Harrison Sex Crimes Attorney
If you find yourself implicated or charged in a sex crime in Harrison, Michigan, the legal defense team at Grabel & Associates may be able to help you. Grabel & Associates focuses on sex crimes defense, and, in particular, in defending clients who have been accused of crimes such as sexual abuse, solicitation and prostitution, statutory rape, sexual molestation, child pornography, and criminal sexual conduct. In addition, Grabel & Associates is experienced in helping clients deal with legal problems related to sex crime issues involving Child Protective Services (CPS), sex crimes appeals, sex offender registration, and false accusations.
Grabel & Associates Has Earned a Reputation for Successfully Representing Clients in Sexual Offense Cases
At Grabel & Associates, we know that it is one thing to read about crimes in the newspaper, and it is quite another thing altogether to find oneself embroiled in a criminal investigation. Our Harrison sex crime lawyers have over 100 years of combined experience in defending clients accused of crimes, and we know well how stressful and frightening the experience can be when it involves you personally. And because we understand what our clients are going through, our attorneys have earned a reputation for being aggressive, compassionate, and effective defense attorneys.
If you find yourself arrested or charged with criminal sexual misconduct, you need to retain a lawyer who can give you the assurance you need that you are not alone and that your life is not out of your control. At Grabel & Associates, our job is to give you as much peace of mind as possible regarding the criminal charges you face by being protective of your rights from overzealous law enforcement, by keeping you fully informed of what is going on in an investigation, and by giving you information and good legal advice on how best to proceed.
We are selective in the cases we accept so that we can dedicate sufficient time and resources to investigating every aspect of your case and preparing a strong defense. When we take a case, we put our defense team to work, and that may include experienced criminal investigators, forensic experts, DNA analysis experts, and polygraph technicians, depending upon what your case involves. You can rest assured that no avenue will be left unexplored in our effort to obtain the best results possible for you.
Clare County Courts Handle all Criminal Matters Occurring in Harrison, MI
Michigan has a dual court system for handling criminal matters at the local level. Michigan district courts hear all preliminary matters, such as arraignment, setting bail, and so on, for both misdemeanors and felonies. Misdemeanors with sentences less than one year which are held over for trial remain in the district court. Clare County, with its low population, has one district court, the 80th District Court located in Harrison. Felonies and serious misdemeanors with longer potential sentences proceed to circuit courts for trial, and the geographic jurisdiction of circuit courts is defined by county. The circuit court for Clare County is the 55th Circuit Court, which also hears cases for Gladwin County. The 80th District Court and the 55th Circuit Court are both located in Harrison at:
225 West Main Street
Harrison, Michigan 48625
Harrison, Michigan, is a small city of roughly 2,000 residents in central Michigan’s Clare County. Harrison is the county seat for Clare County, which is a rural area primarily known for its wooded areas; Harrison was founded as a lumber town. The crime rate in Clare County is below the national average; however, there are currently 75 sex offenders registered under the Michigan Sex Offender Registration Act (SORA) living in Harrison, making the ratio of residents to sex offenders remarkably high.
If You Need Help, Contact Grabel & Associates 24/7
If you are facing criminal charges, contact Grabel & Associates right away. We practice only in the area of Michigan's sex crimes defense law and we work hard to protect the rights of the accused throughout the state of Michigan, including Clare County. Our attorneys have experience dealing with prosecutors and courts in jurisdictions all over the state of Michigan, and, with us, you can rest assured that you will have a strong, aggressive defense team fighting for your freedom and your future. And because your freedom doesn’t just matter during business hours, our attorneys are available at any time of day or night for a free initial consultation. If you need help, call us.