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We did a phone consultation she quoted me her fees and her retainer of $5000. I initially felt good about Mrs. Karenko even though she was not as clear as my current attorney about her strategy in my multi jurisdictional child custody case. In literally 5 days she sent me an email advising her retainer had gone from $5000 to $20,000 needless to say I did not proceed Mrs. Kareno.
This lawyer represented my brother in a custody dispute and he received sole custody of his daughter. He was 100% satisfied! She fights for her clients; she cares about her clients. Any questions we had were always timely responded to. I would absolutely recommend this attorney to anyone!
Ms. Karenko is an outstanding lawyer. I had a very difficult and complex divorce and she was wonderful. She is caring and has an excellent reputation with other lawyers and Judges. I cannot imagine why anyone would suggest she is considered a "hack". She has exactly the opposite reputation in the community. Some people are never happy with their lawyers because they do not cooperate with them or tell the truth.
I was going through a nasty child custody/support case. Juliann was a lifesaver when I was going through this stressful time. She told me what my legal options were and we went over what my priorities were. What I truly appreciated was that she was upfront with me and told me the way it was and fought hard for me. I wouldn't hesitate in hiring her again if need be nor recommending her. You can't go wrong.
This attorney has no interest in solving your divorce until she has spent your life earnings.
She is more interested in using your financial disclosure to determine how much gain she can expect. She intentionally uses hostile tactics to get both parties agitated, so she can prolong the process for her personal gain. Stay away, even her peers call her a hack.