Professional Experience in the Heart of Berrien County
The Peter J. Johnson Law Office has been rooted in downtown St. Joseph, Michigan for over 25 years with our offices conveniently located directly across the street from the Berrien County Courthouse. Just steps away from Lake Michigan and St. Joseph’s many shops and eateries, you will also have easy access to the post office, banks, ATMs, and even bondsmen resources.
Our Berrien County clients come from every corner of the region, including Benton Harbor, Saint Joseph, Stevensville, and smaller communities like Coloma, Watervliet, Galien, and Baroda. Our attorneys have developed strong ties with the local practicing bar, the county judicial system, and the local law enforcement agencies throughout Berrien County. These long-standing relationships help us expedite processes and provide you with positive outcomes, all while saving you time and money.
Criminal Defense, Family Law, Probate, and Estate Planning in St. Joseph, Michigan
It’s also important to note that Berrien County is one of a handful of counties in Michigan with a unified “trial court” system – consolidating the circuit, district, and probate court divisions under one general heading.
The Berrien County Trial Court is housed in St. Joseph, Michigan just steps away from the Peter J. Johnson Law Office. When Berrien County residents are facing divorce or other family law issues, we will stand beside you in court to help resolve any dispute with respect and integrity. We also help Berrien County residents look toward the future to provide and care for their loved ones by creating robust estate plans, and we are here to administer those estates when that time comes.
Criminal Defense in Niles, Michigan
Berrien County splits its criminal and civil courts between St. Joseph and the South County Building in Niles, Michigan.
Less than 10 minutes from the Indiana border, the small town of Niles, Michigan has its own style and legal complexities. If you live in south Berrien County, you may be called to appear at 1205 N. Front Street in Niles, Michigan. Approximately 25% of our clients come from “South County.” Our attorneys and team are known for accountability and professionalism among the South County staff and judges. We work hard to make sure our clients from Niles, Buchanan, Eau Claire, Berrien Springs, Three Oaks, New Buffalo, and Bridgman receive high-quality, experienced criminal defense representation.
When you are facing any type of legal challenge in Berrien County, Michigan, contact us today to schedule your free consultation.