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On Sunday, I was returning to Miami after a cruise with my fiancée. Out of nowhere, Customs arrested my fiancée allegedly for a warrant from Indiana. Out of nowhere, my fiancée was locked up without bond in the Miami jail. Mr. Petro worked non-stop to get my fiancee' out of the Miami jail. He worked with prosecutors in Miami and Indiana to correct this mistake. Today, my fiancée was released. I can not tell you how grateful I am for Mr. Petro's efforts. HIs experience and persistence is incredible. I would recommend him to anyone that needs a top notch attorney. Thank you Mr. Petro!
Yesterday, I was arrested for allegedly delivering a pound of marijuana to another guy. I was at the police station for over 24 hours. Fortunately, my brother knew attorney Petro. Out of nowhere, he arrived at the station and got down to business. I think his presence was very intimidating to the police because of his reputation. Two hours later, I was released without being charged and I got my car back. This is such an incredible relief. Thank you Michael J. Petro!
Being charged with a federal case is so hard. There are so many rules and procedures. Having Mr. Petro on my side made the difference. He has been doing this stuff so long that there isn't one question you could ask him that he doesn't know the answer too. With all this knowledge of the system and the judges and the laws, making the right choices is easy. I appreciate this man and this lawyer. If you have a federal case, call Mr. Petro, he is the best!
Yesterday, Attorney Petro was on fire. I can only say that his cross of the two State's witnesses was like fireworks. He relentlessly cross examined the State's main witness. The witness caved in. The truth came out. And the Judge found me Not Guilty. Mr. Petro was professional and timely. I would recommend him to anyone that is in trouble with the law.
Michael Petro saved me from jail. I was federal charged for opening a bank account that was used for fraud. Michael prepared the case for trial. The day before the trial, the prosecutor reduced my case to a misdemeanor federal charge and I got probation. At the sentencing, Michael brought my whole family and kids to convince the Judge. Use Mr. Petro if you have a federal case.
Michael J. Petro represented me two times. Both cased went to trial. Both cases I won due to the great lawyering of Michael J. Petro. I would hate to think of my life today had the outcome of either case been different. Hire Michael J. Petro with confidence.
Mr. Petro did excellent work. He dealt with me and my mother. He was always timely and professional. At trial, he cross examined two police officers with confidence and persistence. The truth finally came out and the Judge found that the police illegally searched my vehicle. I had a lot to lose if I was convicted. Mr. Petro worked hard to get me a good result that keeps me moving forward in life. I would recommend using Mr. Petro. He does a great job!
My son was arrested. Mr. Petro represented him at trial. Because of Mr. Petro's cross examination of the Police Officer, my son won the case. Mr. Petro was able to show that the police officer was not telling the truth. Hire Mr. Petro if you need a good lawyer.
Mr. Michael J Petro is one of Chicago's best defense attorney. He is trustworthy, very professional , easy to work with and extremely good at what he does. He explains every step to you and keeps you informed on your entire case. He will give you the complete drive and determination that is needed in a lawyer. The truth, and never candy coat anything. I would highly recommend hiring Mr. Petro for his honesty, integrity, professionalism, and strong work ethic . He is the Just one of the good guys you want on your side.
I am extremely thankful for having the opportunity to have been paired with Michael J Petro as my Legal representative on a past case. Besides helping me, he has helped my friends and family. He was patient, honest and understanding of my situation. He was knowledgeable in the area and worked tirelessly to ensure that a great outcome was received. Thank you so much for all your help and for taking our cases. You’ve been very helpful throughout this process and I just wanted to take time to thank you again.