Sterling Heights Sex Crimes Attorney
At Grabel & Associates, we handle sex crimes defense work, and we have developed a special practice in defending clients in sex crimes cases, including cases involving criminal sexual abuse, solicitation, prostitution, statutory rape, child sexual abuse, child molestation, Internet sex crimes related to child pornography and chat rooms, gross indecency, and other sex-related offenses. Grabel & Associates can also handle sex crime appeals, and other post-conviction processes. If you are accused of a sex crime in Sterling Heights, Michigan, make sure you retain an attorney with the right experience and knowledge, so that you are able to put forward the best defense possible.
When You are Facing Charges for a Sex-Related Offense, Retain the Right Aggressive Attorney
If you find yourself implicated in a sex crime, one of the most important steps you can take is to hire an attorney right away not just when you have run out of other options. A sex crimes defense attorney's work does not begin in a courtroom; they can help long before matters get to that stage, and in some cases they can even make sure your case never sees the inside of a courtroom. An attorney's job is to represent your interests to everyone involved in a criminal investigation witnesses, law enforcement, experts, prosecutors, and judges and to keep you informed about what is going on. They will educate you on the legal implications of what is happening in order to assist you in making informed decisions about what you want to do, so that you are not at the mercy of opposing forces.
Grabel & Associates Law Firm Can Help Sterling Heights Residents Accused of Sexual Offenses
In a criminal investigation, police and prosecutors are not there to be your friend or to help you. They tend to do everything they can to make their own jobs easier, sometimes even including resorting to subterfuge and tricks, in an attempt to get you to incriminate yourself. If you find that the police are starting to ask you questions even before you have been formally charged it is time to hire an aggressive defense lawyer to represent you. The lawyers at Grabel & Associates have acquired decades of experience defending clients accused of crimes in state and federal courts throughout Michigan. Our knowledge of the law and our courtroom experience in jurisdictions throughout Michigan have proven successful for countless clients, and we can help you. If you are accused of a sex crime, don't risk being victimized by the system; get the help you need before it's too late to help yourself.
Criminal Cases in Sterling Heights Are Handled in Macomb County Courts in Sterling Heights and Mount Clemens
Misdemeanor criminal cases in Macomb County are handled by the 41-A District Court. There are two divisions of the 41-A District Court, one serving Macomb Township, Shelby Township, and Utica, and another which serves Sterling Heights. The appropriate court for criminal cases arising in Sterling Heights is:
40111 Dodge Park
Sterling Heights, Michigan 48313
The majority of felony cases, as well as criminal appeals, are heard in the Macomb County 16th Judicial Circuit Court, which is located in Mount Clemens:
Macomb County Circuit Court
40 North Main St.
Mount Clemens, Michigan 48043
Sterling Heights in Macomb County, Michigan, is a city of 129,699 residents. It is the second largest suburb of Metro Detroit, and the fourth largest city in all of Michigan. Interestingly, up until the 1950s, Sterling Heights was an agricultural area that served the Detroit market. Like its neighbors Troy and Warren, Sterling Heights has a very large Polish population, and it celebrates this heritage with and annual American-Polish Festival. The August 2006 issue of Moneymagazine listed Sterling Heights as number 19 on its list of the "90 Best Small Cities" to live in. The crime rate is much lower than the national average, and there were only 45 sex offenders registered under the Michigan Sex Offenders Registration Act (SORA) listed as living in Sterling Heights, making the ratio of residents to sex offenders low.
The Attorneys at Grabel & Associates Are Available to Help 24/7
If you find yourself facing charges or under arrest for criminal sexual misconduct, contact Grabel & Associates right away, at any time of the day or night, any day of the week. Our attorneys are available to provide immediate information and counsel for a free initial consultation, so that you can protect your rights and begin to navigate your way successfully through the criminal enforcement process. If you are in trouble with the law, don't wait. Get the legal help you need when you need it from Grabel & Associates.