» Takura Nyamfukudza

Thank you for the update that charges will not issue and your continued help throughout all of this. It truly was great to have you as my lawyer, you helped me have confidence through this process.

Three months ago when I choose C&N to represent me, I didn’t know what to expect. I was so lost, everything was blurry and honestly I wasn’t even sure if I was making the right decision.

After I spoke with Takura for the first time, I somehow knew I will be in good hands. I never ever imagined that the outcome would result how it did. Takura’s knowledge, professionalism, consistency and dedication is outstanding. It didn’t really matter what time of a day, I was always informed about what was going on, why something was happening, and what to do.

Thank you Takura for being exceptionally patient and understanding through this process. I truly appreciate how you brought my family and I to freedom. You will never really know the impact you had on us from the beginning to the end.

Thank you to all C&N staff, for all the hard work you’ve put into our case.

Hi Takura,

I just got the update from court....THANK YOU!! From the bottom of my heart I am grateful for all the work you put into this case. A huge thank you to Nicole and the team as well. I know it was a lot, but you all stayed the course and got us through this just like you said. Thank you for putting up with all of my neurotic emailing over the past few months. Even though you didn't have to speak to us, you did while making sure we were up to date while helping us keep our anxiety/fears at bay.

This has been a rollercoaster ride, but I'm grateful we had you on the ride with us.

Sincerely, thank you. Hope to never need to hire you again!

I'm just writing to thank you and your staff for the job you all did for me. I hope and pray for the best as you all keep working for those that need you all.
Again thank you and God Bless.

Dear Mary, Takura, and Lizzy,

Now that the sheer adrenaline and raw emotions of that fateful day are behind us, I wanted to take a thoughtful and reflective moment to express my most heartfelt gratitude to the three of you. I will not attempt to speak for my wife, but trust that her feelings mirror my own, multiplied a hundred fold.

When we initially sought your council, I was not sure what to expect. Would our relationship be stoic and strictly professional? Would it be cordial and jovial? Would it be just another robotic transaction between client and business? This was an entirely new and unfamiliar world to me and therefore I did not have the slightest clue what to expect.

What I saw, felt, and experienced from the three of you far surpassed my wildest expectations and immediately eliminated any fear or trepidation I held. While I will never truly fathom the depths of despair and anguish my wife surely felt throughout this nightmare, I know that the incredible weight she carried took herculean effort to maintain the facade of normalcy. I know that her contact and communication with you always lifted her up, and your encouraging words always seemed to come at the exact moments when she was at her lowest points.

I will not ramble on and point out every little instance that revealed how I know that my wife was more to you than just a client. I will however say that your demeanor, character, presence, thoughtfulness, and compassion was fully revealed when, before the verdict was read, the three of you encircled my beautiful, brave, and nearly broken wife, and you encouraged her, held her, formed a human wall around her that protected her from not only her own family trying their best, albeit unsuccessfully, to keep their emotions in check, but you created an impenetrable barrier that shielded her from the piercing gaze of the very person who tried to destroy her. In that moment, I knew that you all had become as important and precious to her as any family member could ever hope to be. To see the three of you hold my wife so close, and cry with her so unabashedly, was among one of the most beautiful and heartwarming moments I've experienced in my fifty five years of life. I knew without a doubt you all genuinely cared about her. I knew that there were others in this world who I could entrust my wife's life to.

Mary, you are a beautiful and powerful force of nature not to be fucked with! The tenacity in which you defended my wife was nothing short of awe-inspiring. I am proud to say that when my wife was on the stand she mirrored your strength - She was back to the woman I had known for 35 years. I never thought I would live to see another person as powerful as my wife, but I finally did, and it was not surprising that YOU were that person. You reignited that flame within her long enough for her to stand steadfast against the assault on her life, character, and integrity, by the corrupt, unaccountable, goliath that is The State! You, gave my wife her life back. You, restored her hope. It was a privilege to see you in action! It was a defining moment in my life to see you defend my wife. You will be in my heart and soul until I draw my last breath.

