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Posted by a client, Flag
This problem with I see is that when you first visit the office is that they need to ensure the clients that they fully understand the options being offered at this office.
To Try and save the client money you can pay the legal assist to fill out your responses to file in court which they will list as PRO PER (which means you will represent youself) because the legal assistant filled out the response/s. But when the court date arrives you can pay the lawyers to represent you THE DAY OF THE COURT HEARING. I feel if the lawyers if going to represent you in court the DAY OF it should be listed as ON RECORD because the lawyer if being paid to appear in court. They are nice people but although Mr. Torri's profile list 8 years.....the questions remains as to how long has he actually practiced FAMILY LAW. Getting in touch with him is not easy and even if you leave a message for either the Receptionsit, Legal Assistant or Lawyers to call you back they both never do and you have to call them back. I realize they are busy and trying to handle as many clients as possible but they still need to set aside some time thoughout the day to return calls. Even if it means having the receiptionist call back and state that the lawyer was called back to court, etc. As for why the legal assistant would not return a call is beyond me as she resides in the office pretty much all day. Perhaps she just doesn't want to deal with the call at the end of day and is just ready to call it day. Part of being in the legal field is putting in that time but I guess because you are not hiring the lawyers full time then he will just get back to you when he can but I would think if you had the money to retain is services full time he is available to take your call at whatever time. Although Mr. Torri is very nice I know I would rather pay for an experienced Family Lawyer. From what I have read on him he started practicing family law in 2009 and received his license to practice law in 2004. I do wish him well as gains more experience in Family Law. :)
Posted by Lori Vazquez, a Child Custody client, Flag
Joseph Torri and his paralegal Mercedes Fernandez are amazing. Im a 19 year old single mother i had child custody and child support issues,so i really needed legal advice. I was reffered by a friend, when i had my first legal consultation with Joseph and Mercedes, they made me feel like i was making the right decision to leave my case in their hands. Now when it was time for me to go to court i was relaxed because i knew that Joseph was not gonna stop till he gave me the words that i wanted to hear from the judge (which were you have sole legal and physical custody of your child and the father gets no visitations). And i was relieved at the end because that was exactly what the judge said. Now im happy with my daughter and dont have to worry about any custody issues, thanks to Joseph Torri and Mercedes Fernandez. I would definately go back to Torri Law Firm For any further Legal Issues i may come across in my future.
Posted by Joy, a State & Local Law client, Flag
I am not sure I clicked the correct info above. He should be rated
EXCELLENT in everything. We were referred to Joseph Torri and it was our lucky day! He was able to have all the charges against our daughter dropped! Yes -
dropped! After years of problems - Joe stepped in and took care of everything. Not only that - he has continued to follow-up to see how our daughter is doing.
Posted by a Divorce client, Flag
He was recommended to me for a divorce and he didn't have a CLUE. He took my money upfront, knowing he had no experience in this field. Eventually, he did give me the money back, but told me if I ever wanted to use him again, his retainer would be $10,000! LOL He isn't worth $10. He was hard to contact and was working out of some shady paralegal's office. There are just too many attorneys in the Valley to use someone like this guy.
Posted by a Criminal Defense client, Flag
Was courteous and professional. Was truly concerned about clients welfare and case outcome. Very informative and honest. Told us what to expect (good and bad possibilities). Client had misdemeaner violations. violation of probations in 2 cases and facing jail time. Results were amazing. We would recomend him without any hesitation.
Posted by M+M Nichols, a Landlord & Tenant client, Flag
My husband and I are business owners in Palm Springs. We were renting a home that was supposed to go into foreclosure. A court appointed receiver came in and evicted us even though we paid ontime everytime. We lost our deposit and had to up and move our 2 children and find immediate housing before the sheriffs took all of our belongings. Unfortunately we got a judge who did not know that in California you can not put a late fee on a 3 day notice which made it invalid. But Joe Torri and Mercedes were there by our sides. Mercedes is the Erin Brockovich of the desert. She is a fighter very knowledgable and friendly. You want them on your side. You can not afford not to go to court without them. Thanks guys for your work YOU ROCK!
Posted by Merci, a Family client, Flag
I have been doing business in the Riverside County for the past 17 years. I have sat in on proceedings for Criminal and Family Law that Mr.Torri has been the Attorney. I have been highly impressed with his clean, fresh appearance, and his inteligence to defend his clients. I am a future law student, and will approach him one day to teach me to be as good as he is in my opinion. He appears to be approachable, and an Attorney that truly acts upon the best inetersts of his client. I would recommend him to everone, and I know he would represent his clients diligently and equally.