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Posted by Vadim Bogatyy, a Immigration client, Flag
I live in Russia and my English is not very good. Sorry for it. I was send money for work on my L-1 visa case. After some days I realized that this type of visa will cost me and my company like visa EB-5 and it will take more time and more efforts. In addition Lawyers of Bukh Law Company answer my questions very slow and working on my case was going slow. I decided to get my money back and close my case. They tell me that it takes
60 days. I'm waiting more than 60 days and nothing is happen. When I was calling to Arkady Bukh office they just tell me that they working on it and all was stay the same. They send me Power Bill after 3 month from day when I asked a bill. In bill I had info that work cost more money then I was send! They just answer some my questions by email and skype. Made lists of documents my company need and if was cost more then 4000$. They write me that they did research. I don't see that it helped in my case. It's unbelievable because it doesn't make much time and costs too much for it.
Posted by Marek, a White Collar Crime client, Flag
Arkady took a very difficult instance of credit card fraud that involved interstate transactions. I was actually facing charges from multiple states as well as a federal indictment. Also, since this was my first ever arrest, I was terrified and frustrated. No friends, no news, and no hope for 2 months! Then a person from the jailhouse gave me Arkady's number, and I was given bail a few days after. Not only the majority f charge were dismissed, but I also I did not even get a criminal record that could blacklist my career. Excellent job done.
Posted by William, a Tax Fraud client, Flag
Arkady is a great lawyer. No doubt, he is not a cheap lawyer. But, he is a winning lawyer. I had a tax evasion case with the feds putting all sort of pressure on me. As a result, my whole family was on a verge of existence. Arkady stood up and took an agressive defense. During the process, I received an almost every day "support session" from my case manager Marina who was very responsive and caring. I don't think a lot of criminal law firms have any client-oriented staff like that. Thanks to this integrative approach, I was able to sustain the burden of having a volume of Federal charges. At the end of the day, the charges appeared to be without any merit and dismissed by the judge. Astonishing!!
Posted by Natasha, a Real Estate client, Flag
This guy did a very illegal "bate-and-switch" to me - TWICE ! "Casually" mentioned: "-You'll get not more than $100,000, and it will cost you aorund 6-8 grand in my fees if it doesn't go to trial.".
And kept charging me way past 8 grand even if it did not go to trial. Did it to me twice.
This guy is extremely dishonest and manipulative. I tried to place a review on here before, he went out of his way to remove it, and he succeeded.
So, i'm trying again.
Posted by Natallia, a Federal Crime client, Flag
We live in another country. My husband decided to travel to the USA as a tourist. He has visited this country for the first time. But all of a sudden when he arrived at the airport of New York, he was arrested by the FBI. As I don’t know your country and I don’t have any contacts, acquaintances or friends there, I decided to look for a lawyer for my husband relying on reviews on the internet. The lawyer Arkady Bukh had mostly good reviews, that’s why I decided to entrust the caseof my husband to him. I couldn’t meet the lawyer in person and communicated with him only by phone. He listened to me attentively and decided to get down to this case. It’s been already 11 months as my husband is in the FDС. During these months I’ve spoken with the employees of the Law offices of Bukh & Associates to know how the case of my husband was going. The personnel of the Law offices of Bukh & Associates always answered my calls, they were attentive to me and always helped me with advice. The case of my husband is not finished yet. I’m satisfied with the work of the Law offices of Bukh & Associates so far. At least I hope that the lawyers of the Law offices of Bukh & Associates make every effort to successfully resolve my husband’s case to release him. When the case is over, I’ll write more about futher developments, the results of the Law offices of Bukh & Associates’ activity as well as how the Law offices of Bukh & Associates helped my husband. If any of the potential clients of the Law offices of Bukh & Associates would like to know more about how the Law offices of Bukh & Associates work with clients and what the Law offices of Bukh & Associates is doing for the good of their clients, then I will be glad to answer them personally.
Posted by Jake, a DUI client, Flag
Arkady was my first ever lawyer. Normally, I am a positive law abiding New Yorker. But, everything happens for the first time, although I swear I am not going to allow myself any alcohol while driving. Mr. Bukh did an outstanding job of keeping me out of jail and letting my criminal record yet to start. All charges were dismissed. I want to mention perfect communication between me and the lawyer. Although sometimes Arkady is not available directly, his staff always accurately put in all requests and addressed my questions. The other attorneys of the firm were helpful as well.
