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10 Best, Attorney Client Satisfaction Badge from the American Institute of Criminal Law Attorneys
Top 100 Trial Lawyers Badge from The National Trial Lawyers
Top 100 Badge from America's Top 100 Criminal Defense Attorneys
Avoo Rating, 10.0 Scott Grabel
Top 10, Attorney and Practice Magazine's, Criminal Defense Law Firm

Livingston County Criminal Defense

Howell - Livingston County DUI and Drug Charges Defense Attorney

When clients come to the law firm of Grabel & Associates, they are focused on the criminal case ahead of them and the potential results—jail time, sex offender registration, reputation damage, driver's license suspension, and so much more. Regardless of the criminal charges against you, you have rights and we are here to protect them.

Free Emergency Consultation ∙ Call 1-800-342-7896

If you have been arrested in Howell, Livingston County, or anywhere in Michigan, talk to an experienced Livingston County criminal defense lawyer at Grabel & Associates immediately. Call 1-800-342-7896 for a free emergency consultation. The sooner our lawyers become involved in your case, the sooner we can start standing up for your rights and preparing your defense strategy.

Our Attorneys Know Livingston County Courts

One critical component of providing effective defense representation is clear understanding of the procedures and protocols of the court. Not only are our criminal defense lawyers experienced in negotiating with prosecutors throughout the state of Michigan, we are confident in presenting cases before judges in counties throughout the state. We have the unique ability to prepare clients for what to expect, guide them through the process, and fiercely protect their rights.

In Livingston County, Michigan, the 53rd District Court handles most traffic tickets (tickets not involving felony charges or potential imprisonment), misdemeanor offenses, felony arraignments, and felony pretrial examinations. All other criminal matters—serious misdemeanors, felonies, and criminal appeals—are handled by the 44th Circuit Court. Court locations follow:

53rd District Court in Livingston County

53rd District Court - Howell
Judicial Center, Suite 1
204 S. Highlander Way
Howell, Michigan 48843

53rd District Court - Brighton
224 N. First Street
Brighton, Michigan 48116

44th Circuit Court in Livingston County

44th Circuit Court
Livingston County Judicial Center, Suite 5
204 S. Highlander Way
Howell, Michigan 48843

Livingston County and Statewide Criminal Defense Representation

With over 100 years of combined experience, our criminal defense trial attorneys know what it takes to fight for our clients. We have demonstrated our experience, determination, and skill for clients throughout Michigan—repeatedly returning "not guilty" verdicts, dismissed cases, cases in which charges are never filed, and other favorable outcomes

Rape ∙ Criminal Sexual Conduct ∙ Drug Sale ∙ Felony DUI/OUI

Our Livingston County criminal defense attorneys have exceptional ability in cases involving sex crimes, drug crimes and drunk driving, as well as virtually any other misdemeanor or felony criminal charges. We know how to ask the right questions, examine the evidence for holes in the prosecution's case, exploit the unreliability of the witnesses, and eliminate evidence that was collected in violation of our client's rights. We work relentlessly to demonstrate weaknesses in the prosecution's case and to put suspicion in the minds of the judge or jury.

Contact a Livingston County Criminal Defense Attorney

If you have been arrested in Howell, Brighton, or throughout Livingston County, contact the experienced criminal defense team at Grabel & Associates. Call for a free emergency consultation 24/7.

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.