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Posted by RLT, a Fraud client, Flag
Matt Abdo and the entire Abdo Law Firm took the time to learn about my entire case and everything that was SPECIFIC to my experience with the charge. They were compassionate, knowledgeable and MOST IMPORTANTLY respectful to the charge I was facing. I must admit that while I made a very bad decision, I never once felt less than or unequal to Matt. That was a really reassuring feeling. On the day of court, we had talked about what was most likely going to happen. While the Judge in Centerline did not agree, Matt used his experience, knowledge and legal skills to work another angle and GET A BETTER resolution than I would have EVER hoped for, He did this under pressure, performing in a way that was impressive.
If, and I hope I do not do anything stupid again, I ever do get in trouble, Matt Abdo and the Abdo Law Firm is who I will be calling. I know attorneys are not magicians. I did what I did and I got caught. Matt did a wonderful job in court, I did what I was supposed to due for 90 days and BECAUSE of Matt's legal skills, the deal had a DISMISSAL of the original charge and I truly thank Matt and Abdo Law Firm for that. Truly. I will recommend the Abdo Law Firm first and foremost to represent criminal defense cases. Without question.
Posted by Jeffrey, a Speeding Ticket client, Flag
Visiting from out of state, I received a ticket that would result in added points on my license and increased insurance costs. Knowing I would not be available to appear, I contacted Matthew and he was extremely helpful with my situation and assured me that he would do everything he could to make sure this matter would be resolved with the best possible outcome. Matthew did not disappoint. My case was completed in a timely fashion and resulted in no points being added to my license.
Posted by Doug, a DUI client, Flag
Being from out of state with no real knowledge of the criminal justice system I found myself in need of legal counsel. After being ticketed with an OWI and a CI violation while in the state of Michigan I decided it was time to seek out a professional for help. At the time I knew no one in the area to ask so I turned to the internet to find a lawyer. After finding the www.avvo.com website it narrowed down my search to a few law firms. Since it was a weekend when I started entering in my case information I really wasn’t expecting to get any feedback until the following Monday. I was shocked to see that I got an email response back before I could go onto the next possible law firm questionnaire. After calling into the phone number that I was sent I found myself talking with a member of the ABDO law firm. After working with both Cy and Matthew I found both to be very professional and eager to assist. Both gentlemen stayed in close contact with me during my pre-trial hearings of which they actually stood in front of the court in my behalf which limited the number of times that I had to return back into the state. This alone saved me hundreds of dollars in travel expenses and kept me from having to take off work just to appear. From the first meeting I was told what to expect and how they thought my case would proceed and I found it to play out just like they said it would all the way to the last court date. While on the phone or during an actual face to face meeting I found Matthew to treat me with great respect and help me get my dignity back after being in the most embarrassing situation in my life. Matthew would take the time to answer every question that I would have about my case. Taking his advice and following his direction my charges were reduced down to only a CI charge against my record. I am so glad that I found this website and that it lead me to the ABDO law firm. I just hope everyone that is in need of help can find someone that is as willing to work as hard as this group did for me! If you are in need of legal help check into the ABDO law firm, they are true professionals and true to their word!
Posted by Brian, a DUI client, Flag
On July 4th I got pulled over and was charged with a DUI and possession of marijuana along with paraphanalia charges and failure to signal. From the moment I stepped into Matt and his father Cy's office 2 days after the offense (which happenned to be a holiday weekend), I felt 100 times better. First off, they assured me I wasn't going to jail and laid out(to a tee) what I would be going through in the coming months. When I finally went to my first court date, the results were exactly as they laid them out. The DUI got knocked down to an OWI, which saved me a ton of money in fines and insurance costs and I received a deferred judgement(7411) on the possession charge, which is huge for many reasons, including future employment. The other 2 charges were dropped. Matt was with me the whole way and with limited time to talk due to work, he made it very convenient for me, always working around MY schedule. He was very informative about the process both in and out of court and made sure I knew exactly was going on at all times. When sentencing time came, I was once again very happy with the results. The 12 months of probation I was initially supposed to go through got knocked down to 6 months and the community service got taken away. I believe this was mostly due to the counseling he gave me before my pre sentencing interview because without that, I would not have answered the questions as well. All in all, Matt was there every step of the way and was very knowledgeable and will fight to get you the results that you need to make your situation A LOT more bearable to deal with. Finally, If this review isn't convincing enough for you to hire him then keep scrolling down....You WILL NOT be diappointed.
