Areas of Practice

Federal Criminal Charges:

Grand Rapids criminal attorneysMost Federal offenses are more serious than crimes charged under the State statutes, and most federal offenses involve far more serious and harsher penalties.  You need an attorney that is experienced in Federal Court such as the Grand Rapids criminal attorneys.  I have practicing in Federal Courts for over 6 years.

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State Felony Criminal Charges:

Being charged with a felony in state criminal court is a life altering event. My goal is to represent you vigorously and to keep you well informed so that you may make informed decisions. If you have already been charged with a felony crime you have most likely been arraigned on that charge.

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Being charged with a misdemeanor in district court is no laughing matter. Misdemeanors should be taken seriously as the costs and fines assessed can be expensive and there is the potential for losing your liberty by being incarcerated. It is imperative that at the beginning of any misdemeanor, your Grand Rapids criminal attorneys file an appearance, request the police report, and file a request for discovery regarding your case. Oftentimes evidence in misdemeanor cases is not kept for more than thirty days. So it is imperative that neither you nor your Grand Rapids criminal attorney allow this potential evidence to be destroyed.

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