Howell, MI Theft and Property Crimes Lawyer
Robbery, larceny, shoplifting, vandalism, and other theft and property crimes are all very serious, and anyone who has been accused of a misdemeanor or a felony in Howell or anywhere else in Livingston County should contact an experienced defense attorney immediately for more information on fighting back against wrongful conviction and excessive criminal penalties. Grabel & Associates is a firm that boasts over 15 years of experience working with clients in tough criminal cases statewide, and our talented defense lawyers know what to do when faced with theft and property cases. Our Howell theft and property crime defense lawyers know what steps you need to take throughout your case in order to ensure your rights are protected, and we will do everything we can to guide you to the best possible case result.
Theft and Property Crime Representation in Livingston County
The Grabel & Associates defense team knows that it is important to know the law and the legal issues surrounding a particular case, as well as every other aspect including the venue and police and prosecutors that may be involved. Our Howell defense lawyers are ready to begin providing you with individualized defense tailored to your unique case, and know how to defend clients in Howell and Livingston County theft and property crime cases. For representation in District or Circuit Court, or throughout any stage of the criminal defense process, contact our team now.
If you or your loved one is facing charges for a Howell theft or property crime, contact the Grabel & Associates team now at 1-800-342-7896 toll free, or contact our firm online. We will provide you with a free initial case consultation and walk you through what you need to say and do to defend your best interests. Never speak to police without first getting in touch with a member of our team, no matter what the specific details of your case may be. Work with our Livingston County defense lawyers and fight for justice in your case.
Theft and Property Crime Statistics for Livingston County and Howell
In the most recently reported year, Livingston County had the following numbers of theft and property crime offenses:
- Robbery: 11
- Extortion: 4
- Burglary: 240
- Possession of Burglary Tools: 5
- Larceny: 794
- Motor Vehicle Theft: 80
- Retail Fraud/Shoplifting: 452
With such a high number of reported offenses, police and prosecutors are likely to try to crack down on those accused of theft and property crimes. Work with a defense attorney and ensure you have the chance to tell your side of the story as your case moves through the justice system.
Courts for Theft and Property Crimes in Livingston County
Most cases are heard in the 53rd District Court in Howell, at least at some point during the justice process. Misdemeanor trials will occur completely in this court, which also handles civil claims up to $25,000, small claims, landlord/tenant disputes, civil infractions including traffic tickets, weddings, and divorces not involving minor children. The District Court also handles the preliminary stages of felony criminal cases.
The 44th Circuit Court, also in Howell, handles felony criminal cases, as well as civil trials involving over $25,000. The family court also operates out of the Circuit Court.
Jails and Detention Centers for Theft and Property Crimes in Howell
Those convicted of theft and property crimes may be held in the Livingston County Jail, which houses a small number of inmates, including those awaiting charges or trial. A full list of state facilities can be found on the Department of Corrections website.
Howell Police and Livingston County Sheriff’s Department
Theft and property crime cases are usually handled by local police, which would be the Howell Police Department for cases in the area. The Livingston County Sheriff may also investigate or arrest in theft and property crime cases. Our lawyers know how to handle police investigations and questioning, and also know that it never serves your best interests to speak to police before you have an attorney working with you. Contact our 24/7 hotline if you are under investigation or arrest, or if your loved one is facing theft or property crime charges in Livingston County.
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To receive a free initial case consultation, call 1-800-342-7896 right now or contact our team online. Why wait? Our lawyers are ready to provide you with free, no obligation, confidential consultation regarding your legal matter.