Peterson Paletta Balice

Criminal Defense Attorneys

Grand Rapids & Ionia Attorneys

Criminal defense attorneys represent those charged with a crime. If you are looking at a misdemeanor or a felony with potential time in prison, you will want an experienced criminal defense team fighting for you.

No single criminal defense case is identical to the other. Our accomplished criminal defense attorneys at Peterson Paletta Balice may be able to uncover certain arguments and factors that could mitigate or even negate the charges against you.

Our attorneys offer aggressive criminal defense to individuals charged with crimes in Grand Rapids and throughout the state of Michigan. We work diligently to protect your rights and make the strongest case possible on your behalf.

Criminal Defense for State and Federal Charges

With more than 20 years of experience, our criminal defense attorneys have successfully represented individuals charged with misdemeanors and felonies in Clinton, Eaton, Ingham, Ionia, Kalamazoo, Kent, Livingston, Montcalm, Muskegon, Ottawa, Oakland, Shiawassee, and Wayne Counties.

In addition to representing individuals on state charges, our lawyers have experience representing persons charged with federal crimes. We offer a consultation with one of our experienced criminal defense attorneys if you have been arrested or are facing criminal charges. Our Michigan criminal defense attorneys are experienced trial attorneys and prepare from day one to take your case to trial if necessary.

Criminal Appeals

Individuals seeking to reverse the outcome of an unsuccessful criminal case often contact us. A criminal appeal is a highly technical legal pursuit. An attorney will need lots of experience as well as a commitment to stay current on the latest appellate and Supreme Court decisions to successfully appeal a criminal conviction.

The attorneys at Peterson Paletta Balice have more than 15 years of experience in writing criminal appeals. Our research staff is second to none in navigating not only the latest trends from the bench but also in drafting compelling arguments.

Types of Criminal Defense Cases We Take

Our attorneys provide criminal defense for the following charges:

  • Driver’s license restoration
  • Embezzlement fraud
  • Felonies
  • Home invasion
  • Homicide
  • Involuntary manslaughter
  • Murder
  • Negligent homicide
  • Probation/parole violations
  • Property destruction
  • Resisting & obstructing
  • Retail fraud
  • Robbery
  • Sex crimes
  • Theft offenses
  • Truancy
  • Weapon offenses
  • White collar offenses

Get a Strong Defense for Your Case

Our Grand Rapids, MI, and Ionia, MI, criminal defense attorneys make the strongest possible case for our clients. Call Peterson Paletta Balice today at (616) 957-3540, or contact us online for a consultation.

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