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Mildred B. Sweeney

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  1. Just What the Doctor Ordered

    Posted by Sharon,
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     Excellent
    • I recommend Mildred Sweeney.

    In this extremely emotional and stressful case our attorney, Mildred Sweeney, was hired to help us get specific visitation to see our Grandchildren. She is a straight shooter, she doesn't sugar coat anything. You know that with the court system nothing is guaranteed, but after our appointments with Attorney Sweeney we were confident she understood what we wanted and aggressively worked our case. Although, she has a tough exterior she was sympathetic to our needs and to the concerns we had for our Grandchildren's health and happiness. We now have designated visits and vacation time with our precious Grandchildren.

  2. Guardian Angel with a Law degree

    Posted by Tim,
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     Excellent
    • I recommend Mildred Sweeney.

    If you are serious about protecting or even having to save your grandchildren from their parents/step-parents, you can find no better ally than Mildred Sweeney.
    Over the last four years she devised and led a legal challenge that not only saved our grandchild from a surgically implanted feeding tube but gave us legally guaranteed visitation in Pennsylvania and beyond. At almost every step of the way, she warned us that we probably “didn’t have a snowball’s chance in hell”, but somehow she overcame those odds.
    Mildred does not give false hope nor does she avoid discussing the difficult choices that have to be made. She does investigate all the laws involved and searches for support whenever it is needed. We were serious about the welfare of our grandchild and thanked God that we found Mildred.

  3. Thank You Mildred Sweeney!

    Posted by David,
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     Excellent
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    Kept me informed
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    • I recommend Mildred Sweeney.

    You will not find a more aggressive advocate for the rights of your children than Mildred Sweeney. She is a zealous advocate for her clients and her fees are very good for such an experienced attorney. I would recommend her to anyone who has any type of family law issue. She is the best. I owe her a lot more than this review.

  4. Do not use

    Posted by Kelly,
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    • I do not recommend Mildred Sweeney.

    Was charged way more than I was quoted over the phone for a divorce mediation meeting. Was given a large packet of materials to read and complete at the meeting to waste time and money. This information should have been forwarded to us prior to the meeting so it could be completed beforehand. Instead our initial and only meeting was spent filling out paperwork instead of discussing the actual mediation process. Just found out today that a friend of mine had the exact same experience!!

    1. Mildred B. Sweeney

      Mildred Sweeney

      Lawyer Comment:

      Kelly,
      I am very sorry for your dissatisfaction. The employee who took the initial call no longer works at our firm, so I have no way to verify what you were quoted. I see that you paid $175, which is what our first meeting mediation fee has been for the last 4 years. If you call our office and let us know what amount you were quoted over the phone, we will refund the difference. As far as the mediation employment contract, I have found that in my twenty years of experience that many people become overwhelmed and confused by the contract, if sent in advance. I find that it is most effective to review the paperwork at the initial meeting where I can answer all of your questions. The purpose of an initial mediation meeting is to determine if mediation fits both parties’ desires and needs, and that is the route you both wish to take. If we determine that mediation is the path that is right for everyone, we then sign the employment contract and get the process started.

      Posted 21 days ago. Flag

  5. Simply the best!

    Posted by a Child Custody client,
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    Kept me informed
     Excellent
    • I recommend Mildred Sweeney.
    • I hired Mildred 1-3 years ago.
    • Mildred handled my Child Custody matter.

    We turned to Mildred to help with a very complex custody matter in Allegheny County. She was not the least expensive attorney we contacted but the most passionate about our case. She was able to help us work a miracle and gain custody in what we thought was a hopeless situation. Thank you Mrs. Sweeney.

  6. Look elsewhere

    Posted by a Child Custody client,
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     Fair
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    • I do not recommend Mildred Sweeney.
    • I hired Mildred 1-3 years ago.
    • Mildred handled my Child Custody matter.
    • I have previously worked with 3-5 lawyers.

    Front office staff frequently messed up appointments, sent document out with incorrect information including case numbers. Many times had to wait over a week to get a response to email or call back and when she was running late never got any update or courtesy call. She is knowledgeable however not responsive or proactive in handling a case. Frequently when going in for meetings she was unprepared.

  7. Very Bad Attorney. Very $$$ NO RESULTS

    Posted by a Child Custody client,
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    Kept me informed
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    • I do not recommend Mildred Sweeney.
    • I hired Mildred more than 3 years ago.
    • Mildred handled my Child Custody matter.
    • I have previously worked with no lawyers.

    She is overpriced and needs to catch up on new and current laws. Half the time she doesn't know why we are at court. She has cost us thousands of dollars and all we got in return was bad advice. You if you hire her, most likely you will pay a ton of money, and only talk her intern Dan. Fyi. If you have Judge Bubash for an upcoming case and Mildrid as your attorney. .... RUN

  8. Review of Sweeney Law Offices

    Posted by a Family client,
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     Excellent
    • I recommend Mildred Sweeney.
    • I hired Mildred 1-3 years ago.
    • Mildred handled my Family matter.
    • I have previously worked with 1-2 lawyers.

    Mrs Sweeney has been very knowledgeable in helping with our case. She seems to have had a great deal of experience in family law.

  9. Excellent Attorney for Fathers

    Posted by Adam Clark Donnelly, a Child Custody client,
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    • I recommend Mildred Sweeney.
    • I hired Mildred more than 3 years ago.
    • Mildred handled my Child Custody matter.
    • I have previously worked with no lawyers.

    I hired Attorney Sweeney approximately 3 years ago and have retained her as my attorney throughout these past 3 years. In 2010 I became a father for the first time to a woman I had a brief relationship with, I was not married. I wanted to be an equal parent in my son’s life and his mother took that right from me before he was even born. It was an uphill battle and it still is but Attorney Sweeney has carried me every step of the way through this extensive legal journey. She is a very honest and compassionate attorney that has the childs best interest in mind. Attorney Sweeney has extensive knowledge and experience. She is well educated and informative of the law and has a natural drive to fight for her client’s rights as well as putting the well-being of my son first. Attorney Sweeney knows the importance of a father in a child’s life and knows a father is an equal parent just like a mother. Attorney Sweeney will continue to represent me until I am an equal parent in my son’s life.

  10. Execellent Divorce Attorney

    Posted by Erin, a Divorce client,
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     Excellent
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     Excellent
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    Kept me informed
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    • I recommend Mildred Sweeney.
    • I hired Mildred more than 3 years ago.
    • Mildred handled my Divorce / Separation matter.
    • I have previously worked with 1-2 lawyers.

    I researched and consulted with a handful of local attorneys before I made my decision to hire Mimi Sweeney and her law firm to handle my divorce case. This decision on my part proved to be one of the bright spots in what has been a very dark time in my life. Mimi and her staff make you feel like you really matter to them. Everyone is very kind, yet professional. They keep you up to date as to the status of your case, they are easlily accessible when you have questions or experience issues with the opposing party. In court Mimi has always been extremely preparred and has won every single time that we had to go to court. It seems that she is always 1 step ahead of opposing counsel and this shows in the results the of the courts rulings in my favor to this point. I would suggest taking a moment to visit this law firm's website to see all of the services that they have to offer, as this was one of the things that lead me to identifying them as a potential candidate to handle a matter that is not pleasant for anyone involved. To summarize I must say that having Mimi Sweeney and her firm in your corner in a matter like divorce makes you feel protected and offers hope for the future.

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