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 120 reviews
 by Latasha Williams

I was facing 4 years! 4 YEARS! Trusting Matt and his law firm, I got 9 months on EHM AND 2 years Probation! My family and I will forever be grateful to this law firm! FOREVER!! I LOVE YOU MATT!! THANK YOU THANK YOU THANK YOU for helping me get my life back!

 by Maggie
The Best

This firm has experienced attorneys that will always go above and beyond for their clients. I would recommend them every chance I get!

 by Brian
Very professional and extremely responsive

Matt was very professional and extremely responsive to our needs. He knew exactly what was needed being out of state and the time frame in which it could be completed. Highly recommended.

 by Matthew
One of the top attorneys I've worked with

Absolutely one of the top attorneys I’ve had the pleasure to work with. Matt and his team by far exceeded expectations. The consult piece was dealt with 100% transparency. I would recommend to anyone.

 by Marisol
Matt Fakhoury and his team are simply fantastic

Matt Fakhoury and his team are simply fantastic. The process was so easy because of his expertise, professionalism, efficiency, and excellent communication. He went above and beyond and I am forever grateful. In a nutshell--EXCEPTIONAL experience! Highly recommend to anyone who is looking for a lawyer.

 by Dagmara
Thank you again Matt for everything you had done for me

Matt is a very knowledgeable lawyer, caring, and very responsive and helpful to any question you ask him, If I ever need a lawyer again I will definitely use Matt . I have used other lawyers but Matt is the best. Thank you again Matt for everything you had done for me

 by Yousef
Matt and his colleague Chloe were very diligent, swift and professional

Matt and his colleague Chloe were very diligent, swift and professional in handling my situation. This included addressing all of my questions and concerns promptly. They made me feel very comfortable and confident that I was being represented by the most competent attorneys available

 by G.V.

If I had to choose one word to describe my experience with Matt, it would be REMARKABLE. I feel incredibly lucky to have found him. His professionalism and attentiveness have gone far above and beyond any service I could have ever expected. He makes himself available, returning emails and phone calls within minutes; he is concrete and straight forward, helping set realistic expectations without giving false hope; and he is compassionate. I expected to be stressed through the process, but Matt held my hand until every one of my cases was expunged. He literally could not have made it an easier for me. In addition, he is highly respected by his peers, which only attests to his abilities. Because of Matt, I have been able to move forward with my life, and I am no longer stuck with the shadow of who I used to be. You can hire Matt with the confidence that he will do exactly as he promises.

 by Joanne A.

I would like to thank Matt and his staff for the excellent work they do.

 by Happy Client
Attorney Matthew and Atty. Vincent are the REAL DEAL!

Attorney Matthew and Atty. Vincent are the REAL DEAL! you don't really know what to expect when you hire attorney, but I believe that they were Sincere, Specific, Didn't waste my time, Concerned and Very Professional! I give this Law Firm a 10PLUS!!!

 by Stephen
I am an extremely happy client

I am an extremely happy client. Matt Fakhoury and his team changed my life. I was convicted of Felony burglary back in 1990 and had a few misdemeanors since,but nothing in the past 20 years. I work in the health care field and I had reached a glass ceiling in my profession so I decided to further my career. While completing the requirements to be accepted to a college program I was denied because of my background. I contacted Attorney Stacy and she handled everything over the phone and via email. I was informed every step of the way. The process took about 10 months but it was all worth it. I was recently accepted to the same program that denied me last year. Thanks to Matt Fakhoury my future is Extremely Bright! I recommend Matt to anyone needing help with expungement or sealing of criminal records.

 by Happy Client
Matt is a great attorney!

Matt is a great attorney! I was given on 2nd chance probation that was terminated with satisfactory. I had to wait 3 years to seal this from my record. I met Matt and he explained me that there is a law if you get a degree or certification/ education during your probation, court will allow you to seal the record earlier than 3 years. Sure enough, the judge just granted the seal because of Matt and his knowledge. Thank you Matt!

 by Happy Client
I have a completely clean record and no more worry

Matt and his associates have a deep understanding of Illinois expungement law, and helped advise me on the specifics in the compiled statutes to so that I could petition the courts for sealing and expunging my entire adult record - the results were even better than initially expected, and because of XpungeChicago, I have a completely clean record and no more worry about my past impacting my future!

 by Happy Client
SEAMLESS describes it all

SEAMLESS describes it all. Matt Fakhoury and XPUNGE Chicago could not have made it any easier for me to continue on a new path & and be able to be part of America’s workforce. I simply hired and they did ALL THE WORK FOR ME! My kinda slice of pie.

 by Nadya Rako
Mr. Fakhoury is very professional lawyer

Mr. Fakhoury is very professional lawyer. Reasonable price, extremely helpful and easy to reach. Highly recommended.

 by Vitaly
Great Lawyer

Matt is a very great lawyer, and always made time to respond to emails and take calls. Very dedicated, and very happy with the service.

 by Nahera
Matt is unbelievable at what he does

Matt is unbelievable at what he does. The best I’ve worked with so far. Very responsive, professional and caring. Always up to speed on what to do and what’s going on. Very easy to work with and his pricing is better than any. My lawyer for life! Worth every penny. Also has a great team!

 by Adrienne
Highly recommended- worth every penny!

