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Posted by Adam, a Chapter 7 client, Flag
Mr. Harness is the type of person who hears what you have to say and helps you make the best decision possible. He made me feel very comfortable and seemed like a person I could trust. He is not out for his own gain but rather made it clear he was looking out for my interests.
I would definitely recommend him!
Posted by Geoff, Flag
Ed helped my ex-wife and I file for bankruptcy at the same time we filed for divorce. (Lesson learned - do one or the other, never both. Federal and County courts won't act until the other has ruled) The process was ridiculously painful, but he was patient and helpful the entire way through.
Posted by Lori, a Chapter 7 client, Flag
I had a unique case due to the fact that I work as a contract I.T. person. I had been out of work over a year and we were almost destitute when I got the call for my current position, has been a year and a half now. This all happened before officially filing the bankruptcy as we were scraping and paying for Mr. Harness' services. So of course the clerk/judge probably thought I was crazy to try and file any kind of bankruptcy. Ed worked with my employer diligently to let the court know that once this contract is up I will have no income at all coming in and would be right back to needing to file bankruptcy on our credit debt. He was very professional, very personable and I feel very blessed that he was referred to me by a mutual friend to help me win the case and start over debt free. I would recommend him to anyone, anytime. Great man!
Posted by Paul, a Chapter 13 client, Flag
Attorney Harness took away my fears about filing BK he calmly worked out my case and made the whole process very smooth. I would recomend him to anyone that is struggling with there debts, to stop the madness of debt collectors harrassing you !
Posted by Jodi, a Chapter 7 client, Flag
I highly recommend Attny Harness. IN 2012 we had to make a very hard decision as to if we should file Bankruptcy and if we should let our dream house go due to being so underwater in your mortgage and loss of income. Attny Harness gave us all of our options however, what we needed is some GOOD straight forward advice...we were so emotionally wrapped up in our home and the possibility of loosing it , we really needed someone to help us take the emotional part out of the decision making in order for us to make the best decision for us.... and that is what he helped us with. Bankruptcy was our last choice, and we struggled for years to keep a float...enduring so much stress on me and my family. And once it was all over..our lives were able to begin again. Everything happens for a reason...we moved and have never been happier. And we are happy with the decisions we had to make thanks to the help of Attny Harness. Thank you so much and thank you to his wonderful staff!!!
Posted by Maureen, a Foreclosure client, Flag
He restored my faith that there are good and caring lawyers out there. Not even his client, he spent quite a bit of time on the phone with me. Attorney Harness was professional, compasionate and very factual. Even after informing me my needs were not in his geographical area of practice, he took the time to walk me through where to go, and how to secure the help I need. He went into the detailed options I would have and shared timing and experiences with me. Wonderful information! He brought peace to my day! I know if I were in Milwaukee he would be the lawyer I would chose!
Posted by Pete and Kathleen, a Chapter 7 client, Flag
We are very satisfied with the assistance provided by Ed and his dedicated staff, Alma, Mary and Elvis. They're fully aware of the impact bankruptcy causes to a clients esteem and their dedication extends to this aspect as well. We have just filed our Chapter 7 and anticipate no problems. If there are we have every confidence that Ed and his staff will handle it. Bless them all.
Posted by Vicki, a Chapter 13 client, Flag
As calm, knowledgeable and confident as Ed is, his staff of Mary and Alma are equally top notch. Would I recommend him and his firm? I have! Several times. I am lawyer-phobic, so I especially appreciated the demeanor and Ed and Mary and Alma. I felt reassured and trusting. A potentially traumatic experience was actually a very efficient, professional and pleasant experience. Ed, Mary and Alma have stayed true to the promise of availability at no additional charge through the duration of the bankruptcy. I had a difficult patch involving a car that was totaled and the loan company continued to take payment and I was both without a car and without money to get another. The Harness team stayed on this diligently - expending countless hours on phone calls and correspondence until it was resolved and it resolved VERY MUCH to my advantage thanks to Ed Harness!
Posted by Dismissed and Pissed, a Chapter 13 client, Flag
Initially I was told my case would be no problem, he worked things out and I would be fine. He was wrong, I wanted a chap 7 but could not immediately file. Got a chap 13 was to covert to a 7, yet he was wrong with the dates and his advice. As a result I was forced back into a 13 which was supposed to only include 2 items his fee and a car payment but the 13 came in and out. He was rarely responsive when I inquired about the chap 7 keeping me in the 13 longer. Though all he had to do was allow the 13 to be dismissed and refile my chap 7 he chose not too. When I finally had enough and demanded he file the chap 7 he allowed my 13 to be dismissed only to demand another $1500. When I contested the fee he told me to file a complaint and get another lawyer. He got $3000 I got fleeced!