Takura, you Armani Einstein... you are an astonishing man with a tremendously big, beautiful, intellect who has a supreme command of legal knowledge that surpasses not only your fly style, but anything that I ever could have imagined I would see in my life. I am deeply honored that one of the silver linings of my son being in that courtroom, was him being able to observe you defending his mother. You cannot possibly have known this, but your presence and demeanor ignited a spark within him, and for that, you are reserved a special place in my heart as long as my memories may last.

Lizzy, you are the most impressive paralegal I have ever seen in my life and it was a pleasure to meet and know you! The kind and compassionate way you treated my wife and family cannot be understated. I feel like I am a fairly decent judge of character, so I can thoroughly appreciate those little but not-at-all insignificant things that you did and said that lifted my wife's spirit, made her smile, and made her laugh. My wife is the most precious thing in my life, so when you helped her, it never escaped my attention, and I never viewed it as anything less than heroic. Please know that your words helped her as much as any doctor tending to a physical wound would, probably more, because you helped to heal her soul. For that, you will always have a special place in my heart. Oh, don't be surprised if in two and a half years when my wife and I renew our vows on our 30th, we contact you. It's YOU, or Vegas Elvis, and since we did The King on our 10th...... 🙂

Be well!!

I know life holds great things for all of you. Hopefully, when you hear from us in the future, it is just to inquire about you and your lives, or to say hello, bring some baked treats by the office, or to give Takura a proper scrapbook.

Love.... Yeah, I said it and I fucking meant it!!

Thank you so much. It meant a lot to me to have you and Takura on my side in this case. When I felt depressed it gave me some peace of mind. Thank you for all that you did. I will always be greatful. I'm honored to call both of you my friend and you are both my absolute favorite lawyers. They don't get any better than you and Takura.

Hi, Takura.
I would like to take the opportunity to wholeheartedly express my gratitude to you. I do understand, this was not a feasible case and it required a considerable amount of time and resources. I want to thank you for your time and unwavering determination in representing my fiance and the time you took to speak with me throughout this process. Please pass my appreciation to your staff as well.
I wish you rich in happiness and fulfillment!

I want to thank you for your zealous defense of our son. You were definitely the right lawyer.
Thank you again for everything.

I just have to say THANK YOU for your hard work and dedication on my case. I couldn't thank you enough!! Words can never express how much I am so grateful to have the team of Chartier & Nyamfudkudza on my side through that process of having your life in the hands of the court system. You are "The Man" "The Real MVP" Takura and don't you ever forget that! Me and my family can't make enough words to express on how grateful we are for you and your knowledge, expertise, and honesty. Thank you to the entire team that have been nothing but courteous, helpful, and wonderful to me and my family, even showing there support when we lost our mother and was still battling my case. I can say that they DO have your BEST interest at heart at all times! If I could give them a MILLION stars I would! If I ever know anyone who is need of help I will most definitely refer them to Chartier & Nyamfudkudza!


Chartier and Nyamfukudza, PLC provided professional efficient and effective services. They were able to reduce my felony charges down to a misdemeanor with minimal sentencing. The team is composed of highly professional people who not only take care of your legal needs but care about you individually throughout the process. Takura is highly competent and poised but also continually showed warmth and compassion throughout my entire process. The entire staff is accommodating and respond to needs quickly and precisely. I would highly recommend this team to stand with you during your challenging times.

Thanks again for everything!

We cannot thank you enough for your help. This has been an experience that we never imagined that we would go through. Even if we thought we would go down this path, we never could have imagined what it would be like. Without your knowledge and assistance I feel like we would have been lost. Your skill has given our son a chance to overcome his poor judgement and egregious behaviour. He owes you alot for giving him this chance. Take care and if I can ever be of assistance, do not hesitate to contact me.
Best Regards

Thank you Mr. Brilliant, marvelous, My dawg.

Thank you so much throughout the whole process. I really do appreciate everything. If any of my friends do need help with similar situations I will for sure recommend you guys. Once again appreciate everything and good luck in the future to you too.
Best regards

Mary and Takura,
As always, I appreciate everything you have done for me and continue to do for me. Thank you.

