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I had pled guilty to an OAS charge without a lawyer. The next thing I knew I was looking at going Habitual Offender. If I lost my license, I would have lost my profession, which requires a lot of travel. If I don’t have a car, I can’t get around at all. I have a good paying job, and I can’t risk losing it.
I had to get help. I found Attorney Chris Nielsen to be honest and thorough in explaining my circumstances to me. He helped me understand all the legal things that I did not really know. Attorney Nielsen went at my case by petitioning the court to withdraw my guilty plea to the OAS. Attorney Nielsen told me that I might lose because the court does not always let people do that. If I ever had a question that he did not have the answer to right away, he took the time to get the answer and actually called me back. He never gave me the run-around.
I was very happy and surprised when Attorney Nielsen got the court to withdraw my guilty plea and hear my OAS case again. With Attorney Nielsen’s help, I got a great outcome. My license went off of Habitual Offender, I got my license back, and my life could go on. His knowledge about the law and his honesty with me about my case helped me to trust him. He made his fees reasonable for me so that I could get the legal help I needed. On the whole, I felt that he really cared about me and how my life is affected. I would recommend The Nielsen Group to anyone.
While coming from a wonderful rafting trip i got a Criminal speeding ticket in Maine. The instance itself was scary, as I had no such speeding intentions, and the kind of words I heard from the cop was a nightmare. I could barely manage to drive back home under the pressure of neither over nor under speeding.
When I started looking at internet for such cases, I came across horrible stories. I was very upset over the next two days thinking what I have done to deserve this. I knew in the days to come the impact would be felt on my personal life, family life & even my work which is true.
While looking for potential lawyers on the internet I came across Nielsen Group & thought of giving it a shot. In the first call I briefly explained the incident to a Nielsen Group associate, following which I talked to Chris Nielsen. That very call reduced my anxiety to a great extent, as Chris knew what he was up against & how would he handle it.
During the course of resolution, Chris & team were always available, kept on updating me regularly, and always ears to any information I had. The only time I had to come back to Maine was the final day at court when the resolution was arrived at after a period of exactly 3 months from the date I got the ticket. Finally a much awaited decision, & I am totally satisfied with the outcome of a simple traffic ticket.
Value for money, extremely professional services, high availability, readiness to help & recommend always are some of the traits based upon which I would highly recommend Attorney Nielsen to anyone stuck in my kind of or even worse situations.
Thanks Nielsen Group & especially Chris.
I was charged with fishing without a license. I tried to take care of it on my own at first, and then I got confused after Arraignment. I tried to research the law on my own but I could not find the right information I needed. I heard about Attorney Chris Nielsen through a friend. I was able to meet with him promptly, and he came up with a plan of action. He executed the plan of action, and it worked out very well. The charge against me was filed, which is what I wanted to have happen in the first place. My fishing license is very important to me as an avid fisherman, and having the charge filed was important to preserve my professional license for my employment. I would definitely recommend Attorney Nielsen to anyone in need of legal help.
To those in need of legal assistance, I would like to offer this testimonial on behalf of Chris Nielsen and his team. Last Aug, during a period of poor judgment, I found myself in an unfamiliar situation. For the first time in my life I was in need of a criminal attorney. I asked an attorney who was a friend for a recommendation. Without a moment's hesitation he suggested Chris Nielsen. Upon first being interviewed, it was clear to me that he was direct and had a great understanding of his area of law. Moreover, he didn't try to "sugarcoat" the possible outcomes. Rather, he only promised his best...I have dealt with professionals my entire life and have never been more impressed. The quality of work performed, by him and his staff, was without flaw. He was readily available and eager to respond to my many calls and always seemed to know exactly what was next. The outcome was a big win for both of us. He protected my career, my reputation, and my honor. Long after the case had been to trial, with a successful completion, he was prompt to respond. A small glitch threatened to cause issues for me, and he solved it expediently...Honor...Integrity...Compassion...and Results...that is what we all need. Call Chris Nielsen!
I called Attorney Nielson and was in his office within a couple days discussing my issue. With in 1 week of my first initial visit I was informed what my options were and asked what I would like to have as a punishment. If I had any questions for Attorney Nielsen I was called back that same day with an answer that was fully explained to me. When my court date came Mr. Nielson met me there, explained the proceedings and when I was called up, Attorney Neilson stood up, talked to the judge and we left and I was given what I asked for. If not for Attorney Nielsen, I believe I would have not gotten a fair shake.
Best court appointed lawyer I've ever had. Last year I was being charged with THREE class b felonies, along with numerous misdemeanors & Mr. Nielson got all 3 felonies dropped! I ended up doing only 67 days jail time, which beats over 5years any day! Highly reccomended to anyone facing criminal charges.
I hired Attorney Chris Nielsen in November of 2008 to represent me and challenge a charge of DUI. He laid a solid foundation and preparation for the eventual successful outcome of my case. To call his knowledge of DUI law impressive is an understatement. His confidence and responsiveness put me at ease from day one. I never felt disconnected or in the dark. He answered all my questions in a way that made sense to me; he was candid and thorough in his communications. Given the potential impact a negative result could have had not only on me, but on my family and on my career, I continue to value greatly the fact that I could rely on him and know that he would treat my case as a priority. Other attorneys that I consulted before meeting Attorney Nielson not only were non-responsive, they gave me clear indications that my case would never be a priority to them. I cannot say enough good things about Attorney Nielson, but first and foremost, he will always ensure that his clients know they count.