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Over 4 decades of legal excellence

Our Firm

Comprehensive Criminal Defense, Drunk Driving, License Restoration Services

ABDO LAW specializes in the legal practice areas of criminal and DUI-OWI defense. ABDO LAW has an established team of lawyers that is devoted 100% to provide you or your loved ones with the best representation for any criminal matter including:

A Standard of Excellence for Four Decades

Since 1980, ABDO LAW has been the choice for more than 10,000 clients facing a criminal predicament. Very few law firms in Metro Detroit can match their reviews and top ratings by every respected national organization which include the prestigious Martindale Hubbell “Preeminent” rating, the AVVO “Superb” rating and the dbusiness “Top Criminal Lawyer” rating. Their attorneys practice extensively in every court located within the Metro Detroit counties of Macomb, Oakland, Wayne and St. Clair are well known for having excellent relationships with their clients and within the legal system. They have a vast network of resources which include private investigators, substance abuse counselors, polygraph examiners, computer technicians and toxicologists. Unlike other law firms that keep everything in-house and never let you know about other options, ABDO LAW will assemble a legal team for criminal matters that require special attention.

Customized, Personalized Legal Defense Strategies

If you are facing a criminal legal entanglement, don’t be afraid to call. ABDO LAW is equipped to handle criminal cases on every spectrum including cases with public policy issues, media exposure and life offenses. You can count on a personalized defense strategy for any criminal matter regardless of your status as a first offender, repeat offender, youthful offender, professional, non-resident/Canadian or someone concerned about deportation.

ABDO LAW fights for you and will stand by your side from the inception of a case until the job is done. They will customize a legal defense for based upon each client’s case and circumstances. A prior client had this to say about ABDO LAW:

Your methods should be considered the benchmark in the legal industry.

We know that legal problems are often unplanned and can take a toll on the parties and family members that are involved. Substance abuse, financial problems, toxic relationships, impulsive decisions and misuse of computers can lead to serious criminal charges. The process of hiring a lawyer and dealing with the legal system can be overwhelming. Our attorneys are acutely aware that any person charged with a crime has a lot at stake and has entrusted our firm with their future. We align ourselves closely with our clients and their families by keeping an open mind and never passing judgment on those that we represent. We take this relationship seriously and promise to exercise great care and the utmost professional attention to every client that we represent.

There are often legal ways to get a criminal case under control with minimal consequences. This means setting goals and formulating sound legal strategies to meet those goals. The ABDO LAW employs assertive legal advocacy and tactful diplomacy as a means to deal with law enforcement and the prosecutorial arm of the government. We have spent 4 decades building sturdy relationships with our clients and strategically networking with key members of the legal community. We pride ourselves on our ability to properly prepare and position our clients to deal with the criminal justice system while our attorneys pursue legal objectives to get charges dismissed, reduced and avoid incarceration.

Free Consultations, Fixed/Flat Fees: We offer free phone, office consultations and the ability to contact us via email and text messaging. Most legal matters are handled on a fixed or flat fee basis and all of our fee agreements are in writing. Our fee agreements are transparent and consumer oriented. All listed legal services are included in our fixed/flat fee agreements and we do not charge additional fees to our clients for postage, copies, court attendance, office consultations, phone calls, text messages or emails. Whenever necessary, clients are responsible for the services of expert witnesses and private investigators which may be employed in the defense of a criminal case.

Insightful Website & Publications: As a public service, we continually publish informative based blogs/articles based upon our experience, recent developments in the law or frequently asked questions. We believe that our website and legal related blogs/publications are among the best on the internet and cover questions that you have on your mind:

We Have Done the Math for You

Hiring a lawyer is not that simple. But we have done the math to make your choice easy and doubt that the competition has the statistics or results that remotely compare:

  • NO JAIL for 98% of clients charged with misdemeanors.
  • NO JAIL for 96% of clients charged with DUI 1st.
  • NO CONVICTION for 90% of clients charged with drug crimes.
  • NO CONVICTION for 90% of clients charged with misdemeanor assault.
  • NO CONVICTION for 91% of charged with misdemeanor retail fraud.
  • NO JAIL for 93% of clients charged with a felony.
  • DISMISSALS for 50+ assault crimes since 2015.
  • DISMISSALS for 100% of Metro Airport TSA/Checkpoint violations.

We are here for you NOW if you are the subject of an investigation or have been charged with a crime. Let us help you look at things in a way that you can’t do alone. It is our job to work with you to formulate a plan and take charge of your legal situation so that you may go on with your life. The team of attorneys at ABDO LAW has the trial experience, criminal and DUI certifications and a network of legal resources to get you to a better place.

Client Reviews
The level of service exceeded my expectations, your devotion to my refusal to settle for a lessor misdemeanor was reassuring and inspired, and the team's creative interpretation of the law in finding a comparable civil infraction was legendary. It was a five-star experience. Thank you for refusing to settle when I was innocent of my accused crime. Satisfied Client, Assault Charge DISMISSED
Matt and his staff...turned a terrible situation in my life into a positive life learning experience. Not many court cases end up being a positive in life, but Abdo Law delivered just that. Going with their firm was the best decision I could have made and I owe them everything for turning my bad decision into a extremely manageable situation. Thank you Abdo law!!!! Bill L., Satisfied Client
The Abdo Law Firm represented myself during one of my biggest times of need in my life. They handled my cases with ease and met my expectations far beyond what I anticipated. Not only did they got one, but two domestic violence charges completely dropped. I would have been lost without this five-star Law Firm. Satisfied Client, 2 Separate Assault Charges DISMISSED
Abdo law FOUGHT and got my DUI kicked out of court when my job was on line. Five Stars! Satisfied Client, OWI DISMISSED