Howell Sex Crimes Lawyer
If you find yourself implicated in a sex crime in Howell, you need the assistance of a professional sex crimes lawyer with the right experience. We have developed a substantial body of knowledge of defending against sex crimes charges. We have defended clients facing charges of criminal sexual abuse, criminal sexual conduct, solicitation and prostitution, statutory rape, child sexual abuse, child molestation, Internet sex crimes related to child pornography and chat rooms, and other sex-related offenses. Grabel & Associates can also handle related matters such as sex crime appeals, cases involving false accusations, and the resolution of issues involving Child Protective Services (CPS).
When You Are Accused of Criminal Sexual Misconduct, You Need an Aggressive, Experienced Attorney
When you find yourself embroiled in a criminal investigation or facing arrest, it is hard to think straight. No matter what your position is, it is normal to feel fear, bewilderment, confusion, anger, or a host of other emotions. And because of your emotional state, you are in no position to handle the situation all by yourself. No matter what law enforcement may tell you, it is absolutely critical that you get sound legal advice as soon as possible. Remember: hiring a lawyer is not an admission of guilt. An attorney will help you to think clearly in a very stressful situation. Law enforcement personnel can be intimidating and legal processes are complicated, so an attorney’s job is to advocate for you and work on your behalf when it comes to those legal matters that you don’t have the training or experience to manage by yourself.
If You Are Accused of a Criminal Sexual Offense in Howell, MI, the Law Firm of Grabel & Associates is Ready to Fight for Your Rights
When you retain the team of seasoned top defense attorneys at Grabel & Associates, you will know that you are placing your well being in the right hands. We make a special point of ensuring that we have the necessary resources available to focus on a case before we agree to represent anyone, so that your case will receive the amount of attention it deserves. We pride ourselves on keeping our clients informed and responding quickly to their questions and concerns. We make sure our clients understand what is going on, so that they can make the right decisions for their own personal situation. Our goal in every case is to protect our clients from having their rights violated and to do everything in our power to preserve their freedom. Our firm has earned a reputation throughout Michigan for solid, aggressive advocacy on behalf of all our clients, and we can help you.
Cases Arising in Howell, MI, Are Tried in Livingston County Courts in Howell
In Livingston County, Michigan, the 53rd District Court handles misdemeanor offenses, felony arraignments, and felony pretrial examinations. The 53rd District Court has courtrooms in both Brighton and Howell. All other criminal matters—serious misdemeanors, felonies, and criminal appeals—are handled by the 44th Circuit Court. For Howell, the 53rd District Court and the 44th Circuit Court are located in the Livingston County Judicial Center at:
204 S. Highlander Way
Howell, Michigan 48843
Howell, Michigan, is a small community of 9,717 residents located in Livingston County, on Michigan’s Lower Peninsula. Howell is perhaps best known in Michigan as the home of the Michigan Balloonfest Challenge, which has taken place in Howell over the last weekend in June since 1984. The Challenge involves three days of carnival-type events, but focuses on several spectacles involving hot air balloons during the three day festival. The crime rate in Howell is somewhat lower than the national average, and, unfortunately, the crime rate has gradually been increasing over the last decade. There are 101 sex offenders registered under the Michigan Sex Offender Registration Act (SORA) listed as living in Howell, making the ratio of number of residents in Howell to the number of sex offenders rather high.
Get the Help You Need When You Need It: Call Grabel & Associates 24/7
If you find yourself under investigation for a sex crime—even if you are just being questioned—do not hesitate to contact an attorney right away. You need to recognize that the minute you become involved is the minute your rights and your freedom may be in jeopardy. The attorneys at Grabel & Associates are available to help clients in Howell and in other Livingston County communities. If you need legal help, contact Grabel & Associates. An attorney will be available to answer your questions and to provide you information at any time of day or night for a free initial consultation. Call us.