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Posted by Sam, a Divorce client, Flag
Peter is an amazing attorney. After a thorough research and speaking with other attorneys I have chosen Peter based on reviews from other clients and the reviews are absolutely correct. He is very knowledgeable and understanding of client needs.
He has helped me with my divorce and I would definetely recommend him to other clients.
With Peter you are in capable hands and you never feel alone.
Posted by a Divorce client, Flag
When you are first trying to understand all the legal terms and your legal rights during a divorce, Mr.Cedeno was able to help me feel at ease of what I could expect and what I may be entitled to. His knowledge and professionalism was exactly what I needed when dealing with an ex husband who was a bully. I would recommend Mr.Cedeno and his firm to anyone seeking legal counsel for divorce.
Posted by Elizabeth, a Child Custody client, Flag
I retained Mr. Cedeno for my child custody & support cases, and I am more than thrilled with my choice in lawyers. He extremely knowledgeable in the Family Court system, and was thoroughly in representing me in court. He was always accessible and willing to listen to my concerns. I am highly satisfied with the outcome of all my cases.
Posted by Edwin, a Divorce client, Flag
Simply an outstanding Counsel! Knowledgeable, very determine, trustworthy, dedicated to his profession and always willing to schedule an appointment with you to address any questions or concerns you may have. My girlfriend (who is currently my wife) and I went to see him because we wanted to get marry but were unable to because her x-husband made it difficult for her to end the marriage legally . He acted like a gangster and constantly made threats making it impossible for her to begin a new life. As a consequence this created a lot of tension and emotional stress in our relationship and to be perfectly honest with you I was beginning to see a very vague future for us. Her divorce dragged in court but thank God that my wife had someone like Peter representing her for after a very lengthy and ugly battle in court she was able to obtain a divorce. Peter is simply outstanding and we thank him for all the work that he put into my wife's case.
Posted by EDUARDO, a Civil Rights client, Flag
Attorney Peter Cedeno is an excellent and professional lawyer.He is a very knowledgeable and straightforward person.If you are looking for a great lawyer that knows what he is doing and does the job, I would highly recommend Peter Cedeno.
Posted by a Divorce client, Flag
I met and subsequently retained Mr. Cedeno via a strong recommendation from a top NYC lawyer. "For your marraige/divorce situation, Mr. Cedeno is the lawyer that you want." I am greatful for that advice. Mr. Cedeno knows divorce law and the intricasies of the system well. He is professional in and out of the courtroom. He communicated diplomatically with all involved, including an erratic opposing counsel. He respected my wishes and advised me very well during a drawn out and emotionally draining case. Because of his expertise I was able to finally settle a painful divorce fairly, economically and with dignity.
Posted by Ernesto, a Divorce client, Flag
Peter Cedeno is an extraordinary matrimonial attorney!! He is very knowledgeable in his field and a very well spoken man. If it werenâ€™t for his expertise and his knowledge of the court system my divorce would have been a total nightmare. I highly recommend him to any one that is in need of a divorce attorney. I was going through a very bitter divorce process and he fought for my rights against all odds. Always took the time to address my concerns and made himself accessible to me. I must say that I am very pleased with the outcome of my divorce process and more importantly in matters where my children are concern. Peterâ€™s work ethics have my sincere respect and admiration.
Posted by Jessica, a Domestic Violence client, Flag
Peter and Benjamin are very professional, trustworthy, and knowledgeable. The services they provided to my auntâ€™s divorce case and my brotherâ€™s domestic/violence case demonstrated their dedication and seriousness for their work and love for the field that they are in. My brother and my family are grateful for the services they have provided at different moments in time in our lives; we could not have been in better hands. The most recent unfortunate event that touched my family was when my brother found himself involved in a very ugly domestic abuse case that shaped not only his life but also marked our family, as a whole, in one way or another. My brother had very serious charges against him. Thanks to the wonderful work of these two attorneys, my brother, was able to get the charges removed, did the anger management classes, redeem himself and move forward with his life. My brother wouldnâ€™t have been able to face the law on his own or living the positive constructive life that he is living right now. Mr. Cedeno gave my brother the legal guidance he needed. Peter Cedeno and Benjamin Perez stood back when it was time for my brother to be strong enough and face the law on his own; both attorneys carry the case through from beginning to the end. They never collected an extra cent other than on services that they furnished and delivered in an ethical manner! My brother, my family and I highly recommend Peter Cedeno & Benjamin Perez. These two men have dedicated years of their lives to this field and the record they have managed to establish in their profession speaks for itself. Again, my family and I could not have had a better pair of attorneys than these two men and we highly recommend them.