I can't say enough about how painless and great the process was, working with Matt and his team. Not only did they get me the results I wanted for my criminal record sealing case, but they were responsive, professional, easy to work with, and worth every penny. He answered every question I had in a timely and direct manner, was straight with me on my chances of having my petition granted, and was able to represent me from out of state without any issues. I would highly recommend his services.

 by Happy Client
Excellent Lawyer!

Matt is a very good lawyer, and always made time to respond to emails and take calls. Very professional, and very happy with the service.

 by Happy Client
Expungement Success

I was looking for an expungement lawyer when I found Mr. Fakhoury on avvo. He had excellent reviews and specialized in what I needed. He and his associate had good communication throughout the process, and the pricing seemed fair. They set everything up, and got me a full expungement in the end. Job well done.

 by Jaime I.

Matt is the best attorney I have ever worked with. I made an inquiry online and he contacted me quickly to discuss my case. He is very professional and kept me informed at every step of the process. I was very nervous and he reassured me that I didn't have to be. He won the case and I'm so happy I chose him to represent me. I highly recommend him!

 by Erasmo Alarcon

Very professional and on top of things. I’d definitely recommend their services!

 by Pawel Rusek

He did a great job with our case, we're really happy!!! Thank You!!!

 by Monika Lukaszuk

Extraordinary attorney! His professionalism, knowledge and kindness makes him an absolute pleasure to work with!

 by Jimmy Thomas
My experience with Matt was great

My experience with Matt was great. He really is a true professional. He works fast and gets things done, not much more you can ask for. I would definitely recommend his services to anyone.

 by Tanesha Arnold
Matt Fakhoury services was beyond exceptional

Matt Fakhoury services was beyond exceptional. He resolve my issue in a timely manner with positive results that change my life forever. I'm truly grateful for his expertise and definitely would recommend his services without a doubt.

 by Michael
Efficient and Effective

The Law Offices of Matt Fakhoury provided me with excellent service. I had 7 felonies that all needed to be sealed and/or expunged and the team there successfully took care of every one of them. I had cases in 3 different districts and they had no problem handling all of them. They even expedited two of the three districts hearings for me. Matt and/or someone from his team constantly kept me updated with proceedings, court dates, and any relevant information. In addition to all of that he was even able to get an old warrant thrown out without me even having to make an appearance in court. This is a top notch team and worth every penny. Today was my final court appearance and despite objections from the prosecution we still managed to get everything taken care of. Thank you Matt, Stacy, and everyone else that worked so hard on my cases!!

 by Happy Client
Matt Fakhoury was the clear choice

After researching various attorneys, Matt Fakhoury was the clear choice to assist with my fathers' cases because this is an area of specialization and because of his responsiveness. He is professional and great with communicating the timeline and other expectations. The process went smoothly with timely communications/updates along the way. His associate attorney, Chloe Schor, was also responsive and answered all our questions which helped put us at ease as the court date approached. Everything was done efficiently and Mr. Fakhoury was copied on everything so we knew he had oversight of the case which we appreciated along with the attentiveness and care they both showed in this matter. We received a reminder about the court date and on the day of the petition hearing, Ms. Schor greeted us warmly and went over what was to be expected. Our win in court on 6 cases spoke to their knowledge and due diligence and we highly recommend him.

 by Matthew Portillo

Reasonable charges for services. Great attorney. He was always in contact with me and was always optimistic.

 by George
Gets the job done!!!...

I contacted Mr Fakhoury to work on 3 cases for me and to get then sealed. He was very clear in explaining how the process works and what to expect. Price was fair for the service. So far he has been amazing, in that he already got one case sealed and is working on the rest. I feel very confident in recommending his services to all, as he does exactly what he tells you he will do. Throughout the whole process it has been very easy to communicate with him and his office and they have sent me numerous updates before I even requested any!!!

 by Geni Muniz

Matt is the consummate professional. I felt confident in him from the first phone call. He was very responsive and honest. I felt taken care of every step of the way. You cannot go wrong hiring this guy!

 by Pennie Injun

I was worried my situation wouldn’t work out and it did!! I’m very satisfied with this law firm. Matt gave me a reasonable price, always replied to my emails or phone calls. He was also right on the time frame everything would be taken care of. He basically changed my life!! I am so happy!! Thank you again!

 by Satisfied Client
Matt Fakhoury is an amazing attorney!!!

I hired Mr Fakhoury to handle my expungement case after becoming frustrated with my previous legal representation. Within less than two months Mr Fakhoury was able to move up my court date from April to January, file all pertinent documents and get my charge of 20 years expunged. As my case was a misdemeanor it should have been a simple legal issue- however since the case was 20 years old and some of the pertinent information was missing - it ended up to be more complicated. Mr Fakhoury was able to get all the information that he needed to get the case heard and expunged and was available to answer questions any time that I had them. In addition, considering his skill and background in law- his fees are incredibly reasonable for the quality of legal representation he provides. I would recommend Mr. Fakhoury to anyone needing legal representation within the Illinois Court System.

 by Brett

I contacted Matt Fakhoury regarding possibly sealing my past records. Matt went above and beyond and was, in fact, able to expunge some all together and seal the one I needed. He was VERY responsive and handled EVERYTHING perfectly! Thank you for all your help!!!

 by B.A.A.