Just wanted to say thank you again. You were extremely patient and kind. I am very grateful that I found your firm. By the way, Nicole is wonderful and was very helpful too!

The circumstances I was up against were truly unimaginable. You never over promised, never shied away from a tough question, and were there for me always.
You are a terrific advocate. I am so thankful another attorney referred me to you. Thank you for fighting for me. I am on cloud nine knowing all my hopes and dreams are still alive.

I found myself in a legal situation that I never, ever thought I’d be in. I initially called an attorney I know but found out he was retiring so he referred me to the Chartier & Nyamfukudza firm. I initially talked to Mary Chartier and she didn’t believe I had done anything wrong but the system was failing me. Guilty until proven innocent is how I felt. I have never been under so much stress. I then talked and met with Kurt Krause and then Takura Nyamfukudza ended up being my attorney. Both had a hand in handling issues and reviewing my file along the way. I entered into an agreement with them of what’s called the precharge stage. Because of their hard work and compassion and understanding, my stress level did go down, and my situation ended up having no charges against me. Takura was on it every step of the way and I can’t thank him enough. That phone call and e-mail that said it was over and no charges brought was the best news ever. And I can proudly say that I can spell and pronounce Takura’s name now!

Thanks to all of you!

Hi Mary and Takura,
You and your staff have been phenomenal to us during this time. Words can not express how I am feeling right now.
Thank you all.

Hi Mary,
Thanks to you, your staff, and Takura for all your help getting us through this. We appreciate all your efforts on our behalf.

Mary and Takura,

The circumstances in which we met you, and other events, show that there is a Divine Hand guiding all of us!

Thank you for everything!


I wanted to write and thank you so much for so expertly representing me that we didn't even have to go trial - the prosecutor dismissed the case.

Thank you for a job well done. May God continue to bless you and to ensure that you thrive and are rewarded abundantly for your excellent work.


Thank you for the kind words. I couldn't be more pleased with your work and the results. You may have sensed that about mid-stream between my daughter and my ex that we were not all aligned in direction. Your clarity in responses when we discussed options went a long way in helping convince the dissidents that we had the right tools and the right approach. Having not met you I was really going on a dose of history and a smidge of blind faith. Again for more than being a bit out on a limb, I couldn't be happier with the results.

If I could help you in the future with clients that may need an esoteric nudge I would be most happy to provide a glowing reference. Two small regrets that may only be temporary: 1 That we have not the chance to shake hands. 2. That I missed the photograph of the ties!

Best of luck.


I want to take the time to thank you sincerely for everything you have worked so hard on over the past several months, regarding my case. There are no words to say that express my gratitude for everything you have done. Yesterday you were my rock, my support and I think God chose the perfect Attorney to represent me in this situation. I have never had anyone go to battle for me like you did yesterday. THANK YOU!! You are appreciated!

You are a very kind man with a lot of passion for your career. You are kind and considerate of your clients, their feelings, stress, and fears through this process and you have a way with your humor, to make everyone in the courtroom feel at ease. You did an excellent job and I am thankful you were my attorney and not someone else.

I wish you good things in your journey as an attorney. Never lose your heart and compassion for your clients and others. You will do great things!

Again, thank you from the bottom of my heart!


A final thank you for everything you did for me. You are awesome and most pleasant to work with!
May God Bless and give you wonderful days ahead.

Dear Takura,

I wonder if you still remember me. I hope everything is doing great for you.

About 3 years ago, I had a visa problem when I visited China because of the legal case that I involved. At that time, you were so kind to help me and send me all the documents that I need. It's been several years but I have always remembered your kindness and your good heart.

I just want to say thank you again and wish you all the best.

I have finished my Ph.D degree and have moved to Ohio last year and am working and living in Cleveland right now. If you have a chance to visit Cleveland, please let me know and I would like to take you to dinner or a Cavalier game or something else.

Best regards.


