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Self Defense

If you have been involved in a crime where you utilized self-defense, you should not unjustly suffer from criminal charges and penalties. At Grabel & Associates, we aggressively defend Michigan clients in assault, violent crime, and all other self-defense cases.

Criminal Defense Lawyer for Assault and Violent Crimes

You need a lawyer who understands Michigan criminal law, and can achieve the best possible result in any stage of the criminal process. Our premier criminal defense attorneys will use advanced, innovative legal tactics to aggressively fight for you and protect your rights. If you are facing charges of violence, domestic assault, or any other assault charge that involved self-defense, you need an established lawyer now.

Michigan Assault and Violent Crime Defense Lawyer

Take action immediately if you are being investigated for an assault or violent crime in Michigan. Grabel & Associates will look into your unique case and discover every detail that could help you avoid criminal charges. We can prove that you utilized legal self-defense and your attorney can protect you from aggressive police and prosecutors who may try to charge you with assault.

We represent Michigan clients in pre-file, trial, and post-conviction stages of criminal cases. If you are under investigation or have been charged with any violent crime, you need a criminal defense lawyer to help protect your rights. We aggressively defend clients faced with charges of:

Contact us immediately to explore Michigan self-defense law with an experienced team of attorneys. Don’t risk your action to defend yourself turning into a criminal conviction. A criminal defense attorney can fight for you throughout the Michigan criminal process in order to deliver a beneficial outcome.

Michigan Self-Defense Laws

Michigan legislature lays out the guidelines for legal self-defense in the Self-Defense Act (780.972). If you are not engaged in the commission of a crime and use deadly force against another individual, you are within your legal rights if either of the following conditions exists:

  • the individual acting out of self-defense honestly and reasonably believes that self-defense is necessary to prevent imminent death or great bodily harm to himself, herself, or another individual
  • the individual honestly and reasonable believes that self-defense is necessary to prevent imminent sexual assault of himself, herself, or another individual

Additionally, according to the Self-Defense Act (780.972), any individual who is not engaged in a crime can use force other than deadly force in any situation where he or she honestly and reasonably believes that force is necessary to defend himself, herself, or another individual from imminent and unlawful use of force by another individual.

If you are facing an assault charge, or any other criminal charges because you legally utilized your right to defend yourself, contact Grabel & Associates immediately. Your lawyer will help you prove you acted legally and reasonably to defend yourself from violence, death, or sexual assault, and help you avoid a wrongful conviction.

Our Approach to Self-Defense Cases

Anyone charged with a crime in Michigan will be concerned about the end results, and you want a lawyer who is equally interested in providing an exceptional outcome. Grabel & Associates has been successfully defending Michigan’s accused for over a decade, and will aggressively work to defend clients in the most complex cases. We are recognized as a top-quality criminal defense firm because of our ability to produce unrivaled case results, and our dynamic legal approach will be a great advantage in your criminal case.

Defending Clients Using Self Defense in Detroit, Ann Arbor, Lansing, Grand Rapids, and Throughout Michigan

We know that every Michigan case is unique, and our individualized legal representation will be tailored to your individual charges. Self-defense can be one of the most effective defenses in any Michigan assault or violent crime case, and we will thoroughly examine your case and provide you with a comprehensive legal strategy that helps you achieve your criminal defense goals. We want to work with you to achieve the results that work best for you, and will dedicate ample time and consideration to your Michigan case.

We know that police and prosecutors make mistakes in Michigan cases, and our diligent investigation and aggressive representation will protect you from an oversight made by a police officer during investigation, or a prosecutor during any stage of your Michigan criminal case.

We have proven skill in Michigan self-defense cases and all other criminal cases. Our commitment to practicing only Michigan criminal defense allows for the constant evolution of our already effective legal tactics, and we will utilize the most innovative strategies throughout the criminal process to win your case. Look at our proven case results and see why Grabel & Associates is regarded as one of Michigan’s best criminal defense firms.

Contact Now for Michigan Lawyer in Self-Defense Case

An experienced case analyst is available 24/7 to discuss the details of your case and explain how our premier criminal defense service can help you. Call us, toll free, from anywhere in Michigan at 1-800-342-7896, or contact us online. You can also set up a free consultation with skilled trial lawyer Scott Grabel by contacting us now.

Our firm has an established reputation and is a recognized leader in Michigan criminal defense. Our lawyers have defended thousands of clients in a wide variety of criminal cases and have the hands-on experience and knowledge to guide you through your Michigan case. If you need a Michigan attorney for a self-defense case, contact us immediately to access unmatched legal representation.

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.