Posted by Melissa, a DUI client, Flag
This was my 4rth (fourth) attempt to make friends with lawyers. Seriously, the previous 3 simply robbed me of the hard earned money under some formal excuses. One was refered by my friend, the others I found looking up the newspapers. Clearly, with the trial date approaching I was on the edge of something. A new beginning. A prison life? Luckily enough, I dared to see the online reviews which brought up Bukh Law Firm on the radar. Feeling a little skeptical or maybe prejudiced, I went on an appointment.
Arkady radiates energy. I mean he doesn't start reading the legal materials, but there's one statement: "This is going to be dismissed". A mantra that worked for me. Surely, the matra isn't cheap (costs a lot to stay energized), but is it worth being a young female with a clean criminal record? Yea!
Posted by Sheila, a DUI client, Flag
Can't keep fascinating this lawyer. Well, first of all, he is a very encharming and enthusiastic young individual with a sense of humor. Second, he takes a "holistic" in-depth approach that undermines the cops abilities to build a solid case. I think, the DA drops it as soon as he sees who's on file with the case. Anyway, my DUI that looked so groomy (not the first offense) ended up being dismissed with not a single note filed against my criminal history. Will try to keep it safe from now on. I highly recommend Arkady and his line-up of the talented criminal attorneys.
Posted by Brian, a Computer Fraud client, Flag
Arkady is a facinating federal criminal attorney with a focus on a result. I had a dedicated squad of professionals working on my case. Received timely notifications and phone follow-ups. The case progressed according to Arkady's forecast and the outcome met my expectations. My son was charged with enterprise corruption (which is a severe Federal violation) and a host of minor charges. The case did not go public, although my son was allegedly a part of an internation computer crime unit, and the media loves such stories. The lawyer is not hunting for glory, but is diligently doing his job of delivering superb results. My son got time served and will be deported back home soon. Thanks!
Posted by Stepan, a Immigration client, Flag
I have a very poisitive experience having Bukh Law Firm, P.C. as my Immigration counsels. The lawyers were very efficient and even had a Ukrainian-speaking paralegal who helped me to deal with the paperwork. His attitude was that of a friend and not of a retained professional. My petition for the political asylum was highly scrutinized, but approved after a few suggestions from the firm. I can now live legally in the United States- thanks to these attorneys?
Posted by Abraham, a Criminal Defense client, Flag
I was under criminal proceedings represented by my old-time New York criminal attorney. No breaking of privacy- but this case was rather complex, so I hired Bukh law firm as an off-record legal counsel. With no exaggeration, all advice and recommendations given by the firm lawyers contributed a lot towards the end of this bumpy road. The most impressive thing was accessibility- someone from the firm was available around the clock. They were also flexible with payment terms, although the rate was certainly in the upper range. What a great investment anyway, not a penny wasted. I could rate them 6 stars.
Posted by Teo, a Immigration client, Flag
Arkady is a superb Immigration attorney fighting hard for the client. He managed to keep me in the U.S. with my family! I had a tough situation with a prior conviction behind my shoulders and facing deportation on these legal grounds. I was even taken to USICE customy pending deportation proceedings. There's no chance for a legail aid in immigration cases, so my family had nothing to do, but to take out a loan to pay Bukh Law Firm for the legal services - but what a smart decision it turned out to be. I got bailed out on the first hearing (which alone was a huge success given the circumstances) and resumed my job to support the family and pay for legal expenses. Arkady postponed the hearings while he was re-opening and settling my criminal case. Eventually, i was re-sentenced to a misdemeanor that did not mandate ceasing my green card. So, my both cases (for the price of one) were resolved in my favor. 5 stars to Bukh Law Firm!
Posted by Melvin, a Appeals client, Flag
I was convicted in NYC of drug possession 3rd degree. I had a team of 3 lawyers, but obviously they didn't do their job right, so I hired Bukh Law Firm to file an appeal. I don't know much of what was happening (I was upstate at that time), but apparently a lot has been done. A new trial was scheduled, and this ended up cutting a new deal with the prosecution - time served! Thanks for taking me back to life.
