Drunk Driving Appeals in Muskegon
If you have been convicted of driving while under the influence of alcohol, it is likely that you are facing driver’s license suspension or revocation, fines, a criminal record, and possibly jail time. In cases where DUI sentencing guidelines were not applied correctly, or where the verdict or sentence was unlawful or extremely unjust for any other reason, you may be able to continue your fight by appealing the court’s decision. Grabel & Associates is committed to protecting clients who want to improve their case outcome, and we are always available to take your case, even if you have already been convicted. We know how difficult it is to change the court’s mind on a verdict or sentence, and have the necessary experience to get you a better case result. It is extremely difficult to win an appeal, which is why you need the best available defense attorney in Muskegon on your side as you continue to fight for justice. Our firm is available to clients in Muskegon County and statewide, and we can be reached for a free initial consultation 24/7.
Under the direction of experienced trial attorney Scott Grabel, our DUI defense team will present all your post-conviction options, including the option to appeal your verdict or sentence. For over a decade, our team has been committed to defending Michigan’s wrongly accused and unlawfully sentenced, and we are ready now to begin applying our proven post-conviction defense strategies to your case. Contact us now if you have been unjustly convicted of:
- Driving Under the Influence (DUI)
- Operating While Intoxicated (OWI)
- Operating While Visibly Impaired (OWVI)
- Operating Under the Influence of Liquor (OUIL)
- Operating Under the Influence of Drugs (OUID)
- Operating With Drugs Present (OWPD)
- DUI/OWI With Child in Vehicle
- DUI/OWI Causing Injury
- DUI/OWI Causing Death
- Any Other Drunk Driving Charge (Misdemeanor or Felony)
We are always available to start working with you and can help you battle back against an unjust case outcome. Get in touch with our team as soon as you can, because appellate cases are extremely time sensitive. You likely only have a few short weeks to appeal your case outcome, and whether you have been convicted or a loved one has been sentenced, our team can begin working with you now.
Types of DUI Appeals in Michigan
In Muskegon DUI cases, you can appeal either your verdict or sentence. If you are found guilty and you believe newly discovered evidence could change that result, or if you believe the jury or judge was biased or otherwise acted unlawfully in rendering a guilty verdict, you may be able to appeal the verdict. Appealing a sentence will mean you still are found guilty of the crime, but you may be able to fight for a lighter sentence if you can prove the penalties don’t match Michigan DUI sentencing guidelines, or are otherwise unlawful.
In many cases, you have the right to appeal, which you can utilize within 21 days of a judgment being entered. In some cases, however, you will need the permission of a higher court to appeal, which is referred to as an appeal by application for leave. Always speak to an attorney before taking any action, so that you know what appellate options are available to you after a drunk driving conviction in Muskegon.
Driver’s License Restoration and DAAD Hearing Appeals
If you have attempted to get your license back after a DUI conviction, or are seeking a restricted or full license, you can appeal to the Michigan Driver Assessment Appeal Division. Our attorneys have extensive experience working with clients in Muskegon driver’s license hearings, and we know how to help you get back on the road. Contact our team now and begin fighting to win back your freedom.
Our Approach to Muskegon DUI Appeals
Our experienced team not only has the skill needed to help you achieve an exceptional case result, but we truly care about your result and will do everything we can to protect your best interests. No matter how much time and effort it takes, our team will deliver comprehensive defense representation throughout every step of your battle for justice, even after conviction. We know how life changing it can be to have someone on your side who knows the law and has experience working in the appellate court system, who is also passionate about helping you obtain justice.
Contact Grabel & Associates for Appellate DUI Defense 24/7
Speak with a member of our highly qualified team now by contacting our firm online, or calling our 24/7 hotline at 1-800-342-7896. We are available now to provide you with a free post-conviction drunk driving consultation, and can immediately help you review your appellate options in your unique case.