Mackinac County Criminal Defense
Mackinac County Criminal Defense Lawyer
A conviction of any crime in Mackinac County can negatively impact your life and your future. The most serious felony convictions can lead to life behind bars, but even misdemeanor drug and DUI convictions can have significant consequences, limiting your freedom and even your ability to earn a living.
If you're under investigation for any crime, you need an aggressive, experienced, and knowledgeable Mackinac County criminal defense lawyer. Contact the law offices of Grabel & Associates to speak with a skilled criminal defense lawyer at once.
With over 100 years of combined experience, our attorneys can help you—whatever the crime, whatever the circumstance.
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We have a proven track record of helping Mackinac County residents and people throughout the Upper Peninsula and Michigan get charges reduced or eliminated in all types of crimes including:
- Theft and property crimes: Charges such as burglary, auto theft and retail fraud may lead to many years in jail if convicted. The criminal defense team at Grabel & Associates focuses on getting charges dismissed and helping you avoid jail, emphasizing in-depth investigation, top-notch legal research and state of the art forensic tools.
- Domestic violence: Domestic violence allegations are often emotionally charged, with the accuser later changing his or her mind about contacting law enforcement. Unfortunately, for the accused it may be too late—only a prosecutor can decide whether to withdraw charges. Our domestic violence defense team has successfully helped people throughout Michigan accused of domestic assault charges reunite with their families after getting domestic violence charges reduced or dismissed completely.
- Sex crimes: If you have been charged with a sex crime, not only do you face criminal charges but also the significant social stigma that comes from being labeled a sex offender. Our lawyers will immediately work to prepare your defense and protect your reputation in order to avoid a conviction and placement of your name on the sex crimes registry.
- Juvenile crimes: The juvenile crimes defense lawyers at Grabel & Associates believe juvenile charges are best resolved out of the adult criminal court arena and in the juvenile justice system. Our goal is to keep any juvenile charge off your child's permanent record. In every case, our Mackinac County attorneys strive to achieve the best possible result for your child's present situation and future.
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Call 1-800-342-7896 To Protect Your Future.
Mackinac County Criminal Court System
The 92 District Court has jurisdiction over misdemeanors where punishment doesn't exceed one year, including arraignment, sentencing, and setting and acceptance of bail. The district court also handles preliminary examinations in felony matters. The Mackinac County 11th Circuit Court has jurisdiction over all felony criminal cases and serious misdemeanors bound over from circuit court, as well as appeals from district court.
The circuit court and district court are located in the historic court house in St. Ignace at:
100 Marley St.
St. Ignace, Michigan 49781
Mackinac County also has a separate sobriety court for non-violent criminal offenders who may benefit from specialized court-supervised drug and alcohol treatment.
The law offices of Grabel & Associates has successfully represented people charged with any type of criminal offense in the Mackinac County court system, including those accused of any Michigan DUI or drug charges.