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Post-Conviction Information Center

Grabel & Associates is a recognized leader in criminal defense, and our post-conviction attorneys have what it takes to continue your legal battle even after conviction. Our team of skilled lawyers knows what it takes to win in appellate courts and has worked in post-conviction criminal cases for over 10 years. Let us protect you or your loved one throughout this critical turning point in your case; contact our team immediately for a free initial case consultation.

Defense Attorneys Defending Post-Conviction Clients in Detroit, Ann Arbor, Grand Rapids, Lansing, and Throughout Michigan

Founding attorney Scott Grabel began his legal career working in the pre-hearing division of the Michigan Court of Appeals, and has an inside understanding of how Michigan post-conviction criminal cases work. This experience combined with the hands-on experience of our other trial lawyers, gives Grabel & Associates the knowledge needed to comprehensively represent your rights and fight for your freedom. We know what you need to prove to overturn a conviction or achieve a better sentence, and while it is always extremely difficult to win an appeal, our team will fight to give you the best shot at an improved outcome. Contact us now from anywhere in Michigan and learn more about post-conviction defense.

Criminal Motions After a Conviction in MI

If you have been convicted of a crime or your loved one is in jail after a conviction, contact our team to learn more about post-conviction motions that may be available to you. In cases involving jury or judge bias, evidence issues, ineffective representation, and other problems, it could be possible to obtain a new trial, an evidentiary hearing, or a directed verdict. Our lawyers will walk you through all available options and help you make informed decisions regarding your future. Without an attorney, you could miss out on the best available case outcome and face unnecessary jail time, fines, and other harsh penalties. Let Grabel & Associates take your case and guide you through the steps you need to take to secure a great result.

Appellate Defense in MI

If you or a loved one are convicted due to improper procedures, court mistakes, or legal errors, it may be possible to appeal your sentence or verdict. In an appeal by right case, you have the right to appeal to a higher court, while in an appeal by application for leave case, you may appeal only after obtaining permission from the higher court. No matter what the specifics of your case, our post-conviction attorneys can help you determine the best course of action and aggressively represent you in the Michigan Court of Appeals or any other appellate court statewide.

Our attorneys have fought for the rights of clients in drug crime, DUI, sex crime, violent crime, property crime, and juvenile crime cases, and can immediately begin working with you no matter what crime you have been convicted of. Contact us now and protect the future of yourself or your loved one.

Glossary of Post-Conviction Terms

Always contact an attorney if you have any questions about appealing a Michigan conviction. Our lawyers can provide you with a free consultation and offer valuable legal guidance right away. It may also help to review some of the terminology used in post-conviction cases, which could assist you in understanding the charges you face. Our team has compiled a glossary of appeals terms so that you can gain a better grasp on certain key legal concepts. If you have any questions about your case and the appellate process, speak with a case analyst now by contacting us.

Our Approach to Post-Conviction Cases in MI

After a person is convicted, it is essential that he or she take advantage of the post-conviction rights provided in criminal cases. Grabel & Associates is dedicated to exceptional defense, and we will develop an individualized appellate strategy centered around the unique details of your case.

Our team will approach your post-conviction case as if it were our own, taking any steps necessary to defend your future. We understand the unique strategies that are effective in post-conviction cases and will utilize proven tactics to aggressively defend you both inside and outside the courtroom.

Contact Scott Grabel for a Free Michigan Appeals Consultation

To learn more about motions and appeals in Michigan, call 1-800-342-7896 now and speak to an attorney for free. We can provide you with a no obligation consultation by phone or online if you or a loved one has been convicted of a crime. Contact our team right away; we are available to help you in your Michigan post-conviction case now.


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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.