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Legal Resources

Learning about legal topics requires research. As your Ann Arbor Criminal Defense law firm we have compiled a list of legal resources that may assist your research. We believe educating yourself on your particular criminal case will assist you in making the best decision for you. We encourage all clients to conduct their own research on their legal matter. This allows you to ask us questions, challenge us, and possibly, even assist with a possible defense for your criminal case. However, we want to emphasize as your criminal lawyer, we are your legal expert. We will do everything in our power to get your conviction overturned, your divorce settled, or your custody despute put to rest.

What are the 5 Stages of Legal Research? Step 1: Introduction

Hire ArborYpsi Law for your Ann Arbor Criminal or Family Law needs.

Step 2: Gather and Understand the Facts of Your Case

Defense Attorney Sam Bernstein will sit down with you and let you explain the who, what, where, when, and how of your criminal case. Gathering and understanding the facts of your case is setting the foundation for your defense.

Step 3: Determine Your Legal Problem and Your Desired Outcome

Ann Arbor Criminal Lawyer, Sam Bernstein, will formulate a legal defense for your criminal case and review this with you making sure you are satisfied with the plan and intended legal result. In some cases we can challenge the case and take it to trail, whether it be a jury trial or bench trial. In other cases we aim to reach a plea agreement with the assigned prosecutor. Depending on your case and what allegedly occurred will lead us to our set plan.

Step 4: Finding Legal Information and Reading About the Law

ArborYpsi Law, a Criminal Defense Law Firm, will do the hard work behind the scenes pouring through legal research to obtain the best defense.

Step 5: Legal Analysis / Legal Writing and beyond

ArborYpsi Law will write motions, compose legal arguments, and prepare for a Bench or Jury Trial in preparation for your case.

Step 6: Conclusion

Ann Arbor Defense Lawyer, Sam Bernstein, will either get your case dismissed by a, “Not Guilty,” jury or bench trial verdict or by negotiating a plea deal that is too good for you to pass up.

Client Reviews
★★★★★
Sam was a helpful lawyer who is a man of his word. He helped in our cases 2 times in a row with successful outcomes. I could not think of a better lawyer who is always on time to court, good attitude, smart, and honest. He is respectful and answers all of the questions we had. Two cases were both a success thanks to Sam Gigi
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It has been a couple of days since Sam represented my son in Washtenaw County. He gave me the miracle I prayed for. He did way more than I thought was possible and as I told him on the phone I would hug him if I could. If you ever need a good lawyer, this guy is the one to hire – and his prices are very very reasonable. I wish him much prosperity and a good life. He made my life happy for the first time in a long time and I cannot thank him enough. Linda
★★★★★
Sam took my call and consulted me immediately. He provided fair pricing for the legal services I was requiring. I hired him about a week before my case, he still took on the case load and did amazing work. He is an excellent attorney and a friendly person to be in the court room with when you’re in a stressful situation. Devon