Michigan Criminal Lawyer

The Leydorf Law Firm Provides Effective, Honest Legal Representation to Clients Facing Criminal Charges in Lansing, Michigan and surrounding areas.

Whether for accusations of drug offenses, drunk driving, sex crimes, assault and battery, weapons offense, or even more serious crimes, Michigan criminal lawyer Nicholas Leydorf is your most supportive ally, working diligently to protect you from a conviction and the resulting criminal penalties. It is vital that you choose a defense lawyer in Lansing who is dedicated to working with you in an effort to determine the best legal approach and strategy for your unique case.

If you are facing criminal charges in Michigan-whether drunk driving, drug-related offenses, or other misdemeanors or felonies-you need an honest attorney who will protect your rights and advocate effectively for your interests. The Leydorf Law Firm stands ready to meet that need.

Being the subject of a criminal investigation is stressful. Many of our clients and their families have no experience with the criminal justice system. Being arrested can be a life-altering event and can affect your family, your job and your future. You need a criminal defense lawyer that has experience and knowledge of criminal procedure. We have assisted hundreds of clients and their loved ones through this process.

Michigan criminal attorney Nicholas Leydorf has achieved outstanding results for clients who were facing accusations of sex crimes, driving under the influence, weapons offenses, assault and battery, drug offenses (such as possession and possession with intent to deliver), and various white-collar crimes.

White collar crimes are serious, as are offenses involving burglary, homicide, carjacking, and other serious or heinous crimes. That being said, there seems to be an alarming rise in the number of cases in Lansing, Ingham County, and throughout Michigan involving drunk driving and DUI, possessing illegal drugs and narcotics, even distributing illicit substances within the state or across state lines. While these types of crimes certainly seem less serious than murder or kidnapping, the criminal penalties for DUI and drug offenses are extremely harsh, and include not only substantial fines and driver's license suspension, but possible jail time, community service, court-order alcohol and/or drug rehabilitation, and more.

Michigan criminal lawyer Nicholas Leydorf has represented clients accused of all types of crimes in more than 50 counties throughout Michigan. Whether charged with a sex crime, weapon offense, or felony drug offense, Mr. Leydorf has achieved unsurpassed results for clients and is dedicated to providing the personal attention and intense focus each client deserves.

We pride ourselves on being forthright with our clients; providing clear explanations of all the legal issues and procedures that confront them; aggressively and vigorously defending their rights and interests, and responding promptly to their phone calls and emails. We understand the anxiety and anguish prompted by a criminal prosecution. We want to help.

One of the frequently asked questions we receive is “I know I’m guilty, why do I need a lawyer?” The answer is simple. Most people know when their car is broken and need fixing, but do they do it themselves? Certainly not. They take it to someone who is experienced and knows what they’re doing. Trying to fix your legal problems on your own can often make a bad situation worse. Also, even if you feel you may have committed a criminal offense, oftentimes there is a way to reach a plea agreement for lesser charges and avoiding serious consequences.

We offer a free consultation 24 hours a day – seven days a week, because we understand that you may require the advice of a criminal defense lawyer outside of normal business hours. When you hire our criminal defense law firm, you will receive your attorney’s cell phone number to contact him/her outside of the office.

Mr. Leydorf has received recognition for his hard-work and dedication from both his peers and clients alike. In 2013, he received the Clients’ Choice Award for Criminal Defense from avvo.com and currently maintains a “superb” rating from that website. Also in 2013, The National Trial Lawyers selected Mr. Leydorf in their “Top 100 Trial Lawyers Directory. Moreover, in 2014, The National Trial Lawyers included Mr. Leydorf to the “Top 40 Under 40” list of trial lawyers.

Most important of all, the Lansing criminal defense team at Leydorf Law Firm takes pride in the fact that we are forthright and honest with our clients, providing clear explanations of the various legal issues and procedures clients may encounter. We vigorously defend our clients' legal rights and provide an aggressive, effective legal defense. We also believe in clear, prompt communication, responding to clients' emails and phone calls quickly. Our goal is to help alleviate a portion of the frustration and anxiety clients often experience when accused of a crime. Let us help secure a good outcome for you; call (517) 388-6800, we are ready to begin work on your case today.

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