Posted by Vladimir, a Immigration client, Flag
Although that's not Mr. Bukh's main area of practice, I decided to hire him as my Immigration lawyer, mainly because of his stellar reviews. The case didn't look good, as I overstayed my visa and then was caught by police on a misdemeanor. First of all, they spent countless hours with me on the phone before I even signed a retainer! Then, they managed to convince me to take a rather risky course of action and take it to the trial. The aggressive tactic paid off as the criminal case was quickly dropped (wrong arrest). They proceeded to the immigration case (now with a clean name) and filed political asylum petition (I didn't even realize I was eligible). I just got my approval today!!! From the first to the last moment, these lawyers (and certainly Mr. Bukh in particular) showed great skills and fixed the result that was beyond my expectations. Much appreciated!
Posted by Glenn, a Violent Crime client, Flag
He took my police brutality case at a "no hope" point and prosecuted it to an extreme! It's absolutely thrilling to watch my criminal charges go and then slap back. The communication was amazing, I was in the know all the time and at the same time had a feeling everything was under control. I admire this lawyer and his team and thank them for what they've done for me so far.
Posted by Kathy, a Credit Card Fraud client, Flag
I'd like to express my sincere amazement in regards to Arkady Bukh and his entire law firm. My son was caught during one of the Federal national "sting operation" bust. He was only one of 17 co-defendants all around the States and Canada. He was charged with multiple schemes to defraud United States on top of a load of conspiracy charges. This was such an unexpected event for our family, and to put it straight - a shock. I never dreamed to feature in the spot light especially under such circumstances...It was clear that the situation would be also financially devastating for us, as we needed an attorney who handled high-profile white collar cases.
When we contacted Mr. Bukh he instilled a very comforting feeling of relief even before we hired him. He was able to give a very clear picture of what was going on and outlined his strategy. Since his reputation was literally flawless we proceeded with the retainer (he agreed on a payment plan). Believe it or not he visited our son (he was arrested and jailed outside New York) before it was even signed!
It took just over a month to transfer custody to New York, and than release my son on bail. After that I was absolutely sure that was a beginning of the happy-end. True, it appeared my son played only a minor role in the scam.The judge dismissed a few counts and ordered probation for the rest.
I am so happy we chose Bukh Law Firm to represent our son. He reunited our family. Thank you, counsel, for all the good work that you did!
Posted by Steven, a Tax Fraud client, Flag
I had a team of high-profile lawyers and a case which could land me in prison for 8 years. Those attorneys took their fees and simply stopped responding (they even missed a court hearing!) while submitting routine motions and other stuff. I called Arkady to get a second opinion but the conversation made me think I definitely needed his services as a full-time counsel. And this paid off! Although I almost sold my last pair of shoes on eBay to cover the costs I settled the tax prosecution case within 7 months. This is amazing achievement since the amount in question was over 1 million dollars! Thanks for getting me out of trouble.
Posted by Brian, a DUI client, Flag
I am not a big speaker, but this lawyer affected my life in some way, so there's no way I can avoid feedback. Arkady is a talented attorney that knows his job (save people's lives). He has a a team of unique professionals who lived my case from the minute they stepped in to the minute of verdict. We went all the way to the trial and not guilty verdict was handed over to the judge. Before that, they convinced me to decline numerous plea offers by Manhattan district attorney that would jeopardize my future in New York, at least. I would recommend his law firm to anybody in need of competent legal representation, especially in DWI cases.
Posted by Abraham, a Computer Fraud client, Flag
Okay let's face it - I was not a good boy. I played the game, I knew what I was doing and it finally came to an end. The computer crimes are no joke these days, but my ex-partner (who already went through all criminal procedures) gave me the contact of Bukh Law Firm in case of "emergency" and I knew I was kind of covered.
Anyway when I was indicted with Grand Larceny and a host of conspiracy charges I was arrested in Brooklyn, arraigned in Manhattan court and held without bail. So when my family hired Bukh Law Firm and he was introduced to my case I knew I was in good hand. Such a wonderful lawyer! Nice and friendly person who would always help you, would always come even if it was weekend or some kind of holiday (I think you can agree with me that it is very rare among lawyers). Arkady was always in a good mood and punctual. showed Incredible wideness of experience. I was impressed by his knowledge of the law but the best was his improvisation. He can give you a plenty of unusual decisions at once.
