Facing a Criminal Charge? Don’t Face It Alone.

A criminal conviction will have serious and long-lasting impacts on your future. You have options. Your lawyer from Schwartz Criminal Defense Firm will work to have your charges reduced or even dismissed.

Defending Yourself in the Courtroom Isn’t Easy.

Do you have access to expert witnesses? Do you know the difference between a court-appointed attorney and a criminal defense attorney? Do you have someone on your side who has the experience, attention, and determination you need to successfully avoid a conviction?

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In the News

You’re facing criminal charges. This is a scary and unsure time in your life. At Schwartz Criminal Defense Firm, we have years of experience helping people just like you. If you want to know what our attorneys have to say about our practice, check out our interviews and TV appearances.

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Facing the Aftermath of an Arrest

Maybe you were just arrested or you’ve discovered there’s a warrant out for your arrest. Either way, you need answers. Start here. LET'S TALK

Know Your Rights

You don’t have to say anything, and it’s probably better not to. Wait until your metro Detroit criminal defense lawyers are present, so you don’t inadvertently incriminate yourself.

Build a Strong Defense

Your criminal defense lawyer can review the details of your case and craft a strong defense in your favor. With knowledge and experience by your side, you can direct your energy toward your day in court.

Be Prepared for Your Day in Court

Unclear what’s expected of you? A lawyer from Schwartz Criminal Defense Firm will help answer your questions, prepare you for obstacles, and walk you through the process of court.

Get the Right Representation

You may not have the legal experience or knowledge you need to defend yourself in court. Partnering with the right defense attorney can make all the difference.

About Our Firm

When you’re accused of committing a crime, your future and freedom are on the line. If you don’t fight back, your life will never be the same. That’s where the lawyers from Schwartz Criminal Defense Firm can step in and help.

If you or a loved one has been accused of a crime, you may be worried about jail or prison, probation, criminal records, and other frightening factors after a conviction. That’s why the metro Detroit criminal defense lawyers at our firm are focused on working diligently for your future. We want to help you end your worry and get your life back on track.

Ready to talk to a lawyer? Call at 248-930-5019 or complete the online contact form on this page to learn more.

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What Our Clients Say About Us

Hands down the best criminal defense attorney in the state of Michigan.

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Professional, Courteous, Caring, and Thorough is how I’d describe the entire process of Steven’s representation.

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He is the type of person that works from his heart and treats people like family, not like clients.

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Getting the Answers You Need: Metro Detroit Criminal Defense FAQ

What happens if I don’t show up for my court date?

If you don’t show up for your court date, you’ll lose your bail bond, which could amount to thousands of dollars. Then, the judge will issue a bench warrant, which means you could be arrested and held until your trial. Instead of risking your freedom, seek out a criminal defense attorney to fight for you.

My charge is only a misdemeanor. Why do I need a lawyer?

Whether a misdemeanor or felony, a criminal conviction is a permanent stain on your record. Your ability to obtain student loans, find gainful employment, or even be approved for a mortgage could be at risk. The effects of a misdemeanor are far-reaching. Don’t put your future at risk.

My case seems simple. Why can’t I use a court-appointed attorney?

Our firm handles everything from first-time DUI to complex federal cases. We provide personalized and singular attention to each one. A court-appointed attorney is overwhelmed with cases and doesn’t have the thirty years of experience that we do. This is your life; don’t leave it up to chance.

My child has been charged with a DUI. What can I do?

This is a scary time. Children make mistakes. Do not let that mistake negatively impact the rest of their life. From the moment we take on your case, we will lift the legal burden from your shoulders. Call today to learn more.

How do I pick the right attorney for me?

Choosing the right attorney is critical to the outcome of your case. At Schwartz Criminal Defense Firm, we understand that not every case is the right fit for us. If we are able to take on your case, we will work diligently to fight for your freedom, your clean record, your livelihood, and your reputation in the community.