Howell, MI Drug Crimes Attorneys
Drug crime is very serious, and police and prosecutors statewide seek to harshly punish those who commit possession, distribution, and manufacture/cultivation offenses. If you or your loved one is facing drug charges in Howell or anywhere else in Livingston County, it is crucial that you get in touch with an experienced drug crime defense lawyer as soon as possible. Grabel & Associates has over 15 years of experience working with clients in Livingston County criminal cases, and we know what it takes to beat drug crime allegations. Let us handle your case, whether you are facing a misdemeanor or felony charge, and our attorneys will guide you through everything you can do to protect your rights and your freedom. Our team is available right now and 24/7 at 1-800-342-7896 and online.
Our Approach to Livingston County Drug Charge Defense
Our proven results show why so many clients trust Grabel & Associates when everything is on the line. In drug crime cases, you need a lawyer who knows the police, prosecutors, and judges you will come up against, and who understands the courts that could hear your case, as well as what you can do to maximize your chances of success in your Howell drug crime case. Whatever the specifics of your situation, our Livingston County defense lawyers are available now to start working with you.
Livingston County Drug Crime Statistics
In the most recent available statistics, Livingston County had 553 violations of the Controlled Substances Act, excluding offenses involving driving under the influence of alcohol/narcotics, of which there were another 631. Statewide, there were over 48,000 drug offenses in the most recent year for which data was collected. For more information on drug crime offenses in Howell and throughout Livingston County, review the Michigan State Police crime statistics.
District, Circuit, and Juvenile Courts for Drug Crimes in Howell, MI
There are two courts that hear drug crime cases in Livingston County. The 53rd District Court deals with misdemeanor offenses, as well as the preliminary stages of felony cases. This court also deals with smaller civil claims, small claims, civil infractions, and other disputes.
The 44th Circuit Court handles all felony criminal cases, and as a result, handles a large number of Howell drug crime cases. The 44th Circuit also handles juvenile offenses, large civil claims (over $25,000), and family court cases.
There are also specialty courts in Livingston County, including adult drug court, family treatment court, juvenile drug court, and intensive treatment mental health court. It is crucial that you consult with an attorney who knows the Howell drug crime system so that you can understand your options as you work through your case.
Detention Centers for Drug Crime Offenders in Livingston County
Livingston County Jail houses a small number of inmates, under the management of the Sheriff’s department. The Department of Corrections also houses prisoners in a number of facilities organized by security levels. An alphabetical list of prisons is available through the Department of Corrections.
Police and Prosecutors – Howell, MI Drug Charges
Drug crime cases may be handled by the Livingston County Sheriff Department, or local police such as the Howell Police Department. In more serious cases, agencies such as the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) or the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) might be involved.
Fighting Drug Crime Charges in Howell and Throughout Livingston County
If you are accused of a drug crime offense, a number of exceptionally serious criminal and administrative penalties could be at stake. Jail time, fines, and a criminal record are common in almost all drug crime cases, while license suspension, asset forfeiture, and more could also be on the line.
Trial attorney Scott Grabel knows what it takes to protect those accused of misdemeanor and felony drug crime offenses, and is willing to do whatever it takes to defend you or your loved one during any stage of the criminal justice process. Along with the rest of our talented team, Mr. Grabel will aggressively defend your rights and fight for your freedom. Never speak to police before you are able to get in touch with a member of our team, as anything you say could end up hurting your case. Contact our team right away through our toll free hotline and begin working with a qualified trial lawyer.
Contact Grabel & Associates for 24/7 Drug Crime Defense in Howell
Call our 24/7 toll free hotline at 1-800-342-7896 or contact Grabel & Associates online to learn more about our drug crime defense approach and what our lawyers can do to help you or your loved one in your case. We are committed to defending against wrongful conviction and are available right now to provide you with a free initial consultation.