I was given bail on the second hearing and I felt so much better and confident about the outcome. The charges were dropped one by one and I plead guilty to a minor charge to close the case with a probation!! (I was facing 20+ years)
So, thanks to Arkady, I'll have a chance to turn into a good boy now..
Posted by Barry, a Investment Fraud client, Flag
Arkady Bukh is a very good lawyer. Besides his high professionalism he is always pleasant and nice with his clients. Iâ€™m his client for more than half a year and during this period I had no questions which he couldnâ€™t answer or deal with. He is always ready to help and solves all difficulties very quickly. He went as far as providing a flexible payment plan according to my needs. Highly recommended.
Posted by Wayne, a Criminal Defense client, Flag
I hired Bukh Law Firm to handle my criminal possession case. As I was made aware by my public defender on the first meeting, I was facing at least 10 years of prison time. After some search for a private attorney I decided to retain Arkady and his team (yes, his ads are everywhere, and for a reason). To be honest, I didn't believe that I would end up getting away with my charge and thought that was a sales pitch to empty my pockets. Next thing I noticed and liked was that Mr. Bukh ALWAYS picked up the phone on me even after hours. He spent hours on the phone comforting me in that unpleasant situation and also giving educated legal advice. After I went out on bail (the bail hearing was won by my assigned attorney Nicholas Wooldridge) I realized the amount and value of the work done by Arkady.
I just came back from my court hearing 3 days ago. All my charges were dismissed, and my case was closed. So, in shorter than 6 months Mr. Bukh and his team kept their promise and had my life back on track again. I would like to recommend this top-class New York criminal attorney to everyone who cares about future, safety and comfort of their families and themselves.
Posted by Barbara, a Federal Crime client, Flag
Basically I don't like dealing with lawyers, but this guy changed my perception. He is dedicated to his client, period. Want to work day and night to secure the best deal. I got mine already. Case dismissed.
Posted by Brandon, a Identity Theft client, Flag
I had a rather frustrating situation with a c-felony indictment on my shoulders. Nothing serious, conspiracy and ID theft, but this could really land me behind bars for a while, with all that is happening with this type of crime these days. Bukh Law Firm was able to get in touch with me through my family and provided invaluable support from the first day. I was able to retain them some time later, and this was the best investment of my life! Charges downgraded to a misdemeanor, and then dropped at all. I don't know what you guys are doing, but you are the best!!
Posted by Ondrej, a White Collar Crime client, Flag
Bukh Law Firm is probably the only office out there in New York who will assume personal responsibility for the outcome of the case. Really, those who were once detainees know how it feels when you sit behind bars for months waiting for your court date to get bailed out and get out of there only to find out that your attorney missed the date and postponed for 3 months later. How about missed phone calls and all these letters in the garbage can? I learnt that hard way when I was in Rikers with my court appointed lawyer on file.
This guy will take it serious whether you are accused of being a shoplifter or Bernie Madoff. In my case, it was a matter of a few weeks to negotiate a feasible deal and get the case resolved within 2 months. Now, with a probation, I can continue with my life living with my family.
Posted by Peter, a Violent Crime client, Flag
My ex wrongfully accused me of a rape and sodomy. Given my previous minor felony I was facing 12,5 to 25 years in prison. As you know, in the State of New York they only need one word to put you off for the rest of your life. After I hired Bukh law firm the bail hearing was arranged and bail granted in no time! This guy was on the phone with me ALL DAY before I went out. I can hardly imagine what I would do otherwise in that sad environment. For a very reasonable consideration, Mr. Bukh file tons of motions and finally after 7 months of fighting the case, all charges were dismissed! Now we are going after my ex. There is no doubt the truth will prevail.
Posted by a DUI client, Flag
I had a felony + dwi charges. His team pushed it down to conditional discharge, with no probation or jail time, which is basically nothing, I could have been in jail or deported. They were always helpful and assisting. Highly recommend him for criminal cases.
