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Theft and Property Crime Appeals

A theft or property crime conviction could be life changing, and if you feel you or your loved one was wrongfully convicted or sentenced to excessive penalties, it is crucial to consult an experienced appeals attorney who can assist you throughout your post-conviction case. Our Michigan theft and property crime appeals lawyers understand what it takes to appeal criminal conviction and sentencing in cases statewide, and will guide you through the complex and difficult post-trial process. 

Michigan Shoplifting and Larceny Appeals Lawyers in Lansing, Ann Arbor, Detroit, Grand Rapids, and Throughout Michigan

While a shoplifting or larceny charge may not initially seem serious, the potential penalties are severe, and even a criminal record without a prison sentence or significant restitution could inhibit your ability to get a job, apply for a loan, or obtain scholarships. Grabel & Associates will aggressively defend you in appellate court, and ensure you meet the time sensitive deadlines you will face in your case.

Theft and property crime appeals in Michigan are very difficult to win, and you will require the representation of a capable criminal appeals firm if you want to change your result. Our lawyers have extensive experience in theft and property crime appeals cases, and have the knowledge needed to help you do all you can to battle against excessive criminal penalties. Founding attorney Scott Grabel has experience working in the Pre-Hearing division of the Michigan Court of Appeals, and can provide you with unrivaled insight into your appellate case. We have experience defending clients post-conviction who are facing criminal penalties for any of the following and more:

  • Automobile Theft
  • Armed Robbery
  • Carjacking
  • Credit Card Fraud
  • Forgery
  • Joyriding
  • Embezzlement
  • Shoplifting
  • Identity Theft
  • Home Invasion
  • Unarmed Robbery
  • Larceny from a Building

Appeal a Theft Conviction in Michigan

Taking someone else’s property without consent can result in theft charges, which could lead to serious criminal penalties. Depending on the value of goods stolen, you could face maximum jail time between 93 days and 10 years, along with fines of between $500 and $15,000, or three times the value of goods stolen. With such harsh penalties on the line, it is critical to challenge any unjust procedures or excessive sentencing in a Michigan theft case by working with an experienced criminal appeals lawyer.

Theft and property crimes including fraud, white-collar crimes, and larceny are serious, and while a shoplifting charge or other property crime charge may not initially seem serious, after conviction you could be faced with life-changing punishment. Explore your post-trial options by working with a Michigan theft appeals lawyer in your criminal case.

Appeal a Property Crime Conviction in Michigan

There are numerous post-conviction options to be considered in Michigan criminal theft and property crime cases, and our attorneys will walk you through the steps you need to take to fight for a better result. We can help you explore appeal options including appeal by right and appeal by leave, as well as federal appeals or record expungement. In some cases, it may be possible to obtain a new trial, Ginther hearing, directed verdict, or sentence appeal, while changing or withdrawing an initial plea is an available option in rare cases as well. Our criminal appeals attorneys know the motions and appeals options that are possible in Michigan property crime cases and will provide you with valuable insight into your case that will help you make informed post-conviction decisions. Grabel & Associates is recognized as a premier Michigan appeals firm, and we will do everything we can to help you or your loved one fight back against wrongful conviction or excessive sentencing.

Our Approach to Michigan Appellate Court Cases

The law firm of Grabel & Associates aggressively defends post-conviction clients facing theft and property crime conviction statewide. We will investigate the details of your case and work to find grounds for appeal or reason to file other post-trial motions. Our attorneys know how to write compelling briefs, and how to persuasively argue your case in court. Your window of opportunity to appeal a court decision may be limited, so act quickly to hire the best possible criminal appeals attorney to represent you throughout the post-conviction process.

Contact Scott Grabel for MI Criminal Appeal Defense

We are available 24/7 at 1-800-342-7896 to provide a free consultation to anyone facing a theft or property crime conviction. Call our firm or contact us online and ask to set up a free case consultation with founding attorney Scott Grabel. We will thoroughly investigate the details of your case and immediately begin to provide you with comprehensive appellate defense.

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.