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Avoo Rating, 10.0 Scott Grabel
Top 10, Attorney and Practice Magazine's, Criminal Defense Law Firm

Juvenile Defense Information Center

Criminal cases involving offenders under the age of 18 can be extremely complex, and are difficult to fully understand without an experienced juvenile defense attorney, as the procedures, courts, and penalties involved are different than in other criminal cases. Our skilled criminal lawyers know what it takes to win in even the toughest cases and are committed to standing up for the freedom of juvenile offenders statewide. If you or your child has been accused of a criminal offense, contact Grabel & Associates now for aggressive defense.

Michigan Juvenile Crime Defense Lawyer Defending Underage Offenders in Detroit, Lansing, Grand Rapids, Ann Arbor, and Statewide

It is critical that juvenile offenders understand the severity of the charges they face as well as what they need to do to avoid life-changing penalties. Contact our team of attorneys right away if you have legal questions that need answered, or if you have yet to secure competent representation for your case. Working with a top Michigan juvenile crime lawyer will allow you to defend against police and prosecutors who will attempt to secure conviction and who in some cases could even pursue sentencing as an adult. Our team is dedicated to defending the futures of juvenile clients and will do whatever it takes to ensure you or your child are protected throughout every stage of the criminal process.

Defense Lawyer for Juvenile Delinquency Action in Michigan

The attorneys at Grabel & Associates have been defending clients in criminal cases for over a decade, and have encountered a wide variety of serious charges and unique legal situations. When a juvenile offender is accused of a crime, it is critical to work with a defense lawyer who understands juvenile defense and the differences between underage and adult offenders.

Our team can help you fight back against police and prosecutors if you are under investigation or if you have already been charged with a crime. Work with an attorney immediately if you are accused of:

  • Drunk Driving
  • Minor in Possession of Alcohol
  • Drug Use
  • Drug Possession
  • Drug Dealing
  • Theft
  • Shoplifting
  • Assault
  • Gang Violence
  • Rape/Statutory Rape

Our team has experience defending clients who face the above charges and many more, and can immediately begin working with you to guard against wrongful conviction or excessive penalties. We know how a conviction could affect your future and will do everything we can to provide you with the tools you need to achieve your legal goals.

Juvenile Defense Resources

You can find more information on juvenile crime and criminal defense in cases involving persons under the age of 18 through our Resources for Juvenile Defense page. This page includes information on Michigan juvenile courts, drug and alcohol resources, national juvenile crime resources, and more. Understanding your rights and what resources are available to assist you throughout your case may be able to give you an edge, especially if you work with a skilled defense attorney to fully understand the best legal course of action to take.

Juvenile Crime Terminology

It is also crucial that you and your juvenile child understand the terminology associated with criminal law and juvenile crime in Michigan. Our attorneys have compiled a list of key terms that will help you understand the charges you are up against, as well as certain legal actions that may be available to you. If you have any questions about the criminal process, contact our team now for a free initial case consultation.

Our Approach to Juvenile Crime Defense

In juvenile crime cases, there are many unique angles to be considered, and a variety of sentencing options that are not available in other criminal cases. Contact our team now for a free initial case consultation, and allow us to review the details of your case and help you develop an individualized defense strategy, aimed at protecting your future. Our lawyers know what it takes to achieve the best case outcomes in cases involving defendants under 18, and will ensure you understand the legal options available to you so that you can make the best decisions for your future.

We have proven our skill in cases statewide over the past decade, and our firm is recognized as one of the best in Michigan for criminal defense. Waiting to hire a lawyer could hurt your case result, which is why our team is dedicated to constant availability.

Grabel & Associates Michigan Criminal Defense Firm

Call our team now at 1-800-342-7896 for a free initial case consultation, or contact us online – our team is available 24/7. Hire a skilled attorney who can give you an edge in your case. Grabel & Associates is available immediately to begin working with you or your juvenile child.


  1. Juvenile Crime Glossary of Terms
  2. Resources for Juvenile Defense

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.