Criminal Defense

Facing a criminal charge in the State of Michigan is understandably an overwhelming time in your life. At DeMatteis & Ricciardello, PLLC, we are here to ensure you, that you are not alone. Our team is equipped with experience in the Michigan Criminal Courts and a genuine passion for criminal law. It is our goal to present your case to the prosecutor and jury to secure the best outcome for you. Whether that outcome is a dismissal, a not guilty verdict or another outcome that achieves your goals. The effect that a conviction can have on your life can be equally devastating. In Michigan, a criminal charge has severe consequences.


Whether it is a felony or a misdemeanor that you are facing, the attorneys at DeMatteis & Ricciardello, PLLC are committed to the defense and representation that you deserve. Our attorneys have the necessary experience with judges, prosecutors, and the Courts to successfully secure the best result and allow you to get back on the right track.

  • Jail or Prison
  • Probation
  • Punitive Fines and Court Costs
  • A permanent record
  • Inability to retain employment due to criminal record
  • Suspension or termination of professional license(s)
  • Potential immigration issues