Criminal Defense

Criminal Defense

We Are in Your Corner, Fighting for Your Freedom

When you are facing serious, possibly life-changing criminal charges, you want a legal team ready to fight for your rights, and for your freedom. For over two decades, the husband and wife team of David Cripps and Gabi Silver have partnered to build Cripps & Silver Law into a highly respected criminal defense law firm staffed with intelligent and talented lawyers. Our founding partners have a history of successfully defending clients faced with a variety of criminal charges in Metro Detroit’s state and federal courts. Along with their trusted team of attorneys and legal professionals, David and Gabi deliver on the promise to explore every course of action available to our clients.

When you come to us with your case, we aren’t looking to settle. Our first instinct is to fight. We know how high the stakes can be and how the results of your case or appeal can impact you and your loved ones. Make sure you are treated fairly by the prosecution. Speak with one of our attorneys today.

Now Is The Time To Call Cripps & Silver Law

Whether the police are just beginning their investigation, the authorities are knocking down your door, or you have been charged and have been brought into court, it's imperative that you reach out to us at 313-963-0210. An attorney is always available to discuss your options and to advise you on how best to proceed. Consult with one of our lawyers for free via the phone or use this convenient online contact form to schedule a time to meet at our Detroit, Michigan, office.

We Don’t Make Hasty Plea Deals

Clients confronted with a criminal charge can be sure that Cripps & Silver Law won't settle for a guilty plea just to take the easy route. At our Detroit-based law firm, our attorneys are ready to put in the work to develop your strongest defense, and face the prosecution on your behalf. We understand that our clients' lives and liberties are in our hands. We make it our goal is to ensure that you are treated fairly in the eyes of the law. Whether you've been charged with carjacking, kidnapping, fraud or anything else, know that our attorneys can and will provide you with the strong defense you need.

We Are Client-Centered And Determined

The attorneys of Cripps & Silver Law have represented clients charged with criminal offenses from all over Michigan at the state and federal level. Our approach to every case is client-centered, and our lawyers are determined to do everything within their means to assist clients with their legal concerns. With extensive experience in conducting criminal defense trials, we can advise clients with the following criminal offenses and more:

Misdemeanor and felony convictions carry heavy penalties including jail time, probation or parole, and costly fines. At Cripps & Silver Law, we help our clients investigate the charges against them, and build a defense to reduce or even eliminate those penalties. Through open communication and honest assessments of every case we handle, we make sure our clients understand the penalties they are facing, and their chances of success at court.

We Offer You Solid Representation

We want our clients to know the importance of having solid representation for their unique situations. Even a misdemeanor conviction can affect future employment and housing opportunities. If you are being charged with any criminal offense, it's crucial that you reach out to Cripps & Silver Law at 313-963-0210 or use our online form to see how one of our attorneys can guide you today. The initial consultation is always free and weekend hours are available to our clients by appointment to meet your needs on your schedule.

Violent Crimes

At Cripps & Silver we have decades of experience representing individuals accused of violent crimes, including weapons charges, robbery, sex crimes, assault, and homicide. Serious charges need serious representation and no case is too challenging… Read More

Sex Crimes

We represent clients accused of sex crimes in state and federal court. Serious charges need serious representation and no case is too challenging for us, even the most unpopular ones. At Cripps & Silver, we strongly believe that, regardless of wh… Read More

Drug Charges

We represent individuals charged with felony or misdemeanor drug offenses, including possession and distribution. Our experienced attorneys have obtained countless acquittals and other favorable outcomes for our clients, including dismissals for ille… Read More

Firearm & Weapons Charges

At Cripps & Silver we have extensive experience representing individuals facing firearms or weapons charges. We are well-versed in Michigan’s complex gun laws and regulations and no case is too challenging for us to take on. We will thoroughly… Read More

Theft & Property Crimes

We represent individuals accused of felony and misdemeanor theft and property crimes, including larceny, retail fraud, and forgery. We welcome even the most difficult cases, and will aggressively advocate on your behalf to obtain the best possible ou… Read More

Federal Charges

At Cripps & Silver we have decades of experience representing individuals accused of criminal behavior in the federal courts, including fraud, interstate drug crimes, child pornography, and white collar crimes such as RICO violations. Serious cha… Read More