Norton Shores Sex Crimes Attorney
If you are implicated in a criminal sexual offense occurring in Norton Shores, you need a defense lawyer who has experience defending clients accused of sex crimes. The attorneys at the law firm of Grabel & Associates have successfully defended clients charged with both state and federal sex crimes, including sexual assault, Internet sex crimes, child pornography, prostitution and solicitation, indecent exposure, statutory rape, child molestation and sexual abuse, and other sex-related crimes. Grabel & Associates can also handle sex crimes appeals, as well as issues involving Child Protective Services (CPS) and registration under Michigan's Sex Offenders Registration Act (SORA).
A Sex Crime Defense Attorney Should Be Committed to Your Case From the Beginning
At Grabel & Associates, if we represent a client accused of sexual misconduct, we believe our mission is very straightforward: defend, as aggressively as the situation warrants, individuals who have been accused of felony and misdemeanor sex offenses. We pride ourselves on adhering to the fundamental American constitutional principle that an accused person is innocent until proven guilty, no matter what the charges may be, and no matter what circumstantial evidence may exist. And because of our commitment to this principle, our Michigan sex crimes defense team is known for getting clients exceptional case results.
Attorneys at Grabel & Associates Can Assist Residents of Norton Shores Accused of Sex Crimes
Our clients have confidence knowing that, when we take their case, they will have an advocate who is committed to achieving the best possible outcome for their particular case. From the moment we take a case, our sex crimes defense team gets to work. We conduct an independent investigation of all the allegations, and will not hesitate to step in if we believe law enforcement may be violating our clients' rights. Through our thorough investigation, we can often uncover inconsistencies, gaps, and missed evidence that will guide us in developing an effective case strategy. Time and again, our methods have worked, and we have earned a strong reputation throughout Michigan for getting positive results for our clients. If you are facing charges for a sex crime, you can trust Grabel & Associates to be a staunch advocate for your rights and your freedom.
Crimes in Norton Shores Are Tried in Muskegon County Courts in the City of Muskegon
The Muskegon County 60th District Court and the 14th Judicial Circuit Court handle all criminal cases arising in the city of Norton Shores and elsewhere within Muskegon County. The 60th District Court processes less serious misdemeanors from arraignment all the way through to sentencing. The 60th District Court also handles preliminary examinations for serious misdemeanor and felony cases. If the 60th District Court determines that enough evidence exists after the preliminary examination to hand down an indictment, the felony case is then bound over for trial in the 14th Judicial Circuit Court. The circuit court also handles criminal appeals. Both the 60th District Court and the 14th Circuit Court are located in Muskegon at:
990 Terrace Street
Muskegon, Michigan 49442
The city of Norton Shores, as its name suggests, lies along the shore of Lake Michigan roughly a third of the way up the western edge of Michigan's Lower Peninsula. Like other Michigan cities along Lake Michigan, Norton Shores began as a logging town, and its first sawmill was built in 1847. Later in the 19th Century, fruit farms also became a major industry. Today, Norton Shores is a suburban city with a mixture of light industrial and commercial enterprises and a population around 23,300 residents. The crime rate in Norton Shores has steadily remained lower than the national average over the last decade. There are only 63 registered sex offenders living within the city, making the ratio of residents to sex offenders very low and significantly lower than the Michigan state average.
Call Grabel & Associates 24/7 to Get the Help You Need
When you or someone you care about is accused of a sex crime, do not wait until matters go too far before getting the advice and assistance of a knowledgeable, experienced sex crimes defense lawyer. The top defense attorneys at Grabel & Associates have over 100 years of combined experience defending individuals accused of crimes in jurisdictions throughout Michigan. We have helped hundreds of clients, and we may be able to help you. If you need advice, any time of day, any day of the week, you can contact Grabel & Associates for a free, no-obligation consultation. Do not risk your freedom and your future.