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St. Joseph, MI Criminal Defense & General Practice Attorney

For over 45 years, the Peter J. Johnson Law Office, PLLC has been fighting prosecutors and helping clients across the greater Southwest Michigan area in criminal proceedings. We deliver honest, aggressive, and supremely competent defenses for a wide range of offenses including:

No matter the crime, we will listen to your side of the story and help you get the treatment you deserve.

The Peter J. Johnson Law Office is staffed by talented, experienced, and results-driven professionals who will fight for your rights and guarantee that you aren’t mistreated. A Michigan criminal attorney is your best shot at a fair trial ending in an outcome that’s best for you – not for the prosecution.

If you are thinking about hiring a criminal defense attorney, then Peter J. Johnson wants to hear from you. Contact us today at (269) 982-1100 or at for your free consultation at our St. Joseph, Michigan office conveniently located across the street from the Berrien County Courthouse.

The Peter J. Johnson Law Office also represents clients in all aspects of family law, including divorce, custody,and child support and with probate/estate administration matters. For more information about this segment of our practice, please visit

From Our Blog

Evidence from Warrantless Computer Search Correctly Suppressed

Most people understand that for the most part, a warrant is required if the police want to search your belongings. Like you’ve seen on movies and television, the police often need to possess a warrant in order to enter your home, search your car, or examine your belongings. This isn’t always the case, of course, but in the great majority of instances a warrant has to come before the search.

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Kids Sue Dad for Using their Money for Bills

One Michigan man is in hot water after the Michigan Court of Appeals decided that he can be sued for conversion as a result of using money from his children’s trust account for bills. Here’s the basic explanation of the situation: The defendant had three children and was the custodian of accounts established in their names.

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