Category Archives: Right to Counsel
Hiring a Cheap Attorney Can Cost You a Lot More Money in The Long Run
We get it. You’ve been accused of a crime and you’re facing considerable time behind bars. That means you won’t be able to work, so you won’t have an income to support yourself and your family. In addition, you may even lose your professional license, lose your family and friends and making it harder to […][Read More]
Michigan AG’s New Conviction Integrity Unit to Investigate Credible Claims of Innocence!
Dana Nessel, Michigan’s new attorney general, has launched a Conviction Integrity Unit within her office’s Criminal Appellate Division that aims to investigate credible claims of innocence that could result in overturned convictions. A.G. Nessel has assigned criminal defense attorney Robyn B. Frankel to head up the unit, which she says was inspired by Wayne County’s […][Read More]
What Happens if You Get Arrested in Another State?
We live in Michigan. So if you get arrested here, and if the arrest pertains to a crime committed here in Michigan, you’re subject to Michigan’s laws. That’s what we here at The Kronzek Firm PLC spend every day practicing – defending people accused of committing crimes that violate Michigan’s criminal code. But what […][Read More]
What Rights Do I Have When The Cops Arrest Me In Michigan? (Pt 2)
Welcome back and thanks for joining us again for this discussion about the rights you have during and after your arrest. We understand it’s a scary time for you, and you’re probably more focused on trying to get out of jail and back to your life. You may not have even thought about your […][Read More]
6 Steps To Choosing The Right Michigan Criminal Defense Attorney (Part 2)
Thanks for joining us again. In our previous article, we talked about how to approach the issue of needing a criminal defense attorney. Whether you’re facing state or federal charges, and making sure you choose an attorney that practices criminal law are important points. Moving on we’re going to look at a few more […][Read More]
You’re Under Arrest in Michigan. What Next?
Being busted is a scary experience, especially for people who’ve never been arrested before. If your only experience with the inside of a jail cell is what you’ve seen in the movies, then having the cuffs slapped on you and being delivered to “orange jumpsuit-ville” will be terrifying! For people entering the criminal […][Read More]
United States Supreme Court Rules Defendant Had Right to Effective Assistance of Counsel When Accepting or Rejecting Plea Offer
In the case of Lafler v. Cooper, the United States Supreme Court recently issued a ruling that stands up for the rights of criminal defendants everywhere. This case began in Michigan and worked its way to the United States Supreme Court. In the case, Anthony Cooper was charged as a habitual offender with the Michigan […][Read More]