Charles R. Desotelle’s Reviews

Charles R. Desotelle

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  1. Beware: large retainer no delivery

    Posted by a Divorce client,
    Overall rating
     Poor
    Trustworthy
     Poor
    Responsive
     Poor
    Knowledgeable
     Poor
    Kept me informed
     Poor
    • I do not recommend Charles Desotelle.
    • I hired Charles 6-12 months ago.
    • Charles handled my Divorce / Separation matter.
    • I have previously worked with 1-2 lawyers.

    After a $5000 retainer, I got very poor responses , very poor representation, and then zero back on my retainer after after just a few months with no filings on my behalf.
    This guy sells hard in the beginning and does not deliver. Being a single mother fighting for the safety and welfare of your kids is hard, hiring a lawyer who does not represent you is harder.

  2. Helpful and Knowledgeable Attorney

    Posted by Jackie, a Criminal Defense client,
    Overall rating
     Excellent
    Trustworthy
     Excellent
    Responsive
     Excellent
    Knowledgeable
     Excellent
    Kept me informed
     Excellent
    • I recommend Charles Desotelle.
    • I hired Charles 1-3 years ago.
    • Charles handled my Criminal Defense matter.
    • I have previously worked with 1-2 lawyers.

    I have utilized the services of Attorney Desotelle for several years. He has always been professional, very knowledgeable, and has the ability to put you at ease by explaining matters in layman's terms. I have referred several people to Mr. Desotelle, all have been pleased and have had favorable results. I would highly recommend Mr. Desotelle.

  3. Excellent, knowledgeable, and very helpful attorney with favorable outcome.

    Posted by a Child Custody client,
    Overall rating
     Excellent
    Trustworthy
     Excellent
    Responsive
     Excellent
    Knowledgeable
     Excellent
    Kept me informed
     Excellent
    • I recommend Charles Desotelle.
    • I hired Charles more than 3 years ago.
    • Charles handled my Child Custody matter.
    • I have previously worked with 1-2 lawyers.

    Attorney Desotelle has helped me with a couple different cases always ending in fair and favorable outcomes. I recommend him to everyone I know that needs legal help. His secretary was also very helpful and always able to answer my questions.

  4. Seek a different attorney

    Posted by a Child Custody client,
    Overall rating
     Poor
    Trustworthy
     Poor
    Responsive
     Poor
    Knowledgeable
     Average
    Kept me informed
     Poor
    • I do not recommend Charles Desotelle.
    • I hired Charles more than 3 years ago.
    • Charles handled my Child Custody matter.
    • I have previously worked with 1-2 lawyers.

    Mr. Desotelle was impossible to get a hold of. I had questions and he did not respond...not to email, office calls, cell phone messages. He left me frustrated and angry. There's gotta be someone out there better than this!

  5. Not Good

    Posted by a Child Custody client,
    Overall rating
     Poor
    Trustworthy
     Poor
    Responsive
     Poor
    Knowledgeable
     Poor
    Kept me informed
     Poor
    • I do not recommend Charles Desotelle.
    • I hired Charles more than 3 years ago.
    • Charles handled my Child Custody matter.
    • I have previously worked with 3-5 lawyers.

    I would not recommend this attorney. He was impossible to communicate with by phone, only text, then only rarely did he respond. Did not submit paperwork to the courts properly, had to hire new attorney. Was charged for services I feel I did not receive.

  6. Client Review

    Posted by a Child Custody client,
    Overall rating
     Excellent
    Trustworthy
     Excellent
    Responsive
     Excellent
    Knowledgeable
     Excellent
    Kept me informed
     Good
    • I recommend Charles Desotelle.
    • I hired Charles more than 3 years ago.
    • Charles handled my Child Custody matter.
    • I have previously worked with 3-5 lawyers.

    Chuck is helping me with two issues. He is extremely knowledgeable and has an ability to explain things in laymen’s terms. The only negative thing I can say is he is very busy and sometimes it's hard to get a hold of him personally. However his secretary is great and very helpful. The reality of it is he is busy because he is very good at what he does.