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Felony Murder

Michigan courts take homicide charges seriously, and a felony murder conviction could result in harsh criminal punishments that will last a lifetime. If you are being investigated for a homicide or have already been arrested on first-degree felony murder charges, contact Grabel & Associates now. You will need a lawyer to aggressively defend you in every stage of your Michigan criminal case, and our experienced team will give you a crucial advantage over police and prosecutors. Our hands on experience in complex criminal cases gives us unique insight into Michigan cases and the ability to utilize the most effective defense tactics to ensure you obtain the best result. Don’t let a felony murder accusation result in a lengthy prison sentence, contact Grabel & Associates and fight back against charges.

Lawyer for First Degree Murder Cases in Michigan

First-degree murder an extremely serious charge, and felony murder carries the same harsh penalties as any other first-degree murder charge. Anyone in Michigan charged with felony murder will require a talented attorney to avoid conviction. We are committed to fighting wrongful conviction and unjust sentencing, and your decision to work with us will be evident in your impressive case results. Don’t hesitate  the sooner you contact a lawyer the better your chance at a case dismissal or court victory. Often, the investigative or pre-file stage can determine whether or not police and prosecutors have enough evidence to push for a criminal conviction, and your quick action to hire a lawyer as soon as you suspect you could be under investigation can inhibit the ability of police and prosecutors to gather incriminating information. Grabel & Associates will immediately begin defending you and protecting your rights, no matter what stage of the criminal process you are in.

Felony Murder Charge in Michigan

Charges of first-degree murder involve premeditated killing of another person, but a special category exists for murders committed in the perpetration of other crimes. If you commit murder in the perpetration or attempted perpetration of arson, criminal sexual conduct (CSC) in any degree, child abuse in the first degree, a major controlled substance offense, robbery, carjacking, breaking and entering a dwelling, home invasion in the first or second degree, larceny, extortion, kidnapping, vulnerable adult abuse in the first or second degree, torture, or aggravated stalking, you could be convicted of felony murder. This is an exceptionally serious allegation requiring a comprehensive defense from a skilled Michigan criminal defense team. The Michigan Penal Code (750.316) defines other conditions surrounding felony murder cases, but your lawyer will explain every legal issue affecting your unique case.

Felony Murder Penalty in Michigan

Section 750.316 of the Michigan Penal Code outlines the definitions and punishments for first-degree murder charges including felony murder. If you are convicted of felony murder, you will be faced with life imprisonment. Contact us immediately to avoid a life sentence and fight for your freedom.

Our lawyers combine for over 100 years of legal experience, and we have defended Michigan clients in thousands of cases. Grabel & Associates has been committed to criminal defense for over a decade, allowing our team to strengthen their skills in extremely difficult cases. We know how to win, and we will apply all of our knowledge and talent to your felony murder case to help you avoid life in prison for a homicide conviction.

Our Aggressive Criminal Defense Approach for First-Degree Murder Cases

We understand that criminal defense is serious, and that the stakes are high in felony murder cases with life imprisonment on the line. Every case is unique and we work to develop an individualized and aggressive criminal defense approach through continuous consultation with every client and thorough analysis of case details. We never trust the police report to give us enough information to defend you, and we will always conduct a comprehensive investigation of the details of your case, uncovering all information that can help in earning your freedom and uncovering any police and prosecutor mistakes that could result in a case dismissal or dropped charges.

Attorney for Felony Murder and Other Homicide Cases in Detroit, Lansing, Grand Rapids, Ann Arbor, and Throughout Michigan

Grabel & Associates knows Michigan criminal defense, and we are familiar with the tactics that work in criminal courts. We will utilize effective professional witnesses in your case, such as doctors, psychologists, and investigative experts to further prove your innocence and help you achieve your legal goals. Our knowledge will be crucial throughout the criminal process, as we will inform you of every legal option and help you to utilize every legal tactic available to earn a great result.

We are recognized as one of Michigan’s best criminal defense firms, and our promise to achieve the best possible result has been proven in thousands of past cases. View our proven results for a sample of recent results and be assured that we will earn you an equally impressive result in your felony murder case.

Contact Scott Grabel for Felony Murder Defense

Contact us online to set up a free consultation with trial attorney Scott Grabel, or call us, toll free at 1-800-342-7896 to discuss your case with an experienced case analyst. We are available at our toll-free number 24/7, and a case consultant will help you understand your best legal steps and tell you more about how our premier legal approach can help you in your felony murder case. We look forward to representing you in any of Michigan’s 83 counties, and our criminal defense team will begin aggressively defending you as soon as you contact us.

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.