» Criminal Defense Attorneys

pleading guilty

Do I Need a Lawyer Even If I am Pleading Guilty?

When facing criminal charges, many people wonder whether hiring a lawyer is worth the time and expense, especially if they plan on pleading guilty. Some people think they should just enter a guilty plea, take their punishment, and move on with their… Read More
Read More
juvenile tried as adult

Juvenile Tried as An Adult in Michigan

In Michigan, if you are 17 years of age or older and are charged with a crime, you will be tried as an adult. If you are under age 17, you will be charged as a juvenile, unless the charges are very serious. Children under the age of 14 are rarely cha… Read More
Read More
social media and the courts

Does Social Media Negatively Impact My Criminal Case?

If you are facing criminal charges or think you were involved in potentially illegal activity, you may be tempted to post about your exploits, ask friends for advice, or discuss updates in your case online or on your social media platforms. Don’t.… Read More
Read More
Expunge of criminal record. Expungement written on a document.

Michigan Clean Slate Law

Michigan’s clean slate law expands eligibility for expungement of your criminal record and creates a new process that will automatically seal certain records for non-violent offenders. The Michigan clean slate law is a combination of several differ… Read More
Read More
search warrant requirements

What Are the Search Warrant Requirements in Michigan?

In many criminal cases, the prosecution relies almost entirely on evidence that was seized during a search. If your criminal defense lawyer can challenge the legality of the search and have this evidence excluded from trial, the defendant stands a mu… Read More
Read More
initial consultation

What to Expect at Your Initial Consultation with a Criminal Defense Attorney

If you are under investigation or were recently charged with a crime, you probably know that you need to hire a criminal defense lawyer. But what should you expect during your initial consultation? You and your lawyer both want your first meeting to… Read More
Read More
Arrested man in handcuffs

How a Criminal Defense Attorney Can Help

Being charged with a crime is scary. You may experience feelings of uncertainty, frustration, and anger. You probably also have questions and may not know where to turn. A criminal defense attorney can help by offering advice, explaining the law that… Read More
Read More
Choose Best Attorney

How to Choose the Best Michigan Criminal Defense Attorney for Your Case

Penalties for a criminal conviction can be severe, and may include fines, court costs, and even jail time. When the stakes are high, you need a Michigan criminal defense attorney at your side who will fight hard to protect your rights. When choosing… Read More
Read More

Robert Elmen's Profile Image
Admitted to practice law in 2014, Ann Arbor criminal defense attorney Robert Elmen defends people accused of crimes such as assault and battery, domestic violence, sex crimes, drug crimes, and drunk driving / OWI / DUI. His caring approach towards his clients sets him apart from other lawyers as he recognizes that people come to him during their darkest hours, looking for help, and for hope. Robert is a student of Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu, and draws on his martial arts training to help himself and his clients remain calm in the face of what may seem like insurmountable odds.

Read More About Robert


My experience was first rate.
– P.A.

Read More From Our Clients

For More Information

  • This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.