Posted by Matt, a DUI client, Flag
I hired Matt for my drivers license hearing. I had 4 alcohol related arrests and/or citations. 2- MIP, 1- OWI, and 1-DUI all with in a 5 year span. My license was revoked and finally decided it was time to get my driving privileges restored. I hired Cy and Matt for my case. They were both very intelligent and informational regarding the laws in Michigan for DLAD hearings. With there knowledge, information, and advice which I followed exactly like they said I should I was granted a restricted license with
interlock system on my first hearing. Matt is an excellent lawyer who understands the screwed up system of DLAD hearings, he knows the necessary actions his/her clients have to take in order to regain driving privileges. I would recommend them to anyone in legal trouble or DLAD hearings. They are very professional, and straight to the point! Get it right and keep it tight The Abdo Law firm is #1
Posted by Brianna, a DUI client, Flag
I had no idea what I was doing when dealing with my case. Mathew helped me understand what I would be encountering and what he would be able to do for me. Absolutely pleased with his services and felt very informed.
Posted by Jaclyn, a DUI client, Flag
Matthew Abdo has had my trust since day one. The second I walked into his office I could not have felt more welcome. He made me feel like he truely believed in me and I could not appreciate it more. His results and help through my OWI case not only helped save my job and future. But also made me believe that I had someone behind me 100%. I would never recommend another attorney to anyone, as I believe that Matthew is truely and honestly the best. He cared about my case, he worked hard, he always kept me informed, and is very knowledgable with all he does. I can't thank you enough Matthew.
Posted by Lina, a Speeding Ticket client, Flag
I would highly recommend Matthew Abdo. He instantly eased my concerns when I called him about my case. I received two tickets for speeding and driving with an expired license, which could result to points on my record and a misdemeanor. At the time, I was interviewing for an accounting position and was extremely concerned my credibility would be taken away from me if I had to report a misdemeanor in the employment application. Luckily, with an EXCELLENT lawyer, Matt was persuasive in court and reduced my tickets to just a simple, small fine. I was extremely impressed with the favorable outcome. Throughout the whole process, Matt was very kind, honest, compassionate, understanding, knowledgeable, nonjudgmental, and most importantly - he was a true professional. I couldn’t have been more satisfied with the results delivered by Matthew Abdo.
Posted by Anneliese M Kelch, a DUI client, Flag
Matthew Abdo was a lawyer I found on the internet, and took my chances, for a Driver's License Restoration Hearing. When I called the office for a consultation, they were all very friendly, and willing to help. I spoke with Matthew directly that day, and was in to meet with him the very next. He was very prompt, and knowledgeable, and told me exactly what I needed to do. I could call him whenever I had questions or concerns, or if I was nervous, just to go over things with him. He was professional, and kind, and made me feel really good about my hearing. To sum it up, we went in there, sat down, and I was awarded my restricted license on the spot. I couldn't have done it without his guidance and experience, and I thank him for that. I highly recommend Matthew to anyone who is looking for a good attorney to help them with any legal issues they may have, and if he doesn't specialize in your issue, he will find you someone just as good. Thanks again Matthew!
Posted by Christopher W., a DUI client, Flag
Mathew Abdo is a great lawyer.I used him for my o.w.i case. I coudn't of asked for a better outcome.I was verry happy with his work.GREAT LAWYER!! I would definitley use him again if needed.If ur looking for a really good lawyer,that will fight hard for u,and give it 110% then i would recomend matt and his law firm to anyone that is in need of legal advise or help.He is verry professional.Great job Matt.Thanks again
Posted by Robert, a DUI client, Flag
I hired Matthew for a DUI charge my second one I felt awful and could hardly focus on anything else he assured me that everything would be fine and in the end it was he always talked to me and treated me with respect even tho I made a horrible mistake he was very personal and didn't act like most attorneys he was who I talked on the phone from the beginning and he was at all my court dates I never got passed off to someone else like most lawyers do I even used him for my driver license renewal and had excellent service over all I would highly recommend him to anyone
Posted by SB, a DUI client, Flag
I blew a round a .20 which is considered to be the "super drunk" law, well Mr. Abdo was able to get it down to "impaired" and this wasn't my first drinking offense, but it was my first DUI. This meant that impaired was not only lower points, but also much lower fines and restrictions on license and the lowest drinking offense that you can get with a DUI.
He is a VERY hardworking and knowledgeable lawyer and does all he can to make sure you get the best results. Part of my punishment was that I was on a non-reporting probation where I was not able to leave the state, but taking Matt's advice throughout the legal process, and seeing a substance abuse specialist on the side, I was able to get to leave the state for work and had the other guidelines that went with my non-reporting probation removed.
Bottom line is that what you want from a lawyer is their honesty and best legal advice that you should pursue. Well I got that from him and took the advice Matt gave me and I followed it and because of that I am out of trouble so much quicker had I gone elsewhere, and he was able to save me hundreds/thousands in fines and whatnot. Outstanding lawyer who I highly recommend to anybody looking to be represented. Thank you Mr. Matt Abdo and Cy Abdo Law Firm.
