Grand Rapids Criminal Defense Lawyer
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Being charged with a crime – whether a misdemeanor or a felony – is serious. Regardless of the level of offense, you could be facing severe penalties, both criminal sanctions and collateral consequences, that could affect you for the rest of your life. The arrest alone can ruin your reputation, and the conviction can result in a criminal record, which can make it difficult to find a job, get housing, or qualify for government benefits.
When Should You Hire A Criminal Defense Attorney?
You should hire a criminal defense attorney if you are or a loved one is dealing with criminal charges that could resort in you placed in prison. The more serious the crime, your sentence will be. Hiring a lawyer early in the process can help you with your case and save on legal fees.
With so much at stake, act quickly to get a skilled criminal defense lawyer serving Grand Rapids on your side. At Brandon Gardner & Associates, PLC, we have extensive experience and know how to navigate the complex legal system. We are not a large firm, which means, when you hire us, you will benefit from our close, personalized approach. You won't be treated like just another case; we'll get to know you and your circumstances, allowing us to develop an innovative and compelling legal strategy for your unique situation. Your goals become our goals, and we will work aggressively toward obtaining a favorable outcome on your behalf, such as getting charges dropped or the case dismissed.
If you're ready to tell us your side of the story, call (616) 303-7444 today.
Fighting Against Criminal Allegations
When you're arrested for a crime, the prosecutor will review the circumstances to determine whether or not to pursue your case. If they decide to move forward with it, that means they feel the evidence is strong enough to attempt to land a conviction. The burden rests on the prosecutor to prove beyond a reasonable doubt that you're guilty of the offense.
Although the prosecutor may have evidence of the crime you allegedly committed, that does not mean your case is hopeless and your only option is to plead guilty. At Brandon Gardner & Associates, PLC, our attorney will examine your case from all angles. By thoroughly analyzing the facts, we may be able to spot weaknesses in the allegations against you. Additionally, while conducting our own investigation, we'll build a strong defense strategy on your behalf.
Our Grand Rapids lawyers provide effective defense for a variety of charges including:
Get Skilled Legal Help
Because criminal charges are so serious and the consequences severe, finding the right lawyer is important. Our Grand Rapids team has a track record of success and knows what it takes to mount an effective defense on behalf of individuals accused of crimes. We will be by your side from the moment you hire us until the resolution of your case, providing sound legal advice and guidance along the way.
You work directly with your attorney from start to finish. They are personally invested in your case and involved at all times.
Experienced & Respected
Consistently ranked as one of the best young lawyers law firms in Michigan and known for obtaining better results than most firms in the area.
We keep you informed and help you fully understand your options. We are dedicated to understanding your goals so we represent you best.
The Ability to Go to Trial
Many cases are resolved without going to court, but we prepare every case for trial. This allows us to negotiate from a position of strength.
Brandon Gardner and associates were amazing. Stellar performance across the board.- Gregory H.
I am very happy with how our case turned out. He knows the law better than the rest.- Tera C.
Very knowledgeable, reassuring, and reasonably priced!- Former Client
Knowledgeable and professional.- Jesse C.
It's worth the price.- Colton C.