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Posted by Gary, a Constitutional client, Flag
I hired Mr. DelCol for a "criminal" charge in Nassau Family Court. A charge my ex wife brought against me. Although the charge was bogus, I filed two motions pro se to get the OP and charges dismissed and even went the appellate court in Brooklyn. I was denied by all. I hired Mr. DelCol two weeks before the trial. He understood the case immediately and took it on for a reasonable fee. I went to trial yesterday. Mr. DeCol did a great job! The Judge had her mind made up that she would find ne guilty and I was planning on appealing. Bob made such a good case and more importantly, something rare in Long Island lawyers, did not allow the Judge to bully him, and believe me, she tried very hard. Bobs confidence made me feel comfortable. His off the cuff knowledge of the law is unparalleled. I was offered a "plea bargain". Most lawyers would tell me to take it but not Bob, he said lets go to trial and if we loose, we will win in the appeal court. If you are considering hiring Bob and you want to speak to me directly to get more info, I am so thankful for what he did, I will post my cell number.
Posted by Scott, a Child Custody client, Flag
Robert was reccommended to me when I was at the end of my rope with the custody battle for my son. I had been through 3 attorneys prior to Robert who did not have the knowledge required to handle my very complicated case. Del Col immediately knew what actions to take to make progress, even coming in late in the game and gave me hope which I hadn't had for over a year. One of the sharpest legal minds here on Long Island, his knowledge and experience is evident from the first moment you meet him. He is a "ready for battle" absolute shark in court! For the first time my ex wife's attorney knew he was out lawyered! He is a genuine guy with a heart of gold and truly cares about his clients lives and children. I now have sole legal custody of my son all thanks to Robert!
Posted by kristin, a Child Custody client, Flag
Robert was reccommended to me when I was desperate for justice for my son and his safety. After 2 other family/divorce attorneys that were both highly rated in NY by all different publications I got the results that my son deserved from Robert. If you want your hand held (meaning you need a therapist) he isn't your guy if you want someone you can depend on someone who knows your case and has a personal passion for every client and their children, he treats you like family. If you want an attorney who is not afraid to fight for you and your childs best interest and who will go to war with you for your childs safety and for your families best interest he is the person you want to stand next to in a court room. He is highly respected by judges and court officers. Other attorneys nay not like him because he probably beat them. Thanks to Robert I have sole legal and residential custody of my son. After moving from California to NY "without legal permission" it is sometihing I was told I would never have. I thank Robert for all his hard work and feel confident knowing he is my corner always!
Posted by john, a Divorce client, Flag
Mr . Del col took over my divorce case when my previous attorney was simply getting pushed around by my wifes attorney even though she had been in law practice for over 25 years and came highly recommended.Mr. Del col took my case days before we were due to be in court and it was if i had him in my corner all along.
Mr Del col is extremely knowledgable about the several areas of the law but most importantly knows how to apply it. His knowledge and experience really shined through in our court appearances where he was fantastic. He didnt miss any tricks thrown at him and his memmory of my case was phenominal. Onceyou get to know him and his unusaul work ethic it is hard not to appreciate him and all he does.If your looking for someone to go into battle with there is no other lawyer id pick.
Posted by a Criminal Defense client, Flag
Mr. Del Col represented me in a very complicated narcotics case. From the moment he stepped into the Courtroom, he was in control. Seeing him in Court is amazing. He literally takes over. He is very smart and his trial skills are something to behold. It’s obvious that everyone, including the Judges, like and, most of all, respect him. He works around the clock and never stops. It’s not unusual for him to call or text late into the night if he is working on a motion and has a question. The man is a brilliant, dedicated and highly skilled attorney. In my case, other lawyers I spoke to told me to plea from a felony down to a misdemeanor but with Bob, I beat the case flat out. If I was convicted of anything, it would have ruined my life. If you’re in trouble, this is the lawyer you need. He is an unstoppable force. There is one thing you should know about Bob: he won’t tolerate a whiner or, as he puts it, “no crybabies allowed”. If you start whining, he’ll throw you out of his office. Bob is tough as nails and as smart as they come.
Posted by a Family client, Flag
Mr. Del Col handled my case in a very professional manner. Whether it was dealing with issues that required writing or court appearances, Robert was more than capable of getting the job done. The work that he has done required focus and commitment. In working with Robert over the course of my case, I found him to be a dedicated attorney who is passionate about his work. He is an avid legal researcher and an excellent writer. I can also tell you that he is not easily intimidated and takes on each challenge using his extensive experience and knowledge. His understanding and respect for the law and legal process was reassuring and gave me the feeling that matters would be dealt with accordingly and appropriately.
Posted by Anthony, a Divorce client, Flag
I was represented by this Attorney in 2002 when I was Arrested for a serious Weapon charge. I was facing a 3-6 minimum. The cops stop, search & arrest was totally wrong. This was as simple as an Attorney doing his job rite. he knows the law as well as any Attorney I've ever used. Most clients complain that he doesn't return phone calls. If he returned every phone call,, he wouldn't have time to do his job. I would recommend this Attorney to anyone who has a legal matter large or small. He always prevails!!!!!!!!!!!
Posted by Frank, a Criminal Defense client, Flag
There is no lawyer more committed to his clients than Bob. He is one of the VERY few lawyers that is NOT intimidated by prosecutors or large law firms.
