I have a general practice of law that primarily involves trial practice for criminal,... more
I have a general practice of law that primarily involves trial practice for criminal, family, and probate matters throughout West Michigan. Because of the probate interest, I also am involved in Wills, Trusts, and other estate-planning devices. This often ties in with post-divorce planning. My entire career has been involved with legal matters - as an investigative journalist in Chicago an... view profile
I worked in the Muskegon County Prosecutor's Office for ten years before leaving... more
I worked in the Muskegon County Prosecutor's Office for ten years before leaving with my partner, Kathryn H. Norton. We have a combined expereince of over 13 years as prosecutors. We know how Prosecutors think and work. We have the ability to work out the best outcome in your case. If your case cannot be resolved we do not hesitate to go to trial to protect your rights. We also handle all types... view profile
If you are suspected of a crime or charged with a violation of law, you may require the services of a criminal defense attorney to present your defense or negotiate a penalty. As different rules and procedures exist for different offenses, you should seek a criminal defense attorney who has worked on your particular type of case to provide you with the best defense. An experienced criminal defense attorney knows what information the government will need to prove your guilt. The defense attorney will also know what information you need to prove your innocence, including whether there are any legal rules justifying your actions.