Posted by Jerry, a Divorce client, Flag
I was a little hesitant in retaining him or any other attorney because in my own ego centric belief I actually thought that no other person would better represent me than myself. Naiveness or ego centric attitude on my part for thinking I could buy a book and self teach myself; after all there are such books as divorce for dummies and many other books that teach you to do it yourself just like an expert. Anyway, to make a story short I GIVE THANKS TO GOD THAT I RETAINED THIS ATTORNEY! He is a very knowledgeable man, very respected by his colleagues and well known in the court rooms. The services that he provided me with during my time of need have left a profound impression in my life. I strongly recommend Peter Cedeno as well as his partner Benjamin Perez. I couldn't have been in better hands and the results of this is clearly seen in my present life because if it weren't for his counseling, honesty and knowledge in the law I wouldn't be in my present situation right now. I have a lot to thank god this Thanksgiving for putting me in the hands of this attorney. Both him and Perez have my outmost support & respect!
Posted by Venus Vlasine, a Divorce client, Flag
My experience with Mr. Cedno was a very pleasant one. I didnt retain his services because I haven't resided in New York long enough to file for a divorce and my husband unfortunately resides in Florida, never the less, the services rendered during our meeting left me very impress with his kindness and compassion. More importantly,I was impress with the knowledge that he possesses in his field; a very well rounded man. Sometimes we base our review's on our own personal negative circumstances whether is because of a fallen out relationship, child custody issues or another legal issue that didnt turn out to what our expetactions were. We therefore point the finger at the attorney and forget that there are laws that whether we like it or not we often have to abide by them. Yes, I know they don't always turn out in our favor. We forget that they are not just lawyers, they are human beings and just like us they experience good and bad days in their every day life; it is easier to put the finger at someone else rather than accepting responsibility for our own actions or our own misfortunes. Peter Cedeno is an outstanding attorney, a man dedicated to his field. I am happy to have received his services and hope that when the time comes I have someone like him to represent me.
Posted by Xavier, a Divorce client, Flag
I would definitely recommend peter as a divorce lawyer to anyone who asks. I was going through a very ugly separation and felt I needed to get advice on how to proceed with a divorce. Peterâ€™s advice and counseling provided me with the expert information I needed. My biggest concerns were a property I inherited before I was married and access to my two kids. Peter not only secured these for me but also negotiated a few other things that I was not considering. All in all this firm provided me with expert help at a time that was very traumatic for me and would highly recommend them.
Posted by Renee, a Divorce client, Flag
I went through a difficult divorce this year and Peter handled it very well from start to finish. My ex was not nice!It was a lengthy process (10 months), we went to court several times and we won. I would recommend this lawyer to anyone who is considering divorce.
Posted by Rafael, a Domestic Violence client, Flag
I contacted Perez & Cedeno earlier this year for a minor issue and felt as though they were working on collecting my fees as opposed to actually working my case.
Once my fees were paid it didn't only seem as if they they were 'too busy' to handle my case, but they lost all interest before the case was closed. I was to appear in front of the judge a total of 3 times, 2 of which i was supposed to have representation and yet they (Peter Cedeno and Benjamin Perez) only appeared once.
At first i thought I was in good hands considering Peter showed up bright and early the very first day they were contacted, i would even say he arrived near 8:30 AM. But subsequent meeting didnt go so well. I stressed on my next court date that I had to take an exam at 11:30AM and they ASSURED me that i would be in and out in less than an hour. Problem here is that Perez didnt appear in court till about 9:45 AM when they told me to arrive at 8:30 AM, what makes the situation more frustrating is that all other attorneys were there for their clients before i even arrived...already showing me that i made the wrong decision in choosing them. Needless to say i never made it out of my exam since Iwas stuck in court till 1:00pm.
I figured they couldnt make things worse but I was so wrong and unfortunately suprised. Second appearance at court I thought they were supposed to show up and reason I had this belief is there was another person there going through the same issue as myself and he had representaion there and yes it was his second of three appearances as well...I was later told that he stated that he didnt need to be there.
Whether or not that was the case I had other things on my mind so I let it go.
Here is the best part of all. On my 3rd appearance i waited and waited for either lawyer to show up but to no avail. I had to stand in front of the judge on my own and answer a question you would think you would only have to answer in a nightmare 'where is your lawyer today Mr. Pena?'
I had to have picked one of the worse 'firms' to represent me. Why couldn't Perez find the court room that they have visited so frequently on time? Why did neither one appear in the very same court room on that last day?
When i contacted the office on 350 Broadway, the assistant stated that neither had a court date scheduled on that day i was to appear...so they forgot or flat out didn't care. I don't know what Perez excuse was since they never returned my phone call. You would love to assume that they were professional enough to contact me and offer apologies for their screw up but 3 months later i have yet to receive one.
I gave the opportunity for them to rectify the situation but I have waited long enough and everyone should know this 'firm' as a fraud and should seek representation elsewhere.
Lawyers for the most part are labeled as sharks and worse but that's usually because they go to great lengths to defend their clients. This was not the case, I have never met a pair more unethical and unprofessional as these two.
Posted by Jessica, a Divorce client, Flag
Mr. Cedeno was definately a competent lawyer that fought for my rights during a dificult time. He was knowledgable and was always accessible when ever I had any questions or concerns.
Posted by Susan, a Divorce client, Flag
Mr. Cedeno really helped me get out of a jam. He was attentive and fought vigorously for my rights. Exactly what i needed at a vulnerable time.