Criminal Defense Blog

Sex Crime, Drug Crime, DUI/OWI, Violent Crime, and Other Criminal Case Defense in Grandville, Walker, Grand Haven, Allegan, Ionia, Grand Rapids and Throughout West Michigan

When you are investigated for a crime or charged with a criminal offense in West Michigan, you need to start gathering information that will help you throughout your case. Hiring a lawyer is always the best first step to take, however there is a variety of information available online that can assist you in the criminal justice process. Our criminal defense blog and can help you understand the laws and legal issues affecting your case, and provide you with some of the information you need to make the best decisions you can about your case.

Don’t speak with police or attempt to go through the early stages of your case without skilled representation. Our Michigan defense lawyers have assisted clients who face drug crime, sex crime, drunk driving, and violent crime, theft crimes, robbery crimes and other criminal charges.

Contact The Criminal Defense Law Center of West Michigan now for aggressive criminal defense representation in Michigan.  We are available immediately to begin working with you.

The Criminal Defense Blog of The Criminal Defense Law Center of West Michigan

Drug Trafficking

Drug Trafficking Attorneys Representing Clients Charged with Drug Trafficking in Grand Rapids, Kentwood, Hudsonville, Grandville, Walker and Throughout West Michigan Drug trafficking is a felony, which subjects the individual to severe penalties if convicted. Even trafficking a seemingly minor substance such as marijuana can mean four years in prison. At The...
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Poaching in Michigan is a serious crime.  Local prosecutors will bring up criminal charges against anyone who is caught poaching in Michgian. According to an article on, A DNR conservation officer investigating an elk poaching has identified the Jackson County hunter believed to be responsible after finding a grocery...
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Sitting in Court

As I was sitting in court the other day waiting for my client to enter a plea to a reduced charge, I watched a victims family speak about the impact of the misdemeanor criminal charge known as moving violation resulting in death.  This was a very serious and somber time...
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Sentencing Guidelines

Sentencing Guidelines Basic Overview A person charged with a felony is going to hear their attorney talk about “sentencing guidelines” and because this often creates a lot of fear and confusion, I thought it would be helpful to offer a brief overview on what exactly sentencing guidelines are and how sentencing...
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Bad Checks

750.131 Bad Checks, draft, or order for payment of money; making, drawing, uttering, or delivering without sufficient funds with intent to defraud; violation; penalties; enhanced sentence based on prior convictions. Sec. 131. (1) A person shall not make, draw, utter, or deliver any checks, draft, or order for the payment of money,...
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