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Posted by Anthony & Shawna, a Family client, Flag
We got rid of our original attorney and hired Jef to handle a visitation and child support case. He returned our calls and faxes promptly and we were very pleased the first time he appeared with us in court. He is very efficient and knowledgable. Hopefully we won't need him for a while as he has satisfactorily resolved our case, but should the need arise in the future, he will be the first call we make! His support staff was also helpful when needed! Much thanks to Jef and Henninger Law Office.
Posted by Stacy, a Family client, Flag
Jef accepted my post divorce matter and responded quickly when I needed action taken right away to protect my children. He was thorough, honest about the process, and very professional. Without him I would not have had such a successful outcome. I've dealt with other family practice lawyers who took forever to return calls or respond. Jef was right on top of things.
Posted by Leigh, a Child Custody client, Flag
Jef was born to be a lawyer. I have known him personally for 17 years and he was the first and only person I called when I was in need of a lawyer. He is professional, knowledgeable, responsive, intelligent, and charismatic. He possess all the qualities one would want in an attorney. I recommend him frequently when someone is in need of a lawyer and will continue to do so in the future.
Posted by Howard, a Criminal Defense client, Flag
Jef has represented my wife, my son, and I several times and has proven time and again to be absolutely the best. He is honest and open with his clients and has a real energy and drive to succeed for them. We have used him for child custody, domestic abuse, and criminal defense cases. In each instance he proved to be a tireless champion for justice. When I have a friend in need of a lawyer, he is the first I recommend.
Posted by James, a Family client, Flag
Jef is a valuable resource for anyone facing off against DYFS or similar government organization. Being accused of anything is frightening, but even more so when the claim is false and made maliciously. Jef made my family feel like we had power in our corner to level the playing field. In short he accomplished in days what it would have taken us months to do on our own. In the end we were completely cleared and never bothered again. He knows the system and the players very well and works that to your advantage. Jef may not be the cheapest lawyer out there, but he is the best. We would turn to him again in a heartbeat if the need came along.
Posted by Colleen, a DUI client, Flag
I was referred to Mr. Henninger in 2012; he handled my son's DWI and drug cases. He got us good results and was extremely professional. I recommend him to all my coworkers, friends, and family.
Posted by Barbara, a Child Support client, Flag
I have hired Jef Henninger for all my cases ! He has won every case for me and has gotten me what I asked for if not more ! I have and always will recommend him to anyone I know!
Posted by John in Cleveland, a Child Support client, Flag
Jef has been handling my case for a number of years with respect to child support / college funding / emancipation. I live two states away from NJ and he has represented me in a professional manner and has always given me good advice. I would recommend him in an instant to anyone.
Posted by Margaret, a Criminal Defense client, Flag
Jef represented my son in a criminal matter, we were very pleased with the outcome. We are not residents of NJ, we choose him after making several calls to various attorneys in NJ, we (husband, daughter and myself) all felt he was the best choice. He returned every phone call in a timley matter and kept well informed. I would not hesitate to use him again.
Posted by Zuzanna, a Criminal Defense client, Flag
Mr. Henninger represented me on a trial involving domestic violence. False criminal charges were brought against me which could have had unimaginable consequences had I been convicted. Needless to say, my life truly hung in the balance. Mr. Henninger represented me in both municipal court as well as in a Grand Jury hearing. Throughout this most difficult time, Mr. Henninger always kept me informed, immediately returned all my calls and answered all my questions honestly. He was thorough, prepared and knowledgeable at all times. I am pleased to report that the case was dismissed and I was exonerated of all charges. I highly recommend Mr. Henninger.
Posted by Andrew, a State & Local Law client, Flag
I was skeptical of my past dealings with lawyers, however once I met Jef I was put at ease by his professionalism and his knowledge of the law. Jef and his associates took care of my expungement and getting my firearms permit and I was amazed at how painless Jef made the process for me. I would definitely recommend Jef D. Henninger and associates to anyone who has any issues with the law and they could be rest assured that he will absolutely take care of it.
Thank you Jef and Matt!
Posted by Bill B., a Constitutional client, Flag
Jef handled an expungement, and firearms identification card for me. Process was easy. Approval in 23 days. Team is knowledgeable and confident in what they do. Would definitely recommend Jef and his team for this and other law needs.
Posted by a State & Local Law client, Flag
I called Jef to find out what had taken my town two years to approve my firearms owner application. Jef answered my call in person on my first call. He listened my story, gave me his fee, and advised me he thought my chances were favorable. I have never had so much as a parking ticket in my criminal background. Within 2 weeks of hiring Jef's firm , I had my card. Thank you Jef and Matt.
