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Savage Legal Group, PC
from 13 reviews
  • 9 years in business
  • 13 hires on Thumbtack
  • Top Pro on Thumbtack
Toni L.
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A professional, hard working and diligent attorney who goes above and beyond expectations. Kim Savage treats her clients with respect and compassion and explains legal issues thoroughly. I highly recommend Savage Legal Group!

Cindy Mannon
from 2 reviews
    JoEllen B.
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    Cindy Mannon is the best at what she does. I went 7 yrs without a licenses, 2008 dui convited, 2011 when paid all fines. 2012 started my self took a train fro Illinois was denied dmv gave me 1 yr to try again. Hired a atty bad mistake I didnt do more homework, month later got rid of him HE KEPT ALL MY MONEY HE ONLY MADE 2 CALLS TO ME. I'M telling u CINDY MANNON is well qualified, honest, trust worthy and the best for listening. Cindy goes out of her way and does not discriminate. I'm out of state and no extra charges, 3 months and I was done. You wont go wrong by using her, she is one of the good guys....

    The Nichols Law Firm, PLLC
    from 2 reviews
    • 12 years in business
    • 1 hire on Thumbtack
    Robert R.
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    Best Attorney in Michigan -- DUI / Criminal Defense The stakes were very high. I was charged with OUI/DUI and refusal to submit to Chemical Tests. Loss of my driving privileges and an alcohol related conviction could put my professional license (don't want to be overly specific) in jeopardy as well as impact my employability. Mike and his team were rock stars. The refusal to submit to chemical tests brings a MANDATORY 12 month suspension of driving privileges. This wouldn't even allow me to drive for work. Mike prevailed in getting this charge dismissed. The DUI comes with 6 points, big fines, and a life-long scar on my driving record along with insurance ramifications. Mike was successful in getting the blood evidence suppressed, which ultimately resulted in the charges being dropped. I never regretted hiring Mike and his team from day 1. They are professionals at each step. He knows the process better than the police, understands how the blood and breath test machines work, where the vulnerabilities are, and what steps the peace officers must take to ensure they meet their burden of proof. Communication was very good throughout the process. He is available by email, phone, text, even cell and the Nichols team works around the clock. Mike Nichols is worth every penny and more. I won't ever need his DUI services again because I have learned a very valuable lesson (despite having all charges dropped completely), but I certainly can throw my full support behind him for others that are facing this difficult situation. Hire Mike and he will give you the best possible outcome given your circumstances. Thanks again Mike!

    SSB & Associates
    from 1 review
      Susan W.
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      SSB & Associates saved me over $2,000.00 by offering me their services, as I do not have to pay high attorney fees. I am very satisfaction with the service!


      As attorneys in Grand Blanc, Michigan, the Andrus Law Firm PLC offers a full range of legal services, including areas of workers' compensation and social security supplemental income (SSI). Our experience with Michigan Social Security disability claims allows us to help claimants at all stages of disability claims. Mr. Andrus has devoted his professional career to assisting individuals with disabilities improve their quality of life through the receipt of disability benefits and/or other services. We pride ourselves on delivering compassionate, knowledgeable, and effective service while providing personal attention to each client. Our areas of practice include workers' compensation, social security, disability, SSI, elder law, estate planning, wills, trusts, and personal injury. We serve areas of Grand Blanc, Flint, Burton, Mt. Morris, and the greater Tri-Cities, MI.


      Need a Lansing Bankruptcy Attorney? Do not let anyone steer you into a solution until you understand all of your options, if you are facing debt problems and you are considering filing for bankruptcy, or you would simply like to have information with which to make an informed decision. Filing for bankruptcy is a very personal decision. Some individuals find it helpful to file for a bankruptcy case when they are unable to pay their bills, and they do not expect to have the financial ability to pay their bills in the future. Our bankruptcy law firm in Lansing, Michigan will provide you with information to help you decide whether bankruptcy is appropriate for you. We have been specializing in representing debtors' rights since 1980. Our bankruptcy attorneys in Lansing have filed thousands of consumer bankruptcy cases, including those bankruptcy cases under Chapter 13 or wage-earner plans and Chapter 7 or fresh-start bankruptcies. Most people who think that they may not qualify for bankruptcy, actually qualify. The changes made in the bankruptcy laws only made it a lot more time consuming to file, but not impossible. Our bankruptcy attorneys offer to analyze your current situation at no charge, and we will give you our opinion on what type of bankruptcy you qualify for. You can receive this free analysis by scheduling a free office consultation. Are you still unsure about bankruptcy, and still have more questions? Our bankruptcy attorneys have listed and answered the most frequently asked questions regarding bankruptcy. Our bankruptcy attorneys in Michigan, Gregory W. Smith and Kristen L. Krol, have a combined 50 years of experience in analyzing problems and proposing solutions to individual debt problems. We are a debt relief agency. We are helping people file for bankruptcy relief which is under the US Bankruptcy Code.


