About Our Law Firm

When your freedom is on the line, you want an experienced attorney on your side — fighting for your rights.

At Silverthorn, Hutchcroft & Associates, attorneys Duane D. Silverthorn and John H. Hutchcroft bring over 40 years of aggressive legal experience to the table and will work tirelessly to protect your interests.

From criminal defense and drunk driving cases to divorce and child custody issues, our knowledgeable attorneys will offer you an educated and candid appraisal of the likely result of your case. While we are ready to take any case to trial if necessary, we proudly settle almost all of our cases without the necessity of trial. Trials are expensive and the results can be unpredictable! It is our goal to negotiate a fair and equitable settlement in every case in a reasonable amount of time, for a reasonable fee.

One of our primary goals at Silverthorn, Hutchcroft and Associates continues to be minimizing stress for our clients facing criminal and domestic issues. Representing both men and women in divorce and custody matters, our attorneys have won tough fights for fathers to gain custody and tough fights for mothers to retain custody.

Our firm boasts one of the most experienced criminal defense attorneys in Mid-Michigan. Duane D. Silverthorn has tried and won cases of murder, armed robbery, assault, drunk driving and many others.

The experienced attorneys at Silverthorn, Hutchcroft & Associates represent clients throughout the Central Michigan region, including Lansing and the Tri-County area of Ingham, Eaton and Clinton Counties, Livingston County, Jackson County, Shiawassee County, Ionia County and Gratiot County as well as the communities of East Lansing, Meridian, Haslett, DeWitt, Mason, Eaton Rapids, Charlotte, Portland, Grand Ledge, St. Johns, Corunna, Owosso, Williamston, Howell, Lansing, Okemon, Holt and Leslie.