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Constance Gould Starks

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  1. Probate

    Posted by a client,
    Overall rating
     Excellent
    • I recommend Constance Starks.

    Ms. Starks is an exceptional attorney. Probating an estate in a dysfunctional family can be difficult to say the least, however, Ms. Stark's professionalism made a difficult situation manageable. She is patient and kind, yet very much about staying on task. She refered me to an exceptional paralegal who worked with me to identify and access resources. Ms Starks was available to me and my family by phone and electronic media. She was responsive, resourceful and knowledgeable. She went above and beyond the call of duty to bring my case to a successful conclusion. She was worth every penny, in fact, given the hassles caused by family in-fighting, I believe she was underpaid. I will forever be indebted to her for her help.

  2. Above and Beyond

    Posted by Vernell,
    Overall rating
     Excellent
    • I recommend Constance Starks.

    I was introduced to attorney Starks through a family member that is also an attorney. I do not live in the D.C area but my situation was there. Because of this we had to do a lot of long distance alternatives to face to face meetings. The flexibility she had was very much appreciated. All communications were clear and all documentations were thorough. My case was completed in a very timely manner. I have since referred Ms. Starks to other clients and later will be obtaining her services again for my own personal needs.

  3. RECOMMENDATION FOR SERVICES

    Posted by HARRY,
    Overall rating
     Excellent
    • I recommend Constance Starks.

    IT WAS WUTH GREAT SATISFACTION THAT I ENGAGED ATTOTNEY CONSTANCE G STARKS TO PREPARE SOME ESTATE PLANNING FOR ME.

    AT A PLANNING CONFERENCEM SHE MADE ME AWARE OF SOME OF MY SUGGESTIONS THAT MIGHT HAVE AN ADVERSE EFFECT ON MY ESTATE. SHE THEN OFFERED SOLUTIONS TO MY SUGGESTIONS. IN A DETAILED MANNER FOR SOLUTIONS. HER DRAFT DOCUMENTS WERE TUPPLIED TO ME IN A TIMPLY MANNER.

    ATER MY REVIEW AND APPROVAL OF THE DRAFT, A CONFERENCE WAS ARRANGED SO THAT THE FINAL VERSUON OF THE TRUST DOCUMENT AND ITS SUPPORTING DOCUMENTS COULD BE OFFICIALLY COMPLETED. ALL OF THESE ACTIONS WERE COMPLETED IN A EFFICIENTLY AND WITHIN WRITTEN BUDGET ESTIMATES.

    IT IS NYEXTREME PLEASURE TOOFFER ANY POTENTIAL CLIENT MY HIGHEST RECOMMENDATION FOR MS..'S STARKS PROFESSIONAL SERVICES.

    HARRY T

  4. Settling Estate Dispute with Nursing Home

    Posted by Deborah, a Probate client,
    Overall rating
     Excellent
    Trustworthy
     Excellent
    Responsive
     Excellent
    Knowledgeable
     Excellent
    Kept me informed
     Excellent
    • I recommend Constance Starks.
    • I hired Constance more than 3 years ago.
    • Constance handled my Probate matter.
    • I have previously worked with 3-5 lawyers.

    The nursing facility in which my Mother resided following a stroke hired an attorney who was not ethical, rude, not well trained, and made false statements about my family with regard to my Mother's estate. We were, in court documents, accused of illegal activity. My Mother had four daughters and only one of us received a copy og the letter from the probate court, which was sent by the attorney, that let us know that she was filing to be named administrator. I was personally paying the nusring home, and they never contacted me to discuss this action before they submitted the paperwork to the court. We had just a few days to respond, and I was on a business trip for most of those days. I called Constance G. Starks and she helped us through the process of submitting the necessary paperwork to the court. She stayed on top of everything, advising us through the final submission of the paperwork to closed out the estate. She researched the law and rebutted the ancient and irrelevant references from the nursing home in their allogations. She educated us throughout the process, which helped to keep us calm and everyone's blood pressure down. Attorney Starks knows the estate law well, and she is outstanding when it comes to getting through the bureaucratic maze of rules, regulations, procedures, etc. for the DC probate court system. We never had to worry, we never missed a date for necessary responses. She finally negotiated a settlement amount between us and the nursing home with their new attorney. She was always professional and responsive to our every call. We made it through this valley following our Mom's death only because of her guidance and perseverence.