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Posted by L, a Child Custody client, Flag
I hired this lawyer for his experitise with DSS and fighting them and for custody. He is very knowledgeable and has been responsive to my inquiries. He is a good listener and he has a legal acumen with strategy. He makes strategy decisions on his own without asking for his clients approval. As hard as it is to take, so far, he has made the right decisions. He is handling a very complicated and extreme custoday case for us and we have been very satifisifed with his legal knowledge and astute ability to perform in court.
Posted by Lindsey, a Child Custody client, Flag
Good lawyers do cost good money!! I paid quite a bit but feel that it was well worth the amount that I paid. He has always followed up with me and even used his personal cell when out of the office.I got better results than what was expected. One thing you must remember. Sometimes it is not the lawyer but it is the client!! If they are not doing their part than they can only be represented as well is able. My ex paid a large amount for his attorney but when you are acting out of what is good for self and not the child the judge can see this. Pat cannot mold his clients into what the judge would want. Bad reviews for this man mean bad clients that are doing things that cannot be represented!!!
Posted by AJ, a Child Custody client, Flag
When you meet Mr McGraw, you are so impressed because he say's exactly what you want to hear and you feel so positive and then he tells you that he requires a $3,000.00 retainer fee and states that whatever he does not use will be returned to you. After he has your money, he seems to disappear he does not respond to your phone calls or emails and becomes angry when you question his tactics. After receiving a legal motion on my front door from an opposing attorney and trying desperately to get DNA results, I left numerous phone messages and emails for Mr McGraw with no response, I felt helpless, I had questions and I needed the representation I was paying for! I had no choice but to fire him and request a refund. He denied my request and is now trying to get more money from me by creating a lot of bogus charges. I hired another attorney and so far, I am pleased with the job she is doing.