I contacted Matt through his website for a consultation and he got back to me within a few days. I wanted some cases sealed from my driving record. His reviews are completely authentic- once I reviewed my information, he was available, communicated back and forth so fast, and I never had to step foot in court. The process was done honestly about possible outcomes, and simple. I would whole-heartedly recommend Matt Fakhoury to anyone seeking assistance for these matters!!!

 by Jon Aguilar

Great attorney, I live in a different state than where my record was in. He handled everything smoothly and gave me information I was unaware of about my case. Very thorough, very professional. Highly recommended.

 by Satisfied Client
Matt Fakhoury and his team are consummate professionals

Matt Fakhoury and his team are consummate professionals. He recently handled four expungement/sealing cases of varying degrees of severity and delivered positive results for all four. Matt and Stacy Komers treated me with the upmost respect and responded to all my inquiries expediently and courteously. He was transparent and fair with his pricing. After losing several vocational opportunities due to previous criminal matters I contacted Matt—and I’m glad I did. Matt Fakhoury and his firm put my life back on track, I highly recommend him for any legal matters.

 by Satisfied Client
Matthew Fakhoury is a great lawyer and an honest

Matthew Fakhoury is a great lawyer and an honest, down to earth professional. He helped me expunge a past arrest that I wanted off my record. It wasn't a big deal to him, but it was to me, and he was very patient and understanding with my concerns. I had inquired about the possibility of expediting the process a little bit, which would have cost more money. While Matt was willing to do it, he also reassured me that it wasn't necessary, and that I should save my money. Everything worked out exactly as he said it would, and I couldn't be happier with the outcome and Matt's follow through. I'm now in an Ivy League school pursuing my dreams, and will never have to worry about this again.

 by T.P.

The Matt Fakhoury law firm delivered multiple expungements dating 2 decades ago, with minimal involvement and reasonable cost. Highly recommend his services.

 by Ryan

Matt was hands down the best attorney I've ever worked with. He is extremely responsive every step of the way and goes above and beyond with every aspect.

 by Satisfied Client
I highly recommend Mr. Fakhoury

I highly recommend Mr. Fakhoury, as he is very efficient and professional. He answered all my questions and gave me much confidence in my case.

 by Peter

I searched to find a law firm in the Chicago area for expunging several arrests from 15+ years ago. When I talked with Mr. Fakhoury's staff for the first time I felt I chose the best law firm for my expungements and although I live out of state, and had never met his staff, I know I made the right choice. They walked me through everything over the phone and e-mails. Mr. Fakhoury and staff made sure that my expungement needs were expedited and always kept in touch albeit in another state making sure all paperwork was correctly filed and processed. Spot on ! Am very satisfied with the results from the Law firm of Fakhoury and recommend him and his firm to anyone needing expugement services.

 by Grateful Client

I hired Matt to resolve 2 criminal cases from many many years ago. It was something that always bothered me knowing there was a "record" floating around out there. I found Matt online and he handled both cases flawlessly - both were fully expunged. Matt kept me posted throughout the process and was always responsive within the day. I literally sleep better knowing this has been resolved. Matt was affordable, knowledgeable, and generous with his time in explaining things. Overall excellent experience.

 by Steve

I had some juvenile offenses on my record which were keeping me from getting a job. I hired two other reputable lawyers and they ended up wasting 4 months of my time. The free consultation Matt gave me was more helpful than what I was paying the other lawyers for so I hired him and I am happy to say I can now work in my chosen career field.

 by T.P.S.
I am very happy with Matt Fakhoury's services

I am very happy with Matt Fakhoury's services. I really needed to get an expungement in order to make crucial career moves. Matt gave me the advice that I needed and help to pave my way to a new start. It doesn't matter who you are, or what you did in the past. Give yourself another chance, call Matt, and i'm sure he will give you the help you need.

 by Satisfied Client

I highly recommend Mr. Fakhoury. I live out of state, and he took care of everything for me, as well as keeping me informed and up to date. I'm thankful I found him!

 by Satisfied Client
Attorney Matt Fakhoury, was very professional and quick

Attorney Matt Fakhoury, was very professional and quick. He was able to help my husband a lot with a seal. He explains everything you need to know very well. Thank you again for everything, I highly recommend him.

 by Tracey
Awesome and Professional

Thank you again Matt for your Help. Thank you for your expedient help and actually explaining everything. you are one of the best and I highly recommend you.

 by Oleg

Matt did an excellent job. Very knowledgeable and professional, always willing to help, and gives great advice. Also responsible and reliable, and follows through on everything he says.

 by R.M

After doing some research on a variety of expungement attorneys I decided to contact the office of Matt Fakhoury. It was evident immediately that he was well versed and experienced in this aspect of law. He was professional, polite, and very quick to return any call....within minutes. My cases were handled quickly and efficiently with any status updates or information communicated immediately. Very well priced for the service received and the value added to my life. Highly recommended.

