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Fighting All Misdemeanors and Felonies in Michigan

At The Law Office of Steven L. Schwartz, we fight all types of criminal charges on behalf of people in and around the Detroit metro area.

If you or someone you care about has been accused of a crime, you need an experienced criminal defense attorney. You will find one at our law firm.

Call us at (248) 930-5019 or send us an e-mail.

Our criminal defense law firm is committed to helping you avoid jail, avoid fines and avoid a criminal record. Based on two decades of experience in Michigan's criminal courts, we can explain the criminal courts procedures and give you our best estimate of the likely outcome in your case.

Our criminal defense work is geared toward achieving your goals. We do not pretend to know what you want before we talk with you in depth about the charges, the possible consequences, your circumstances and your desires for an outcome. We do not sugarcoat the truth if the charges are serious, but we also use all our skills and energy to fight for the best possible outcome in every criminal case.

All Misdemeanor and Felony Cases

Every client of the firm works directly with AV-rated* criminal defense lawyer Steven L. Schwartz. We have the knowledge to confidently defend clients against any misdemeanor or felony. Cases we handle commonly include:

Alcohol and traffic crimes: We plea bargain and defend against traffic violations, DUI arrests, drunk and disorderly charges, and crimes involving minors in possession of alcohol. Learn more about what to expect after a DUI arrest, including information about driver's license restoration hearings and installation of ignition interlock devices.

Drug crimes: We defend against all manner of misdemeanor and felony drug crimes, from drug possession and medical marijuana charges to drug trafficking and crimes involving minors in possession of drugs.

Crimes against persons: Violent crimes require aggressive advocacy to minimize negative consequences. We handle assault and domestic violence cases, as well as murder, manslaughter and vehicular homicide charges.

Sex crime accusations: Defending clients against sex crime accusations often takes place in the court of public opinion as much as in the criminal courts. Consult with us regarding charges such as criminal sexual conduct, solicitation, or Internet crimes such as possession of child pornography. Theft and Internet crimes: The amount of goods or money alleged stolen have a major impact on the potential fines and jail time in theft, fraud and embezzlement, and identity theft cases.

In addition: In addition to representing adult defendants, we provide protective representation to juveniles accused of delinquency. We also handle probation violation cases and investigate charges of serious police misconduct.

Retain an Attorney You Can Count On

Obviously, you want a lawyer who will work hard to get you the best possible resolution to your case.

You also want a lawyer who will be there when needed, who will be available to answer your questions and address your concerns. You want a lawyer who will proactively communicate with you and keep you involved in your criminal defense case.

You will find that lawyer at our law firm. When you hire our firm, you will be able to call us, e-mail us and even send us text messages. We will respond to you.

No Matter What the Charge Is

Contact us today to learn more about the steps we will take to defend you against any felony or misdemeanor charge.

* CV, BV, and AV are registered certification marks of Reed Elsevier Properties Inc., used in accordance with the Martindale-Hubbell certification procedures, standards, and policies. Martindale-Hubbell is the facilitator of a peer review rating process. Ratings reflect the confidential opinions of members of the Bar and the judiciary. Martindale-Hubbell ratings fall into two categories - legal ability and general ethical standards.

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