Thank you for taking the journey with us. I will continue to work with the chief and supervisor regarding these issues, as many more young men and parents were affected by the same profiling issues. I agree that the new chief changed the culture. His presence is needed. A legislator wanted me to update him. I can now contact them and let them know changes will be made. This happened for a reason. I know many can now enjoy the great aftermath of this. We will be sure to invite you when my son graduates. I'll have to invite you to my graduation party as well. My graduation is scheduled for the summer of 2018. Well, I’m catching a flight to California tonight to visit my other son. I Need a vacation. I'm ready for the beach!!

Take care!

Thanks, Takura

We really appreciated your help and the outcome that you achieved for our daughter.

Hello Takura,

I just wanted to say THANK YOU for all that you did for my son. We really appreciate it!

I just wanted to express my thanks one more time. I truly enjoyed getting to know you, and so appreciate all of the support you offered – legal and otherwise. You were wonderful to work with during this difficult time. Thank you for everything!

Dear Mary, Takura, and Team,

I wanted to take a minute and personally thank you for your OUTSTANDING job in defending my friend. What you and your team did for him and his family is beyond words. I have been with them from the beginning and to finally see someone who believed in them and work so hard to prove his innocence was just heartwarming. After I received the call that he was found not guilty I cried for 3 hours straight. As I type this letter to you I am beginning all over again, tears keep falling. I am not sure if you will ever know just how great you are. Once again, thank you. Thank you from the bottom of my heart for saving my dear, dear friend. I am so grateful. You all do amazing work. You are all great people.

Thank you very much. Your work and support for me has been brilliant. Thank Takura for me too. In fact thank Judy, Lizzy, and all your staff. Thank you for the generous sharing of the Dove candies! This opinion is much more detailed and in direct support of all of our arguments. Wish I could have been there to enjoy your A+ performance on my behalf. I am respectfully impressed.

Hello Takura, I can't begin to thank you enough for the excellent job you did in handling our daughter's case! The outcome was so much better than I had dared to hope . . . you truly excel at what you do! . . . Thank you so much for all of your help. I hope we don't have need of your services ever again, but I would certainly highly recommend you and Mary to anyone in a similar circumstance. Take care and best wishes!


Thanks very much for your service! I will let the Attorney who referred me know that you personally & your firm did a great job!

Thanks again! All the best!

I can't remember when I've been so relieved!! Takura was wonderful & we are so grateful to both of you for everything! Thank you, thank you, thank you!!!

I want to thank you a lot for your help. If any of my friends get in trouble, I’ll let them know about you.

Mr. Nyamfukudza, I hope all is well with you. I’m writing to personally express my gratitude for the noble and dedicated service you provided as my Attorney during my legal procedures. You performed brilliantly and exceeded my expectations, going above and beyond the call of duty. Thanks to your counsel, I was well informed before proceeding forward, and regardless of the possible outcome, I felt confident we were always on the same page. I realize the countless hours you spent researching and traveling to and fro to uncover vital evidence which led to the manifestations of the truth. You provided comfort during my tribulation by helping me understand we were fellows of the same struggle and you would endure until the end. In the end you provided the best possible outcome I could hope for. Thank you again, and you are the best dressed attorney I’ve ever had . . . . It was a pleasure working with you!


I just wanted to let you know, that I have all my property back from LPD...If anyone is in need of your services, you'll definately be recommended...thank you for your services!!


I just wanted to thank you for your firm's services. I was happy with your representation.

Takura, I just wanted to thank you for everything you helped me with. It was a very smooth process working with you and I will be sure to refer you to anyone who may require your services in the future. I wish you all the best in your future endeavors, keep up the great work!


Thank you for being on top of everything!! You are amazing.


I just had the opportunity to read the memorandum and I think you did an OUTSTANDING job on it!! WOW!


I am writing to say a Big Thank You for your help and support all the way during the case. We will never forget the way you helped us steer through these difficult times and pass through various stages of the case especially the immigration letter. Personally, it was a pleasure meeting you and I have learned a great deal from your professional communication. Please also forward our thanks to your team members at Chartier & Nyamfukudza.