Posted by Alex, a Federal Crime client, Flag
Only a few years ago I had really scary indictments in more than a few districts. I changed 3 lawyers before I found the right one - Mr. Bukh - who managed to bail me out on the first hearing. He's been fighting my cases day and night and delivered! I have probation in New York and all other cases were dismissed! My family and myself have never been happier than now, thanks to this man. I would highly recommend the services of Bukh Law Firm.
Posted by Mark, a DUI client, Flag
Arkady is one of the best DUI lawyers I have ever come across, at least in the State of New York. His knowledge of the law is excellent, he is assertive when needed and supportive to his clients. He is one of the few lawyers with good morals and values! He will never give up and above all believes in his clients and will go that extra mile for them. Arkady was also very straight forward. He laid out the potential pitfalls and the possible benefits to my case. He was very realistic in the expectations he set and he met every one of them. I would highly recommend him!
Posted by Brett, a Divorce client, Flag
Just finished my long-lasted contested divorce. The case was led by Law Offices of Bukh. To make it short, I am completely satisfied by the results achieved by the attorneys. Even more impressing is the fact that the actual result is even better that the one promised by Mr. Bukh when I was signing the retainer. He was present on all court hearings and prepared me for every motion that he was anticipating. The staff in his firm is very friendly client-oriented. Would certainly retain this lawyer again in the unfortunate event of the divorce or for any other legal issue.
Posted by James, a Litigation client, Flag
I would say Arkady is a miracle attorney. Our company had dealt with 3 different law firms (mixed experience, mediocre results) until we retained Mr. Bukh. Within a year we finally reached a 7-figure settlement that we've been fighting on for many years. All that time Arkady was very prompt on returning phone calls and keeping us up to date with the situation. He was on top of it. Always straightforward and open-minded even in not-so-good times.
He is now our counsel on all international business done by our company. Highly recommended!
Posted by Jeremy, a White Collar Crime client, Flag
I was about to accept a plea bargaining offer of 15 years behind bars for the multi-million dollar white collar crimes that my previous attorney generously submitted to me when my family found Mr. Bukh.
This energetic attorney changed the situation in a flash, and in a short period of time the case was dismissed. He is also probably the only lawyer in New York that picks up the phone himself at any time of day or night and takes the courtesy to return the calls in the rare event he is not available for conversation.
Overall, I admire his skills and will recommend Arkady to everybody I know.
Posted by M, Flag
If you are looking for criminal defense lawyer in NYC you better talk to Bukh before you hire some one else.
It seems that his law firm could get you out of any kind of trouble.
Posted by Luydmila, a Criminal Defense client, Flag
My family member was arrested facing serious sentencing on a federal charges. His case looked hopeless and grim. When Mr. Bukh took the case not only we were very pleased with the outcome, but also we felt we were taken care of throughout the entire ordeal. The team of highly professional attorneys were always there to asnswer numerous quesitons we had. The main attorney who was leading the case was available on the phone 24 hours 7 days a week which is a very rare thing to find. I felt I could always reach him when I was in distress. I thank the office and Mr Bukh for helping my family. I highly recommend Law offices of Bukh and associates to anybody who is hopelesss, dispapointed and rejected.
Posted by a Federal Crime client, Flag
Posted by a Criminal Defense client, Flag
My son was facing 100's years in jail for millions and millions stolen from the banks,hacking, viruses etc- 40 counts. Less than 2 years later - he is home without trial.
Posted by Pete, a Divorce client, Flag
I was very happy with Mr. Bukh's services. He is very knowledgeable and provided wise and cost-effective advice. When I went through my divorce he was very understanding, knew the law and zealously fought for my rights with regard to my children and property. Couple years later I needed him to help with me with a bankruptcy filing. He was very knowledgeable, efficient and got me through the process without any problems.
Posted by Debra, a Criminal Defense client, Flag
Mr. Bukh helped my husband and I in a very bad situation, and Gail was 100% on the ball, knew her stuff and basically held our hands the entire way. She's an EXCELLENT lawyer and I highly recommend her.
Posted by Ben, a Criminal Defense client, Flag
Arkady is a great lawyer. He is very professional and he got me great results! He got my case to be dismissed!
Posted by Gennady, a Criminal Defense client, Flag
Mr. Bukh has done a lot of work for me over the years. He is so easy to work with and an all around good guy! He's really good and he really wants to help. A great person to call if you need any legal ...