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Legal matters are often incredibly complex and confusing, but Barnwell Law, PLLC of Warren, MI & Fort Myers, FL has compiled a few of our most frequently asked questions to help you navigate your situation. This list of FAQs is not comprehensive, so if you have a specific question for attorney Barnwell, feel free to call (810) 394-2952.


Just a few of our frequently asked questions are as follows:

How can an attorney help me?
Having an attorney on your side is a tremendous asset. Your attorney can help you every step of the way, from gathering evidence and building your case to representing your interests both inside and outside the courtroom.
What types of cases do you handle?
We take on a wide variety of cases, including cases involving: - Assaultive crimes - Felonies - Federal cases - Sex crimes - Drug and alcohol crimes - Property crimes - General crimes
Do you do free consultations?
Free consultations are given over the phone. Office time beyond would be charged and applied to the overall representation fee.
Could I be facing jail time?
Every criminal case has the potential for jail time, however, most clients of Barnwell Law do not go to jail or state prison and it is most every client's desire to avoid jail time. Barnwell Law will do all it can to help avoid this possibility.
Will my criminal case go to trial?
Most criminal cases in Michigan and Florida do not go to a full jury or bench trial, but William Barnwell of Barnwell Law has extensive trial experience and success in both felony and misdemeanor cases. Every client has the presumption of innocence and before pleas or "deals" are even entertained, our attorney will first see if there is a way to get your case dismissed or if you have any valid trial defenses.
Is there a fee for your services?
Contact Barnwell Law, PLLC to get the details pertaining to your specific situation.
Who is the best or top attorney in Michigan or Florida?
While there are a number of highly skilled defense attorneys, William Barnwell of Barnwell Law has received numerous top-recognition awards for his legal abilities, and is consistently ranked in the top 2.5% of attorneys statewide in Michigan by Super Lawyers. He also has over 500 5-Star attorney reviews across the web and is known as being an accomplished trial attorney.
What is the fee to retain your services?
Contact Barnwell Law, PLLC to get the details pertaining to your specific situation. Fees depend on a variety of factors such as the nature and severity of the allegation and the complexity of your particular case. Fees are always upfront, clear, and understandable.
Who will help me through my case?
William Barnwell of Barnwell Law, PLLC will stand by you through the entire legal process, and you can speak to attorney Barnwell whenever you want more information.

Client Reviews

Call him. Day or night, he actually answers. And he personally will fight your case. Not pass it off to someone else who won't return your calls once you hire them, like so many other law firms. Great results!

Cheryl T.

Excellent attorney. Fights hard for all his clients and produces results. Not only knows his stuff but you can tell cares about all his clients and sees them as real people and worth fighting for.

Jake A.

Absolutely amazing. Bill goes above and beyond for his client. I have been blessed to have had him by my side and would definitely recommend him to anyone needing legal counsel.

Jamie N.

I contacted Bill Barnwell personally, spoke with him and hired. He represented me in a domestic violence case. I felt that the accusations on me we're incorrect. Bill was able to have the case dismissed with no key...


Mr. Bill Barnwell is by far the Best Attorney I have ever had the luxury of representing me. He was very persistent and persuasive to the point of me only serving 12 days in county on a 4th Habitual felony of violation...


Bill was extremely helpful, from the beginning of my initial consultation through my appearance in front of the judge. I was charged with a misdemeanor in Highland Park while on vacation from a different state. I had no...


Mr. Bill Barnwell assisted me through a pretty scary situation where I had a person harass/stalk me. Mr. Barnwell was very empathetic and helpful. After dealing with police, detectives, different attorneys and judges...


Receiving an OWI ticket with a .15 bac from a State police officer on I-696 was something I wasn't ready for. It was also written on the ticket that I was speeding more than 15mph over the speed limit. The officer didn't...


I hired Bill for a felony case on which I wrongly accused and my rights were violated. Mr. Barnwell fought this charge tooth and nail and I am happy to say all charges were dismissed. His dedication for his clients...


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