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Schoolcraft County Criminal Defense

Criminal Defense Lawyers in Schoolcraft County Michigan

Providing skilled criminal defense representation in the Upper Peninsula and throughout Michigan.

If you are facing Michigan drunk driving, drug or other criminal charges you need an aggressive criminal defense lawyer. At Grabel & Associates, our dedicated criminal defense attorneys will strive to bring you the results you deserve by using:

  • Top defense strategies
  • In-depth legal research, and
  • State-of-the-art investigative techniques

Call 24/7 For A Free Consultation 1-800-342-7896

Our defense team has over 100 years experienced achieving proven results for Schoolcraft County residents, as well as for clients from all across the Upper Peninsula and throughout the state of Michigan.

Because we are selective in the cases we take, when you become our client it means we are committed to you and providing you the best defense possible. We have put this dedication to work in representing clients from all walks of life in all types of crimes including:


At Grabel & Associates, as soon as you retain our firm, we go to work for you.

Our Criminal Defense Law Firm Is Dedicated To Protecting Your Future.

Any misdemeanor or felony conviction will impact your future. The lawyers at Grabel & Associates know how to minimize that impact through:

  • Felony and misdemeanor appeals
  • Expungement
  • Conviction set-aside rehabilitation programs

Schoolcraft County Criminal Court Information

The Schoolcraft County Circuit and District Courts have jurisdiction over criminal matters originating in Schoolcraft County. The district court has jurisdiction over misdemeanors, from arraignment to sentencing and handles preliminary examinations in felony matters. The district court also sets and accepts bail on both felony and misdemeanor cases. The circuit court has jurisdiction over all felony and serious misdemeanors bound over from district court.

Both courts are located in Manistique, Michigan, at:

300 Walnut Street
Manistique, Michigan 49854
Phone: (906) 341-3631 (District Court)
Phone: (906) 341-3618 (Circuit Court)

The criminal defense trial lawyers at Grabel & Associates have successfully represented numerous individuals in the Schoolcraft County criminal court system, earning the respect of judges, clients and their peers throughout the Upper Peninsula and statewide.



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.