Les Hartman charged me $3,000,00 for a retainer in a case in which the defendant I filed against forBAIT & SWITCH Les Hartman charged me $3,000,00 for a retainer in a case in which the defendant I filed against for stalking and assault charges was a mentaly disabled person with a lengthy criminal history. It was a simple case, and Mr. Hartman said we would go to trial with expert witnesses to put this person in jail once and for all. After taking my credit card Mr. Hartman's plan changed and advsed me my only option was to refer my case from Criminal Court to the Family Court, so I lost the $3000 and had to hire a Family Lawyer with more money. stalking and assault charges against was a mentaly disabled person with a lengthy criminal history. It was a simple case and Mr. Hartman we would go to trial with expert witnesses to put this person in jail once and for all. After taking my credit card Mr. Hartman's plan changed and adsed me my onloption was to refer my case from Criminal Court to the Family