Posted by SHANNON, a Administrative Law client, Flag
Matthew did a exceptional job defending me...very professional and friendly was Matt...
What he told me I would get I got and he made the experience comfortable for me under the circumstances.
Every time I'd go with Matthew to get the job done right!!!
Thanks Again & blessings!!!!
Posted by Anthony, a Licensing client, Flag
Helped me get my license back after 11 long year. Affordable, prepared,helpful, caring,responsive,knowledgeable!!!!!!!!!!
Posted by a Criminal Defense client, Flag
He worked and worked and worked until he got the results that I needed. I was charged with having a vicious dangerous animal. Being convicted of that offense could have ruined my career! Great job Matt.
Posted by Sam, a Speeding Ticket client, Flag
From the moment I met Matt and his partner, I knew I was in good hands. Matthew promptly returned my phone call regarding the case and filed his appearance within minutes of me meeting with him. I was completely comfortable discussing everything with Matthew, and he made me confident in the services he was providing. On my court date, Matt met me at the Royal Oak court for a traffic ticket that would have increased my insurance premium quite a bit. Instead, I walked out with a higher fine but WITHOUT any points. Matthew could not have been more professional, and he understood the procedure at the 44th District Court - he told me he'd been there before with other clients.
I would, without a doubt, recommend Matthew. Thanks again Matt!
Posted by Tom Mortimore, a Domestic Violence client, Flag
We were scared to death about my going to jail. We would have lost our house and so much more. Until we talked to the Abdo Law Firm. We could relax and they answered all of our questions right away.
Posted by Amanda, a DUI client, Flag
Matthew took on my DUI case, first offense and had it reduced to an OWVI. Matthew helped me get no time reporting probation and I got off with taking 8 classes and an interlock for 90 days, mainly because of how high I had blown but this still exceeded any expectations I had. Matthew was always honest with me. My fines were reduced from $1000 responsibility fee to $500. He made me feel comfortable in the courtroom and took away from the nervousness. I would highly recommended Matthew to anyone who is in need of an attorney in a heartbeat, no hesitation whatsoever.
Posted by Joe, a Criminal Defense client, Flag
Matt is an excellent lawyer. I was being charged with a 10 year felony that I did not commit, and Matt listened to everything I had to say. He worked very hard on my case and the outcome was the best that I could have asked for. After staying on top of everything and keeping me informed and updated on what was going on, my 10 year felony was reduced to a misdemeanor of disorderly conduct. After paying my fines and being put on only 4 months of non-reporting probation, my case was dismissed.
Posted by Vito, a Speeding Ticket client, Flag
I chose Matthew Abdo to represent me in traffic violation case in which I had been speeding and failed to show proof of registration. I had intended on paying over $400 in fines and having four points on my record but with the help of Matthew, my fines were reduced to $150 and 2 points were knocked off my record. Matthew was punctual, well spoken and outlined the details of my case clearly. He negotiated and carried himself with confidence and advocated on my behalf. I would recommend him and his law firm to anyone in need of criminal defense representation. His personal touch and commitment to getting the best results for my situation was very much appreciated.
Posted by Steve, a DUI client, Flag
I cannot say enough about Matthew. He is a true professional who helped me through a very difficult time and I received a very favorable outcome from the court. After a second DUI in less than 10 years, Mr. Abdo keep his client from serving any jail time. Considering that jail time has been accessed for first-time offenders in some jurisdictions in Michigan, Mr. Abdo is truely exceptional.
I have found a knowledgeable and capable attorney that I will call on for many years to come and for that, I am very grateful.
I would and will recommend Matthew Abdo to anyone who is in need of an attorney.
Posted by Nicole, a Speeding Ticket client, Flag
I couldn't have been more satisfied with the results delivered by Matt Abdo. Matt is an EXCELLENT lawyer and instantly eased my concerns regarding my case. He is very thorough and professional in every aspect of his work and always answered or promptly returned all of my phone calls. Matt Abdo secured a very favorable reduction on my ticket, saving me money and points on my record (reduced to ZERO points)! I would recommend the Abdo Law Firm to anyone!
Posted by Gregory, a DUI client, Flag
Matt is an excellent lawyer and has pulled through for me in many occasions. He helped me in a license restoration, DUI, and various speeding tickets. He has always helped either reduce or eliminate the charge. He comes very highly recommended.
Posted by Bradley, a Car Accident client, Flag
Matthew was nothing but professional 100% of the time. He reduced my 3 point stop-sign violation (very expensive) to a 0 point impeding ticket, which I only had to pay a small fine. He was early to court, incredibly intelligent and outgoing.