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Ian Thomas Valkenet

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  1. Excellent Lawyer

    Posted by Maria,
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    • I recommend Ian Valkenet.
    • I hired Ian 1-6 months ago.

    I talked to Ian on the phone for legal advice. he was informative and helpful the entire time. I would absolutely seek his help again in the future if needed. He is an excellent lawyer, and I strongly recommend him.

  2. Thank you, Ian

    Posted by a Debt Collection client,
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    • I recommend Ian Valkenet.
    • I hired Ian 1-6 months ago.
    • Ian handled my Debt Collection matter.
    • I have previously worked with no lawyers.

    Ian agreed to offer me legal advice when I had an unexpected run-in with a debt collector.
    He walked me through my rights, what to expect from the collection agency, and how to best handle my situation.

    Not only was he remarkably responsive, but his answers to my numerous questions were incredibly detailed and thought out. Ian never made me feel as if I was inconveniencing him, or that my problems were not worth his time.

    He was both incredibly friendly, and knowledgable, and he will be the first person I reach out to for any future legal needs.

  3. Down to earth and knowledgeable.

    Posted by Tim,
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    • I recommend Ian Valkenet.

    I would recommend Ian Valkenet for the shear fact he is motivated, enthusiastic, and well informed. He takes the time to listen and truly understand your unique situation. During our conversations Ian demonstrated more knowledge and confidence then lawyers I used in the past with 20yrs experience.

  4. Ian Valkenet -- Highly recommended.

    Posted by Gary, a Debt Collection client,
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    • I recommend Ian Valkenet.
    • I hired Ian 1-6 months ago.
    • Ian handled my Debt Collection matter.

    I've worked with Ian recently on a judgment that I needed vacated due to lack of credibility. I’ve initially contact Ian Valkenet via phone and spoke with him on the situation. He was very attentive, clear and detailed on how the process works and what I can do to vacate such judgment. It was inviting that his firm segment the process step by step, which had helped me understand the process more easily. Finally when I've met Ian Valkenet in the courtroom, I found him to be extremely knowledgeable, professional, personable and overall a down to earth person to work with. I was very impressed when he spoke in front of the judge and had my judgment quickly vacated and cleared my name. He's very confident and passionate in his work and Ian has my highest recommendation. -- Gary

  5. Personable & trustworthy

    Posted by Marilyn,
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    • I recommend Ian Valkenet.

    We had a great experience with Ian as our attorney. He was knowledgable, always available, and he showed a lot of compassion for our situation. I would definitely recommend him to anyone in need of his services!

  6. Fantastic, Trustworthy, and Very Knowledgeable Lawyer

    Posted by a Landlord & Tenant client,
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    • I recommend Ian Valkenet.
    • I hired Ian 6-12 months ago.
    • Ian handled my Landlord / Tenant matter.

    Recently, Ian helped me navigate the very difficult and very complex Landlord/Tenant laws within the courts of Maryland.
    I was recently faced with a very tough situation where a guest tenant in my apartment did not move out after my lease ended. Maryland laws protected my guest from having to leave my apartment, and I was left to bear the full costs of my guest’s actions.
    With Ian’s brilliant legal knowledge of the Maryland Landlord/Tenant Laws and his familiarity with the Maryland court system, he was able to help me with this very difficult problem. He laid out several step by step plans and allowed me to select the plan that I was comfortable in pursuing to help me resolve the situation I was in.
    Ian is a very knowledgeable, trustworthy, honest, and well organized lawyer who understands how the Maryland court system works. I highly recommend Ian to anyone who is need of legal assistance.

  7. Needed Legal Advice on the Fly

    Posted by a client,
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    • I recommend Ian Valkenet.

    Was looking for legal advice on Avvo, found this attorney who posted many answers. Called his office for legal advice on a tough situation I was facing and he took the time out of his day to answer my question, I highly recommend this lawyer. Not only was his advice right on the spot, but clearly explained to me in lay terms how to seek the relief I was requesting.

  8. Highly Recommended

    Posted by Denae, a Criminal Defense client,
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    • I recommend Ian Valkenet.
    • I hired Ian 6-12 months ago.
    • Ian handled my Criminal Defense matter.

    Ian is an excellent lawyer. He is extremely professional, has good communication skills, and is knowledgeable of his craft. He always made it a priority to make me feel comfortable and to make sure I understood everything going on. I highly recommend Ian to anyone.

  9. Expungement Question

    Posted by Dave H.,
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    • I recommend Ian Valkenet.

    I had a question for Ian about how to get a nolle prosequi ruling expunged from my record. His response was quick, informative, and detailed. He outlined the process thoroughly in a way that was easy to understand. I highly recommend his services.

  10. Very Impressed

    Posted by a Criminal Defense client,
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    • I recommend Ian Valkenet.
    • I hired Ian 6-12 months ago.
    • Ian handled my Criminal Defense matter.

    I was thoroughly impressed with Mr. Valkenet's compassion and professionalism during his recent representation of my elderly mother. He kept my family informed with timely updates and he ultimately delivered the successful results we had hoped for. Should you find yourself in need of an attorney, I would highly recommend Ian Valkenet.