Posted by a Domestic Violence client, Flag
I retained Jef Henninger to defend myself against a TRO. He and his associates were excellent. I highly recommend his firm. He was responsive, helpful, available, and, in the end, successful.
Posted by AF-Bergen Cty NJ, a Divorce client, Flag
Jef is a honest, sharp lawyer. I found him on the internet and saw him in action before I hired him. Because he does criminal law; he was awesome at dealing with my divorce that needed a mind of someone that does litigation. Jef has always been there for me even during off hours when things happen that I needed his advice. He won a very important appeal on my behalf. I am grateful to have him on my team during a very difficult time. You want a lawyer that does not play games and feed into your emotions especially during a divorce. you want a lawyer that breaks it down for you and does not talk over your head and is also out to assist you and not bleed you financially. Jef is that kind of lawyer! I would hire him all over again! Thank you Jef for all that you do!!!!
Posted by Sue, a Divorce client, Flag
I highly recommend jef's firm. I hired them for a divorce. There were many obstacles because of a mentally ill exhusband that pulled every stunt possible. I am happy to say he is now paying the price thanks
to Jef's associate. I was very happy with the outcome.
Posted by RAY, a Family client, Flag
Jef has handled two cases for me and won them both.
Jef is a very confident and persistent attorney and will stop at nothing to get you the results you want.
Jef's staff is also very professional and reliable.
I would highly recommend Jef as an attorney, you will be very happy with his service.
Posted by Lina Carollo-Notte, a Family client, Flag
The last review was a false review given by my Bitter Ex who hides behind other people to harrass and mortify people in nature. Mr. Henninger is an amazing Attorney. Top Notch and Worth ever Dime and more. I am looking forward to working with him in many more occasions for my Divorce and Child Support. I am so Thankful to Mr. Henninger for returning my children to me, their mother. He is very professional, very hardworking and knows the Law Inside Out. He is a Genius, no exaggeration. You WILL get results!Very well liked by the Family Court and Dyfs themselves praises them. He works with people and was very sympathetic as a Person as well. Again I am very impressed and am very proud and honored to have worked with him! I reccommend him to anyone who expects Fast results. Thank you so so much Mr. Henninger. I will forever be greatful to you! Lina Carollo-Notte
Posted by PhD, a Criminal Defense client, Flag
My case, which was focused on an internet website exposing the proven unethical track record of a specific professional, was eventually dismissed from the court without a trial, thanks to Jef's excellent defense. Although Mr. Jef Henninger is not inexpensive, his service justified hiring him and not someone else. Therefore, based on my personal experience, I highly recommend and endorse Mr. Jef Henninger. He is a knowledgeable criminal law attorney who has been helpful with his advice and legal modus operandi.
Posted by Frustrated FID applicant in NJ, a State & Local Law client, Flag
For weeks I was waiting for my FID card. I was stopping by the police station weekly for updates, and just being told "soon, and to keep waiting". Finally an officer told me he believed the dept was backed up "months".... I retained Jef immediately, as I did not want to miss the fall hunting season. Timetable: I retained Jef on a Fri afternoon. He worked over the weekend for me. By Tuesday morning, Jef's staff called me and told me my Permit was now waiting to be picked up!! Could not be happier with the outcome, He got more done in 36hours then I did in months, and kept me in the loop with every step.
Would recommend Jef, and will use his services in the future if needed.
Posted by a Licensing client, Flag
I needed an attorney to deal with a firearms licensing issue. New Jersey has a bad reputation for gun permits and I needed someone to handle a tough police department in the town I lived in.
When I called Mr. Henninger, he answered all my questions and explained the process. After that I started to do all my research and started dealing with the detective who handled the case.
After filling out the paperwork and all the other requirements, Mr. Henninger stayed on top of the matter and it reached a conclusion in less time than I originally thought. Very smooth and professional process.
Posted by a Family client, Flag
He is beyond the real deal in every sense of the word. He truly works tirelessly for his clients. His loyalty is steadfast and staunch. His legal expertise is truly brilliant. His courtroom precision rivals the likes of a highly skilled surgeon.
Unlike so many other attorneys Jef's loyalty is actually "always" with his client and not the other counsel. Never the other counsel.
He respects and honors the law, and seeks nothing less then justice. He is so passionate about his profession.
Thank you so very much for giving me my "life" back.
As I embark on a brand-new chapter of my life, the infinite possibilities are now all attainable, and all thanks to Mr. Henninger. Thank you sir!
