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– Law Offices Of Stuart R. Shafer –

Stuart R. Shafer brings over 44 years of experience to the important job of helping you protect your rights.

Divorce & Family Law

Marriage is a life, and divorce is a death. Regardless of the reasons for a divorce, each party goes through a grieving...

Divorce & Family Law

We know everyone needs support. Our philosophy is to treat you as we would like to be treated.

Drunk Driving

What is Drunk Driving: In 1975 when I was an Assistant Prosecutor for Ingham County, I could convict...

Drunk Driving

Click below to find out more about DUI and Drunk Driving defense in East Lansing and Dewitt.


In the event you have been charged with a crime – or if you believe you may be charged with a crime –


it is essential that you seek the advise of a competent and experienced attorney to know and protect your rights.

Real Support. Real People.


Lansing Divorce and DUI Lawyers

Serving: Ingham, Eaton, and Clinton Counties (Lansing – East Lansing – Okemos – DeWitt – St. Johns – Grand Ledge – Charlotte)

Divorce & Family Law – Click for information regarding divorce, custody, parenting time, child support, spousal support, property division, domestic partnership agreements / separation, personal protection orders, and domestic assault.

Drunk Driving – Click to take our Online Blood Alcohol Test and for information about drunk driving and licensing issues.

Criminal defense of all State and Federal Crimes – Click for information about state and federal criminal charges, defenses, and court procedures.

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Stuart R. Shafer prides himself on helping his clients solve their problems. When you’re dealing with a legal challenge, whether it’s because you’re going through a divorce, or because you are facing criminal charges, the Law Offices of Stuart R. Shafer can offer you the professional legal help you need and deserve.

For instance, divorcing couples often have to address many questions ranging from division of assets and debt to child custody. These concerns can be emotional and difficult to handle without the help of a qualified lawyer. Divorcing individuals have access to many protections under the law. Some of these protections may include the right to alimony, fair division of property, and child support. While it is entirely possible to file for divorce without legal counsel, it is important to understand that you may risk giving up key legal rights. For example, you have the right to request documentation regarding your former spouse’s assets and income. In some cases, you may have the right to seek alimony to help you move forward and rebuild your life. A divorce lawyer can review your case, inform you about your rights, and ensure that your divorce is resolved quickly, fairly, and in a manner that is best for your children and all parties involved.

If you’re facing criminal charges in East Lansing, getting a qualified criminal lawyer on your side is an important first step to protecting your rights. Whether you’re facing DUI charges, domestic violence charges, or any other kind of criminal investigation, it is important to understand that you are innocent until proven guilty. Officers may use many tactics to try to get you to provide information that could incriminate you. Before you speak, contact a lawyer. You have the right to remain silent. Stuart R. Shafer works closely with his clients to help them get the best outcome for their cases. Whether this is through fighting for the client’s rights in court, or working out a fair plea bargain, Stuart R. Shafer provides each client with the personalized attention and solutions they need. Contact the Law Offices of Stuart R. Shafer today. The firm will work diligently to get you a solution that works.

Our firm prides itself on its hard work. We take the time to gather the facts, and build a relationship based on trust, open communication, and commitment to each and every case. The Law Offices of Stuart R. Shafer understand that each case is unique. Whether you’re facing a custody battle, a complicated divorce, or an OWI charge, we can help you solve your problems. We understand that your case is important to you. When you want the best possible outcome, you need a lawyer with years in the field on your side. You need Stuart R. Shafer.

Every Client’s case, whether it seems serious or trivial to a third party, is the most important matter in that person’s life at that particular time, and that’s how I treat all my cases.

-Stu Shafer