Have you been charged with a Civil Infraction or Criminal Matter in Royal Oak? Are you looking for an attorney who regularly practices in the 44th District Court, which governs all misdemeanor criminal cases that take place in the City of Royal Oak? If so, then the Lawyers of Garmo & Kiste, PLC are right for you.
Having handled many Criminal Defense / Traffic cases in Royal Oak, the attorneys of Garmo & Kiste, PLC are here to serve you. Our lawyers offer the solutions that are tailored to fit your own specific needs, and understand how important your matter is. Though we can never guarantee you a particular result, you can count on our hard work, dedication, and commitment.
|Why hire us?|
The 44th District Court located at 400 East 11 Mile Road, Royal Oak, MI 48067, is presided over by two judges, Judge Terrence Brennan and Judge Derek Meinike, who replaced now retired Judge Daniel Sawicki, and serves only the City of Royal Oak, Michigan. The City Attorney’s Office (run by Ryan Kaluzny & Mark Liss) is established by the Royal Oak charter (Chapter III, Section 22), and is an integral part of the 44th District Court’s criminal justice system, working together with the police and code enforcement to prosecute misdemeanors and civil infractions in the district court.
Having lived in the City of Royal Oak for a number years, and having handled a great number of Criminal and Traffic cases in volume in the Royal Oak 44th District Court, our attorneys are familiar with the City Attorneys, Oakland Prosecutors, and the Judges of the 44th District Court. Through their experiences and the relationships they have built with the 44th District Court, our attorneys can anticipate each of the Judge’s responses, understand how the Prosecutor will want to proceed, and with that knowledge can negotiate the best deal for our clients in efforts of removing as much uncertainty from the legal justice system as possible.
Remember, Judges have a tremendous amount of discretion when imposing your punishment. Without us, or another competent attorney, you may say or do the wrong thing, increasing your punishment. For more information call us at (248) 398-7100 for a free consultation or contact us with a private message.
For more information on specific crimes, or traffic offenses, please click the applicable link below:
- Retail Fraud
- Probation Violation
- Domestic Violence
- UIP/Indecent Exposure
- Disturbing the Peace
- Assault and Battery
- Obstruction of Police/False Information to a Police Officer
- Malicious Use of a Telephone/Telephone Harassment
- Malicious Destruction of Property
- Receiving/Concealing Stolen Property
- Bad Checks/NSF
- Juvenile Delinquency
- Fake or Forged ID
- Leaving the Scene of an Accident
- Superdrunk/High BAC
- Marijuana Use/Possession
- Operating within the Presence of Drugs
- Prescription Drug Crimes
- Michigan Open Container Law
- How to Clean Your Criminal Record – Expungement
- Ineligible for an Expungement, now what?
- Representing Victims of Crimes
- Drunk Driving / DUI / OWI / OWVI
- Michigan Local Courts
- Michigan Local Universities
The 44th District Court:
- 400 East 11 Mile Road, Royal Oak, MI 48067
- Serving Royal Oak
- Phone: (248) 246-3600