Practice Areas

Kalamazoo Family Law, Personal Injury, Estate and Criminal Defense Lawyer

Entering any legal proceeding may be intimidating. Whether you are facing a family law matter, need criminal defense help or are entering probate court, you probably have several questions. You may wonder how your case will be decided, how long it will take and how much your case might cost. It is critical that you retain an experienced lawyer you can trust and who will assist you in navigating the legal system.

At the Law Office of Joseph W. Vander Horst, we are experienced in effectively resolving cases related to family law, criminal defense and estate planning throughout Michigan. We will provide you with the legal representation you need to help ensure your rights are protected.

Family Law

Working through divorce is rarely an easy matter. We understand that men and women have different concerns at various stages of the process, and we offer the legal counsel our clients need based on their circumstances. We cover matters, including:

Criminal Defense

We provide an aggressive criminal defense to clients in Michigan. Whether you are a college student facing underage drinking charges or an adult who has received too many speeding tickets, we can assist with all related driver's license suspension issues. We also handle a variety of felony and misdemeanor charges including:

Estate Planning and Probate

We know it can be frightening to think about end-of-life decisions, but it is important to make plans before they are needed. Our experienced team assists clients at every stage of the estate planning and probate process. We work with clients to draft estate planning documents such as wills, trusts and powers of attorney. After the death of a loved one, we also guide clients through the estate administration or probate process.

Personal Injury

Our firm understands the stress and hardship serious injuries cause individuals and their families. At our office, we work hard to ensure every accident victim receives full and fair compensation for his or her injuries. Whether you were involved in a motorcycle accident, car accident, truck accident or were otherwise seriously hurt, we are a law firm you can trust to fight hard on your behalf.

Schedule an Appointment

Contact our Kalamazoo, Michigan, law office online today, or call 269-348-0768 to schedule your consultation.

We accept all major credit cards and have weekend and evening appointments available.