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Posted by brianna, a Criminal Defense client,
my girlfriend was facing two new charges he not only got her time ran currcurent he also was able to get her only 150 days for both charges he was fast and efficient and he kept me informed thank you for helping my girlfriend shell be home for her birthday
Posted by Sandi, a Criminal Defense client,
I highly recommend Erick Platten as a Criminal Defense attorney! He promised us over and over that "He would take care of our son", and he did just as he promised! He was able to negotiate a second chance for our son.
Erick is a great communicator. He kept us in the loop and reassured us when all seemed lost.
If you are faced with a serious situation, please call Erick. When we first called Erick we were desperately fearful about our son's future. Erick saw us on a Sunday morning, within an hour after we first called. I can't tell you how reassured we were after we met Erick that first time.
Erick did everything he could to facilitate an early release for our son, and ultimately negotiated an outcome better than we could have possibly imagined.
Posted by Joshua. A, a Criminal Defense client,
I contacted Erick Platten about purchasing Fire Arms ( 2nd Amendment ). I was unsure if i was going to qualify for purchasing a fire arm. Mr. Platten quick response and easy to work with helped me out to the fullest and checked if there were any problems in my background I passed with flying colors.
Mr. Platten = Highly Responsive and Trustworthy!!!!
Again thanks for all your help Erick Platten
Posted by JimmyN, a Violent Crime client,
I'm a minister and an educator and my life was turned upside down when a child accused me of horrible things. I didn't know what to do so I did my research and hired Erick. Erick told me that I was facing some serious charges that could have ruined my life. But, he told me he would do everything he could to help me.
There were so many court dates and hearings before there was supposed to be a trial. I was depressed and it was the worst time of my life but I felt I was in good hands with Erick fighting beside me in court.
Erick had experts from all over coming in and testifying about what this child said on a video and argued that the case should be dismissed because everything that was being said didn't match any evidence from hospital records.
Ultimately the case was dismissed by the judge before trial. After it was dismissed the DA tried to get the judge to open the case again but Erick fought against that too.
I never thought I would be in such a situation in my life but I'm so thankful for the hard work Erick did to win my case. Thank you Erick. JimmyN
Posted by a DUI client,
I work in Afghanistan and had handle my dui case.. Worse decision I have ever made, next to driving drunk. I had to deal with his secretary, who never return phone calls or emails, not did she ever forward any messages to Erick. I never talked to Erick until I had a warrant for him missing my court date, which he blamed on the system for failing to let him know. To Which I explained, I let his secretary know of the court date change. After calling and leaving a angry message he contracted me for the first time, saying he would take care of it. I explained how crucial it was, because my job depended on it. The next day he somehow tricked the court, into thinking it was their mistake.. In which they overturned my warrant.. On the day of my mandatory court appearance, I found out that Mr Platten never reviewed the police video, and requested a future court date, which was denied..they did allow him an hour to review the tape..so he was able to view the video for ten minutes before telling me the only thing he could do is maybe talk to the DA. Due to my strict time schedule, I was not able to do probation, so I had to serve jail time. Which was not long. The day I was suppose to turn myself in to go to jail, I found out I had to appear in court for sentencing, and he was suppose to be present. The judge allowed me to contract my lawyer...he fail to return my calls, nor did his secretary. So I have up my rights to have my lawyer present and was sentenced to jail without him. Some months I found the state had issued t that I have an interlock system installed on my truck to drive even thigh the court didn't require it... I called him to have him figure out what was going , and to have him take care of the paperwork to send to the state stating it was not part of my court order... Which he and his secretary failed to do....which I am now having to deal with myself... For this guy being the number one dui lawyer, I would not recommend him.. The whole thing was a compete waste of $5000.
Posted by Rick, a Criminal Defense client,
I had never been in need of a criminal defense lawyer and I called Erick Platten which I've been knowing for 30 plus years. He got me out of jail in 1 hour. He told me every step of the way, what to do and what not to do. He was with me every step of the way. I could call him day or night 24/7/s and he told me we would win this case and we did without going to court. I would recommend this eager, aggressive attorney any day.
Thanks Erick you're the best!!!!!
Posted by a client,
Erick Platten is an exceptional attorney. I unfortunately got a DUI in college in the state of Alabama. After being arrested I was taken to the county jail. I was supposed to be detained in a cell over night.
However, despite being in Texas, Erick was able to contact the
jail where I was staying and made sure I was held in a
private comfortable office until the bondsman arrived, which Erick
arranged for me as well. I was young and scared as this was
a first major offense for me. Yet Erick took care of everything
from so far away. Erick Platten goes above and beyond
to service his clients.
Posted by terrell, a Criminal Defense client,
Erick was reusable with price , very good and nice he told me to take it to trial and the court would change there mind from 80yrs to probation even though I had previous probations he was right they did. Now I am home with family starting over with life broke but getting better also he got me clean now I go to church so I thank him dearly thanks Erick there is a problem with the amounts they want me to pay he hade it setteled in court but court didn't change it so he is taken care of it after that parts done ill let all of people now how that turns out god bless and still clean and buiesness is starting to get better thanks again Erick platen Terrell j Montague co were cause was have your life back hire Erick platen its in your best interest
Posted by Norma, a Speeding Ticket client,
I have known Erick for the last 15 years, have used his services in at lesat 5 occasions, and every time I have been satisfied with the results. He will return your calls and explain the process every step of the way. He will keep you informed on what's going on on your case.
Posted by Jim, a DUI client,
I was charged with a DUI in December, 2010. I hired Eric Platten, Tyler TX as my attorney. Mr Platten spent the next three years working on my case. I was never treated rudely or ignored. He put 110% into my defense! During the jury trial in 2013, Mr Platten was extremely thourough, competent and exhausted any and all resources in an effort to obtain my aquittal. He was professional at all times. I would, and will, gladly recommend Mr Platten to anyone with any type of legal problem! He is very good at what he does!! I give him 5 stars.