Livonia Sex Crimes Attorney
The Michigan law firm of Grabel & Associates focuses its practice on defense cases, and, in particular, on defending clients who have been accused of sex-related crimes such as sexual assault, solicitation, prostitution, indecent exposure, statutory rape, sexual abuse, child pornography or child molestation, and similar criminal sexual conduct . Grabel & Associates also can help with sex crimes appeals, and in helping clients with a variety of other related matters, such as dealing with Child Protective Services (CPS) and registration under the Michigan Sex Offenders Registration Act (SORA). If you are accused of a sex crime in Livonia, Michigan, or anywhere else in Wayne County, you need to retain the services of an experienced sex crimes defense attorney.
Facing Charges in a Sex Crime? Retain an Aggressive Defense Attorney
While it is difficult to cope with being accused of any crime, accusations involving a criminal sexual offense can be especially daunting. Individuals implicated in any type of sexual criminal misconduct can find much more than their private lives in turmoil, as the mere hint of allegations in these emotionally charged cases may end up affecting employment dealings, family relationships, and personal ties. Even if an individual is eventually exonerated, the social stigma that may linger as a result of being associated with a sexual offense is often hard to put into the past.
Grabel & Associates Can Help Residents of Livonia Charged with CSC
That is why, if you are implicated in a sex-related crime, you should recognize immediately that your reputation, your livelihood, and your future are at risk, in addition to your freedom. It is critically important that you retain a competent, dedicated, and sympathetic lawyer from the outset, who will aggressively defend your interests and make sure that your rights are fully safeguarded. The attorneys at Grabel & Associates have over 100 years of combined experience handling sex crime defense cases throughout the state of Michigan, and our focus is the defense of criminal sexual offenses.
We understand what our clients are up against, and we take pride in giving our clients the tools they need to maintain control of their cases and their lives, by providing them with accurate information, quick responses to their questions, sound advice, and strong legal representation. Through diligent and thorough investigation and negotiation, we have been able to serve our clients by resolving cases before they go to trial through having charges dropped or, in many cases, closing further investigation before charges are even filed. We have succeeded repeatedly in obtaining positive results for our clients, and we want to do the same for you.
The Wayne County Court System Handles All Criminal Cases Arising in the City of Livonia
In Michigan, district courts handle all criminal misdemeanor cases (generally, crimes punishable by less than one year), as well as preliminary examinations in all felony cases. For Livonia, the appropriate district court is the 16th District Court, administered by two elected district judges who serve six year terms. The 16th District Court is located in Livonia at:
16th District Court
32765 Five Mile Road
Livonia, Michigan 48154-3045
Michigan circuit courts handle felony criminal trials (trials of crimes punishable by more than one year in jail) and criminal appeals from the district courts. For Wayne County, the appropriate circuit court is the Third Judicial Circuit Court in Detroit at:
Third Judicial Circuit Court
1441 St. Antoine
Detroit, Michigan 48230
The city of Livonia lies in the northwest part of Wayne County, Michigan. It is a very large suburb of Detroit with 96,942 residents. It is located about 13 miles from downtown Detroit, but only two miles from Detroit’s western border. Livonia was settled as a township in 1835, but was incorporated as a city in 1950, and it has many upscale traditional, attractive neighborhoods with houses built in the 1950s and 1960s. The crime rate in Livonia has been consistently lower than the national average, and there are only 78 sex offenders registered as living in Livonia, making the ratio of sex offenders to residents significantly low.
If You Need Legal Help for a Criminal Charge in Livonia, Contact Grabel & Associates
At Grabel & Associates, we understand that when you are arrested, you need to have your questions answered immediately—from how to post bail in Wayne County, to how to ensure your rights are fully preserved, and you need some reassurance that you will not somehow be “lost” in Michigan’s largest court system. Our attorneys are available for an initial consultation to answer your questions and provide information 24 hours a day, seven days a week. When you need legal help, contact Grabel & Associates.