possible which would give you a better chance at improving your result. Contact a skilled and knowledgeable Michigan criminal appeal lawyer if you or someone close to you has been convicted. Our lawyers will help you consider all available legal options and explain the consequences of any action to you before you make a decision.

Choosing a Criminal Appeals Lawyer in MI

The biggest mistake you can make in an appellate case is not contacting the right appeals lawyer, and it is extremely important to work with a team of attorneys who not only understand appellate law, but have experience working in a variety of complex and unique cases. Grabel & Associates has extensive experience in criminal appeals, and for over a decade our firm has been defending clients in appellate courts statewide. Founding attorney Scott Grabel began his legal career working in the Michigan Court of Appeals and can offer valuable insight into the appellate process and how different legal issues could affect your case.

It is also crucial to hire an attorney as soon as possible, as waiting to hire a lawyer could set you up for failure. As soon as you or a loved one has been convicted, contact Grabel & Associates to discuss post-trial options. We are available 24/7 to begin working on your case no matter where you are in Michigan.

Our attorneys know how to review the details of cases and seek out valuable information that could be pivotal in an appellate case. Our compelling briefs and persuasive arguments will help you properly protect your rights and freedom inside and outside the courtroom, and our research skills will ensure every angle has been considered.

Procedural Mistakes in MI Criminal Appeal Cases

Work with an appellate attorney who knows what it takes to win an appeal and understands the significant differences between appeals cases and trial court cases. Not only are there strict time limits that you must comply with in appellate cases, but detailed procedures, paperwork, and fees that you need to understand in order to have your appellate case heard. Grabel & Associates will help you meet deadlines and properly prepare the complex paperwork required, so that you can take full advantage of your right to appeal.

Our Approach to Criminal Appeals

You need a lawyer who can properly analyze your case and consult you throughout the post-trial process. Grabel & Associates has the knowledge and experience needed to comprehensively represent you throughout your case, and we will not rest until we have done all that we can to fight for the best interest of you or your loved one.

Our lawyers will explain the pros and cons of any motion or appeal, and help you make an informed decision in your case. Failing to analyze all available options or making a misguided decision could lead to unnecessary jail time, fines, and other penalties, and our lawyers will do everything they can to help you overcome an unjust court decision.

Contact Grabel & Associates for Appellate Representation

Our firm is available 24/7 to support you in your fight for justice, and can be reached toll free at 1-800-342-7896. Contact our experienced appellate team now by phone or online and ask to set up a free consultation with trial lawyer Scott Grabel. Our knowledgeable team will help you avoid appeals mistakes and work towards a better case result.

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.