 by Kimbo

I just can not say how happy that I came across Matt Fakhoury. After a couple failed attempts to get a record expunged for almost 10 years, I somewhat gave up hope. When I came across his website and spoke with Mr. Fakhoury I knew I wanted to take this risk. He was prompt, professional and kept me informed throughout the entire process. Just today my petition was granted and I can finally put what happened almost 10 years ago behind me once and for all. With Matt you're getting an attorney who will not only give you top notch service but you will also be getting someone who genuinely cares about your case. I hope I don't get into anymore legal trouble in the future but if I do, I have his law office's number on speed dial just in case.

 by Satisfied Client
Mr. Fakhoury did an excellent job with my expungement

Mr. Fakhoury did an excellent job with my expungement. He was timely, efficient, well-organized, and kept great communication. What I liked the most was his prompt email responses and explanations regarding the forthcoming steps in the process of my expungement. Great work.

 by Norm

Matt handled our case without any problems. Returned calls or email in a very timely fashion. Continually kept in contact with us, and all this handled while in different states. Very professional. Would definitely recommend.

 by Jerome

Matt was very professional and a timely Godsend. His expertise was a calming factor in my decision to use his legal services.

 by Satisfied Client
feel that Matt did an excellent job

I worked with Matt to handle a couple misdemeanor cases I needed to get expunged from my record. He was very good about communicating the process and all of the steps involved. Based on the expectations I had, I feel that Matt did an excellent job and held up his end of the bargain. All cases were expunged from my record and I am happy with his work.

 by BD

I hired Matt bc I had multiple cases in multiple districts in the surrounding area. He got all of them sealed and we were done within a few months. Highly recommended Matt and his staff to anyone.

 by -Pleased Client

Very responsive to any questions and detail specific! Great with communicating. Although the State's Attorney Office objected to my seal petition, they had no objection at the hearing where Mr. Fakhoury presented my case.

 by JB
Mr. Fakhoury was more than professional he was efficient

Mr. Fakhoury was more than professional he was efficient. His rates are reasonable and he continued to work with me to resolve my issue even when the process was turbulent. I felt supported and he explained all questions that I had. He is definitely the person to go to deal with these types of issues.

 by Brian

After obtaining two additional estimates from different firms, I ultimately hired Matt Fakhoury for his services and couldn't have been more satisfied. Immediately after a quick consultation, I was connected directly to Matt and began the process. His timely correspondence and clear communication are absolutely commendable. With Matt's help, each step will be completed thoroughly & professionally and leave you with relatively little to worry about. I would highly recommend Matt to anyone looking for exceptional representation.

 by Brian
No Complaints!

Matt and his firm handled my cases excellently. No complaints. They were very thorough and helped me every step of the way. I would absolutely use them again.

 by Expungement Client
Matt was very helpful and understanding

I was referred to Matt by one of his colleagues. Matt was very helpful and understanding. Did a great job of walking me through the process and achieving the results that I was looking for.

 by Expungement Client
Great help with my case, quick and easy

Great help with my case, quick and easy. Matt was easy to contact and responded to all my questions. Thanks.

 by Expungement Client
Painless and Smooth

Had I known this process was painless and smooth, I would have taken care of business many years ago. Prior to connecting with Matt Fakhoury, I tried to work at a hospital, but to my surprise I was informed by human resources that I am unable to move forward in the hiring process. Simply because of an arrest that occurred nearly 12 years. The details do not matter, but know this - I was certainly in great hands with Matt. Not only is Matt is respectful, he's easy to talk to without complicated legal jargon and most importantly nonjudgmental. Matt communicated when necessary (no news, is good news), and every interaction was informative. Im not gaining anything from leaving this excellent review (financial kickback etc.), other than gratitude. I encourage everyone to check their background history and clear it if applicable for the following reasons (1) ensure nothing isn't there that doesn't belong (2) to have a piece of mind (3) eliminate road blocks with potential employer's. Also, be aware that some if not most healthcare organizations that conducts fingerprinting as part of their interview process still can access sealed and expunged records. With that said, conduct your own research regarding state laws in addition to reaching out to credible sources such as attorneys and court systems. I suggest Mr. Fakhoury of course. Thank you Matt Fakhoury and good luck to you all.

 by Expungement Client
Mr. Fakhoury is one of the best criminal defense lawyers

Mr. Fakhoury is one of the best criminal defense lawyers in the Chicago area, and he has helped me before by referring me to an immigration lawyer which helped me a lot and managed to expunge my record on a felony without any hassle. Dealing with him is easy and he is a very respectful person and lawyer.

 by Expungement Client
Matt is awesome!

