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Posted by Dean, a DUI client,
My son was just short of his twenty first birthday when he was arrested for felony D.U.I. with injuries. Bail was set at $100,000. Michael Freemont was highly recommended from one of our friends.
We called Michael and met with him within a couple of hours of the initial call. He reviewed the case and came up with a “plan of action”. It was so nice to meet with him he has such a casual way about him; it’s like talking with a friend. That meeting took much of the weight off of our shoulders.
My wife and I decided to let our son stay in jail until his arraignment. At the arraignment we saw a different Michael go into action. Casual Michael became “Michael Freemont Attorney At Law” it was like watching a T.V. show. While Michael was arguing the case, two people that were in the courtroom looked at my wife and I, one said “wow he’s good” the other said “nice lawyer”. Michael was able to get the felony injury dropped and got my son released without bail.
My son wanted to fight this to the end so he could keep his good paying job. We couldn’t get the deal we were looking for in court so we decided on a jury trial. Michael continued to negotiate with the D.A. The day before the trial was to start the D.A. offered to drop the charges to reckless driving. Although I think we would have a good chance with a jury it wasn’t worth the risk and the money.
I am extremely impressed with Michael’s skills he was able to get the charges of a felony D.U.I. with injuries down to a reckless driving. I couldn’t agree more with some of the other reviews, he is tenacious and is usually thinking so far ahead of you it’s hard to keep up.
The court portion of the case is over. Now we will be going to try to get the administrative side (D.M.V.) overturned.
Posted by Eric, a DUI client,
I had used Michael previously for a DUI. I had recently gotten a traffic light camera ticket and wasn't sure if he could help. I stopped by his office and told him my situation. A couple months later, he was able to get my ticket was dismissed.
Posted by schreibstein2002, a DUI client,
Mike handled the case professionally and most of all, most efficiently. He calmed me down because I was a nervous wreck, and he negotiated an excellent unheard of deal for me with the court. I was very happy with the outcome. He staff was always very helpful, swift, and courteous. I have nothing but the best to say about Mike.
Posted by a DUI client,
Mr. Fremont achieved what he promised in my case. He is quirky but, by following his advice (and being patient which was hard) I received a reduced charge to Wet Reckless from DUI after months of his persisting on my behalf. My feeling is that his years of experience gives him the knowledge his clients need to best strategize for them. I would recommend him without hesitation. He'll get you the best result possible!
Posted by MARKOS, a DUI client,
Mike was the only one who answered his phone that Sunday morning at 8am.
When you are scared confused and lost that 'Hello " is priceless !
A old school warrior that gets it done and made me feel a whole lot better day one.
He charges as you go which is just awesome and the only who has that policy that I could find.
The others said its 7000.00 no matter what ...So if it takes me a day or a year to help you its 7000.00 just to get started and it can go up from there.
That's insane and a flat out rip off...Mike lets you know every step and what its going to cost.
He also tells you what the outcome could be from that action. ...You know all before you make your move and that's wonderful.
Mike knows his stuff and moves fast and at times you cant keep up ..But like he always said to me over and over again ..."Relax its all going to be ok I got you "
And not only was it ok he WON he WON my case ...no DUI !
You want Bling and Bull go with you who think.
You want a old school warrior who never gives up ?
MIKE FREEMONT is who you call.
Everyone has a opinion and at first you may have question about some things because its all new.
Let me assure you,. once Mike gets his teeth locked on and you watch him do his thing ...YOU KNOW YOU GOT HE RIGHT GUY and you are thankful...If I have taken the time to write this review you need to know its all true and you just found the right Lawyer look no further.
Posted by CP SNCO, a DUI client,
In August I was not only arrested for a DUI, but felony resisting arrest as well. The circumstances of my arrest were definitely unusual, but the ramifications on both my personal and professional life were extreme. I had no idea how to find the "right" lawyer and was lucky enough to find Mr. Fremont on this website. The advice I was given prior to finding a lawyer was to make sure he/she was well respected and well known in the specific area (North County), that way the Judge's, DA's, etc., were all familiar with your attorney and more apt to work with them. Mr. Fremont had the highest rating I could find and that reputation is well deserved. If convicted I not only faced costly fines and prison time, but I would lose my career in the military (11+ years) as well. I also did not have a lot of time to have this matter resolved because I was due to change duty stations to the East Coast in the next month. I contacted Mr. Fremont from this site, he responded shortly after and we were able to set up a meeting that evening. From the beginning Mr. Fremont seemed extremely knowledgable and he was able to set my mind at ease. He was able to have my hearings expedited and was always available if I had questions or concerns. End result, DUI dismissed and resisting charge reduced to a misdemeanor! This saved my career and my orders! If you are questioning whether or not it is worth it to retain a lawyer (especially if money is your concern) please listen when I say to SPEND THE MONEY and hire the best that there is. I would absolutely recommend Mr. Fremont and would have no doubt about retaining him if I ever needed his services again (God Forbid).
Posted by Nancy, a DUI client,
Prior to hireing Mr. Fremont for my son's DUI we conusulted with three other lawyers and hired one. The lawyer we hried before Mr. Fremont did nothing for months and wanted us to plead to a DUI drug offense. We then hired Mr. Fremont and he managed to have the DUI dismissed within a month of being hired. Wec annot tell you how pleased with the efficiency courtousness and professionalism and skill of Mr Fremont. You need not use anyone else unless you want to be taken for a ride. a pleased client
Posted by a DUI client,
Mike, had a knowledgeable approach and confidence in my case which resulted with positive results for me .
Posted by a DUI client,
My boyfriend got picked up for a second probation violation, he had to spend a mandatory 10 day in custody. The day of his hearing his probation officer wanted to give him 365 days in jail. If it wasn't for Mr. Fremont representing him he would still be there Michael got his sentence reduced from 365 day to 9-15 day, he was released later that night! Hands down Michael Fremont is the best DUI attorney in California! He's one of the most trustworthy and out right incredible attorneys I've ever come across!
Posted by Jon J, a DUI client,
Mr. Fremont is your best bet in San Diego county for beating your DUI case. I was arrested in February this year and talked to a couple lawyers before deciding on Mr. Fremont because he seemed to have more experience dealing with DUI cases than just about anyone around. He was honest with me in that he thought the best I could hope for would be a plea bargain to a wet and reckless, but the consultation with him was still reassuring. After that first meeting, I didn't really hear from Mr. Fremont much other than the occasional letter notifying me of important dates in my case; however, he was generally available to take calls and answer any questions I had. While I thought my case was pretty much unbeatable because I had blown a .13 on the roadside and had my blood drawn against my will, Mr. Fremont proved that to be very wrong.
He charged $2600 to take care of my case, and it was definitely money well spent. Mr. Fremont will take care of everything related to your case and he will look at it from every angle. He will develop multiple arguments to fight for your rights in court. While I still lost my driver's license for a year with the DMV, Mr. Fremont was actually able to exclude evidence taken in a manner that violated my rights and this caused me to be able to plea the DUI down to just a speeding ticket!
I can only recommend that you hire this attorney if you are fighting a DUI, even if it seems hopeless. My record is clean!