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A divorce is a very difficult time in ones life. Hiring The Law Office of Janice M. Palmer was the best decision I made. Not only is she very knowledgable but her staff is very kind and cooperative. You may not always like or agree with that Ms. Palmer tells you but I would rather hear the truth than have things sugar coated. She was very honest, knowledgable, professional and caring. Her staff is very caring and it was comforting to know that I had someone who really cared about my case and my family. The end result was more than I could have asked for and I was beyond pleased with her representation. I hope that I never have to experience a divorce again but if I do, Janice and Heather will be the first people I call.
Janice Palmer is the worst Div & custody attorney I have ever met. She took my case told be it would cost max $6k if we fought about everything. After her and her staff prolonged the div a year and a half I had paid $9k and she asked me for $8k xtra 2 weeks before the final Hearing or she would not represent me. I am a single mom with 2 small kids she used me and I didn't get one thing she promised just a bill for her service. The judge in the case told me to take Ms. Palmer to court for my attorneys fees and the child support she made me miss out on because she never filed the paperwork, I asked her to numerous times to file. My deadbeat ex got away without helping out for a year and a half because of Ms. Palmer. Long story short for my final hearing I had to find a new attorney and Janice is still billing me $4k for doing nothing. They are very rude and don't comply with court deadlines, thus making the client look irresponsible. She went to court unprepared everytime.
Called the office & explained what I was looking for. I was told I would have a 20 minute free consultation. When I met with Janice she said she only gives free consultaion for bancruptcy and would normally charge $150.00 just to hear what I had to say. She listened to me & told me if I wanted a response it would be $150. This is not what I expected and was disappointed with the outcome.
Please, DO NOT HIRE HER!!!! Her staff does most of what she is paid to do. ( they were very nice and comforting) She lost close to 20,000 of my money I paid her for my divorce. My ex was ordered to pay my attorney fees( which was already paid in full) She had to file paperwork to get the money to me and she didnt....after me contacting her office many times inquiring. I believe that since she was already paid in full...why take her time to get the attorney fees put back into my custody???
I filed a BAR complaint. MS Palmer hired herself an attorney!!!! Her attorney was harassing me and I couldnt go to the arbitration hearing. The BAR Urged me to go, the evidence was very compelling against her. I couldn't fight her any longer due to health complications so I settled with her paying me a mere 6,000.
Ms Palmer did not dress appropriately the day of court. DO NOT HIRE MS PALMER.
Janice Palmer and her associates and staff provided exceptionally competent and professional services, meeting our needs with sensitivity and attention to detail during our child custody battle.