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Chad Maddox did a stellar job defending my two DUI's. My sister, who is an attorney, read his flyer for DUI defense, which was one of hundreds sent to my house. She felt he had the best flyer regarding flat fees, experience, and familiarity with DUI laws. Though i had appointments with him on multiple occasions, called and emailed with many questions, I was never charged additional fees. I didn't need to appear in court once. He handled everything. Ultimately, i received the least of punishment for first DUI offenders: court fees, MADD class, DUI classes, and DMV suspended my license. It was a streamlined process, and he never once postponed a court date.
My second DUI could have been devastating for me. I was looking at 90 days jail (since i was still on probation for first DUI,I was liable for jail time of 30 days, plus an additional 60 days for 2nd DUI). Chad knew the judges, requested a different, more lenient judge. I received 60 days home confinement and NO BAIL BOND. Second DUI's usually have a bail set at 25K. Chad was also able to dismiss a drug charge, and i was only charged for driving under the influence and driving with a BAC over .08 (As a condition of my first DUI, i wasn't allowed to drive with any amount of alcohol in my system). I was astounded and elated (relatively). I cannot express my gratitude in words. I feel he's an attorney with high moral standards and integrity. His office staff is friendly and extremely helpful, specifically Tobias Freestone.
When I received my DUI in Huntington Beach, I was lost. I was too ashamed to ask for help from my family, so I began my search for a DUI lawyer all by myself. I contacted several attorneys in Orange County and of all the lawyers I contacted, Chad made me feel most like an individual, and truly made me feel like he cared about my case and my well-being. He explained the ins and outs of the pre-trial, trial, and DMV Hearing. I was speaking to him directly within minutes of calling his office, and had a free in-person consultation scheduled for the very next day. I'm glad I was patient and didn't go with the first few attorneys I contacted. Chad got me the best deal I could have hoped for by far, and by the end of the ordeal I could see the level of attention that Mr. Maddox gave to investigating my case. I highly recommend him to others in the OC/LA area.
Chad Maddox represented me on my first dui 6 years ago and recently on my second. I was ashamed and terrified of going to jail. After my first dui, there was no question about who to turn to for my second. Chad is an honest, respectful, thorough, and extremely knowledgeable lawyer. He explained everything to me in great detail every step of the way. He was always available to thoroughly answer any questions I had. If you ever find yourself in the unfortunate circumstance of needing a dui attorney, I highly recommend Chad Maddox. He really knows what he's doing and will do everything he can to achieve the best possible outcome for you. He kept me out of jail and made a very scary experience seem manageable. I will always be truly grateful to him.
I was facing my 2nd DUI and to make it worse I hurt a guy on a motor bike. I thought I was finished. I was looking at 16 months in prison. By the hard work and skill of Chad I was able to get zero jail time. He's really a good guy and never once did I question if he knew what he was doing. He's very calculated! I'm glad I trusted him and did what he recommended. It's been the best choice I've made in a long time. Thanks Chad for all the help!
Chad did a great job on my case. He explained the process to me in detail and did exactly what he promised. I hired chad to handle my dmv adminstrative hearing after i had personally tried and failed. I also filed an appeal on my own and lost. This was my 2nd dui in 10 years so it was important to have a knowledgeable attorney handle my case. My license was suspended for one year. Chad reveiwed my file and was able to determine the strenghths and weaknesses. Chad got me a new hearing with the dmv. He attended the hearing and argued my case in detail. The dmv overturned their decision and gave me my license back. I counldnt be happier with the results.
Chad and his staff were outstanding throughout my entire case. Chad took the time to clearly explain every detail of the process and all possible scenarios/outcomes. His firm is extremely professional, reliable, and knowledgable. Not only did I receive exceptional representation, I also won my case and was awarded attorney fees. I highly recommend Chad's services.
I am thankful that I found Chad Maddox's website www.gototrial.com, he was able to fight my case and keep me completely out of jail! Despite the fact that I ran from the cops both in my vehicle and on foot! This orange county dui defense attorney was able to reduce my charges across the board.
I stumbled upon Mr. Maddox's law offices by accident after a DUI checkpoint arrest. Only after finding him did I research his history to make sure I had made the right decision. I did. Not only did Mr. Maddox get my charges dismissed, he did so in a way that I am positive almost no other DUI attorney would have considered. His approach to the DUI charge was straight forward, ethical and entirely effective. I would not hesitate to recommend Mr. Maddox to anyone stuck in a similar situation.
Chad was great to work with during my trying time, he fee was more then fair and he saved me alot of time and money! He is an excellent DUI Attorney, maybe the best in Orange County! I did alot of research before hiring him, I got the right man!!!!!!
Last year I found myself in need of a Lawyer. I wanted one close to home with experience in the field that I needed him or her for. After talking to a few lawyers I chose Chad Maddox. He was very personable, professional and understanding. He carefully explained my options and reviewed his credentials. His prices were fair, so I decided to let Mr. Maddox handle my case. Whenever I had a question he and his staff were easy to talk to and except for the period of time he was moving his practice to Anaheim Hills, he was easy to get in touch with. My calls were returned in a timely matter when no one was available. In court I could tell Mr. Maddox was very prepared. He explained that our case was a long shoot, but he had found cases that would support his argument. Around the courthouse you could tell by his interactions with others, that he was well respected by his colleagues. During our trial he presented the case very well and our Judge who was very fair agreed with his argument. Unfortunately it was not enough to win the case. He offered me the opportunity to appeal, but I declined because I just wanted to get this behind me. Mr. Maddox turned what could have been a painful process into a manageable one. I would definitely recommend him, but hope I don't have to!