“An absolutely incredible attorney and person - I acquired two OWI cases in two counties in a very short time. Mr. Weinberg's outstanding legal work and professional advice has resulted in a better, healthier life, the absolute minimum possible time spent in jail and an excellent coordination in events so I could maintain my employment.”
“Great Attorney – Very thorough! Hard working and efficient! He did a great job and helped me with all my cases. I am very happy I hired him to defend me.”
“Probation violation plus – I hired Scott Weinberg to handle a friend’s case. She was arrested and had 3 charges in 2 counties. There was also a short amount of time before she was due in court. He was able to manage all of it and did so quickly with an excellent outcome for my friend. He has lots of experience and a good attitude.”
We Offer Incomparable Drunk Driving Defense
Operating while intoxicated (OWI, also commonly referred to as DUI for driving under the influence) is against the law and treated very severely here in the state of Michigan. DUI/OWI ATTORNEY SCOTT Weinberg defends drivers against serving time in jail and losing their driver’s license with aggressive strategies that have proven effective in hundreds of OWI cases.
If you’ve been charged with driving while intoxicated, let us optimize your defense today. Read More
We Defend Those Accused Of Child Abuse And Never Judge
Michigan Criminal Lawyers, PLC believes that every person has the right to defend themselves with the help of our expertise.
Child abuse allegations should never be taken lightly. Child Abuse Attorney Scott Weinberg handles your case and the circumstances in your family that lead to allegations with professionalism and compassion. Read More
Don’t End Up On Michigan’s Sex Offender Registry
Sex Crimes Defense Attorney Scott Weinberg has more than 20 years of experience handling sex crimes from both sides of the court. Since the firm was created in 1994, Michigan Criminal Lawyers, PLC has made it our priority to keep our clients off the sex offender registration and out of jail.
If you are being accused of a sex crime (statutory rape, date rape, internet child pornography, prostitution, etc.) call our office before speaking to the police. Read More
Charged With Assault And Battery?
Start an aggressive defense today. We know exactly how the prosecutor’s office works when dealing with assault cases. When charged with assault and battery, the first thing a person must do is to retain an experienced and competent criminal defense attorney. The attorney will examine the situation, analyze the circumstances and then try to figure out a way to either lessen the charges or get them eliminated altogether. Under the law, assault or battery is open to interpretation by police, prosecutors, judges and juries. Self-defense can be misconstrued as assault. Read More
Domestic violence, also known as domestic abuse, spousal abuse, family violence, and intimate partner violence (IPV). The attorneys at our law firm are experienced at defending domestic assault charges such as these. We understand the stigma attached to a domestic abuse conviction, and we’ll fight hard to get your charges dismissed or reduced so a court trial is unnecessary. Our main goal is to keep you out of jail, and keep your record clean!
Not everyone can pay up front for the best domestic violence defense. At our law firm, our payment plans and credit card acceptance means you can hire the best lawyer in town. By eliminating financing concerns, we concentrate on providing the best defense – your top priority. Read More
Drug Defense Attorney In Michigan
If you or a family member has been charged with drug possession or the sale, delivery, manufacturing, importation, or trafficking of illegal substances of any kind, contact an experienced drug defense attorney at Our law firm immediately.
Whether it’s a misdemeanor charge for possession of a single marijuana joint or a federal interstate drug trafficking charge, a conviction for a drug crime can forever taint your record. Besides facing possible jail time and heavy financial penalties, you may be excluded from jobs that require a clean record. Read More
Juvenile Crimes kids Get Into Trouble
And parents are often the ones to find the best defense – and pay for it. If your minor-age child has been charged with a juvenile crime, consult Michigan Criminal Lawyers TODAY.
We allay your concerns about juvenile court, possible punishments and the cost of an aggressive defense for your child. Our law firm provides affordable, expert criminal defense.
Contact our attorneys TODAY to discuss your juvenile defense needs. Read More
OWI / DUI
Drunk driving attorneys at our law firm will give you your best chance to stay out of jail and protect your driver’s license. After being charged with OWI, (commonly referred to as DUI or drunk driving) or any other drinking and driving related offense, you may not know exactly where to turn for help, or who the right attorney is to represent you. Our law firm offers experienced, aggressive, and effective drunk driving defense that focuses on keeping you out of jail and protecting your driver’s license from suspension.
