Mount Clemens Sex Crimes Lawyer
If you or someone close to you is accused of a sex-related crime in Mount Clemens, Michigan, you need to obtain legal help as soon as possible. The attorneys at Grabel & Associates are available to help residents of Mount Clemens as well as other cities and townships within Macomb County. Our top defense firm has represented clients all across the state of Michigan with a wide variety of sex crimes charges, including statutory rape, prostitution, molestation, sexual abuse, child sexual abuse, possession of child pornography, indecent exposure, and other criminal sexual misconduct. Grabel & Associates can also handle your sex crimes appeal.
When You Are Wondering Where to Get Help, There Is No Substitute for an Attorney With Knowledge and Experience
Sometimes it is hard to know where to turn when you find yourself facing charges for a sex crime. Even people you thought you could rely on friends and even family members may suddenly change their attitude when it comes to allegations of criminal conduct, and particularly when the allegations involve a criminal sexual offense. Even more, trying to explain your situation or asking for advice from people who have good intentions or want to help you can end up hurting you because they simply do not understand the legal implications of what they may say and do. A misunderstood conversation or poorly remembered explanation can create doubt and confusion, and lead to a situation that could not only hurt your case but damage your relationships with family members, friends, co-workers, and employers.
If you find yourself implicated in a sex crime, you need to recognize that your future may depend upon your next step, and every step you take after that. Before you talk to anyone police, family, friends you should obtain the advice of a qualified, competent sex crimes defense lawyer, who can explain to you just what is at stake, guide you through the process, and stand by your side at every stage. An attorney is one of the few resources available to you who is ethically bound to keep everything you say completely private, and the only one who must commit to advancing your interests as a matter of ethical duty. In other words, an attorney is the only person you can completely trust when it comes to getting help. But it is also important that you get the right attorney, one who has the right experience, who will aggressively fight for you and who is fully committed to your cause.
If You Are Accused of a Criminal Sexual Offense in Mount Clemens, We Can Help You
At Grabel & Associates, our attorneys have over 100 years of combined experience defending clients accused of crimes in jurisdictions throughout Michigan, and we have developed a focused practice in serving clients facing sex crimes charges. Our law firm has built a solid reputation for providing our clients the best possible outcome to their cases, and we can do the same for you. Michigan residents who have gone through what you are going through know they can depend on Grabel & Associates.
Criminal Cases Arising in Mount Clemens Are Tried in Macomb County Courts in Clinton Township and Mount Clemens
For crimes occurring in Macomb County, Macomb County District Courts conduct preliminary examinations in felony cases and handle all misdemeanor cases where punishment does not exceed one year in jail, including arraignment, setting and acceptance of bail, trials, and sentencing. District judges may appoint magistrates, who are empowered to set bail and accept bonds in criminal matters, accept guilty pleas, and issue arrest and search warrants. Macomb County has several district courts, but the appropriate one for crimes occurring in Mount Clemens is the 41-B District Court, located in Clinton Township at:
41-B District Court
2230 Starks Drive
Clinton Township, Michigan 48036
Serious misdemeanor cases as well as felonies are heard in the 16th Judicial Circuit Court in Macomb County, which is located in Mount Clemens at:
Macomb County Circuit Court
40 North Main Street
Mt. Clemens, Michigan 48043
The city of Mount Clemens, Michigan, is the county seat of Macomb County, on the eastern edge of Michigan's Lower Peninsula, 18 miles from Detroit. As of recent statistics, the population of Mount Clemens was slightly under 16,800 residents. In the late 19th to the mid-20th century, Mount Clemens gained recognition for its many mineral baths located throughout the city, which, in their heyday, attracted Hollywood stars, athletes, and wealthy industrialists. Today, the city is facing difficult budget hurdles that have caused the city to slash public services, including the police department, which was disbanded in 2005. The crime rate in Mount Clemens is higher than the national average, and there are 41 sex offenders registered as living in Mount Clemens, making the ratio of residents to sex offenders close to the state average.
Contact Us When You Need Help
If you find yourself needing help and advice in facing a sex crime charge, go to someone who can give you straight answers and accurate information, and who you know is firmly on your side. Contact Grabel & Associates. We have attorneys standing by to take calls 24 hours a day, seven days a week, for a free, no-obligation initial consultation. You do not need to wait, worried and frightened, to get the information and help you need to make the right choices about what to do. Call us to get the peace of mind you need and to take control of your future. We are there when you need us.