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JoAnn is extremely knowledgeable and was able to help me to navigate the complexities of court in my divorce. She was able to move my case forward quickly and had the other party meet my demands.
I called her. She took time with me on the phone. Helped my family. She takes you on as if you were her own life challenge. I dont know if she will see this review but I do owe her a thank you.
Jo Ann was an excellent choice. She was very understanding, knowledgeable and responsive to my needs. She was the perfect advocate during a difficult time, and took the actions necessary to take charge of the situation. Well done.
Right from the start Joann let me know what was going to happy. She was always a call or e-mail away when I ran into a brick wall. She was very comforting and supporting in a time of need. She stood up for my rights as a single mom when I didn't have the strength. I would recommend her to anyone looking for assistance in family court.
Joann handled my divorce matter and did a wonderful job. I highly recommend her! She is very knowledgeable and responsive to my concerns. Joann made sure that all my objectives were met. I am very pleased with the outcome.
Joann is an excellent attorney. She is experienced and knowledgeable. She was successful in my case. She negotiated a resolution without costly court appearances and litigation, yet was confident to go to trial if necessary. She made herself available whenever I needed her and returned my phone calls immediately. Her fees were reasonable and well earned. I have recommended her to other people and will continue to do so. I was very happy to have her on my side.
Joann was excellent at handling my case of child custody/support. I was not married so I did not have all the extra baggage that comes along with a marriage. I had been down this route once before with a different attorney so I had a general idea of what to expect. She has a great professional manner both in and out of the court room. Her professonal manner helped me to avoid a trial and gave me the outcome that I wanted. She can be tough with the opposing party when warranted. Joann tells you like it is.....and is honest about the reality of your specific situation, unlike the lawyer I had hired years ago who just feed me a bunch of bs. She is very mindful of the family court system and its players... an excellent trait that a client would want a lawyer to have. She made herself available whenever I had a quesiton or needed more information about my case. She got the job done!
Joann was unable to deal with my post contested divorce but she took my case. She charged me legal fees in amount of $34,365 something while ex-husband's attorney charged him $4,292 something in the same case in the same time frame. Joann actively responded my emails and charged one email multiple times. I sought legal fees arbitration. Either she contacted one or two of three arbitrators or she knew one or two of three arbitrators. I did not get legal fees back. I sued her for legal fees and against her malpractice and misconduct. We went through Supreme Court. I fought very hard to go through Appellate Division and she obstructed my appeal very hard. My appeal was dismissed in this month due to a mistake. I came to a conclusion. It was a mistake to retain Joann to represent me.
I retained Joann Coughtry for my divorce. She was recommended to me by another attorney. A co-worker also recommended Joann to me. I was very pleased with Joann as my attorney. She was easy to communicate with and was always available. She is very knowledgeable about the law. I was very comfortable with her whether in her office, on the telephone, or in court. Joann was confident in dealings with the court and confident when dealing with my spous's attorney. I was very satisfied with the outcome of my divorce. I don't think another attorney could have achieved the results Joann got for me. When I first met with Joann I told her what my priorities were and what I expected. She informed me of the law and my rights in a way that I could understand. i was very worried about finances and legal fees. Joann assured me she would work with me and she did. Joann obtained a settlement for me far surpassed what I expected. I am very greatful. I have recommended her to other people and the people I referred her to have told me they are very pleased as well.
I retained Joann Coughtry to do my divorce. She was extremely diligent in her efforts to achieve all of my objectives. She was responsive to all my needs and questions. I found Joann to be significantly more knowledgeable than the other attorneys I consulted with. My divorce was resolved in an expedited manner and the resolution surpassed all my expectations. I highly recommend her as a superior attorney.