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I was so stressed and anxious about having to file a bankruptcy, but David Portney was so affable and knowledgeable, I was put at ease during my initial visit. He explained the entire process to me, and patiently answered any questions I had. And thankfully, he made it clear to me that I was not the only person about to embark on a journey into the 'world of bankruptcy'. The entire process was over in a short amount of time, and I'll always be grateful to Mr Portney for his knowledge and help. I could not have gone through this without him!
Guided us through chapter 13 then a chapter 7. Always available for questions. Really put our minds at ease. Always calm. We never felt we asked dumb questions. Always treated us honestly and professionally. Helped in this difficult situation. Very honest and open. Explained what to expect every step of the way. Would recommend highly!
David Portney represented and guided me through the process of a Chapter 13 bankruptcy which was later converted to Chapter 7. David knows the Maryland bankruptcy laws and court process thoroughly. All I had to do is bring in the requested paperwork and answer his questions as he input my responses and quickly produced the documents used in the bankruptcy process. In addition, David is personable and compassionate helping to ease the anxiety I had at the onset and during the hearings. Two years after my initial Chapter 13 filing, I was diagnosed with leukemia and incurred mounting medical expenses. David immediately and swiftly converted the Chapter 13 to Chapter 7, all the while assuring me that everything is going to work out, and it has.
I was pleased with the outcome of my case. David Portney kept me informed about what was happening in the process and I couldn't ask for me. He listened to my side and based upon the facts
Dav id presented various options for me to achieve my goals. He was good to work with, kept me abreast of my options and guided me through the process. I would not hesitate to use him again (of course, I hope my legal issue would not be repeated) and I would highly recommend his services to my friends and co-workers. He was very responsive and knew his stuff. His support staff were very efficient and responsive also.
I returned to Grossbart, Portney & Rosenberg because of previous legal experience with the firm. I walked into his office feeling rather downtrodden, and fretful that my case was too small for them to take. My initial feelings, however, were quickly dispersed. From the time, you arrive to his office you receive a polite greeting that puts you at ease. Attorney Portney represented me in a personal bankruptcy case, and he demonstrated the upmost respect for my personal situation while he prepared my case. Attorney Portney prepared me for my hearing by arranging for me the opportunity to witness the legal procedure for another person in a similar situation before it was my turn. It helped to lessen my fears, and allowed me to prepare to give concise answer to questions that the court official asked. “It’s about person relationships,” says Attorney Portney, and he is correct. He quickly gained my trust early on, and I witness his rapport with members of the bench. It made my situation less problematic, and eased my tensed feelings. Attorney Portney was clear about the process, and his fee was more than reasonable. I highly recommend Attorney Portney.
I retained the law offices of Grossbart, Portney and Rosenberg, PA. to handle my Chapter 7 Bankruptcy case and the partners in the firm have proven to be the most professional, courteous, helpful, wise and EFFECTIVE counsel I've had the pleasure with which to work.
I found the firm through a Google search and made the decision to schedule an initial, free consultation based on the number of positive reviews and the firm's long legacy for getting things done. It was one of the wisest decisions I can recall making. Mr. Grossbart (for whom I've written a similar review) was exceptionally courteous and exhibited a "bed side" manner far beyond what I had expected. After careful consideration I decided to move forward with the Chapter 7 BK and Mr. Portney and Mr. Grossbart have been there to help me every step of the way.
The Chapter 7 has not yet been discharged, but the hard work is over and had I decided to file myself, or with a less competent legal team, I'm quite certain the case would not be moving forward so smoothly, if it would have moved forward at all.
I simply can not recommend David Portney highly enough, his attention to detail is unparalleled.
Mr. Portney is a excellent attonery and very knowledgeable in his field and I would recommend him to any of my friends in need of his help.
He had only great out comes for us and he was always available when we needed him.
Mr. Portney is, without a doubt, the best attorney I have ever had encountered. I do not know law; I needed an attorney to represent me, and he did far more than that. He is energetically thinking pro-actively on my behalf, using his experience and training to truly look out for my best interests. Some attorneys are so busy, that they do the the right thing and close the file; I see Mr. Portney as as far more than that. He clearly sits and places himself in MY positon and thinks "If I was in this position, what would I want to happen?". My case is long and winding, yet he is consistently positive and steadfast in his patience and efforts. I have had my moments..... he took the time to calm me down and counsel me, almost as much friend as attorney. Personable, professional, and strong legal advocate... I am fully satisfied on every level with Mr. Portney.
David Portney is very knowledgeable, professional, easy to work with and responsive. I was so worried about my issues and concerns. I'm so greatful for his help and highly recommend his services.