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John helped me through a recent DUI - I could not have asked for a better attorney. John was extremely responsive, professional, and knowledgeable from start to finish. I was impressed with how easily John could explain my options and provide advice on the situation based on his extensive experience. John made a negative situation as easy as possible and provided great counsel to me throughout the process. I highly recommend Mr. Thygerson as an attorney.
When I was arrested I felt completely alone and scared. Luckily, I found John Thygerson while searching online for a reputable DUI attorney. I have unfortunately been in trouble more than once in the past and have learned what can happen by choosing to not hire an attorney. If you are incapable of financially providing yourself with decent representation, you can suffer for even the most minor of offenses. It is a risk hiring someone you often do not know to fight on your behalf, and paying the most expensive attorney cannot always assure fair treatment or the best possible outcome.
I presented John Thygerson with a handful of issues. I was a single mother without the support of family or friends, I had an open case in another state, and I was at risk of violating my probation to name just a few. Right from the start he was upfront with me about all the possibilities of my case without ever making me feel judged. Whenever we went to court, he always addressed any concerns I had and prepared me for what would happen that day. He was always early so that we got in and out as quickly as possible. In end I was facing a jail sentence for my violation of probation and a felony charge for not carrying my own prescriptions in their proper container. Mr. Thygerson did not agree that the punishment I was facing even with my prior history was fit; and truly looked at my situation for who I was as a real person present day. Over the course of this past year there were many times that I walked away thinking about just how LUCKY I was to have someone that genuinely cared about how my situation turned out. My attorney canceled his personal plans at one point just to drive all the way back to the courthouse the next day, and do whatever he could so I may be given a fair chance.
In the court system you only as good as the mistakes listed under your name, pulled from the stack of other peoples problems and read out to the judge for everyone to hear. Mr. Thygerson took on my case from a very personal level and I never doubted for a moment that he would not do anything he could to help me. His knowledge and professionalism helped spare me of any jail time or a felony on my record. I am thankful for all of his hard work and for helping to make this tough time as painless as possible. Your attorney is not hired to be your friend and I am not saying he treated me as such, but he most definitely connected with me in a way that left me feeling so grateful for having him there to represent me.
Most of us do not expect to ever need the services of a criminal defense attorney, so when that need arises, most of us don’t know where to turn. John Thygerson was recommended to me by another attorney. I recommend him to you. Here’s why:
Unlike most legal issues most of us confront, the criminal justice system does not even pretend to be a level playing field. The government has infinite resources. You do not. The stakes are enormous for you, but just another day at work for the prosecutor. The odds against you are huge--whether you are guilty or not. You are the least capable person in the (court) room. Put bluntly, you can’t afford the defense you would like to have.
John Thygerson defended me for a flat fee. He probably did not anticipate the State would delay my “speedy trial” for 5 ½ years, or that I would reject every “plea bargain” offered. He prepared my defense. He filed motions. He calmed down my wife. He came to court, prepared to defend me, over and over and over again, only to have the State request adjournments, over and over again.
Ultimately, the case was dismissed because the State decided it could not win, no matter how long it delayed. John Thygerson was able to level the playing field for me.
You want a criminal defense attorney who can level the playing field for you at a cost you can afford. It’s not “cheap” -- but when it comes to your freedom, the last thing you want is a “cheap” defense.
I recommend John Thygerson without reservation.
Attorney Thygerson has represented several of my family members for various charges ranging from motor vehicle infractions to behavioral misdemeanors. In each case John was quick to respond, effective and considerate. He would clearly explain the ramifications of a given situation and advise on the best strategy with which to proceed.
Attorney Thygerson is highly respected by the officers of the court and has an uncanny ability to asses the likelihood of what court officers might expect and would formulate a response that was eventually embraced by the prosecution and the court. John did not, however, capitulate to unreasonable prosecutorial demands when he believed they were overreaching, or simply wrong in their assessment of the situation.
John continues to represent members of my family and if necessary will represent them in the future. I have, and would, highly recommend attorney Thygerson to anyone who needs expert and effective legal representation.
I was facing a mandatory 30 days for a motor vehicle infraction. Mandatory usually mean mandatory but John Thygerson used some legal strategies that saved me from what I thought was inevitable sentence. I can't say enough about what he did for me and wouldn't hesitate to use him again. He truly goes to bat for you.
John did an amazing job of calming my fears after an accident and the threat of DUI arrest. He educated me on what the process would be and I could see he was very well versed in DUI defense. John worked with the police and was able to get the case dropped without arrest. I would highly recommend John's attorney services.
Due to a domestic incident with my ex-girlfriend who came to my house and caused trouble, I was also arrested and charged with two offences, including breach of the peace. I felt that these were completely unfair and I consulted with Mr Thygerson after reading his outstanding reviews. I can only concur with those ,as he immediately allayed my concerns. After giving him full details, the charges were dropped at my next hearing. Enormous relief and I have no hesitation in recommending him.
Mr. Thygerson is well respected and known in the community and court system. He is a excellent attorney who has a lot of fight in him, I have seen prosecutors smashed by his ability to defend me in court and would highly recommend him.
Mr. Thygerson was exceptionally helpful in regards to my court case. I was nervous as I've never been to court. He eased my nerves by answering my numerous questions. He was available 24 hours a day for me as well! And importantly he was kind towards me and didn't belittle me or my case. He was very respectful towards me as well. I have alot of respect for this hard-working man. Overall Mr. Thygerson was extremely generous with his time. I'm grateful for his help. A good man!!
It would be a mistake not to hire Mr. Thygerson, he will undoubtedly work hard for you!
I had a 20 year old warrant that I didn't know about and mr. thygerson took the case resolved it with no penalties' to myself clear me from the court had the charges dropped thank you for everything I will hire mr thygerson again.