Matt is awesome! Matt was incredibly responsive every step of the way. He made us feel like we were his only client and was very attentive. In addition, his level of experience and professionalism is well respected by prosecutors as evidenced in the punishment received. We felt like Matt truly was by our side throughout the whole process. We highly recommend Matt to anyone facing legal trouble that requires expunging. Thank you, Matt for everything

 by Expungement Client

I hired Mr Fakhoury to expunge a theft arrest record from 30 years ago. He was honest, professional, easy to reach and was able to obtain the expungement quickly. I would recommend him without hesitation.

 by Expungement Client

I want to thank Matt Fakhoury for the work he did to expunge my record. He was very responsive, efficient and completed the work very quickly.

 by Expungement Client

I called Matt with a request to look into expunging some cases for me. His office relayed my message and Matt called back within the hour. He took down my information and clearly explained the process to me. He acted swiftly and was very accurate with his timelines. I recommend and will use him in the future if needed.

 by Magdalen

I would like to thank Mr. Fakhoury for his great and super fast work. I am so grateful and will always recommend him.

 by Sam

Matt did a great job of setting and explaining expectations for me and then following through on them and being available when I reached out to him. I hope I don't need his services in the future, but if I do, I'll contact him and recommend Matt to others.

 by -Dominick

Only word to describe my Experience is: PERFECT. Very informative from initial contact until outcome of court date. Very efficient and gets the exact results he says he will. Very confident in Matt's abilities and respect all his hard work. Thank you for being a man of your word

 by Expungement Client
One of the best attorneys around

One of the best attorneys around. Matt Fakhoury gets the job done!!! I was able to get my records sealed because of him. I highly recommend him.

 by Expungment Client
You were amazing!

You were amazing! I cannot thank you enough for your professionalism and prompt attention to my case. I would recommend you to anyone.

 by Expungement Client
I can finally move on from some mistakes

I just was able to get three criminal cases expunged from my record. I can finally move on from some mistakes I made as a youth. Matt made this process extremely easy and pleasant. He is very professional, and knowledgeable. Most of all he made himself very accessible through every step of the expungement process. I even had cases that were not local and he was able to connect to lawyers that were in that county and handle those cases for me. I am extremely pleased with the services he provided and and would highly recommend him to anybody trying to clear their record.

 by Expungment Client

I cannot compare Mr. Matt Fakhoury to other lawyers, as he is the first lawyer I worked with, but I know quality service when I see and experience it. I have never been in a situation in any degree such as the one a few months ago, but Matt was assuring, informative, trustworthy, meticulous, and patient with me during the process. I was going through a rough time coping with my situation, but each time I spoke with Matt via email or phone, he was very optimistic and reassuring which helped me sleep at night; it's great to see such an amazing personality and sincerity from someone of his stature. Mr. Fakhoury finished all the paperwork immediately and was very responsive with emails, phone calls, and last minute meetings. The outcome of my case (I was arrested and appointed a local ordinance ticket for solicitation) was dismissed yesterday and is in the process of being expunged even after pleading guilty the day of my arrest. Overall, Mr. Fakhoury is someone you want to have on your side when stepping into a courthouse. He is very knowledgeable, easy to work with, and strives for the best outcome for your case. Thank you again Matt for all that you have done and continue to do. Words will never express my gratitude for your work and patience with me.

 by Expungement Client
Matt Fakhoury helped my seal my cases, and was reasonably priced

I was arrested several times five years ago. Matt Fakhoury helped my seal my cases, and was reasonably priced. He sealed my burglary arrest, and my theft cases. Helping change my life.

 by Anonymous
-A very happy customer

I tried to expunge my records by utilizing a cheaper online service. Five months and a thousand dollars later they informed me that they couldn't expunge my records. I was extremely disappointed. But I decided to contact a local attorney. While researching for and attorney, I stumbled into Mr. Fakhoury's name (website) and I am so glad I did. He gathered all my information, called me right back, explained my options in details, he was very responsive to all my emails, I never felt as if I was bothering him and within a month he had both of my records expunged. He was polite and professional. I hope I would never need his services again but I will sure recommend anyone in need of these types of services to go to him. He means business, he is extraordinary at what he does, and the price was affordable.

 by Philip

At the first moment that I talked to Matt on the phone, I could tell he was a straight forward no BS kind of guy not willing to just tell you what you wanted to hear just to make a buck. He was/is very professional, and he was quick to answer any possible questions and status updates on my case via phone or email anytime day or night and even on weekends. He never became frustrated with me no matter questions or emails I sent. He handled my case even better and faster than I expected with great success. I couldn't recommend him more, it was a very pleasant experience through a stressful situation from start to finish.

 by Traffic Case Client
Mr. Fakhoury did an exceptional overall job

Mr. Fakhoury did an exceptional overall job with handling my traffic case a few months ago. Matt was referred to me by a known personal injury attorney who stated Mr. Fakhoury was one of the best in the business. With what seemed to be an easy case to get dismissed, it was just the opposite. I had two traffic tickets which were pinned on me by an individual who blamed me for an accident. There was a mishap in the beginning of the hearing which lead to a quick judge trial after all other cases were done with. Matt was able to stay focused and I felt like he actually cared about the outcome, which ment a lot. After about a 45-1hr trial the case was dismissed and I was very pleased. The price I paid Matt is nothing compared to the work he accomplished in such little time. If I had to do it again I wouldn't want anyone else representing me when it comes to traffic court. The man is a genius. He puts his mouth where the money is.

