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Just Arrested

Attorneys For Misdemeanors Or Felonies

Lawyers Defending Against State, Federal, And Juvenile Charges in Lansing, Grand Rapids, Ann Arbor, Detroit and Throughout Michigan

If you or someone you know has just been arrested in, within the state of Michigan, or outside Michigan under any of the following circumstances, you need qualified legal representation as soon as possible:

  • A person is accused of committing a crime within or partly within the state of Michigan.
  • A person is accused of conduct constituting an attempt to commit an offense in Michigan.
  • A person is accused of conspiracy to commit an offense within Michigan and an action to further the conspiracy takes place within the state by either the offender, or another member of the conspiracy provoked by the offender.
  • A victim of the accused offense or any employee or agent of a governmental unit posing as a victim resides in Michigan or was located in Michigan at the time of the suggested offense.
  • A person is accused of a crime causing considerable detriment in the state of Michigan.
  • A person is arrested for an act with an element of the offense committed in Michigan, with consequences occurring within Michigan, or with the cause of material harm to the state’s system of government or community welfare, or causes a person or persons within the state to be defrauded or otherwise harmed.

Under the Code of Criminal Procedure 762.2 the person who has been arrested is subject to prosecution and needs to secure a veteran team of aggressive lawyers. Contact Grabel & Associates as soon as possible for attorneys with ample expertise in defending your case and who will fight for the best case result.

Initial Appearance after Arrest in Michigan

It is pivotal to promptly acquire legal representation, as an arrestee will be brought before a judge for an initial appearance without unnecessary delay. Any alleged criminal will have the opportunity to make a public statement and answer any desired questions regarding the charge, and a lawyer’s direction during this process can dictate your results. Upon arrest, you will be read your rights. Our knowledgeable lawyers will provide you with a thorough understanding of these rights and how to best utilize them to avoid criminal penalties. Arrest does not have to result in prosecution, but you need to act quickly in order to ensure the best possible result in your case. If you or someone you know has been arrested for a crime in Michigan and has yet to obtain legal representation, call Grabel & Associates immediately.

If the arrestee is less than 17 years of age, he or she will immediately be taken before the family division of court in the county of the alleged offense, as per the Code of Criminal Procedure 764.27. Criminal defense representation is vital to achieving a supreme outcome in the midst of this swift process.

Michigan Posting Bail and Bail Bonds

Any arrestee may be allowed to post bail by a judge in Michigan; and prior to monetary forfeiture by the arrestee, or someone acting for the arrestee, call our proficient lawyers. You may even be able to post bail in Michigan without seeing a judge for a variety of charges. If you use a bail bondsman, you will not get back any bond funds, so the guidance of an accomplished attorney is essential. If an agreement concerning bail cannot be reached, the importance of criminal defense is amplified. Preparation before any correspondence with the courts is crucial to achieving optimal results.

If you require the services of a bail bonds person to post bail for you, our first-rate defense team can provide unrivaled guidance in this arrangement. Don’t allow uncertainty into your initial criminal proceedings; hire an expert criminal defense lawyer.

Michigan Lawyers for Federal Court Arrest

If you have been arrested for a federal crime, you are subject to prosecution in federal court and could potentially spend time in federal prison. After your arrest, prospective pre-trial release is decided by a federal judge, and a background check will take place. For numerous federal crimes, the accused may not be released. You do not want to your favorable case result jeopardized by inadequate legal representation. Obtaining the best Michigan criminal defense lawyer without delay is imperative to avoiding prison time.

Grabel & Associates’ Effective Strategy Will Ensure the Best Result in Your Criminal Defense Case

Our credentialed Michigan criminal defense firm fights to achieve unsurpassed case results for a multitude of charges. If you have been arrested, the leading Michigan attorneys at Grabel & Associates have expertise in a variety of fields that will secure you the best criminal defense throughout judicial proceedings.

Read through our extensive results and be assured that we will aggressively fight the charges against you to earn an impressive result. Our recent not guilty verdicts and dismissals will convince you that having our firm on your side will be exceptionally advantageous.

Arrested for a Crime in Michigan? You Need Legal Representation

If you have been arrested for a crime in the state of Michigan, do not speak to the police before securing an attorney in a highly regarded firm. Anything you say during or after your arrest may be used against you, and to avoid incriminating yourself, gain the perceptive counsel of one of our Michigan lawyers.

Call us now, toll free, 24 hours a day at 1-800-342-7896 if you or someone you know has just been arrested in Michigan. Alternatively, you can contact our criminal defense firm by email to arrange a free consultation with accomplished trial lawyer Scott Grabel. You will need a criminal defense lawyer to fight the charges against you in Michigan, and we will vigorously exert our talent to prevail in your case.

Read more about Criminal Procedure in Michigan courts.
Read more about Federal Rules of Criminal Procedure in the United States.

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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.