J. Henry Lievens

Henry Leivens

Attorney at Law

J. Henry Lievens holds a B.A. from the University of Michigan, and a J.D. from the University of Toledo Law School. He was admitted to the State Bar of Michigan in 2004.

Currently, J. Henry Lievens is a member of the Monroe County Board of Commissioners, and is a member of the Monroe County Bar Association, the Exchange Club of Monroe, the Monroe Boat Club, the Monroe Rod and Gun Club, the Ottawa Lake Sportsman’s Club, the Bedford Business Association, and the Monroe County Chamber of Commerce.

J. Henry Lievens specializes in criminal law, general civil law, criminal expungements, personal injury, automobile accidents, driver’s license restoration, dog bite cases, divorce/custody/support, probate and estate planning.

Areas of Practice


J. Henry Lievens is an experienced criminal attorney and can assist you with felonies, misdemeanors, and traffic offenses. He works with both juveniles and adults. This can include anything from an assault and battery to a DUI or drug-related crime, and everything in between.

General Civil

J. Henry Lievens assists individuals and businesses with all types of general civil litigation, including but not limited to business disputes, breach of contract, collections, fraud/misrepresentation, property damage, real estate disputes, personal injury claims, and consumer disputes.

Criminal Expungements

A new state law allows certain people to expunge crimes from their records, affording them a chance at a brighter future. A criminal history can cost people job opportunities and damage their standing in child custody disputes. Our experienced lawyer will help you get a fresh start and avoid discrimination because of your criminal history.


Personal Injury

J. Henry Lievens is dedicated to assisting those who have been injured as a result of an accident, including automobile accidents, motorcycle accidents, pedestrian accidents, slip and fall, dog bite, premises liability, or wrongful death cases.

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Automobile Accidents

J. Henry Lievens is dedicated to assisting those who have been injured as a result of an automobile accident.

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Driver’s License Restoration

If you have lost your privilege to drive, J. Henry Lievens can assist you in your petition to request that your driving privileges either be partially or totally restored. Our office works with closely with clients through the Secretary of State process of restoring their Michigan Driver's License privileges.

Dog Bite

If you have been injured by a dog bite J. Henry Lievens can assist you with collecting damages.


Domestic Relations

J. Henry Lievens is a family law attorney that provides legal services in all areas of family law, including divorce, child custody and visitation, child support, pre- and post-nuptial agreements, and spousal support.



J. Henry Lievens will guide you through the complex process of probating a will or administering a trust according to the decedent’s wishes and assist the personal representative in every step of the estate process as we know how sensitive these cases can be following the death of a relative or loved one.