Plymouth Sex Crimes Lawyer
We have had success in overturning convictions in sex crimes appeals and in helping clients dealing with related issues, such as matters involving Child Protective Services (CPS) and registration under Michigan’s Sex Offenders Registration Act (SORA). If you are facing charges for a crime involving a sex offense in Plymouth, Michigan, the law firm of Grabel & Associates may be able to help you. We can defend you against charges involving a wide variety of criminal sexual misconduct charges in either state or federal courts in Michigan. Our attorneys have successfully defended clients accused of sexual assault, statutory rape, sexual abuse, child molestation and abuse, Internet crimes involving child pornography or sex crime offenses solicited through Internet chat rooms, and other criminal sexual offenses.
If You Are Under Investigation for a Sex Crime in Plymouth, MI, Get the Advice of an Attorney
At Grabel & Associates, we understand the intricacies of criminal investigations, criminal law enforcement processes, and criminal court systems both state and federal in the state of Michigan. If you are under investigation for a criminal sexual offense, it is important for you to understand what is involved, and that means getting a qualified, experienced attorney on your side to keep you informed and advised. Our attorneys have over 100 years of combined experience defending clients accused of crimes in Michigan, and we can help you.
Grabel & Associates Can Defend Clients in Plymouth, Michigan, Accused of Sexual Offenses
People facing criminal charges will usually find the process confusing and daunting with good reason. Law enforcement and court procedures are not easily understood by people who are unfamiliar with them, and having seen a few police shows on television is a poor substitute for the harsh reality. When your future depends on every decision you make, you need an advocate on your side who can give you dependable advice and aggressive representation; you cannot afford to pin your faith on hoping blindly that things will work out. In our experience, your best option is to get an attorney involved early, so that they can immediately step in to make sure your rights are protected. The sex crimes attorneys at Grabel & Associates have a proven track record of helping clients to resolve their cases satisfactorily, without jail time or other penalties. If we become involved early enough, we have even been able to prevent charges from being filed. We understand how to advocate for our clients’ futures and to defend their freedom; you can depend on Grabel & Associates.
Crimes in Plymouth Are Tried in Wayne County Courts in Plymouth and Detroit
As a general rule in Michigan, district courts handle misdemeanor cases and preliminary examinations in felony cases or serious misdemeanor cases that may involve incarceration for longer than twelve months. If, after a preliminary examination, enough evidence exists to go to trial in such a case, it is transferred to the county circuit court. For crimes in Plymouth, the 35th District Court in Plymouth serves the townships of Canton, Northville, and Plymouth, and the cities of Northville and Plymouth. The 35th District Court is located at:
35th District Court
660 Plymouth Rd.
Plymouth, Michigan 48170
Criminal felony charges in Wayne County are heard by the 3rd Judicial Circuit Court of Michigan-Criminal Division, located at:
Third Judicial Circuit Court
1441 St. Antoine
Detroit, Michigan 48230
The city of Plymouth is a suburb of Detroit in Wayne County that is completely surrounded by Plymouth Charter Township. The history of Plymouth goes back to the early 19th century, when a young couple named Starkweather from Preston, Connecticut, purchased a homestead from the government for $1.25 an acre. The descendants of the original Starkweathers have continued to live in Plymouth right up to the present day, and many streets in Plymouth are named after various family members who have lived in Plymouth over the years. Plymouth is currently famed for holding the Plymouth Ice Spectacular, which is the oldest and largest ice-carving festival in North America. Plymouth has a population of 8,429 residents. The crime rate in Plymouth is significantly lower than the national average, and there are only 26 sex offenders registered as living within the city of Plymouth, leaving the ratio of citizens to sex offenders very low.
If You Need Sex Crime Defense Legal Assistance in Plymouth, Call Grabel & Associates 24/7
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 protect your constitutional rights. Being arrested in Wayne County can be especially daunting, since Wayne County’s high population and urban character ensure that Wayne County is Michigan’s largest and busiest court system, and it is easy to feel that your case and your situation may not get the attention it deserves. When you need someone on your side, contact Grabel & Associates. Our attorneys are available to provide information and answer your questions 24 hours a day, seven days a week for a free, no-obligation initial consultation. Call us; we’ll be there.