He knows his law and works with a passion. When he says he will go to trial, he is NOT bluffing and I can not tell you how important that is. He is known to follow through and go to trial.
He takes control and is liked and respected by any jury he works in front of.
I would recommend Bob to anyone that is facing criminal charges. Most lawyers take a fee go through the process for a few months or years and then recommend a plea, not Bob
Posted by Joe, a Criminal Defense client, Flag
My name is Joe and after many years of being a model citizen i found myself in big trouble and facing 15 years to life in prison.From the moment i met Bob,as i was handcuffed to a table in the basement of the suffolk county courthouse at my arraignment,Bob assured me he was going to do everything in his power to keep me out of prison and close to my wife and children whom i love so dearly.From the look in his eyes i knew this was true and Bob meant business,Bob took the necessary time to always make me feel at ease and that everything was gonna be ok.Many nights lying in bed unable to sleep from worrying about where my near future was headed, I would often receive a late night phone call from Bob just calling to check in and make sure i was ok! Amazingly enough it seemed that he knew that I needed a voice of reassurance and he let me know he was still working on my case well into the midnight hour! i was often told by other attorneys and people around the courts how lucky i am to have Bob representing me.When Bob walks into a courtroom the amount of sureness and confidence in his presence and demeanor makes his clients feel the same,this is big.After a year and a half I am happy to say Robert Delcol is a loving caring well spoken family man who treats all of his clients as if they were his own family,I will always be greatful for Bob as i didnt spend one day in prison and i am enjoying my wife,life and children and living the American dream.Bob you are a miracle worker and a wonderment to this world!Thank You!
Posted by Mark, a Divorce client, Flag
Aside from being a great lawyer, Bob has a unique ability to foretell the future. I trusted him and he outlined what to expect. Wow, was he on the money. Because of Bob’s skill and work ethic, I have custody of my children. I did have an obligation as a client to listen AND follow his advice, even when I didn’t like what he told me to do. He was always right. I am forever in his debt, for what he has given me is priceless and beyond any gift I have or will ever receive. I have my children’s lives in my hands to guide them with love, trust and support. God Bless Bob. He has amazing and incredible abilities and is the smartest man I’ve ever met. He has the ability to write motions, try a case, appeal an unfair or improper decision; he keeps everyone on their toes. He knows the law better than any attorney I have ever met and on trial, he owns the Courtroom. He will also tell a person (client, lawyer or Judge) when they are being unreasonable or if they have an unwinnable position. He’s not a big hand-holder but, like he says, “you’re gonna hate me during the race but you’ll be kissing me at the finish line.” Lastly, as a constitutional and criminal lawyer, he’s amongst the best in the State and everyone knows it.
Posted by a Divorce client, Flag
Came recommended. Made the mistake of letting him handle my divorce. Would have been better off representing myself. Never explained anything to me or answered my questions. Wouldn't respond to any phone calls. Had his secretary say he wasn't in. Did absolutely nothing to get me what I lawfully deserved. In the end, if you need heart surgery you see a cardiologist. If you're getting divorced, you see a divorce attorney not a criminal one who just takes your money and could care less about the outcome. And by the way, I hear he is now in need of his own criminal attorney.
Posted by Rick, a DUI client, Flag
Bob handled my divorce and DUI case. Technically - Sharpest Lawyer I have personally known. Reputation - Every Lawyer, Judge knows and respects Bob - Very well connected. Personally - Straight forward and blunt - You always know where you stand with Bob as well as the case.
Results: He just wins.
Having know Bob for over 10 years......He is almost impossible to get a hold of. But if you can get in touch and he takes your case.....You will know why he he so hard to get in touch with.......He works his ass for you.
He kept me out of jail when 5 others stated I was doing 1-5 years for a DUI(s). When you really need Bob, He's there and shows up like a Bull Dog.
During my divorce, he drove my ex to retain three lawyers to try to beat Bob....didn't work!
I am indebted to Bob in a big way. ...He kept me out of jail and around to raise my kids.
Posted by Frank, a Divorce client, Flag
Mr. Del Col is an exceptional attorney. His knowledge of the legal system is exceptional. I would highly recommend him to all my friends and family. HIs professional approach from the first day put me at ease during a turbulent time in my life.
Posted by Jennifer, a Child Custody client, Flag
I had a custody case which I was informed I would never be able to win. I was seeking custody of my deceaed boyfriends children. There were 4 other petitioners besides myself. He was the best lawyer I could have possibly had. I won custody, which was unprecedented.
Posted by a Divorce client, Flag
My husband & I had split up and due to a mental issue he has, he was never able to retain his own lawyer. We eventually worked out all the details of our separation agreement together and only needed Robert to draw up the paperwork. It took him almost a year to get them together and once we finally got in to his office to sign everything, he was still missing some documents that were needed to be included with the stipulation. From the time I first met with him 2 years have gone by and it still isn't finished. 3 months after finally signing the stip, I found out today that he never filed it with the county! For 2 years any time I would call he never once called me back. I was going through the worst pain of my life and he was too busy with other cases to finish mine. He wasn't too busy to take my money though. And his secretary just doesn't want to hear anything and gets so rude and nasty and has even hung up on me saying "what do you want me to do, it's not my problem!" Whatever you do, if you need an attorney, find another one because this one is terrible!