 by Mike

Matt makes you feel comfortable from the beginning and not like some conniving lawyers, who look to take advantage of people's mistakes. He's a genuine individual who was looking out for my best interests from the beginning. He cut me break in his initial price based on my situation and what he knew he could do. I hired Matt in hopes that he would get my "driving while suspended" charge dismissed and he did just that. He was specific with what I needed to do on my end and what he would do on his end. He made no promises, but instead set realistic goals and possible outcomes. The kicker is I wasn't able to see Matt at work due to unforeseen circumstances that made me miss court. Even though I created a hurdle for my situation, Matt was able to come out of the situation unscathed. For that I'm thankful for Matt and Im happy that I was able to find him. Matt is a confident, intelligent, and charismatic individual. Mr. Fakhoury truly is one of one and I can't thank him enough for his service. I hope I never have to use a lawyer again, but I'll be sure to call Matt if a situation arises.

 by Austin
Couldn't be more thankful for the help

Couldn't be more thankful for the help that this great attorney offered! I almost had to face very serious consequences for what at the time was a simple and under informed mistake. Matt understood things from my perspective and knew how to make things right. I am now able to carry on with college and have no more worries of legal problems! 10/10 would recommend!!

 by Brian

I heard Matt's ad at the gym & decided to give him a try. Even though all the other lawyers I spoke with said I couldn't get my record sealed. Matt was super easy to work with & so worth it! Thanks to Matt I now have my record sealed & won't be stressed out trying to look for an apartment.

 by Rosemary

I don't give an A++++++++ rating very often, but Mr. Fakhoury certainly deserves it. He is professional, courteous and takes a genuine interest in his clients. I would never hesitate to refer or use Mr. Fakhoury in the future. Thank you, Mr. Fakhoury, for a job well done!

 by William

Matt could not have been more professional, and effective at expunging 2 events in my past. I cannot say enough good things about him. One of my expungements the state objected to. Matt explain the situation clearly and while I considered giving up, He reassured me of his intentions to succeed. I calmed down. As i waited for my hearing in the courtroom, He was upfront working his legal craft. 90 people were waiting for a hearing. I was called first. As I approached the bench to answer some potential difficult questions before the judge, Matt said to me quietly, the state has granted your expungement. The only thing the judge asked me was my name. Outside the courtroom he explained how he did it without even the required hearing. He quickly took advantage of the prosecutors missteps, along with his long term association with the courtroom. And I quote him " Like a good Lawyer should, I was prepared in every way, the prosecutors were not" Fantastic! Thank you so much Matt.

 by Mathew

Working with Matt made a difficult situation go smoothly. He is outstanding in court and professional in his office and all other communications.

 by Mark

The bottom line when dealing with any business or professional is whether or not you would refer them to a loved one or close friend. In terms of my personal dealings with Matt Fakhoury as my attorney; that answer is a resounding yes. I chose Matt to represent me in a recent DUI case. I had a completely clean record and made a onetime mistake with my actions. However, I do need my car for my career and losing my license would put my livelihood at risk. Needless to say, I put all of my trust in Matt to defend me in this case. He was honest, direct, fast to respond and aggressive at settling things in a timely manner. Clearly Matt was quite experienced with handling issues like mine. Fortunately the outcome of my case well exceeded my expectations. I can't thank Matt enough for what he did. I have already given several people close to me Matt's contact information to save in their phones in case of an unfortunate incident. I can assure you that you will have no regrets by hiring Matt Fakhoury as your attorney.

 by -Criminal Defense Client
I would recommend Matt

If you want something done and done fast, I would recommend Matt. Other lawyers didn't follow up with phone calls and seem to be a great hassle to get a hold of. Matt was quick and professional and got it done right the first time.

 by Criminal Defense Client
Mr. Fakhoury is an excellent communicator

Mr. Fakhoury is an excellent communicator and is very straight forward. He gave me realistic expectations and followed through with everything he said he could do. He is very knowledgeable and consistent in his process. He made me feel comfortable and walked me through every step of the way.

 by DUI Client

Matt Fakhoury demonstrated every aspect of legal representation/assistance that I could have asked for. He was extremely knowledgeable about the details pertaining to my case and also carries himself in an extremely professional way. He does his job in a manner that is comforting, without giving false hope, but still shows passionate confidence when appropriate. His rates were extremely reasonable and has given me reason to believe he is amongst the top criminal lawyers in the Chicagoland area.

 by Expungement client
Thank you!

Thank you! You were very professional and did what you promised. Matt did a great job for me. He kept me exceptions in line with what was doable and get me everything he promised me. I would recommend him 100%. Thanks again!

 by Expungement Client
I received very fast and efficient service from Mr. Fakhoury

I received very fast and efficient service from Mr. Fakhoury. He was very helpful throughout the entire process of resolving my legal issue and provided answers to my concerns very quickly. He is very knowledgeable about the expungement process in Illinois and was able to successfully obtain an expungement from the court within three months for me. He was very honest and straightforward with me about my case from the beginning. I would highly recommend him for your legal needs.

 by Danielle

I am very impressed with Matt and will recommend him to anyone I know! The whole process was amazing he explained everything and made it so easy for me . Thanks to Matt I have fresh start with a clean record.

