An active duty military officer and lawyer was traveling through Ohio while visiting family and was stopped for having a cracked windshield. The State Troopers searched the man’s car and found a loaded pistol in the vehicle. The man resides in a state that does not require any sort of permit to own, possess, or conceal a loaded firearm in a vehicle. His having a loaded firearm in his vehicle was perfectly legal where he was from, but in Ohio, unbeknownst to him, he needed a permit, which he didn’t have. This man, military officer, and lawyer was arrested and charged with a felony gun charge where if convicted he could have been sent to prison for up to 18 months. In addition to that, he would likely have lost his law license, and been dishonorably discharged from the military. Hiltner Trial Lawyers was selected by this man from across the country and by telling his story and vigorously defending his rights, all charges were dismissed. The man’s firearm, which was given to him by a family member, was even returned to him.
"My experience with Max Hiltner saved my life. I had prior violent cases, not to mention all my cases had the influence of alcohol. My last case, I hired Max... I just knew I was going to prison, but after speaking with Max and telling him about my case, and prior cases he made me feel like I could trust him, and that everything would be alright. I felt like he cared about me, and I was right, because Max Hiltner fought for my freedom. His outstanding fight allowed me to be free and live my life on the right path. I recommend him to everyone!!"
“Max Hiltner is a compassionate, hard working, assertive defense attorney with excellent communication skills and professionalism. He resolves the case quickly and gets the job done thoroughly. I can highly recommend Max Hiltner and his law firm if you would like to have your case handled by an outstanding attorney.”
- Andrea L.
“Max Hiltner is dynamite in the courtroom by connecting with the jury, recalling facts and cultivating good relationships with the opponents and presiding judge. He is professional, dedicated, honest and cares about the livelihood of his clients and their families. He excels in negotiating and hiring experts necessary for a well rounded defense. Max was one of my lawyers that stood between me and a life sentence. Without him on my team I would still be in prison. He will fight for you.”
- Colleen O.
“Max is professional, communicative, and thoroughly helpful. He was able to majorly reduce penalties and charges against me in the case which I hired him for and I would recommend him to anyone in need!”
- Kyle W.
“Max Hiltner was recommended to me by a friend from high school. I was at a low point in my adult life and in need of representation for drug related charges and a potential probation violation. Max didn't just keep me out of jail, he got the charges dropped! This allowed me to seek the help I needed, and I was able to turn things around. From then on, Max is the only attorney I will recommend.”
- John D.
“From day 1 Max made me feel at ease about the process(one I’d never been put in before) and he was very thorough in explaining the charges and what to expect, he was always available to answer any questions I had or to go over updates about my case. I honestly feel that Max was able to get a great result considering the complexity of my situation. I would HIGHLY recommend Max Hiltner to anyone in need of a criminal defense attorney(5/5), I felt genuine concern, compassion and that he had my best interest at heart throughout the whole process.”
- Bob O.
“The criminal justice system is not a user friendly place. Max knows how to navigate this world in a highly professional manner to the benefit of his clients. He is the complete package of knowledge, experience, tenacity and presentation. I would have enjoyed seeing him in action at a jury trial, but fortunately that wasn’t necessary. I highly recommend him and hope to never need his services again.”
- Mary L.
"Maxwell was incredible. I retained him to help my girlfriend. She has pled no contest in the past because she couldn't afford an attorney. That being said she was nervous having to appear in court with her attorney for the first time ever. Max helped ease her nerves and was able to get the case dismissed entirely. Very professional highly recommend.”
- Brandon K.
“Very professional and attentive to detail. He achieved the best possible outcome for me and my case. I highly recommend!”
- Steven S.
“Max was recommended by a family member and couldn’t have asked for a better experience. He’s down to earth, straight shooter, easy to talk to and will have your best interest at heart. Do not hesitate to call Max if you need help.”
- David D.
“Words cannot begin to express how grateful I am to Max and Nicolette for all of their help with my case. They were extremely patient in answering many of my naive questions and their friendliness helped alleviate my anxiety regarding the matter. I will definitely be passing on their information. Thanks again!”
- Jess S.
“Max and his associate did an outstanding job handling my case. They provided me with a more than happy outcome. Max also was there anytime I had a question throughout the whole process and after. Just a quick text and he would call as soon as he could. Thank you again sir!”
- Jason F.
“Maxwell did an outstanding job representing my case. He looked out for my best interests. His work ethic was apparent in the way he promptly and thoroughly followed through with all the preparations for my case. I am very satisfied with the outcome.”
“As my lawyer Max Hiltner had me readily informed and up to date about everything that was happening. I was never confused and anytime something new came about he handled it quickly and did everything needed to get a good outcome for me. Hiltner was at all court hearing and made the whole process easy as possible for me.”
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