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Matthew J Ruff

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     4.5 stars 63 total

Review Matthew Ruff

  • 5.0 stars

    Posted by Carl

    Hired Attorney

    A pleasure to work with.

    I spent days calling many attorneys to help me with a legal issue. They were either too busy to take my case or wanted to charge an outrageous amount. I had almost given up and was going to roll the dice and represent myself until I spoke with Matthew. When I called he answered the phone directly and spent the time to listen and ask questions so he could understand my issue completely. Matthew informed me of the next steps that needed to be taken and remained in constant contact with me to update me on the issue. This was very important to me because I live outside of California and needed someone who could represent me without the need for travel to California. Matt kept me in the loop and was extremely flexible in his response to a last minute issue with the court date. Additionally, Matt made me feel at ease throughout the entire process and expedited my issue so that it was resolved promptly. My issue was resolved and the favorable legal outcome was exactly how Matt predicted it. What's better is that he did all of this for a very, very reasonable rate, and the rate he quoted me when I first contacted him was the exact rate he charged me upon resolution of my issue. No bait-and-switch. No last minute "contingency" that required additional cost. And absolutely no hidden fees. I strongly encourage anyone who needs legal representation or advice to make Matt their first call. Even if he isn't, after speaking with him I guarantee he will be your last. Thanks for everything Matt!

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  • 5.0 stars

    Posted by Michael

    A charges dismissed

    Thank You Matthew,
    You are the best lawyer a guy could ask for, top notch legal council and results. I thought I had a lot of trouble coming my way, but with you by my side everything went away. Apparently the courts and DA saw things the way we knew they should, and for a reasonable price I don't even have a scratch on my record. Thank you again and I definitely recommend you to anyone looking for that light at the end of the tunnel

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    Matthew J Ruff’s response: “Thank you for your kind words. My goal is to always obtain the best result for my client no matter the amount of time or effort it may take. I treat every client as though they are a member of my own family and strive to keep an act of bad judgment from tarnishing a person's permanent record. Thank you.”
  • 5.0 stars

    Posted by a client

    Tough DUI case - retain Matthew Ruff

    My wife retained the services of Matthew Ruff to represent her in a tough DUI case. Her situation was unfavorable at best, however Mr. Ruff exceeded our expectations in representing her and we ended up with a favorable conclusion to the case. I recommend this attorney based on our experience and he well deserves a five star rating!

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  • 5.0 stars

    Posted by a client

    petty theft misdemeanor - dismissed

    I hired Matthew Ruff for a petty-theft misdemeanor I was charged with in late 2014. I was a nervous wreck as this was the first time I had ever been in trouble with the law. I had spoken to several attorneys who were doubtful that they could get my charges reduced based on the evidence presented against me, but Matthew explained to me that he was going to go to bat for me and do everything in his powers to make sure this stayed off my record- and he did.
    He got my charges dismissed in exchange for community service & behavioral management classes- which I was told by my behavioral management counselor was “a blessing” and “not easy to do.” Matthew was always responsive to my calls and emails, and was always able to calm my nerves- something that I could not put a price on when dealing with an awful situation like this. In addition to this, Matthew charged me a very reasonable fee and dealt with all of my court appearances and catered to my busy work schedule. I would absolutely recommend him to anybody out there who is looking for the best resolution for their case.

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  • 5.0 stars

    Posted by a client

    Don’t battle the court on your own. Get Matthew Ruff

    Hiring Matthew Ruff, to represent me, as my defense attorney.
    Was the most important decision I have made !
    Being accused of a crime is very stressful and confusing time for me.

    Don’t deal with the court without “Matthew Ruff”
    Because it can do more harm by turning the DA and Judge against you!

    I was charge with Hit & Run.
    Facing huge fines, county jail, possible felony charge,
    DMV penalties & Probation for ten years also Higher insurance cost!
    Basically Destroying my life.

