Patrick S. Fragel – Former Prosecutor

20 Years Experience

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Mecosta County Criminal Defense attorney Patrick S. Fragel will help you avoid jail when facing Big Rapids criminal charges.

If you are caught-up in a drunk driving charge, theft offense, serious assault or drug charge, our firm will provide a criminal defense strategy to help keep you out of jail or prison.

With 20 years experience, Attorney Fragel knows the Michigan criminal laws effecting people in Big Rapids, Barryton, Morley, Stanwood and the Ferris State University students. Check out our Client Reviews.

Avoid Jail or Prison on your Big Rapids Criminal Charges

Mecosta County has special programs that focus on rehabilitating some offenders, instead of sending them to jail or prison. While such programs always depend on the Court’s approval, many people qualify for:

  • Holmes Youthful Trainee Status for young offenders
  • .7411 Status for Qualifying Drug Convictions
  • DWI Sobriety Court Program
  • Work Release, Tether and Treatment Programs (“Community Corrections”)

Contact Mecosta County Criminal Defense attorney Patrick S. Fragel for a confidential evaluation. With 20 years experience in Mecosta County criminal defense, no case is too tough.

Get the Mecosta County Criminal Defense you Need:

  • Affordable Attorney Fees – Payment Plans
  • Arrange for a Bond Review
  • Jail Visits After Hours and Weekends
  • 24/7 Emergency Consultations
  • Investigate Rehabilitation Options

Mecosta County Criminal Defense – Felony Charges

A felony is a crime that has a potential prison term as the punishment. Mecosta County Criminal Defense Lawyer Patrick S. Fragel has aggressively defended serious felonies such as negligent homicide, criminal sexual conduct, home invasion, in maintaining a drug house, manufacturing methamphetamine, delivery of morphine, felony drunk driving and assault with a dangerous weapon. Many of our Big Rapids Clients have been spared lengthy prison terms due to our defense strategy.

Mecosta County Criminal Defense – Misdemeanor Charges

A misdemeanor is a crime that carries a maximum penalty of a year in the Mecosta County Jail. Such charges include drunk driving, possession of marijuana, use of morphine, shop lifting, NSF Checks, and aggravated assault. While these crimes do not carry prison terms, a conviction can result in up to a year in Jail. Contact Mecosta County Criminal Defense Lawyer, Patrick S. Fragel for a confidential case evaluation.

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Mecosta County Criminal Defense Contacts:

  • Mecosta County Circuit Court, 400 Elm St, Big Rapids, MI 49307 (231) 592-0780
  • Mecosta County District Court, 400 Elm St, Big Rapids, MI 49307 (231) 592-0140
  • Mecosta County Sheriff 225 S. Stewart Ave, Big Rapids, MI 49307 (231) 592-0140
  • Mecosta County Jail, 225 S. Stewart Ave, Big Rapids, MI 49307 (231) 592-0156

Mecosta County Court House

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