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Posted by mike, a Criminal Defense client,
Ricson recently represented me in a felony vandalism case. I had never been in any legal trouble and as a consequence I asked many questions on the legal process. To make matters worse I lived across country from where the charges were incurred. Ricson, or Mr. Dakanay, was extremely patience with me, explained everything along the way, and worked diligently on my case and to keep me informed. Due to Ricson's hard work my charges were dropped to a misdemeanor. Ricson's professionalism and personal demeanor were key in putting my mind at ease through the legal process. I highly recommend Mr. Dakanay to anyone in his area. Thanks again Ricson, if there were more attorneys like you those nasty lawyer jokes probably wouldn't exist.
Posted by Aaron, a DUI client,
Ricson is the a very outstanding and reliable attorney. I had a dui case and he worked very hard to lower it to reckless driving. I am very thankful for his time and effort. He always answers his phone for inquiries and always on point with my case. I would definitely recommend anyone to hire Ricson as your attorney. Thank you Ricson. You're the best!
Posted by a DUI client,
I was charged with my first DUI. Because of the nature of my work, it was crucial for me to maintain a valid driver's license. Given the situation, I felt like there were slim chances for me to keep my license. However, Ricson did a fantastic job preparing a strategy for my case. My license was saved! I would highly recommend Ricson, and the Law Offices of Michael A. Scafiddi. These are professionals who care and fight for their clients.
Posted by a Criminal Defense client,
I was charged with a misdemeanor for negligent discharge of a firearm and possession of two high capacity magazines. Since the penalty for the charges involved possible jail time I contacted Michael Scafiddi's law office and Ricson Dakanay was assigned to my case. Due to his young appearance, I was concerned about his experience level but his professionalism and confidence in his ability to obtain a favorable outcome from the initial meeting was very reassuring. Through the entire process Ricson thoroughly kept me informed of the progress and was very prompt in replying to e mails and phone calls. I believe he is very honest/trustworthy and truly cares about his clients. As he stated at the initial meeting, I am very satisfied with the outcome of the case. I recommend Ricson without hesitation to anyone requiring a defense lawyer.
Posted by David, a DUI client,
Ricson Dakanay is a great Laywer. I was skeptacle at first because he looks very young, but he knows exactly what he is doing. I was charged with 2nd DUI hit and run. I blew a .19 and had no chance of beating the case on my own, or with a public defender. We went to the DMV hearing and it looked like they were going to suspend my license, and throw away the key. He asked the DMV hearing officer if he could talk to him without me being present. I waited for about 20 min. He came out and said they did not suspend my license. He showed all evidence in my favor and turned the officers judgement into my favor. Next was the court. We went to court and he plea bargained wet reckless. So I got off with wet reckless only. No hit and run to go with it. I am able to drive, no suspension, yes I have 2 points on my record, but I do not have jail time or a suspended license. I am very thankful for his help. He is my Laywer from now on, if I need anything I can call him or Michael Scafiiddi's office and they will all help. Great Laywer if you are in the need of excellence a top gun he is your guy.
Posted by Joseph, a DUI client,
Ric helped me settle my case quickly and effectively. Kept me very much informed of my case and options available to me. Would highly recommend him to anyone
Posted by John Roach, a Criminal Defense client,
I spent a few years racking up charges in three different counties in younger years and never took care of them. When I finally decided it was time to turn my life around I was referred to the law offices of Michael Scafiddi. At the time of entering the office I didnt know exactly what I was lookong at. Right away Ricson Dakanay took on my file with complete diligence. Before I left he found everything and set a plan. I had not had a linsence in 8 years and in less then 2 months I was a legal, lisenced and insured driver. Mr. Dakanay and everyone in the office stayed on top of everything just as they said they would and have the upmost professionalism in doing so. I would thoroughly recommend Ricson's services to anyone with any criminal case.
Posted by a DUI client,
I was arrested and charged with BUI by the San Bernardino County Sheriff Dept. on the 4th of July after towing my friend behind a boat in a small empty cove. My situation is that I travel quite a bit for work and needed a lawyer to help me so I can continue to work. Ricson and his group helped me out tremendously! Took care of all the court appearances and got the charge reduced, with a small fine. Any questions I had, Ricson would answer right away, and he came up with good ideas to help me out with reducing the charge. He made me feel confident in the whole process, and portrayed full confidence in what he was doing. From start to finish the whole thing only took 2 months. I would recommend Ricson to anybody else who comes into a situation as I did.
Posted by Edward, a Criminal Defense client,
I was recently in a most unfortunate position of needing a criminal defense attorney. Ricson presented himself with the utmost professionalism and kindness. He is intelligent and knowledgable. He returned calls and emails the same day! I was kept informed of all aspects of the case, advised correctly and I was treated with kindness. There was never a point where I felt in the dark about anything. In the court room Ric spoke clearly, concisely and with confidence. From the first meeting with Scot to the conclusion of my case (in my favor) I felt completely at ease and respected as person, not just a number. I felt that the fees were reasonable and certainly worth the money. I will pray that I never need the service of a criminal defense attorney again, if I did, I would immediately retain Ric's service again. I enthusiastically recommend Ricson Dakanay and the Law Office of Michael Scafiddi.
Posted by James Delaney, a Criminal Defense client,
Mr. Ricson Dakanay represented me in our case with complete honesty, gave forthright advice, accomplished everything he said he would, consistently encouraged us every step of the way and ultimately he got my case dismissed. I would recommend Ricson to anyone without reservation.