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Posted by Mindi, a Family client,
Daniel is my 3rd family law attorney. He is amazing. He gave me a free consultation before hiring him.
He really knows the law, and the Judge in the Van Nuys Court, know that he knows the law. Strong powerful in front of the Judge. If Daniel was my 1st attorney, I'd probably be $25,000 richer.
He is there for you.
Posted by Sarah, a Family client,
I hired Daniel as my attorney in 2011. Kermisch & Paletz LLP was the least expensive of the firms I looked into, so I was suspect; however, shocked at how amazing they were and how my husband's attorney was expensive and not nearly as informed and prepared. Daniel was compassionate and truly cared about the results of my case and my children. Lauren and Jorge were also extremely helpful when Daniel was in Court and I had a quick question. This firm is top quality and not based upon the older model of billing clients a ton and hoping to get paid. They charge a fair rate, provide top quality advice and counsel, and care about their client. I would highly recommend Daniel.
Posted by jill, a Divorce client,
I am a current client of Daniel Paletz and after a horrible experience with one of the most renowned lawyers in LA, I am beyond thrilled with Daniel and his entire office. He is a true advocate. He is "on the case" so to speak. I can't recommend him highly enough.
Posted by a Divorce client,
I usually don't write reviews, but in this case I want to make sure I really help out others who are diligently looking for a faithful, honest and a decent Lawyer. My experience with Daniel was totally opposite to what you would look for/hope for in a lawyer. He along with his staff is VERY INCOMPETENT!
First, he promised to me that he will be in the court on the date of the court, so listen this; he called me like 10 min before the hearing that he will not be there as there is another urgent case that’s needed his attention. How preposterous is that?
Second, he tells me that his assistant, who also is a fresh graduate out of college, will be able to handle my case. She was a total mess and couldn’t handle it. On top of that his assistant was billing me like crazy that only after I warned Daniel that I will take him to court, he pulled the amount out of my invoice.
Last, I found him very in competent that he couldn't get a single judgment in my favor, instead tried to rationalize with me. Not even a good visitation rights. He was just so incompetent that he couldn't advise me on the best possible options for me. I ended up firing him and hired a NEW lawyer.
You get what you paid for. Ask yourself why an attorney would have a low hourly fee compared to any other good attorney in the Market. If still you want to hire this cheapo, then go ahead. But you have been warned! I am glad I fired him early in my case. Good Luck!
Posted by a Child Custody client,
I am going through my first divorce and custody is a big issue and I had heard great things about Daniel and his firm. My ex went out and hired one of the largest firms which scared me at first. Daniel however was so much better than his firm and a much more knowledgable lawyer. He was just spot on and isn't afraid to play hard ball. In the end we got everything and more. It's an on going process so I'm really happy I found him to be on my side to protect my child's best interest. If you're looking for a great attorney I highly recommend Daniel!