 by Criminal Defense client

I have a lot to deal with in my personal life, not including all the stress the case gave me. Yet, Matt assure me that he would do everything possible to win the case. Which he did, the entire duration of the case Matt would continuously support me and always helped me feel comfortable and secure about the case. After months of waiting and emotional turmoil, we stepped into the final court hearing. Matt was relentless and swift with his defense actions. I was so happy to have hired him and I will continue to hold on to his card for friends and family if ever needed. Thanks Matt

 by DUI client
Matt did an amazing job on my matter

Matt did an amazing job on my matter. In addition to being highly knowledgeable, he has a great "bedside manner" and is always reachable -- even late evenings and weekends. In my experience, that combination of attributes is rare. He achieved a great result for me -- reducing the charge to reckless driving even with breath test results and admissions. I can't recommend him highly enough.

 by Criminal Defense client
We are grateful for his services

We had hired Matt for a serious matter for a family member. Since our first phone call, Matt was very thorough in explaining the charges and our options. When we met him person at his office he was extremely professional and understanding of the situation. He helped us guided through the system. He worked really hard to get us a very good outcome. Matt kept us posted through out the process. We are grateful for his services.

 by Josef S.

Matt was professional and understood the sensitivity of this situation and made sure I was comfortable, and understood the process. Matt had given me an estimated timetable of when this would be resolved and fortunately several weeks later it was over. I would definitely recommend Matt not only for his professionalism, and honesty, but for having the best rates also!

 by M.S.

I was very happy with the work that was done by Mr. Fakhoury. He handled the case with professionalism and made me feel very comfortable with what was expected of me during the case and the court proceeding. Because I was very tense and curious about my case, he called me on many occasions to update me on where we are and stuff. Matt is very aggressive in the court room and he worked as a state prosecutor in the court. So, he knows in and outs very well.

 by Nancy
Thx, Matt. Most appreciated

Matt provided most competent and thorough legal representation-two qualities I wouldn't always associate with attorneys. He not only efficiently filed my cases but also regularly communicated with me through the process and was always very reachable when I had a question.

Would definitely recommend him to others needing his specific areas of expertise as he and his firm seem willing to go to any length to ensure the client is satisfied and the their cases are suitably resolved.

 by Aamir

Overall a solid experience. Matt was professional, helpful, and covered all the bases.

 by Caleb
Best Criminal Defense Lawyer in the Chicago area

Matt did an excellent job with my case. This was my first time needing a lawyer with the exception of getting off a traffic ticket, and I am new to the Chicago area. Matt came highly recommended by his peers (I had called a Cook County-only attorney and my case was in Lake County) and from the get-go he was very informative and kept me involved. He helped settle some of my nerves and got me the absolute best case scenario ruling. I couldn't have been happier and I felt that he went above and beyond what was necessary because he genuinely cared what happened to me. Definitely trust him and go with him if you need the best possible representation.

 by Criminal Defense Client
A lawyer with Knowledge, Heart & Integrity

Matt has played a large role in our life in the past year. We had a business issue with a customer that ended up in criminal courts in Illinois. This was our first time having any interaction with the law. Mortified, confused and financially strapped Matt held our hands, fought hard for us, and most of all believed in us. Above it all we could reach him and get a response at 4 am on a Sunday morning if needed. He also worked with us according to our financial constraints. You can certainly put your trust in him to get you through your legal battles. He knows the law, he will do what's right and he treats you like a human being!

 by Dean

Matt defended me in a Domestic Battery case. From the beginning, he was honest, open and believed in my innocence and character. He was responsive and very connected in the Rolling Meadows court system. His demeanor was professional and thorough. The outcome was a dismissal and Matt will be handling the expungement from this point as I look forward to having my name and record completely cleared. I would highly recommend Matt as a superior defense attorney to anyone.

 by P.L.

YOU ARE AWESOME! We are so thankful to God for showing our family the way toward you, Matt. HE knew we needed all that you are, to help our son. Thank you from the bottom of our Cajun hearts. We are happy! You made a huge difference in our family's life today. Go look in the mirror and hug yourself, from us.

 by Alex
Excellent Attorney, Easy to Work With

I hired Matt to expunge a retail theft and drivers license suspension misdemeanor off my record. I definitely waited to long to get this off my record thinking it will be a long and confusing process. But I am glad to have had Matt work on my case. He was very helpful and made the process feel like a breeze. He explained the process and made everything clear for me. It took exactly the 3 months time he said it would. I was so pleased to have received my petition for expungement approved on Christmas Eve. Thank you very much Matt.

 by Ms. Henry

I contacted Mr. Fakhoury after going to court with another lawyer on an aggravated speeding violation. He was kind, diligent and spoke in terms I could understand regarding my violation and its consequences. His professional manner in court helped me tremendously. Not only did he change my court date to benefit my holiday travel plans, he also managed to get my case reduced far beyond what I thought would be possible. He is respected and admired and I am so thankful for his services. Without his help, I would have been charged with serious penalties. If you are looking for someone who you know you can trust and rely on, Mr. Fakhoury is your go-to man. I am ever grateful for his talents for the law.

 by B.P.

