Our Practice Areas
Criminal DefenseWe offer aggressive representation in a host of different criminal defense matters.
Family LawWe develop creative strategies that will help your family get results.
A Law Firm Committed To Helping You With Your Most Personal Legal Problems
Renee Wagenaar is an experienced and dedicated family law and criminal defense attorney serving clients in Grand Rapids and throughout Central West Michigan. Ms. Wagenaar has been devoted to building a practice that is focused on helping you and your family deal confidently with your legal issue.
At our firm, Ms. Wagenaar will gently guide you through your case at each stage of the legal process. You will not be left in the dark. We have many repeat clients who come to us with future legal problems because they know they will receive accurate and candid advice that effectively addresses their specific legal concerns.
Helping Families In Tough Times
Whether you are dealing with a child custody or divorce issue or a criminal charge, the WN Law firm can help you prepare to overcome any of the legal and personal challenges you will face. For years, we have helped residents in Grand Rapids and the surrounding areas with criminal defense and family law legal matters.
Parents are especially concerned about the impact of a criminal case on the future of their teenager’s education and general life prospects. Founding lawyer Renee Wagenaar has an extensive background in psychology and therapy, which allows her to advise and guide young juvenile offenders through the court system in a way that minimizes the negative consequences of teenage decisions.
Criminal Defense Law Blog
When the state decides to charge you with a crime, they will often try to charge you with the most severe offense possible under the circumstances. One of the reasons that prosecutors bring serious charges against defendants is to push them into accepting plea deals to avoid conviction and the worst possible consequences. If the...
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“Ms. Wagenaar was very informative, proactive throughout my case and quick to respond if I had any questions. She really took the stress out of the DUI process. I really appreciated how friendly and patient she was, and how comfortable she made me feel, when she explained details in my case that I didn’t fully understand. I highly recommend her and she will make sure to do all that she can, to give you the best possible outcome.”– N.W.
“It is without hesitation that I recommend Renee Wagenaar, JD, MA, LPC for legal representation in Grand Rapids, MI. Truthfully, it can be confusing as to who to select in a “Legal Crisis”, but I selected Renee based on her credentials and expertise, and she did not disappoint me. Renee’s sense of compassion and kindness resonated with me instantaneously, and at first point of contact, and rendered the exact outcome I was aiming for. Thank you, Renee, for your dedication and diligence with my case! I am forever grateful!”– E.H.
“Ms. Wagenaar’s knowledge of family law is tremendous. Mine was not a simple divorce proceeding, yet I never felt overwhelmed by the process. From educating me on issues of child custody and support to managing the often-times difficult relationship with my spouse and her attorney, I found Renee to be efficient and effective.”– R. Evans
“Ms. Wagenaar is a professional, honest, and trust worthy lawyer who has a passion for justice! Ms. Wagenaar’s extensive background in human services along with her knowledge of Michigan law and the judicial system accompany to her advantage. The services that I have received from Ms. Wagenaar regarding my personal family law issues have helped my family tremendously! Thank you so much Ms. Wagenaar and WN Law!”– Erin Reynolds
“Renee has provided us with excellent legal assistance and support. It was evident at our first meeting that she was compassionate and motivated to help her clients. She was responsive and thorough during our consultations and was able to provide explanation about the legal aspects of our case in a way that both my husband and I could understand. Also, her education and employment background lent itself to an expansive knowledge base, which we found very beneficial as we moved forward with our case.”– Emily Byxbe
Our clients are hardworking Michigan residents who are facing difficult situations. We offer experienced legal representation at reasonable rates. Call to take advantage of our passion for the law.