Posted by a Family client, Flag
I spoke with several attorney's before choosing Jef. Some had the stance of "The case was very complicated and you might not get what you want. It will be difficult". ...And it was.
However, Jef very confidently said he would work night and day to get the results. I wasn't sure whether or not I could believe him, but I am so glad I went with my gut and did.
Before I continue, bear in mind that he only had two days to prepare because I changed my mind last minute with a previous attorney. Despite the short time frame, Jef was extremely well prepared. He wrote up a very thorough argument letter to the judge (Some attorney's don't bother to do that). In court, he argued assertively and got the results we wanted. This guy does not know how to back down!!
Lastly, I was glad to find that he is not one of those guys out to get your money. He's out there to win and during the process he treated me like family.
Posted by Jonathan, a Appeals client, Flag
I'm a military vet, pursuing my BS in Criminal Justice. Long story short I went down to my local police station to apply for a permit to purchase a handgun. To my surprise, I was denied due to a falsifying statement I made under the direction of counsel . After doing research on attorneys who specialize in gun appeals, I was confident in hiring Jef Henninger. I explained to Jef the situation and he did the rest. On the day of the hearing I felt so secure and overwelmingly satisfied to witness my attorney exercise such a kick-ass representation that if I didn't win the case, I would still be able to sleep at night. I couldn't have asked for more out of this attorney. He did his job. Case closed. However, 30 days later he calls with good news. We won!.. and I thanked him several times. He is honestly a great man. I will most definitely refer family, friends, coworkers, associates, etc., to utilize his services... if they want to win..
Posted by SHAUN, a Family client, Flag
I HAVE BEEN IN AND OUT OF COURT FOR 21 LONG YEARS AND HAVE NEVER HAD ONE JUDGEMENT IN MY FAVOR.NOT UNTIL NOW. I WENT INTO FAMILY COURT LIKE MOST FATHERS DO,KIND OF DOUBTFUL. I WENT INTO COURT WITH JEF AND DID NOT OPEN MY MOUTH ONCE!!! JEF DID EVERYTHING JUST RIGHT!!! I THANK HIM GREATLY FOR ALL HE HAS DONE FOR ME AND MY FAMILY.THIS WAS ALSO AN OUT OF STATE CASE AND I TRAVELED ALL THE WAY BACK TO NEW JERSEY FOR IT LIKE IN THE PAST YEARS. ONLY THIS TIME WITH THE HELP OF JEF I WAS SUCCESFUL!! THANK YOU OVER AND OVER AGAIN.I HOPE NEVER TO ENTER THROUGH THOSE DOORS AGAIN BUT IF I DO I KNOW WHO TO CALL.
Posted by Sam, a Criminal Defense client, Flag
I wanted to thank you again for taking my case in Somerset county NJ. I remember the first thing you told me when I came into your office after my drug arrest was, "You are going to die if you do not get any recovery in your life." This was exactly what I needed to hear. The seriousness of drug addiction and how much it was destroying my life. I was facing 6 years in prison because this was my 3rd felony charge. You told me to start a life of recovery and just maybe the state would understand and place me into the Special Probation (Drug Court) program. After doing everything I could for my recovery, NA meetings, IOP, etc...I was sentenced to Drug Court. I cannot thank you enough for helping me battle my addiction. You will always have a place in my life and recovery and I cannot thank you enough. I would recommend you to anyone that is in need of a professional, curtious, and caring lawyer. At no point did you not look out for my best interests in my case and life.
Thank you again for all your professionalism and support,
~Grateful Recovering Addict Sam.
Posted by Ishmael Raines, a White Collar Crime client, Flag
What others couldn't do able to get done and then some... Heand his staff are beyond the shadow of a doubt the BEST at what they do, and very professional in the manner in which they do it. He represented me aggressively and ethically.
Posted by Zuzanna Bickel, a Domestic Violence client, Flag
Mr. Henninger is well informed, consistently responsive and highly ethical. He has always given me sound and accurate advice. I would recommend him to anyone dealing with an exceptionally complicated and or volatile domestic situation. I was reassured during the entire legal process thus easing my stress and I was handled with the utmost professionalism. He always had my best interest at heart. I am glad he is on my side!
Posted by Clayton, a Car Accident client, Flag
Very few lawyers would put up with a client having a panic attack in the court room, and especially at this price. This guy talks me down from it! Great lawyer, and great individual.
Posted by Susan, a Family client, Flag
Had problems with a bank he made one call and they were jumping.
Called me after he recieved a fax get on the phone himself no middleman. It's great. Seem very honest