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Criminal Defense Attorneys

Accused of a Crime? Our Southfield Criminal Defense Lawyers Are Ready to Represent You.

If you’ve been accused of a crime, we’ve got your back. Our team at Fraiberg & Pernie, PLLC is backed by a former city prosecutor and a former law enforcement officer; we know how the other side operates and we're prepared to fight for your rights.

Whether you’ve been accused of OWI, drug possession, or any other crime, you can’t afford to sit back, wait, and see what happens. Without a tough legal representative at your side, you could end up with harsh penalties, heavy fines, jail time, and more—but it doesn’t have to happen that way. Our Southfield criminal defense attorneys are skilled and effective, and we can help you work toward a positive outcome in your case.

Don’t wait. Call (248) 450-0232 now to speak to a member of our team.

We Handle Criminal Cases of All Kinds in Southfield

Our team at Fraiberg & Pernie, PLLC knows that every case is different, and that victory depends on listening to you, understanding your case, and having the experience necessary to take on a number of different types of cases. We are ready to advocate for you and help you work toward a great outcome in a wide variety of legal matters, including:

Even if your specific criminal matter is not listed above, we may still be able to help you achieve a better outcome in your case and fight your charges.

DUI/OWI in Southfield

We handle a lot of DUI cases and have had great success in helping people like you fight OWI and other impaired driving charges in Michigan. Our team understands that the cost of an OWI conviction is far greater than fines and court fees. Being convicted of driving under the influence can come with a number of painful consequences, including:

  • Job loss
  • Reduced employability or fewer job possibilities
  • Time in jail or prison
  • Driver’s license suspension
  • Restrictions or points on your license
  • Significantly increased insurance premiums
  • Difficulty transporting yourself to work, classes, etc.

An OWI conviction can make your life far more painful than it needs to be, especially if you don’t have a tough, experienced legal representative on your side. Get in touch with Fraiberg & Pernie, PLLC today to get the help you need and take the first step toward getting a fair result.

We are ready to fight for you and help you get the best possible outcome. Contact us online today.

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  1. Eric L. Pernie contributed over a decade of service
    as a former Bloomfield Township police officer and Matthew A. Fraiberg is a former city prosecutor.
  2. Matthew A. Fraiberg is a former city prosecutor.
  3. We evaluate all cases over a free and confidential consultation.
  4. Eric Pernie and Matthew Fraiberg provide personalized attention to all clients.
  5. Affordable and flexible payments plans are available to you.
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At Fraiberg & Pernie, PLLC, we are committed to helping you achieve your desired outcome with your criminal, real estate, family law, or civil infraction case. Entrust us to protect your rights and fight for your freedom.

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Fraiberg & Pernie, PLLC

(248) 450-0232

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Communities We Serve:
Oakland County, Macomb County, Wayne County, and the Surrounding Areas

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