There are some basic things you should remember if you have been stopped and asked to take a field sobriety test or breathalyzer test to determine your blood alcohol level. Contact us right away to talk about the charges against you or a family member. The sooner we can start your aggressive defense, the better chance we have of protecting your rights and your freedom. Read More
A violation of probation or failure to report to your probation officer can lead to jail time or a prison sentence. In many cases, parole or probation violations are unintended and result from simple misunderstandings. The probation violation defense attorneys at our law firm will fight aggressively to keep you on probation or parole – and out of jail. We don’t let your budget get in the way of excellent defense representation.
As soon as a probation violation occurs, an arrest may follow shortly thereafter and/or the defendant may be ordered to court for a probation violation hearing. During the court hearing, the Prosecutor must prove the violation by more than 50% of the evidence, as opposed to ‘beyond a reasonable doubt’ which is necessary for a criminal trial. Read More
Sexual Assault Convictions Will Haunt You Forever
In addition to substantial jail time, you will have a permanent criminal record and be forced to register as a sex offender practically anywhere you want to live, for the rest of your life.
Even if you are falsely accused of a sexual assault (or any other sex offense), the mere allegations could cause irreparable damage. For that reason, our sex crime defense team at our law firm would like to get involved in your case as early as possible. Read More
Speeding Ticket Attorney
If you have recently received a speeding ticket in Michigan, you need the help of an attorney who will look out for your rights. Less than one percent of the drivers given speeding tickets actually try to fight the ticket.
At the our law firm we are known for our commitment to excellence in representing motorists just like you. We know the speeding laws, investigate thoroughly and fight for your need to stay behind the wheel.
If you want to fight your speeding ticket, the first step is to keep your court date. Never just pay the ticket through the mail, because in doing so, you’re admitting guilt. Instead, always go to the court date and see if you can get the ticket removed or downgraded to a less serious offense. Read More
Speeding Ticket Attorney, Traffic Tickets In Michigan. If you have recently received a speeding ticket in Michigan, you need the help of an attorney who will look out for your rights. Less than one percent of the drivers given speeding tickets actually try to fight the ticket.
At the our law firm we are known for our commitment to excellence in representing motorists just like you. We know the speeding laws, investigate thoroughly and fight for your need to stay behind the wheel. If you want to fight your speeding ticket, the first step is to keep your court date. Never just pay the ticket through the mail, because in doing so, you’re admitting guilt. Instead, always go to the court date and see if you can get the ticket removed or downgraded to a less serious offense. Read More
A Conviction Can Be Big Trouble For Your Record
With our expert legal advice, you may be able to have your past record sealed from public view or cleared entirely.
At our law firm, we know how devastating a conviction can be to your future. That’s why we fight so hard to help our clients get charges dismissed or significantly reduced. One mistake should not haunt your record or destroy your future! If you’ve paid the fine or done the time, you deserve a clean slate. Read More
Fraud investigation Can Be Lengthy And Costly
Each step could be challenged in your defense. The examination of evidence is a crucial skill your attorney should have. The attorneys at our law firm take a team approach and bring in experts in the field to build a solid, aggressive defense.
An individual or entity convicted of a fraud crime may face harsh consequences such as imprisonment, parole or probation, loss of certain rights, significant fines, restitution paid to victims, and more. The severity of the penalties depends on various circumstances surrounding the case. Read More
Internet Sex Crimes
Every year, thousands of adults are wrongfully arrested for internet sex crimes after falling into traps set by police operating bogus websites and chat rooms. Sting operations are a form of entrapment created to catch adults who engage in legal activities in the privacy of their own homes.
The attorneys at our firm have extensive experience successfully fighting for the rights of people charged with Internet sex crimes. From hundreds of cases in involving internet sex crimes and being a former Sex Crimes Prosecutor, we know the illegal tactics that police, federal investigators and prosecutors use to gather evidence against you Read More
Theft crimes, also called Larceny, are crimes in which a person knowingly and willfully takes someone else’s property. Theft crimes include all forms of stealing and penalties range from fines to jail sentences.
Not everyone can pay up front for the best theft defense. At our law firm, our payment plans and credit card acceptance means you can hire the best lawyer in town. By eliminating financing concerns, we concentrate on providing the best defense – your top priority.
