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After being arrested for 3rd degree retail fraud, I made numerous calls to attorneys for legal advice. It wasn't until I had spoken with Mr. Haff that I finally felt more in control of the situation and felt respected.
Society will have you believe that lawyers are sharks and will try to trick you at every corner if you aren't careful. Mr. Haff defied every stereo type possible. He was kind and understanding and was willing to work with me--something I did not find in the nine other lawyers I contacted. I was hesitant to obtain legal council because I thought I could not afford it, and wasn't sure there was anything a lawyer could do for me. If you are on the fence about hiring or obtaining a lawyer, then you really do need one. Having a lawyer means you aren't fighting for yourself on your own. It means there is someone who will be sitting next to you at court, and someone who you can ask all of the middle of the night questions that pop into your head. Family is great. But there is no substitute for someone who has gone to law school and knows the ins and outs of the system and can tell you what to expect.
If you are in the Grand Rapids area and have been charged with a crime, you need a criminal defense attorney, and I highly recommend you consult with Mr. Haff before hiring anyone else. With Mr. Haff you will get an experienced, down to earth man, who will look out for your best interest. He is very professional, but personable, and isn't someone who will show up to court with sucker in his mouth. Mr. Haff has assisted me at every stop in the road, and hasn't stopped looking out for me.
Like you are, I read all of these reviews before calling Mr. Haff. I wasn't sure that I would have the same great experience that others had, and to be honest I thought they were inflated, but please listen to me when I say, every word of this is true. Do yourself a favor and call or email him. You don't have anything to loose by doing so, but you might have a lot to gain.
I wish you all the luck on whatever your situation is and hope this has helped you.
If you're looking for an awesome, trustworthy, honest lawyer, look no further! Shawn is awesome at what he does. I was facing a retail fraud charge that could have jeopardized my career. Shawn was able to work aggressively with the judge in Granville, Mi and got my charge dropped to disorderly conduct! He was very honest with me from the beginning and I appreciate his hard work! Thanks again Shawn
Sean filled in for my original lawyer at a time when I greatly needed representation. My original lawyer had gone to the hospital for an emergency surgery and ended up having blood clots and was no longer able to be in the court room with me during my sentencing. Shawn is professional he was there early he went over all the paperwork with me and even spend a little bit of time getting to know me so that he could represent me fairly in front of the judge. He did a wonderful job representing me and it only showed meeting one time was him that he is a genuine guy he gets to know his clients and he does what it takes for each individual client I'm thankful he was there to stand in for my lawyer when I really needed someone. I recommend him for anyone looking for a lawyer to represent them in a DWI/ OWI case.
Shawn Haff was very polite whenever we spoke, and he never once judged me based on my charges. Shawn was always on time looked presentable and worked great Magic for my case. By the time we were done at sentencing the judge throw out my paperwork for a 45 day sentence and I walked with 90 hours community service and 5 years probation when I was facing 2, 5 year felonies to begin with. I felt Shawn had a great relationship with the judges we seen, he even went to every court hearing with me from arraignment to sentencing. It was a huge benefit to have him show up at my arraignments because 1st felony was a rare 100$ bond and 2nd arraignment they granted me a p.r bond. I recommend Shawn to all my friends ... he was very helpful and walked us through every step of the way. My outcome was great !!! 10 stars for this lawyer :)!!!
I would highly recommend Shawn. I called a couple attorneys first who cared four times the amount and offered no solution. The minute we retained him he went right to work on my son's case. I am eternally grateful!
Shawn was very professional and seemed to be sincerely interested in helping me with my legal issues.
I would recommend his service in very high regards.
Our family engaged Mr. Haff in the defense of my son for a challenging probation violation (3rd MIP) on short notice and very late in the legal process.
Mr. Haff gave us solid and reasonable counsel on expectations and again under these conditions represented our son with full vigor and a strong defense in front of the court.
As a result of his efforts and energy, our outcome was better than we expected.
He was reasonably priced, conducted himself with integrity and made strong and meaningful arguments again, all with little discovery (timing).
I highly recommend Mr. Haff.
“I was facing shoplifting charges and called around a few different lawyers. I contacted Mr. Haff and he was willing to meet with me and I didn't have to give up a hundreds of dollars up front. Mr. Haff went into court and fought for me and had my charges dismissed. Mr. Haff you did a awesome job in court. Mr Haff believed in my innocents. We took this to trial and I was found NOT guilty, all due to Mr. Haff's knowledge of the legal system. I can never thank you enough Mr Haff.
“I was facing DUI charges and called around a few different lawyers. I contacted Mr. Haff and he was willing to meet with me . I could have lost my CDL license and my entire livelihood could have been ruin due to one police officer misjudgement. Mr Haff went into court and fought for me. Not only did he save me from a false DUI charge but stiff fines and possible loss of wages along with my semi truck & livelihood. Mr Haff's rates are the best I have ever came across. All the other lawyers were far beyond what I could have ever been able to afford. Thank you once again Mr. Haff.
I hired Shawn for a owi case which he helped get a reduced charge on. He always kept me informed and answered any questions I had. Would hire him again if I needed another lawyer.