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David Norman Portney

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  1. Good Job!

    Posted by nathan,
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    • I recommend David Portney.

    A very satisfied client. Utilized his services at a very difficult time in my life. What I valued the most was ability to explain my situation to me and reassured me. It was a relief.

  2. Advice

    Posted by A. J. J. Delehanty,
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    • I recommend David Portney.

    As client, gave me good answers to multiple questions. He is patient and understanding of my situation.

  3. Best value in a lawyer ever

    Posted by a client,
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    • I recommend David Portney.

    David walked me through the intricacies of a chapter 7 filing and did great work on my behalf. He presented my case competently and with great care. His fees were extremely reasonable and the amount of time and attention he paid to my case was extraordinary.

    I would recommend using him in any creditor action for anyone.

  4. Accessible, Informative, Honest, Persevering, Creative, Committed - Great lawyer!

    Posted by Linda,
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    • I recommend David Portney.

    Life knocked me to my knees last year and David Portney extended his hand in the form of knowledge and legal expertise and lifted me back up. My husband of 22 years abandoned our family leaving me and our four children devastated and under a mountain of debt. When I walked into the offices of Grossbart, Portney & Rosenberg, our home was in foreclosure and we were in danger of losing it, our only vehicle, and the only stability to which we were desperately clinging.
    After accessing my situation, I was advised to file Chapter 13. It was not an easy decision or process and I have learned much along the way. I received honest evaluations of my changing financial circumstances along with tough advice when needed. As a result, I was able to hold onto our home and car. I don't know what I would've done without David Portney.

    Most, if not all, my interactions were directly with the attorneys. David always looked me in the eye and gave it to me straight, so to speak, telling me what I needed to hear as opposed to what he thought I wanted to hear. It was refreshing.

    Thank you gentlemen for helping me obtain a much needed legal/financial reprieve.

  5. First and Best Lawyer Experience, Mr. Portney Helped Us Reclaim Our Financial Future!

    Posted by a Chapter 13 client,
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    • I recommend David Portney.
    • I hired David 1-6 months ago.
    • David handled my Bankruptcy / Chapter 13 matter.
    • I have previously worked with no lawyers.

    I was recommended the law offices of Grossbart and Portney from a close friend who had undergone a divorce and was having financial troubles and as a result she had filed bankruptcy. I had also found myself in over my head after my husband lost his job and was unemployed for almost 1 year. Our house was in jeopardy and with the guidance of Grossbart and Portney we were able to navigate what steps we needed to take to repay our debt and regain control of our finances. My questions were answered very thoroughly throughout the Ch. 13 process and my emails were also replied to quickly. In the later stages of our case, Portney provided some very valuable advice on how to move forward by considering our specific situation and what was in our best interest as we had a new addition about to be born. I can not thank him enough, because now I have hope and confidence in our future as we have overcome this bump in the road and what seemed like a very scary thing 4 years ago.

  6. David Portney Review. Excellent!

    Posted by Larry, a Chapter 13 client,
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    • I recommend David Portney.
    • I hired David 6-12 months ago.
    • David handled my Bankruptcy / Chapter 13 matter.
    • I have previously worked with 3-5 lawyers.

    Attorney Portney exemplifies the best of the best! His professionalism in handling our situation could not have been better. From start to finish he kept us informed and candidly presented the facts to us each step of the way. He and his staff are excellent and can be recommended without hesitation.

  7. David Portney is awesome!

    Posted by Donna, a Chapter 7 client,
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    • I recommend David Portney.
    • I hired David 6-12 months ago.
    • David handled my Bankruptcy / Chapter 7 matter.
    • I have previously worked with no lawyers.

    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!

  8. Professional and personable

    Posted by Ken, a Chapter 13 client,
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    • I recommend David Portney.
    • I hired David 1-6 months ago.
    • David handled my Bankruptcy / Chapter 13 matter.
    • I have previously worked with 1-2 lawyers.

    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!

  9. Outstanding Bankruptcy Attorney

    Posted by Ruth, a Chapter 7 client,
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    • I recommend David Portney.
    • I hired David 6-12 months ago.
    • David handled my Bankruptcy / Chapter 7 matter.
    • I have previously worked with 1-2 lawyers.

    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.

  10. David Portney to my rescue

    Posted by Stephanie, a Chapter 13 client,
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    • I recommend David Portney.
    • I hired David 6-12 months ago.
    • David handled my Bankruptcy / Chapter 13 matter.
    • I have previously worked with 1-2 lawyers.

    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