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The Importance Of Good Criminal Defense

Being charged with any criminal offense — from OWI to drug possession, theft, assault and battery or an even more serious charge — can be a truly scary and intimidating event. You may feel ashamed and powerless. These emotions could cause you to make mistakes, like trying to defend yourself against these charges alone. A skilled criminal defense lawyer is crucial in your fight as they will explain and defend your rights.

Protect Yourself And Your Rights

You do not have to wait and worry about whatever penalties the courts might deal out in your case. When you contact me, attorney Julie Hlywa, I will help you explore your options and learn how I can help fight to prove your innocence or minimize costly consequences. I will have empathy for your situation. Instead of judging you, I will explore all possibilities for helping you beat the charge or obtain the best possible outcome.

“I’m glad that you have another win on a jury trial. One of many to come. Thanks for everything, Julie.”
— Steven B., September 2006

OWI/OWVI — Drug Cases — Traffic Violations — Misdemeanors And Felonies

I negotiate vigorously for my clients and will defend you aggressively in court if your case goes that far. On numerous occasions, I have been able to get charges reduced or present my clients’ situation in a way that convinces prosecutors to seek plea reductions my client can live with. My Michigan criminal defense knowledge covers misdemeanors and felonies, such as:

As an experienced criminal law attorney, I can also work with clients on getting charges sealed or expunged. My track record in our Michigan courts includes winning acquittal in a complex embezzlement case, negotiating reduced charges in OWI cases and achieving favorable outcomes in numerous other criminal cases. I can also provide referrals to capable attorneys who can help you no matter what your legal issue.

Every Client And Every Case Is Important

My approach is to thoroughly examine and understand all circumstances of your arrest, the administrative procedures applied in your case and other factors in order to advocate aggressively for you. Contact me for personal, caring and aggressive representation in your criminal defense matter. Protect your rights.

Call The Law Offices of Julie Hlywa at 586-415-0093 or contact me now by email.


“I was very happy with Julie. She represented me very well. I felt like she was very honest toward me and the Plaintiff. I never felt like Julie did not care about my case. I will use Julie in the future for any legal matters.”
— Andre’a N.
“You made the process as simple as possible for me, while taking care of something that was very serious and seemed it could be very involved.”
— Justin J.
“Julie, you went above and beyond in our circumstance and I am truly grateful for your services. Thank you for all you did.”
— Andrea M.
“I was pleasantly surprised several times on the efficiency and promptness of service! When I started wondering the status of my case, Julie was right on top of it every time.”
— Matt T.
“I want to thank you for helping me through a difficult time in my life. I always felt comfortable knowing you were on my side. I greatly appreciate all you have done for me.”
— Deanna W.