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Mt. Pleasant, MI Juvenile Defense Attorneys

If you are under the age of 17 and involved in a legal battle, it is crucial to contact a skilled defense attorney as soon as possible. The team at Grabel & Associates understands the complexities involved in juvenile defense cases and will fight aggressively to defend your future. Our experienced lawyers understand what it takes to win juvenile cases in Isabella County, and will do everything possible to ensure you receive a favorable outcome. Our defense attorneys understand the fear and confusion that often accompanies juvenile cases, and will support you throughout every step of the process, so you can make informed decisions about your future. Contact us today to secure the help of a talented juvenile defense attorney and get on the track to clearing your name or the name of your loved one.

Experienced Juvenile Defense Representation in Isabella County

At Grabel & Associates, we understand the severity of juvenile cases and will do everything possible to provide you with the best chance of receiving a favorable outcome. Our team has over 15 years of criminal defense experience in the state of Michigan, and is ready to put that experience to work for you. A lawyer will review the unique details of your case and develop a winning defense strategy to earn you a fair shot at achieving your desired result. Take the first step in fighting for your future—reach out to Grabel & Associates today.

Isabella County Juvenile Crime Statistics

The Michigan Committee on Juvenile Justice released juvenile crime statistics for Isabella County in 2013. The crime rate per 1,000 juveniles was 10.44. Statewide, the crime rate per 1,000 juveniles was 14.40. There were a total of 13,265 juvenile crimes committed statewide, and individuals between the ages of 15-16 committed well over half of those offenses.

Mt. Pleasant Courthouses and Detention Centers

Juvenile cases can be handled by either a formal or informal process at the discretion of the court, as outlined on the Isabella County website. Trial Court Probation, located at 300 N. Main St. Mt. Pleasant, MI 48858, oversees some aspects of juvenile cases in Isabella County. If you or your child has been accused of a crime in Isabella County, it is crucial to contact a skilled defense attorney. The team at Grabel & Associates has ample experience defending juveniles in Mt. Pleasant, MI and knows what it takes to win cases involving individuals under the age of 17.

The Isabella County Jail is located at 207 Court St. Mt Pleasant, MI 48858. Review the Isabella County Jail website for inmate information and services.

The Steps of a Juvenile Case - Police and Prosecutors in Isabella County

The Isabella County website outlines the steps in a juvenile case:

  1. An individual under the age of 17 commits a crime.
  2. A petition is filed.
  3. The intake department will choose between formal or informal intervention.

If informal intervention is decided upon, the Probate Court will refer the juvenile to a Diversion Program. If formal intervention is decided upon, the juvenile will go through a pre-trial conference, adjudication, and a dispositional hearing.

If you are under the age of 17 and accused of a crime in Isabella County, the Mt. Pleasant Police or the Isabella County Sheriff Department will likely handle the initial investigation. It is important to contact a skilled defense attorney before speaking with police, because they are seeking to gather evidence to convict you. Obtaining the help of a lawyer will better your chances of clearing your name or receiving a better case outcome.

The Isabella County Prosecuting Attorney is an elected official responsible for violations at the felony and misdemeanor level Isabella County, though is not extensively involved in many juvenile cases. Contact Grabel & Associates today to start fighting for your freedom and for more information on fighting back against the opposition in Mt Pleasant juvenile cases.

Contact Us for Juvenile Defense in Mt. Pleasant, MI

Call us toll-free at 1-800-342-7896 for a free initial case consultation or contact us online. A skilled case analyst will advise you of the best course of action immediately. Juvenile crimes are serious and have the potential to negatively impact your future. Don’t let wrongful accusations or small mistakes hinder your freedom. Contact Grabel & Associates today to obtain the services of a top-tier juvenile defense attorney and get on track to clearing your name.

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.