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Traffic violations make up most traffic tickets (also known as citations) and are considered “infraction” level offenses meaning they are less severe than misdemeanor or felony crimes. Traffic violations include offenses such as speeding, running a red light or driving with an expired license. Please see below for a list of other traffic violations, some traffic tickets can, however, have more severe consequences. The following provides information about traffic violations should you find the need for a Lawyer.
A single speeding ticket can substantially increase the cost of your car insurance. Read More
A violent crimes charge, abuse or other violent crime requires an aggressive defense to keep you out of jail. Legal defense from our law firm to defend your record – and your honor! We fight for your rights and your freedom by using every constitutional means to have charges dismissed or reduced. As a former prosecutors who understand the tactics police and prosecutors use to gather illegal evidence in violent crime cases, you have experience in your corner.
By acting fast, we are often able to suppress evidence and file the right motions that leave prosecutors little choice but to negotiate a more favorable outcome. Read More
White Collar Crimes
White collar crimes can be prosecuted at the state or federal level, depending on whether a state or federal law was broken. If convicted, these crimes usually result in jail time, large fines, and restitution to the victims of the crime. For people who have been victimized by white collar crime, hiring a criminal attorney is often helpful when attempting to recover monies lost.
If you need a federal white collar crime lawyer, experience makes the difference. If you have been charged with or are under investigation for fraud or any federal white collar criminal charge, contact our firm right now. Read More
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Michigan’s Best Criminal Defense Lawyer
Being accused of a criminal offense comes with consequences that can be far-reaching and long-lasting for you, your family, and your finances. In addition to potential jail time, fines, and probation, a conviction negatively impacts your ability to find a job, advance your career, and even own a gun.
At Michigan Criminal Lawyers, PLC, we believe everyone has the right to affordable, expertise defense. Our top priority is to protect our clients’ rights and safeguard their future from the stigma of a criminal conviction. We never judge you or your situation. We consider it our responsibility to offer solid defense counsel to anyone in need.
Attorney Scott Weinberg has over 30 years of experience handling thousands of cases involving drugs, OWI/DUIs, sex crimes, juvenile crimes, probation violation, sexual assault, traffic violations, and more. From violent crimes to white collar crimes, high-profile cases to simple misdemeanors, he is proud to defend each charge against his clients here in Michigan.
We Have Insider Knowledge of How Prosecutors Handle ALL Criminal Cases
If you’re convicted of a crime, you could face time in jail, prison, probation and significant fines. To avoid the worst possible penalties, you should consult an experienced Criminal Defense Attorney to begin building your case the second you’re charged. Scott Weinberg and his team at Michigan Criminal Lawyers are ready to protect your rights no matter what you were charged with.
Attorney Weinberg will examine every detail of your case to look for viable defenses and plan your best course of action. He’s helped 1000s of defendants receive lesser charges or have them dropped altogether. As a former prosecutor, he knows the strategies used on both sides of a case.
Just because you’re charged with a crime does not mean you lose your rights. Don’t let prosecutors add a crime to your record without a fight.
Our Goal Is Simple: No Jail Time And No Conviction
At Michigan Criminal Lawyers, PLC, we have valuable connections in every criminal court in Michigan, along with unparalleled experience in trials.
Because we believe every single person deserves the best defense against criminal charges, we offer PAYMENT PLANS and accept most major credit cards. Providing the strongest defense possible has always been our top priority. We offer you effective, aggressive representation for your case and have removed financial concerns, meaning there’s absolutely no reason you shouldn’t have us on your side.
If you’re ready to fight for the charges against you to be dismissed or reduced, schedule your consultation with us today.
Keep Your Record Clean And Avoid
A Domestic Violence Conviction
At Michigan Criminal Lawyers, we have experience handling domestic abuse cases and we know that a domestic violence conviction comes with a stigma for the rest of your life.
Domestic Violence Attorney Scott Weinberg provides expert defense against family violence charges to prevent you from suffering penalties like time in prison and heavy fines. Whether you’ve been accused of making verbal threats or violating a restraining order, abusing your spouse or stalking, Attorney Weinberg wants to keep your record clean and help you preserve the family connections that matter most to you. His priority is to get your charges reduced or dismissed, making a trial unnecessary.