Waterford Township Sex Crimes Attorney
When an investigation into allegations of a sex crime involves you or someone close to you as a suspect, it is imperative to hire an attorney to safeguard your rights from the very outset. The law firm of Grabel & Associates specializes in defending clients charged with sex-related crimes, and we can help clients in Waterford Township and other communities in Oakland County. We have helped clients accused of the crimes of sexual assault, child molestation or child sexual abuse, including child pornography, Internet sex crimes, prostitution or solicitation, sexual misconduct, indecent exposure, statutory rape, and other sex-related crimes. We have also assisted clients needing post-conviction services such as appeals or issues dealing with registration under Michigan's Sex Offenders Registration Act (SORA).
Hiring the Right Attorney for Your Sex Crimes Case May Determine Your Future
If you have been charged with a sex-related crime, how your case gets resolved may depend upon the experience and commitment of your sex crimes defense attorney. And when your future and freedom are on the line, you cannot afford to risk them on an unknown quantity.
The lawyers at the firm of Grabel & Associates have acquired over a century of combined experience defending clients accused of crimes in courts throughout Oakland County and elsewhere in the state of Michigan. When we take a case, we focus on crafting the best defense strategy we can to maximize your chances to win.
If You Are Charged with a Sexual Offense in Waterford Township, Grabel & Associates Can Help
Our sex crimes defense team does not just consist of lawyers, but investigators and forensic specialists, as well. If we agree to represent you, we will undertake an independent investigation of all the allegations and evidence, which sometimes means hiring private investigators, retaining forensic, DNA, and polygraph experts, or taking any other lawful measures to make sure we have all avenues of defense covered. Through thorough investigation and our in-depth knowledge of the legal processes in the Michigan jurisdictions where we operate, we are able to uncover and identify weaknesses, errors, inconsistencies, and problems in a case that we can utilize to help us win.
We give our clients the confidence and assurance they need, knowing that someone is firmly in their corner fighting for their rights and their freedom. Grabel & Associates has earned a rock-solid reputation throughout the state of Michigan for obtaining positive results for our clients, and we can help you, too.
Criminal Sexual Offense Cases in Waterford Township are Tried in Oakland County Courts
Like other Michigan counties, misdemeanor cases are handled in various Oakland County district courts. District courts also handle preliminary examinations in felony cases. For crimes occurring in Waterford Township, the appropriate Oakland County District Court is the 51st District Court, located in Waterford, at:
51st District Court
5100 Civic Center Drive
Waterford, Michigan 48329
If enough evidence is found in a preliminary examination for a felony case to go forward with a trial, the case is bound over to the 6th Circuit Court for Oakland County. The Oakland County 6th Circuit Court is located in Pontiac, Michigan, at:
Oakland County Circuit Court
1200 N. Telegraph Road
Pontiac, Michigan 48341-0404
Waterford Township is a charter township in the middle of Oakland County 24 miles north of Detroit. Like many of the surrounding areas, Waterford Township was originally the home of a number of Native American Iroquoian and Algonquian tribes, who were gradually displaced by European settlers in the 18th and 19th centuries. By the time Waterford was organized as a township in 1834, there were few Native Americans living in the area. Today, Waterford Township has a population of 71,707 residents. The crime rate in Waterford Township is much lower than the national average, with only about half the national crime rate. There are 76 sex offenders registered as living within Waterford Township's boundaries, making the ratio of residents to sex offenders 944 to one.
You Can Call Grabel & Associates for Legal Help Any Day, at Any Time
If you find yourself arrested or charged in a sex crime, you do not need to wait until normal office hours to get the advice and information you need from a qualified, experienced defense attorney. You need to act immediately to make sure your rights are safeguarded. Contact Grabel & Associates, 24 hours a day, seven days a week, and a lawyer will be standing by to answer your questions for a free initial consultation. When you need help, call Grabel & Associates and start regaining control of your future.