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My husbands charges could've gotten him up to ten years in prison, but thanks to Mr. Platten, he only had to serve a week. The case took less then a month from start to close. Great lawyer!
If criminal charges were filed against you in Smith County and you not guilty, my deepest condolences go out to you and your family. Just imagine the " Justice System" in all its beauty coming at you as a train. If you don't get a powerful defense in timely manner on your side, your life could be destroyed.
After extensive research for a good lawyer, based on the reviews in this website I decided to hire Erick Platten.
It's difficult to compare two different lawyers because it's impossible to apply them both in same criminal case and see the result. But, I can share what Mr. Platten has done for me.
I have seen Erick in action: jury selection, witness cross examinations, raising objections to the prosecution during the trial and so much more were the areas where he had an expertise. He fought hard for me. After long battle which lasted almost for two years my assault case was dismissed.
I would recommend Erick Platten for complex and serious criminal cases as an attorney.
I hired Mr. Platten for a DWI. I was arrested in Hunt County and thought about hiring an attorney in that area but Eric was highly recommended. Eric found problems with my case and they wanted me to plea guilty but Eric said no way. Eric said there was a problem with my blood test. It took three days to fight the case but I was found not guilty.
Thank you Mr. Platten
Erick did a great job with my case as well as being calming of my nerves.. I do recommend him for your needs. Every time I called his staff was fun and friendly. Thank you for a job well done!
I had a difficult time finding a lawyer that would sue a doctor. Eric sued the Doctor that I will not name for work I performed.
Eric was even out of the country when I needed his help and he didn't hesitate in answering my calls and drafting a lawsuit.
Twenty days after he served the Doctor Eric went to court and obtained a judgment for lost wages, court costs, attorney's fees, and interest.
Not to long after obtaining the judgment Erick filed a motion for the Doctor to pay.
I can't thank Eric and his office enough for his help.
Erick represented us in a case against a drunk driver. He had absolute command of the court room, far above the other attorney. We won our case, and Erick already has plans in case the other side chooses not to pay the judgement levied against them. I previously reviewed Erick and made an error on the ratings. All the entries should have been excellent.
Mr. Platten done a great job on my 4th and 5th dwi. I thought I was going to go to jail for a long time but thanks to him and his team all I got was probation. I strongly recommend him to any body that is in need of a professional.... Thank You Erick Platten and team!!!
I hired Erick Platten to handle my criminal case. He kept me informed on what was happening and it took a good while to solve my case. He had it droped to a disorderly conduct charge with only a small fine.
Erick Platten was highly recommended to me and the results show just why. I surely thought I would be sitting in jail today, and probably would have if it weren't for him. I was arrested for my 3rd DWI in Tyler, which is a Felony. with my BAC being a .257, many thought I would be in jail no less than 6 months. But the reputation of Erick and how he handle DWI cases, the DA gladly accepted our plea. I got off this time with no jail time and 5 year probation. I thought I was going to miss work and several semesters in shcool, but I am a free man. still have my job and a full time student still at UT Tyler. If your ever in trouble for a DWI, Erick is the best fit in my opinion, and many others.
Mr platten fought and fought for my divorce!!! My. spouse is in prison and it is very hard to get papers in prison!!!! But even though it took a while to get it done. he got it done!!! He did an awesome job!!! Thanks