      Mitchell Law PLLC offers extensive legal services to gain and impose the intellectual property rights of our clients, from navigating patent office processes to advising start-up firms to develop a high-quality patent portfolio. We prosecute patent and trademark applications and counsel customers across the nation on the preservation and execution of their intellectual property rights.


      I practice in the areas of criminal defense, OUI, family law, divorce, probate law, and personal injury.


      I have 23 years of experience helping Mid Michigan residents with their legal needs, whether in family law, bankruptcy, estate planning, DUI and traffic matters, civil litigation and employment matters. I am ethical, compassionate and effective. I have reasonable fees.


      Specializing in reasonable doubt at a reasonable price, Thomas M. McGinnis, J.D.P.C., handles criminal defense, divorce and family law. He has 30 years of experience with extensive trial practice at state and federal court levels.


      I am an attorney who owns an H&R Block franchise. I work in three major legal fields: * Taxation * Bankruptcy * Immigration

      • 10 years in business
      • 2 hires on Thumbtack

      In consulting with clients, I seek to fully understand what has brought them to my office, what the client would like to occur, and how I can resolve their legal issue to the client's satisfaction, even if that does not always mean the original solution to a potential problem that the client may have initially had in mind. I work very hard to understand my client's state of mind and my client's ultimate goals. In keeping an open line of communication with my clients, I always attempt to gauge a client's level of satisfaction in my work and what I can possibly do to make my client even more satisfied. I work very hard for all of my clients, and in the end, I think that is what makes my work stand out from others in my field.


      At the law office of Bailey Smith & Bailey, P.C., our attorneys and staff offer personalized and tailored representation to clients across the Central Michigan region. Our Okemos law office is devoted to helping families work through their legal issues such as divorce and related matters, including child support and child custody. We can also help individuals with property division and alimony or spousal support.


      The Toivonen Law Office is a general practice law firm with an emphasis on criminal defense. We handle felonies with maximum sentences of up to 20 years, and most of the time, our clients walk out the door without spending any time or just a few days in jail. How do we have this success? To put it simply, we know the law. Whether you have been charged with larceny, domestic violence, home invasion, or another felony, we will do our best for you. We know that the best thing for you is to get the charges dismissed. We get felony charges dismissed on a regular basis. We insist on the preliminary examination in most cases so that we can destroy the prosecution's case before they even get started. When we succeed in completely destroying the prosecution's case, it results in the defendant walking out the door a free man. Contact us so that we can protect you from the criminal justice system. While criminal defense is our focus, we also handle personal injury, business planning, and estate planning.


      This attorney helps you find solutions. I speak to everyone about anything for nothing. The answers to legal problems do not always require my services. I listen to my clients, and help them find solutions. If that does require my services, then we work together. I know you are not having your best day when you choose to contact an attorney, but you deserve access to the best representation. My goal is to help you make the best decision for you. I answer my phone 24 hours a day, because I also know that problems do not always happen during business hours. Together, we will find your best solution.


      I have supervised the Administration of over 100 guardianships, conservatorships, and decedent estates. I help clients all over the State of Michigan who need help dealing with Probate Court, Estate Planning, or general law related issues.

      • 27 years in business

      We are a full-service firm, operating in many areas of the law, including bankruptcy, divorce, other family law considerations, civil litigation, personal injury, worker's compensation, wills and trust and other general practice areas of the law.

      • 24 years in business

      Criminal Defense DUI/OWI Defense Driver’s License Restoration and Appeals Attorney in Flint and Clarkston OWI with Accident Boating DUI Juvenile Defense Minor Operating with BAC Minor in Possession Traffic Tickets Suspended License Drug Possession Shoplifting and Retail Fraud Probation Violations Expungement of Criminal Records Assault Battery Sex Crimes Domestic Violence


      People often complain that attorney's are lazy and they cost too much money. I pride myself on being honest, hard-working and available for my clients.


      My practice serves Livingston, Oakland, Washtenaw, Genesee, Wayne, and Ingham counties. We offer assistance to clients and families with divorce, legal separation, custody, parenting time, support, and property issues.


      I am a general practice attorney who is dealing with family law, wills and estates, criminal, and traffic issues. Whatever your situation is, we can help.

      Q & A

      Answers to commonly asked questions from the experts on Thumbtack.

      What does an immigration attorney do?

