Traverse City Sex Crimes Attorney
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If you have been charged with a sex crime in Michigan or are even simply under investigation, it is important that you speak to an attorney as soon as possible. A conviction for any type of sexual offense can result in harsh criminal penalties—including jail or prison time, steep fines, court costs, and lifetime registry on the sexual offenders list—as well as lasting social consequences. If you are even accused of a sex crime without ever being found guilty, you could find that your reputation is destroyed, your ability to secure housing or employment comprised, and every aspect of your life altered forever.
At Patrick S. Fragel, Attorney at Law, P.C., we provide aggressive and uncompromising defense for those accused of all types of sex crimes throughout the state of Michigan. Our Traverse City sex crimes attorney, Patrick S. Fragel, has over 25 years of trial experience and, as a former prosecutor, he knows how to navigate the criminal justice system. Our firm is ready to fight for you and your future.
Call (231) 244-1420 or contact us online to request a confidential consultation. We are always available for those facing urgent criminal matters.
How We Can Help You
We understand the seriousness of your situation. At Patrick S. Fragel, Attorney at Law, P.C., we provide honest, straightforward legal guidance for our clients. Throughout the process, we offer updates on your case and clearly outline our defense strategies with you. Our goal is to ensure that you fully understand your charges, are aware of your rights, and receive answers to all your questions.
At Patrick S. Fragel, Attorney at Law, P.C., we handle a variety of sex crime cases and related issues, including but not limited to:
We have a history of achieving successful results, both in and out of Court. Attorney Fragel has successfully worked to have evidence suppressed, cases dismissed, and “not guilty” verdicts returned in numerous sex crime cases.
Know Your Legal Rights
Remember: it is in your best interest to refrain from speaking to law enforcement, child protective services (CPS), and other officials in order to avoid incriminating yourself. You have the right to remain silent, as well as the right to an attorney. Anything you say can and will be used as evidence to convict you.
You also have the right to refuse a polygraph, or “lie detector,” test. Police officers are not legally allowed to force you to take a polygraph test, no matter how convincing they may be. However, a polygraph test can be used to have your charges dismissed in the event that the test shows you are being truthful. We strongly recommend that you reach out to our legal team for assistance in preparing for a polygraph test before submitting to one.
At Patrick S. Fragel, Attorney at Law, P.C., we know your rights, and we know how to protect those rights. As your Traverse City sex crimes defense lawyer, Attorney Fragel can build a solid defense for serious charges. Put our decades of legal experience on your side; contact us today for a consultation.
Call (231) 244-1420 or submit an online contact form.
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