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I highly recommend NOT hiring Doyle Balaparya for a divorce. My divorce originally went in uncontested and my ex signed the Waiver of Service. I hand delivered the document to her office and was promised a copy. Things were escalating with my ex and I told Ms. Balaparya that I didn’t feel safe. She emailed my ex on two separate occasions and threatened him with a restraining order. I even had a criminal trespassing warning issued to him at my home. The officers told me this would be enough to get a restraining order. Ms. Balaparya said I didn’t qualify for one. I even forwarded her all the emails that he had sent my family and I. Come to find out she was sending some of the emails to his attorney without my consent!
In the meantime, the decree had been drafted and my ex was dragging his feet with his attorney. Ms. Balaparya never filed the Waiver of Service! She kept telling me I paid for an uncontested divorce and that this could go on for a while. By this time I had found out that my ex had lied about some very fraudulent things that were never disclosed before we were married. I asked Ms. Balaparya about an annulment and she said that I didn’t qualify and skirted the subject.
My ex engaged in some frightening criminal activity and I was advised by local authorities to get a protective order. Ms. Balaparya agreed to a Temporary Restraining Order and I paid an agreed fee verbally. She told me that we couldn’t get into court that week because the judge was busy. Come to find out she was out of town when I called to check on the TRO with her paralegal. I was able see the judge that week after consulting with another attorney and immediately received an emergency protective order. I never received a refund from Ms. Balaparya for the TRO. When I asked for my money back and an accounting, she would not even give me an accounting of the money spent and tried to sue my new attorney!
Sarah is wonderful to work with; she takes the time to listen to the issues and gives very solid legal advice. She helped me in my case and I was extremely satisfied with her professionalism, her knowledge of the subject matter and her decision making process.
Sarah worked on a case for me and did a great job. She was added to the team late, but came up to speed very quickly, took ownership of the case, and had us prepared for court. I trust her, I recommend her, and I will use her again.
I am continually impressed with Sarah's professionalism and attention to detail. I had not received a traffic violation in 10 + years, and had forgotten how jumbled the system can be. With my busy work schedule and even longer commute, attending my hearing date was next to impossible. Ms. Balaparya was not only reliable and available at short notice, but also successful in reducing my fine significantly. I am so thankful she had come so highly recommended, and am happy to have made her contact.
I used Sarah Balaparya for a couple of legal matters I needed help with. She was informative and courteous throughout the process and always kept me in the loop. She truly adheres to the job role of Attorney AND Counselor.
Sarah handled my case with such care and concern. I truly felt she understood my position and took action. She provided me with a clear understanding of my rights and explained everything as my case carried forward. I would recommend her to anyone!