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Posted by Nicky, a Child Custody client, Flag
I ran into this so called attorney through friends who knew I needed someone. I am naturally not a trustworthy person so I did some digging after he suggested a flat fee but couldn't tell me a course of action for my custody case. Found out the number he is using is one of this fly-by-night numbers.
And if that wasn't enough, I had a friend of mine do a background search and you wouldn't believe what it brought up in Texas. I brought this to his attention and he said it was irrelevant. I beg to differ. If I am giving you my hard earned cash, I need to know you will work hard.
I think asked more people about this Mr. Haley and was told that every little penny was going towards his basic living expenses and his office is not real either. Very showy and seems to know a lot but dig deeper. Do a search. Find out who you are hiring. My custody case was never handled due to his hem and haw attitude once he realized that I was on to it. He is not an attorney but rather just passed law school.
Posted by a Family client, Flag
Dealing with a complicated Family Law issue I was overjoyed when Mr. Haley informed me that he would take my case and do everything in his power to return to me my desired outcome. Though I knew the case was somewhat complex I trusted that Mr. Haley would hadle my case with Intergrity and ease my mind by keeping me informed. Unfortunately this did not happened. While I understand that lawyers are often busy, Mr. Haley appeared to have disappeared off the face of the earth. He did not return any of my phone calls nor reply to any of my emails. And after reading some of the other reviews it would seem as though this is a common trait of Mr. Haley's.
I came to Mr. Hailey seeking a professional service and assistant in a very touchy legal matter. And the only thing Mr. Haley did was take my money .
My matter is still unresolved and my next step may even be to take legal action against Mr. Haley. Such a disappointment.
Posted by a Employment client, Flag
Attorney handled a case for me and did'nt keep me informed of how my case was progressing. I'm very disappointed in his treatment of my case.
Posted by a Criminal Defense client, Flag
I was charged with a crime I did not commit and was looking at spending the rest of my life in jail. He took my case for almost nothing. I spent 18 months in jail waiting for trial and he came to see me once a month. My trial lasted for more than a week and he was on top of every dirty trick the prosecution tried. Not guilty!
Posted by a Criminal Defense client, Flag
I wanted to give you my thanks. I really appreciate the effort that you gave me today. It was worth every single penny. Much appreciated. I wanted to contact you and thank you myself. Much appreciated. Thank you and have a good day
Posted by a Child Custody client, Flag
I had a baby in Florida and moved to Maryland to be with the father. I was locked out of the house and they took my son from me. I hired an attorney that didn't do anything. He basically disappeared after the master ruled that I would share 50/50 custody with my baby's father in Maryland. I did not have anywhere to live in Maryland so I had to go back to Florida to live with my parents. I hired Kenneth Haley to go to a hearing with me in Maryland and to negotiate my custody in Florida with opposing counsel. We agreed on a flat fee of $1,400 for him to travel to the hearing and then negotiate custody. The hearing was taken off the docket so he said he would negotiate custody for me. He never did this. I kept calling him and he kept giving me the run around. I hadn't seen my son for almost three months so I went back to Maryland to stay with friends. Since I am back in Maryland, I have my 50/50 custody and I don't need a lawyer. I asked for a refund of part of my money since Kenneth Haley didn't do what he was suppose to do. He charged me for reviewing the case, phone calls to opposing counsel, and phone conversations with me. He said I would only get a refund of $140.00. First of all, he never reviewed my case. Whenever I talked to him, he didn't have the slightest idea what was going on and in all four e-mails he sent to me he spelled my name wrong. He also never talked to opposing counsel and I know this for a fact. I did not expect to get a full refund, but he did not do almost $1,200 worth of work.
When I hired him there were no reviews. I hope my review saves the next innocent person from hiring him. He was so helpful and nice until he got his money. He even said to trust him about getting my custody in Florida. I would have a much better life living with my parents and raising my son in Florida, but I can't afford to hire another lawyer to help me. I am only 19 years old. I have no money and no car. I could have paid for a car by now with all of the money I have paid to attorneys. There has to be some honest attorneys out there.
Posted by Michelle, a Child Support client, Flag
I live in the greater Baltimore area. I was hardly ever able to speak with Attorney Haley directly. On numerous occasions he never responded to my calls or emails. After I finished paying him it seemed as though he disappeared. He failed to keep me in the loop as to Court dates and times. He even showed up an hour late to one of the Court hearings because he entered the wrong time in his Daily planner. He failed to follow up with the Accounting firm or the trustee regarding my claim about my spouse receiving Trust Benefits. A month before my case was set for trial things turned even worst. (I would give more details about my personal opinion of this attorney's familiarity with Anne Arundel County's Child Support procedures & his lack or preparation for trial but at this time I not legally able to). I am wondering if there are two attorney Kenneth Haley's based out of Chevy Chase, MD, because I didn't have the same type of experience as the only other reviewer - not did I receive reasonable service for the money...and I had an easy case.
Posted by Antone, a Child Custody client, Flag
I am a military member living in Las Vegas. I hired Mr. Haley for a child custody matter in the Baltimore area. Even with the time and physical distance away, Mr. Haley worked very aggressively in my case. Mr. Haley was very up front and professional with judicial duties. He was almost always available to answer my questions/concerns I had about my case, even with the three hour time difference between us. Even when I could immediately reach Mr. Haley, he always got back in touch with me within a reasonable time. In the end, Mr. Haley won my case for me and I would recommend his services to anybody.