Based on 5 reviews
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Marsanne was actually referred and highly recommended by another attorney with whom I had initially been working on a red-light citation that I had received from San Francisco's automated camera enforcement system. The referral was based upon Marsanne's deep involvement and experience with this type of case. From my first contact with Marsanne - a very in depth conversation about my case and the related law, to a lengthy in office strategy session, to two court appearances that finally resulted in the dismissal of my citation; Marsanne was available, patient, and a great communicator. She clearly had a mastery of the issues and a passion for fighting these very legally questionable types of citations. To anyone with a traffic or criminal issue who needs a great advocate, I can't think of a better call to make than to Marsanne Weese.
Marsanne has got to be the most honest level headed attorney I have ever come into contact with. We have not been to trial yet but dealing with other Criminal Defense Attorneys in the past, she is already a breathe of fresh air! She sticks to the facts at hand and doesn't allow herself or you get off track. I can't wait to update my review after trial!
Marsanne just settled a case for me today on a 2nd DUI Refusal while on probation for my 1st DUI. From what I have seen in the past year of waiting in court, watching the dockets go round-and-round, the "standard" plea bargain for a 2nd DUI is 10 days in custody, while a probation violation is an additional 20 days in custody. Marsanne was kind and professional, taking the time to ask me about myself, my education, credentials, and any other circumstances that would paint a favorable case towards the D.A. In the end, while I still plead to a 2nd DUI, I was only given 10 days of community service instead of 30 days in jail/community service. The refusal was also struck and probation was reinstated on the same terms and the 2 DUI's can be expunged under section 1203.4 of the California Penal Code. An all around satisfying end to a long and difficult case.
I was unemployable in my field without Ms. Weese's assistance in having my arrest sealed and destroyed. The DA fought the petition even though charges were never filed. Ms. Weese stuck with me throughout the various court-related delays and guided me in navigating the process and in working with my witness to encourage her to truthfully testify to the judge about what really happened. She was very tactful in dealing with the Judge and prosecutor. Ms. Weese is the kind of attorney most people dream of having. And she is worth every penny and then some!
Marsanne acted as a co-attorney. The outcome is uncertain at this point, but regardless of the outcome, she was a pleasure to work with. She had her brain going constantly on the best way to handle the interaction. My son was wrongfully accused of domestic abuse simply so the mom could get the custody. I would use her in the future. We were very impressed!!!!!!