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Posted by Roger, a Divorce client, Flag
Robert S. Widner and his team of family law attorneys at the Widner Family Law Group have helped me to achieve a remarkable victory in the Dallas Family Court. As a father facing divorce, I am extremely grateful to Robert Widner, who works hard to do the important things first and to keep legal costs down to an affordable level. He believes in father's rights and has been incredibly successful in helping me to achieve my goals.
Robert provides experienced leadership for a team of younger attorneys. Robert listened to my story and clearly understood my objectives. I worked mostly with Courtney Lynn Coffin on his staff, but Robert joined many of the preparation meetings and provided overall direction. I have witnessed his staff pulling together as a team and communicating well with clients. Robert and his team are fierce warriors in the courtroom and skilled diplomats in the hallway. I highly recommend Robert S. Widner as a family law attorney.
Posted by steve, a Elder Law client, Flag
I heard about Bob from my sister who listens to his radio show on 100.7 the Word FM, Ready For Hope, and we called the radio station to find out how to get a hold of him. I heard the show Bob had with Dr. Warshak, who is one of the top parental alienation experts and I didn’t even know there was a name for what my ex did, he was driving my kids away, being hurtful, and making them scared to be close to me. Bob brought in a counselor who helped and I had been through two other attorneys and spent over $30,000, wasted. Bob has started the healing process, although my ex still hurts, at least I am closer to my kids!
Posted by James, a Divorce client, Flag
I am very happy with Bob and his team of lawyers and staff. They care about people and are not just about billing clients. When you are fighting in court, sometimes it isn’t worth the money and the last attorney I had, I ended up paying for a new car. Bob charged me a flat fee each month and worked to get the divorce over—and didn’t try to make things worse.
Posted by a client, Flag
This dude made up things. he lied and manipulated the facts of my case. he even tried to get my ex and I back together. he has poorly handled this case.
Posted by a Divorce client, Flag
Used this lawyer and at first meeting got the impression they would file my response to divorce papers but yet 2 weeks later still nothing had been filed, then they recommended things that I did not agree but was told it would be in my best interest. They will drag things out to make you pay more money even though they are a monthly fee. It would be best to make sure you follow up with this attorney as they do not follow up with you.
Posted by Scott, a Divorce client, Flag
His no retainer and flat fee billing arrangement saved me thousands of dollars in fees. He is one of the best divorce and family lawyer. He cares about this clients. He also has a radio show where he helps try to keep couples together called "Divorce Rescue." He made a different for me in my life--I was in alot of pain and I could trust him.
Posted by a Divorce client, Flag
Okay so I know this attorney does offer some great prices, but it's just not worth it if you have a divorce to go through with children or any other assets. You need an attorney that is going to help you understand what the paperwork says and what it means. You need to understand about your mortgage and what happens when one of you keeps it or one of you doesn't. You need to understand that even if you have your ex spouse take responsibility for the loan then still means your name is on the loan unless they do an assumed loan (which lenders rarely do) or make them add wording in so the other person must refinance! Otherwise it's pretty hard to buy a house because you will still have another mortgage on your credit report. Obviously if your main goal for choosing this attorney is for the cost, the money you save up front will cost you in the end if you don't get your paperwork straight the first time. And who really wants to go back to court for a situation that could have been avoided had you picked better representation the beginning.
Posted by JUANITA, a Divorce client, Flag
I AM VERY PLEASED WITH THE WIDNER LAW FIRM, I hired them to handle my divorce and custody suit(and they are currently still working for me!!). They are very knowledgable about divorce and custody laws. My questions and concerns are always addressed timely and friendly. I would highly recommend this law firm.
Posted by Douglas, a Divorce client, Flag
Divorce, it stinks and the walk through it is even worse, especially if you have a spouse whose only goal in life is to destroy you, your kids and your career. That is what mine has tried to do. I went through two other lawyers and about 13,000.00 before I found one that would listen and not take my paycheck. Robert and his team listened to what I wanted and I felt they understood me. They even went as far as to offer assistance to my ex who for a better word is just mean. My experience with Attorneys is long; my divorce was dragged out for over two years because I felt guilty for my children. The team at Widner helped me see that not always do you have to be ugly to get what you want in a divorce. I had a previous Attorney that I fired tell me that “nice guys never win”. In my book she was wrong and Robert and his team helped me prove that.
Here is some quick info about my case: I’m in the military and have been for over 25 years and I was married for over 19 year, so not only did the Team have to understand and know the civilian laws they also had to do their research and understand military law and regulations as well
Though often we tend to forget that Attorneys work for us, they only give us directions and the tools to make the hard decision we must in the Jerry Springer World we live in a Divorce. IN the END it is our decision, no one else.
Posted by a Divorce client, Flag
I am blessed to have found the law firm of Robert S. Widner
First and foremost I must say how thankful and blessed I am to have the law firm of Robert S. Widner represent me in my highly contested divorce.
The law firm of Robert S. Widner was the fourth and thankfully the final law firm to represent me in my divorce.
My first lawyer was an x-judge and a female, in my mind this was a winner. I was soooooo wrong. After the initial retainer of $5000 she drew up TRO (Temporary Orders). My x-wife got to stay in the house and I paid the mortgage and all utilities, she was awarded my truck and I was ordered to make the monthly payment, she was awarded child support, I was ordered to pay her attorney fees. I began to wonder whose side my x-judge, female attorney was on. And to add insult to injury my x-judge, female attorney informed me that I needed to give her another $1500 because my retainer was running low. The straw that broke the camel’s back was when my x-wife’s attorney informed me that I was billed by my x-judge, female attorney for a filing that he did and not her. My x-judge, female attorney said that her paralegal accidentally charged me $500 for the time and filing. I said GOODBYE to my x-judge, female attorney.
My second attorney was a good guy, but he had a heavy accent. He represented me twice in court with some success. It is not good when the judge constantly tells your attorney to repeat something because he didn’t understand what my attorney was trying to say because of his accent. I said GOODBYE to second attorney.
I had two brief phone calls with my third attorney before going to his office to pay my retainer. When I met my third attorney face to face at his office, it was cluttered with boxes and stacks of paperwork everywhere. My third attorney had to move stacks of paper off of a chair for me to sit down. My third attorney informed me that he was very busy working a high profile case. I knew then that my divorce would not get the attention it deserved. I said GOODBYE to third attorney.
I did a Google search for divorce lawyers in Dallas and came across the law firm of Robert S. Widner’s website. The pay structure of a flat fee per month was ideal and for it to be a Faith-Based Positive Approach law firm answered my prayers. Robert said on his website “You can focus on your purpose, or you can focus on your problems. You have a choice, to be driven by guilt, anger or bitterness, or you can be driven by purpose.”
I met Robert at his law firm and we talked about my divorce and next steps. Robert’s concern about my physical and mental well being told me that I was in the right place. Robert’s compassion for my children and their long term happiness helped me realize the importance of a GOOD lawyer. Jeff Johnson became my lead attorney. Jeff’s attention to detail and client centric approach reinforced the core values of the law firm of Robert S. Widner. I did get the house and I no longer pay her bills. I am a very satisfied client and I am blessed to have found the law firm of Robert S. Widner. Thank you Robert and Jeff for your time, attention and commitment to me as a client.