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Good at selling himself , good at taking money - asks you to sign blank papers , does not do what is discussed or promised . Likes to make decisions for you at your detriment . Overall a lazy ,sloppy attorney . Recently asked to handle probate/inheritance - then he gave the case to a guy 2 years out of law school while instructing me not to appear at Court , so i would not know . He then had me sign property deed papers , which he apparently tried to transfer to himself . I have the Bar Association looking into it .This attorney is not trustworthy , or honest . I gave the case to him and paid his full asking in January , he finally put it in the Court in May . I lost out just on the time limitations because of this . He was hired to handle both Nassau and Kings Courts , he never went to Kings at all . I had to hire another attorney and go to Kings myself . He did not want to travel to Brooklyn . After i put the matter in Bklyn , he wanted me to give him control . That is the type of attorney he is , I paid him , and he stayed home while I went to Court .Got paid though .Stay clear of this attorney .
I hired barry in 2008 to review and assist me in a post judgement motion to reduce my child support. He took a $4500 retainer from me read my divorce agreements (in front of me) and then did nothing. When I needed him to appear in court, he was a "no-show" sending a friend, (not a colleague) to stand in. The friend was utterly unfamiliar w the case and situation, the result of which was a disaster.
Then a situation arose involving the safety of my children, cps was called on my x-wife, again barry was a no-show at the hearing demanding a new $7500 retainer to appear. He refused to provide me with a bill and explanation of how my retainer evaporated.
Bottom line: he is utterly unreliable and cares not for the outcome of his cases.