I am very pleased with the service Mr. Fakhoury and his team provides. Quick, efficient and very knowledgeable as it should be. Would recommend Mr. Fakhoury to anyone who is looking for a quick successful outcome which he provides.

 by Erik

Mr. Fakhoury represented me on an alleged DV case. The case itself was bogus from the beginning. Even with false reports and lying on the stand Matt was still able to fight and get me a Not Guilt. Matt was extremely responsive regardless of the time of day. He kept me in the loop at all times and explained what was going on. I would highly recommend him to anyone in need of a Criminal Defense Lawyer.

 by Expungement Client
I am very pleased with Mr. Fakhoury's work and the overall outcome

I am very pleased with Mr. Fakhoury's work and the overall outcome. Not only was he able to expunge all the cases off my record but it was done in a very swift professional matter. Mr. Fakhoury is a person you can truly depend on. I would highly recommend Mr. Fakhoury to anyone who is looking to start fresh and put past mistakes behind them. In my case he exceeded my expectations.

 by David
The representation and advice by Matt was exceptiona

The representation and advice by Matt was exceptional, very professional. I was very satisfied with the outcome. It was even better than I expected. I highly recommend anyone who needs legal help to contact Mr. Fakhoury.

 by Yuriy

Thank you Matt - You saved my life and the life of my family. I was charged with my 2nd DUI in Chicago and Matt took the case to trial and won. I have my life and my license back!

 by Margaret

I called Matt on Saturday night expecting to get his office voicemail. Instead it was his work cell and he answered on the second ring. I asked about expungement of a juvenile record and he took my name and number, promising to call me Monday. He called me Monday afternoon with all the answers to my questions! Free consultation and everything. He was nice and easy to talk to- I trust him completely with my information. I highly recommend him to anyone that asks me for a lawyer!

 by Eric

I live in Los Angeles so my looming court dates in Chicago presented practical and financial hardship. I interviewed a few attorneys by phone and Matt immediately stood out as the best. He did not disappoint. Working on a tight time schedule, Matt got my case dismissed without me ever having to step foot in the courtroom. He is knowledgeable, professional and well-connected. I highly recommend him.

 by K Johnson

Responsiveness is the most important attribute a lawyer can display to a client. Matt was responsive and kept me posted on relevant changes to my case.

 by George

The representation, advice, and guidance by Matt was exceptional. Very professional and cares for your best sake. I knew from the time I talked to him on the phone that he was the real deal and felt he was truly a great person. Helped ease my thoughts and feelings until my case was heard, and was satisfied with the outcome. It was even better than I expected. If you are ever in need of legal advice as everyone's case is different, you're best bet is to reach out to Matt and his team!

 by DUI Client
I strongly recommend Mr. Matt Fakhoury

I strongly recommend Mr. Matt Fakhoury. He is an outstanding lawyer, as responsive and professional as they come. With out a doubt, if not for him I would be in a nightmare situation. Thanks to Matt Fakhoury, that potential nightmare, is simply just a life lesson.

 by Criminal Defense Client
As a former states attorney he has great knowledge of the system

I hired Matt after getting into some serious trouble. I work in an accounting firm and was arrested for possession of controlled substance (approx 2.7 gr) which is a Class 4 felony. Having a clean background , and a good job this was a serious charge. I called Matt, and he explained what he would try to do, given my background. When court came around, I could over hear states attorney say she didn't want to offer drug class, but proceed. Matt talked to the supervising states attorney, and got me drug class. This is 2 hours a day , for four Saturdays, then the case is dismissed . After that I can expunge my record. I shouldn't of even qualified for this, but Matt got me into this program, and literally got my life back. As a former states attorney he has great knowledge of the system, is very responsive, and really works with you. This was the first (and will be the last) I need to hire an attorney for criminal offense, but I would definitely recommend him.

 by Alicia

I would first off like to give all my thanks to Mr. Fakhoury. I have dealt with a couple of lawyers in my past and I absolutely did not get the kind of help that I received from Mr. Fakhoury. Throughout my expungement process i was frequently updated on the status of my expungement and always informed on what was going on. At a time where I should have been stressing out I felt calm, and also confident in Mr. Fakhoury. Mr. Fakoury expunged not one but four of my cases in a timely manner. I can honestly say I had an enjoyable experience throughout this process, and I highly recommend anyone who needs legal help to contact Mr. Fakhoury. Thank you again for helping me get a second chance to better my future!

 by Criminal Defense Client
If you have a serious criminal case, look no further

The only mistake I made with my case was not hiring Matt from the beginning! With a history as an ex-prosecutor for Cook County, as well as a highly esteemed Professor at DePaul University his knowledge in the field of Law is immaculate. Matt is incredibly talented and an expert when it comes to the Art of Negotiation. I hired Matt 1 year ago Jan 25, 2012. I was charged with possession, transportation, and intent to distribute schedule 1 & 2 narcotics/stimulants. Which came out to about 3+ Class X felonies. As you can see, I was looking at some serious jail time, at least 7 years. Matt was committed to my case, professional at all times and connected with all the right people. He handled my case with the utmost integrity.
I received 2 years of probation (expungable), which is practically a miracle in many cases like mine!

Thank Matt!


 by Criminal Defense Client
Matt Fakhoury is a great attorney

Matt Fakhoury is a great attorney. Very knowledgeable, great office and staff as well. Got my case dismissed -- what a relief. Would definitely recommend him to anyone in need of an attorney.

 by Mahesh

I hired him two days ago and he got my case dismissed today. My case was no walk in the park. Fast, efficient, and to the point.



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