Jackson Sex Crimes Lawyer
If you stand accused of any degree of CSC in Jackson, MI, you should obtain the advice and assistance of a highly qualified defense lawyer. The attorneys at the law firm of Grabel & Associates focus on defense, and, in particular, in defending clients who have been accused of sex-related crimes. These crimes may include sexual abuse, solicitation, prostitution, indecent exposure, child molestation, statutory rape, sexual abuse, 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.
When You Are Facing CSC Charges, Get an Experienced, Aggressive Attorney on Your Side
People too often assume that they can adequately protect their own interests when they are a suspect in a crime, especially if they believe that the charges against them are false, exaggerated, or simply mistaken. But the reality is that the justice system does not always distribute justice fairly, and individuals should recognize that they cannot navigate the criminal justice system without some legal guidance from an experienced defense attorney.
If You Are Accused of a Sex Crime in Jackson, MI, Hire the Right Attorney to Protect Your Future
The fact is, the criminal justice system can be overwhelming, especially when it comes to procedures that are complicated and numerous. Having an experienced, aggressive defense attorney on your side gives you a much better chance of preserving your legal rights not only with respect to court procedures, but with respect to dealing with law enforcement personnel. Unfortunately, law enforcement officials and prosecutors may take every opportunity to simplify their own jobs, by trying to get you to confess to a crime or to reveal other evidence that may be used to incriminate you. In the process, you can forfeit your rights without even knowing it—unless you have an attorney to watch out for your legal interests.
The attorneys at Grabel & Associates are intimately familiar with what our clients are going through, and intimately familiar with how the criminal justice process works. Our Jackson defense attorneys can help you to protect your rights at every stage of your case. We can protect your constitutional rights and will strive to achieve the best result possible for your case, including having charges dismissed or reduced, or, in many cases, even preventing charges from being formally filed. If you are implicated in a sex crime, get the qualified help you need.
Crimes in Jackson Are Tried in Jackson County Courts
The 12th Judicial District Court handles all initial proceedings in criminal cases for individuals over 17 years of age. If the crime is not punishable by more than one year in jail, the district court also has jurisdiction over trial and sentencing. For felony cases and serious misdemeanors that are punishable by more than one year, the district court will set the bail amount and hold a preliminary examination and, if sufficient evidence exists, will bind the case over for trial in the 4th Circuit Court. The 12th Judicial District Court and 4th Circuit Courts for Jackson County are located at:
Jackson County Courthouse
312 South Jackson Street
Jackson, Michigan 49201
The city of Jackson, Michigan, is the county seat of Jackson County in the south-central portion of Michigan's Lower Peninsula. The city's population is 33,534 residents. Jackson was founded in 1829; it was named after President Andrew Jackson, and is reputedly the birthplace of the Republican Party in 1854. The crime rate in Jackson has consistently exceeded the national average over the last 10 years by a significant margin—in some years, almost double the national average. There are 387 registered sex offenders residing within Jackson, which equates to a high ratio of sex offenders to residents compared to other cities in Michigan.
Contact Grabel & Associates 24/7 for Immediate Assistance
If you or someone close to you is facing charges in a sex crimes case, call Grabel & Associates. We have an attorney available for free initial consultations 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Get the information you need right away—before you have talked to law enforcement, family, friends, or anyone else. Do not wait until matters get out of control, and do not risk losing your rights by moving forward without obtaining legal help. Contact Grabel & Associates today.