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Grand Traverse County Criminal Defense

Criminal Defense Attorneys in Grand Traverse County Michigan

Experience Matters

For more than 100 combined years, our experienced Grand Traverse County criminal defense attorneys have been providing results-oriented representation to people accused of any type of Michigan criminal conduct.

At Grabel & Associates our goal is simple - do whatever is necessary to successfully defend and beat the charges against you.

Facing sex crime charges?

We can help. We embrace the fundamental constitutional law concept that you are innocent until proven guilty and will aggressively fight to protect your future and your freedom. Under the leadership of Scott Grabel, our sex crimes defense team has a long track record of proven results.

Contact our team of Michigan sex crimes defense attorneys to start building your defense against any sex crime charges such as:

  • Sexual assault
  • Statutory rape
  • Internet sex crimes
  • Prostitution and solicitation
  • Indecent exposure
  • Child pornography
For more information about sex offense charges, please see our sex crimes information page.

Our aggressive Michigan criminal defense attorneys have been successful in helping Grand Traverse County residents in all areas of criminal law including:

We are committed to protecting your constitutional rights and will fight to ensure your future isn't compromised as the result of overzealous law enforcement officials.

Grand Traverse County Criminal Court Information

The 86th District Court has jurisdiction over all Grand Traverse County misdemeanor offenses and for processing felony offenses where the maximum penalty exceeds one year in jail. The district court holds all preliminary examinations to determine if enough evidence exists to bind the matter over to the 13th Circuit Court for trial.

The 13th Circuit Court and 86th District Court, Grand Traverse County division, are both located in Traverse City.

13th Circuit Court
328 Washington, Suite 300
Traverse City, Michigan 49684

86th District Court
208 Washington Street
Traverse City, Michigan 49684

The lawyers at Grabel & Associates are well known and respected throughout the Grand Traverse County Court system. As successful criminal defense attorneys with a statewide practice, they have earned the respect of judges, prosecutors, their peers and their clients.

If you need a Grand Traverse County criminal defense lawyer, you need Grabel & Associates.

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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.