Ironwood Sex Crimes Attorney
If you are accused of a sexual offense in Ironwood, MI, the attorneys at Grabel & Associates offer proven results with aggressive defense representation. We have developed a particular skill in defending clients who have been charged with sex-related offenses. These crimes can include sexual abuse, solicitation and prostitution, statutory rape, child pornography , Internet sex crimes, and criminal sexual conduct. In addition, Grabel & Associates is experienced in helping clients deal with related legal problems involving Child Protective Services (CPS), sex crimes appeals, sex offender registration, and false accusations.
When You Are Accused of a Crime, You Need to Get Competent Legal Advice Right Away
If you are implicated in a crime, even before you have been formally charged or arrested, you need to recognize that your freedom and future are at risk. And when it comes to sex crimes cases, being charged can take a dramatic toll on your personal relationships, your job, and your peace of mind. When you are confronted by this situation, you need to be able to put your legal troubles in the hands of a capable, seasoned attorney who understands what you are going through and who will aggressively defend you.
At Grabel & Associates, our attorneys are firmly dedicated to the time-honored principle that the accused is innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. In sex crimes cases, especially those involving minors, we know that overzealous law enforcement and prosecutors can cross the line or make mistakes when they are intent on closing cases and obtaining convictions. Our job is to protect your rights and to preserve your freedom. From the moment we agree to take a case, we begin preparing the most effective defense strategy possible for your particular case. Our defense team independently investigates all of the circumstances surrounding an alleged sex crime, including utilizing state of the art investigative techniques and consulting experienced forensic, DNA, and polygraph specialists, if necessary. When you hire Grabel & Associates, you can be confident that no avenue of defense will be neglected or overlooked.
Gogebic County Courts Hear Cases Arising out of Crimes Perpetrated in Ironwood
Under Michigan’s dual court system, district courts hear trials involving misdemeanors with sentences of less than one year, as well as preliminary matters in felony cases. For misdemeanor crimes occurring in Ironwood, the appropriate district court is the 98th District Court in Ironwood at:
213 South Marquette Street
Ironwood, Michigan 49938
After preliminary hearings in district courts, felony cases and serious misdemeanors that carry sentences of longer than one year are then moved to Michigan circuit courts. The 32nd Circuit Court for Gogebic County hears cases arising out of incidents in both Gogebic and Ontonagon County. The 32nd Circuit Court is located in Bessemer, Michigan, at:
Gogebic County Courthouse
200 N. Moore Street
Bessemer, Michigan 49911
Ironwood, Michigan, is a small town of just over 5,300 residents located in Gogebic County on the westernmost edge of Michigan’s Upper Peninsula. Like Iron Mountain, also located on Michigan’s Upper Peninsula, Ironwood started out as an iron mining town; it is now best known for its downhill and cross-country ski resorts. The crime rate in Ironwood is far below the national average. However, there are 23 registered sex offenders residing in Ironwood.
Get the Help You Need When You Need It From Grabel & Associates
Crimes don’t just happen during business hours, and when the police undertake an investigation, they are also not likely to wait until business hours before getting to work. At Grabel & Associates, we understand that you may need to obtain the help of an attorney at unusual hours and on weekends. When you call Grabel & Associates, an attorney will be available to provide you with information and answer your questions 24 hours a day, seven days a week, for a free initial consultation. If you are facing charges in a criminal sexual offense case, contact Grabel & Associates right away, and get the help you need.