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Bill Burns and his staff did an incredible job of advising and counselling me throughout my divorce process. While the circumstances for such an action could never be optimal, Bill and his team were supportive, responsive, collaborative, flexible and creative throughout the process. I would recommend Bartlett Burns LLC for any Husband or Father in their search for a solid and trustworthy family matters lawyer, especially if parental rights and the children's best interests are of paramount importance.
my brother hired him, and he didn't represent him in court properly. He was disrespectful and his representation inn court was less than desirable. I will never recommend this attorney to anyone. His claims that he is knowledgeable on men and father issues are false.
Bill and his staff were very professional and knowledgeable. He helped me with getting my son back after almost 60 days without seeing him. I found Bill very easy to talk to and he put everything into language that was easy to understand. He and his associates were very friendly and courteous. They all made a very tough time a whole lot easier for me. I felt from day one that I was in good hands, and that everything would be taken care of and I would get my son back.
Bill Burns represented me in my divorce case. He was extremely knowledgeable and easy to work with. While being busy, as any worthwhile lawyer would be, he always managed to get back to me in a timely manner and treated me as if I was his most important client. He stated his objectives clearly and was honest about what my expectations should be. He was able to broker the exact deal I was hoping for even though I never thought it was possible. I couldn't be happier with the result. Despite the divorce being finalized, most importantly, the process taught me and my ex that our child comes first and we're able to move forward raising our child 'together' in separate residences. I strongly recommend consulting Bill Burns. Additionally, him team is awesome and easy to work with.
So far, I'm $10,000 into the firm and have yet to see any results or even any advocation on my behalf. It typically takes 3-5 emails to get an answer to a simple question, and they have no problem billing you to read and respond each time, though you don't get an answer. Basic discovery has taken months, and had to be driven by me. 99% of my case has been through email with a paralegal, and if you actually question how your case is going, they threaten to drop you as a client while sending emails filled with personal insults. Then you find that the promised made during the consultation may not be achievable.
If you hire this firm, be prepared to be frustrated, be prepared to proactively drive your case, and be prepared to pay and pay and pay.
With any lawyer, get a second and third opinion. I trusted Bill Burns and he has failed to earn that trust.
Bill has been a great lawyer for our family. He has helped us with the adoption process and our wills and we know we can count on him on to be there for us. My wife and I are in the process of adopting a child; Bill has been instrumental in getting us through the piles of legal documents helping us to make sense of them and putting us more at ease. The adoption process is financially and emotionally stressful but knowing we have a great lawyer helps to lessen some of that stress. We have always found him professional, respectful and compassionate. I have and will continue to recommend Bill to anyone looking for a great lawyer.
I highly recommend Attorney Burns to anyone looking for an honest and trustworthy lawyer. He is willing to go the extra mile for his clients and fights for what is right. He is the only lawyer I will ever use.
Attorney Burns is a great asset to the legal community. While I was a client, Mr. Burns was extremely attentive to our needs and provided direct, accurate guidance in a very efficient manner. It was clear from the first time we met that his experience, not only as a lawyer but as a loving family man, made him the best candidate to represent our interests. Above that, Bill was able to explain the legal issues and long term implications of the decisions we made in a very straight forward manner - so that even I could understand them. Overall, working with Bill was a positive experience and I will definitely use his firm in the future.
A few years ago, I found myself in an unexpected and difficult legal situation. A situation that I, nor anyone I had known, had ever experienced before. I was completely unsure of what my rights were, where to go, what to do, or how to proceed. William Burns helped me through the process and was extremely professional. He guided me every step of the way and made sure that I understood the choices and legal jargon that were presented to me. He helped me find a swift and satisfying resolution.
I highly recommend Mr. William Burns as an attorney. He was excellent throughout our wills process ... very communicative and explained all our options every step of the way. He made what was a very important issue extremely easy by answering all our questions and concerns. We were so impressed with his service that he is now our personal attorney handling all our family matters including an adoption. We clearly value his experience as we've placed our most important matters in his extremely capable hands.