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     4.5 stars 68 total

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  • Matt never gives up

    5.0 stars

    Posted by a client

    Matt saved me on a DUI. He made a deal with the prosecutors even after they told him none would be made. He stuck to his non-argumentative advocacy of my case, figured out a couple technical points to file motions about (thus making more work for the prosecutors should we go to trial), and ultimately got them to cave to a lesser charge of "wet reckless". This saved me money, and moreover, prevented me from having to get the dreaded "blow device" installed in my car. Matt had already been paid his fee, so he had nothing more to gain, and could have easily just allowed me to take the stiffer penalty, but HE DID NOT GIVE UP. Am super satisfied and full of gratitude for Attorney Matthew Ruff.

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  • Matthew Ruff is a great attorney

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    Posted by a client

    Matthew Ruff did an amazing job with my case. From the first moment I spoke with him on the phone he was informative and clear about how everything was going to be handled. He told me exactly what I needed to do in order to help get my charge dismissed. Anytime I had a question he was prompt in responding and always addressed what my concern was. I completed the various tasks he advised me to do, and once everything was in place he had my charge dismissed, as he had told me he would try to do from the beginning. I HIGHLY recommend Mr. Ruff.

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  • Matthew J Ruff Esq Review

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    Posted by a client

    Due to Mr. Ruff's expert handling of my case he was able to get my license reinstated. He was very easy to work with and made me feel very comfortable with the process.

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  • Case Dissmed

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    Posted by a client

    Called Mr. Ruff and took a chance... Excellent lawyer, got my Drunk in Public case dismissed... Worth the money.
    Mr Ruff was very caring and understood what we had before us. Thanks again Mr. Ruff..

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    Matthew J Ruff’s response: “I appreciate your comments. In my 20 years of practicing criminal defense I have defended many good folks who have found themselves in trouble. Nothing pleases me more than being able to tell a client his case was dismissed thereby saving them from a lifetime of having to explain a conviction discovered during background checks and employment applications.”
  • Drunk in Public Dismissed

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    Posted by a client

    I had recently been arrested for Drunk in Public in Manhattan Beach. I decided to hire Matt based on this reviews and his familiarity with the criminal system in the South Bay. He was very reassuring from the get-go, told me what I had to do, and followed up along the way. He ended up getting my case dismissed completely. Great job from top-to-bottom!

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  • A pleasure to work with.

    5.0 stars

    Posted by Carl

    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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    Matthew J Ruff’s response: “Thank you Carl, I know how difficult it is to have to travel from a distant state to come back to California for a Court date. It is gratifying when I can step in and resolve a case for a client, relieving them of much anxiety, stress and worry.”
  • A charges dismissed

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    Posted by Michael

    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.”
  • Tough DUI case - retain Matthew Ruff

    5.0 stars

    Posted by a client

    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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  • petty theft misdemeanor - dismissed

    5.0 stars

    Posted by a client

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

    5.0 stars

    Posted by a client

    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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