      Immigration lawyers help their clients through all phases of the immigration process. Experts on immigration law, they are legally qualified to represent U.S. citizens, permanent residents or undocumented immigrants. Immigration lawyers also provide assistance to visitors here on student, work or travel visas, and can represent clients who may have an expired visa or who have overstayed their visa.

      You can hire an immigration lawyer to assist you with petitioning for renewing a permanent resident or green card, navigating the naturalization process, submitting an employee-based petition for a work visa, filing a petition for a family member, or representing you or a loved one who is facing detention or deportation, as well as replacing, extending or changing a current visa, green card or work permit. The immigration process is highly complex, with multiple hearings, paperwork and requirements. Hiring a legal expert to represent you can help you make your best effort in the process. When researching immigration lawyers, it is very important to verify their qualifications and find a reputable attorney. Read reviews and verify that the immigration lawyer is licensed by your state before paying any fees.

      What is a personal injury lawyer?

      A personal injury lawyer fights on your behalf if you’ve been injured physically, psychologically, economically or in reputation. This injury may be the result of neglect or malicious intent of another person, or it could be at the hands of a business, government or other entity. Personal injury lawyers specialize in tort law, which is the law of civil wrongs like car accidents, company wrongdoing, unlawful imprisonment and more.

      To become qualified to be a personal injury lawyer in the United States, a person must earn a bachelor’s degree, followed by a Doctor of Jurisprudence degree from a law school. Most states then require the person to pass the bar exam to become licensed to practice law. Unlike many attorneys who require a retainer, personal injury lawyers often work on contingency fees. This means that in lieu of payment upfront, they receive an agreed-upon percentage of the settlement in case of a win.

      What should you look for in a personal injury lawyer?

      A personal injury lawyer will advocate for your legal rights if you’ve been hurt in an accident at work or in daily life, have suffered from medical malpractice, or are struggling to have your insurance carrier cover your needs. It may be helpful to talk with two or three lawyers before selecting one. When looking for a personal injury lawyer, research their reviews and make sure former clients have had good experiences with them. Next, make sure the personal injury lawyer has experience and proven success winning cases similar to yours. Confirm that the lawyer is licensed to provide services in your state. When you find a qualified personal injury lawyer with whom you want to work, freely discuss payment and fees before any work begins. Most lawyers offer a free consultation to learn what your case is about and explain their rates. Personal injury attorneys typically receive a percentage of your settlement (called a contingency fee), so they are paid after the trial or case is complete. Keep in mind that some attorneys have fees that you must pay even if you don’t win your trial. It’s important to understand these details before work begins so you don’t have any unhappy surprises later. Lastly, it’s wise to choose a personal injury lawyer that you have confidence in and with whom you can communicate openly and honestly.

      How do you find a good immigration lawyer?

      Research is key to finding a good immigration lawyer. The immigration process can be overwhelming and complex, so a trustworthy advocate is critical. When you have identified several eligible candidates, verify their immigration law license to protect yourself and your finances. Once you have a set of licensed immigration lawyers in mind, choose one based on these considerations:

      • Mutual respect: You want an immigration lawyer who treats you and your family with kindness and consideration. You’ll do the same for them.
      • Availability: Before hiring, note if they have responded promptly to your emails and calls. You don’t want to hire someone you have to chase around.
      • Proven success: Read former client reviews and research their success rate with cases similar to yours.
      • Transparent rates: Ask directly about what their rates are, how they bill, and what they estimate your legal fees will be. Ask if they will sign a fee agreement, and get receipts for all fees paid.
      • Verify who will handle your case: Sometimes junior lawyers work on firm cases. This is okay, as long as you have discussed it and are comfortable with it. When junior lawyers or paralegals are working on your case, ask if the hourly rate is lower.
      • Be wary of anyone who promises you specific results: No case is certain, and the immigration lawyer should be honest about what you can expect.

      For more, check out our tips for smart hiring on Thumbtack.

      How much does an immigration lawyer cost?

      Immigration lawyers are experts in the nuances of the highly complex United States immigration system. They help clients of all backgrounds petition for immigration status and become U.S. citizens, and can represent clients who are facing deportation or detention. Nationally, the cost people pay for immigration lawyers averages $500-$1,010. The services you need will have a huge effect on your costs. For routines cases, such as applying for a travel visa, an immigration lawyer may be able to confidently quote you a set price, while more open-ended cases may be billed at an hourly rate of $200-$500, or more, depending on the reputation and experience of the firm and lawyer. Before hiring an immigration lawyer, ask what their plan for your case is and what expected costs may be. Many immigration lawyers work from retainers, and request a set amount of money upfront from which to work. For example, a lawyer who charges $300 per hour may estimate $4,000 for a standard family-based immigration case, the common process in which a U.S. citizen petitions for permanent residency for their spouse, fiancee or family members.

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