    Also a bogus injury claim file against me,
    Matthew had examine methodically, showing evidence & argument to DA
    Of fraudulent injury claim due to determine substantiate & lack of authenticate document

    In-Result: All criminal charges dismissed, That right……. all dismissed

    Today “I’m not a number, I’m a freeman!
    Thanks to Matthew Ruff !

    Any person who stand by me, during one of my darkest time in my life
    Is a true patriot & very trustworthy attorney to protect my civil rights.

    I endorse Matthew Ruff.
    he is 1st. rate defense attorney, also exceeded my expectation with great skills
    to represent with official capacity and a proven track record .

    Don’t battle the court on your own.
    Get Matthew Ruff

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  • 5.0 stars

    Posted by DAVID

    BEST ATTORNEY

    I WAS GOING THROUGH A VERY TOUGH TIME IN MY LIFE WHEN I GOT A DUI. I GOT IN AN ACCIDENT ON THE FREEWAY WITHOUT ANY OTHER CARS INVOLVED WHILE UNDER THE INFLUENCE OF ALCOHOL.IT WAS A PRETTY BAD SITUATION, I BLEW A 0.09 AND WAS TOLD I HAD NO HOPE AT WINNING THE CASE BY PEOPLE I KNEW AND THAT GETTING A LAWYER WAS A WASTE OF MONEY. ONE OF THE BEST DECITIONS IN MY LIFE WAS TO HIRE MATTHEW RUFF. HE WAS VERY HELPFUL WITH EVERY ASPECT OF MY CASE AND KEPT IT STRAIGHT WITH ME. IN THE END IT WAS HIS HARD WORK THAT PAID OFF AND I GOT THE DUI REDUCED TO WET AND RECKLESS. I COULDNT BE HAPPIER, I WOULD RECOMEND HIM TO MY FRIENDS AND FAMILY HANDS DOWN!

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  • 5.0 stars

    Posted by a client

    Shoplifting case

    He is so helpful and knowledgeable with regards to my case. And even if I did not pay anything for the consultation he is very willing to help you and he attend and answer your inquiry immediately.

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  • 1.0 star

    Posted by a client

    do not hire this guy

    I hired Ruff on a drug charge. He took 4,000 from me. The case could have easily been dismissed, but Ruff wanted 12,000 dollars to go to trial. He had no concern for my well being. He said he had talked to the DA and hadn't. He was late. He knew nothing of my case when speaking to the judge. Not only didn't he ease my worries, he made me more stressed, as he endangered my freedom. He was terminated from my case, as I had to hire and pay more money for another attorney. Ruff is a joke.

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  • 5.0 stars

    Posted by a client

    Best Decision Ever to Hire Mr. Ruff

    I hired Mr. Ruff to defend my husband after he was arrested at the airport which was the result of stress and family loss. Mr. Ruff was one of three lawyers interviewed and we chose him because he sounded very confident, respectful, as well demonstrating knowledge of the laws pertaining to the case. He really turned things around for my husband. We were out of state and didn't have to return to resolve the case. Mr. Ruff handled every detail and the case was resolved in a more than satisfactory way. I can be very annoying with lots of questions, and he was very patient. One will not get a lot of coddling, but you will get an experienced and knowledgable attorney who will fight for you. We were very comfortable with him, and he treated my husband and I with respect and dignity. It was because of his reviews on AVVO that we chose to talk to him, and we are so happy we did. There was nothing we didn't like about him. Mr. Ruff more than lived up to the positive reviews and we recommend him without reservation.

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  • 5.0 stars

    Posted by a client

    Difficult Time

    I am very impressed and completely satisfied with my experience with Mr. Ruff during a very difficult time in my life. I was involved in a DUI with a BAC over twice the legal limit. Mr. Ruff answered my calls on all occasions, was very supportive and kept me informed on what I could expect and what our approach should be to resolve this issue in my best interest. Never having been involved with this type event I was experiencing a high level of anxiety which he was able to help me keep in check with his support and knowledge. Ultimately we were successful with the DMV having this issue set aside and having my license returned. If the outcome would not have been successful I would still be very appreciative of Mr. Ruff's efforts and support during this very difficult time in my life.

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