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Debra is a knowledgeable, understanding and straight forward attorney, which is what I like and need. I came to her after realizing I did not know what I was doing and was terrified of what would happen to me and my children. She is helping me to understand how the divorce process works as well how my understanding of the law is not always accurate/realistic. She is prompt to respond to any of issues I am dealing with during this divorce process. I feel confident with her every time she is representing me in court.
Debra was great from the very beginning. She took care of everything for me quickly and responded to all my questions. I would recommend her to anyone!
I came to Debra with a difficult case. My case started back in 2002. At the time I wasn't represented so my case was never done right. She agreed to take my case even though it was a messy one. She was able to work with me and my financial situation. She is very knowledgeable and was able to help me with custody & child support. I felt at ease knowing I was being represented when court came.
Debra made a very difficult and very scary time in my life a lot easier. She knew I was leaving to move out-of-state and continued to represent me, and again when the case got moved to another county. It was a VERY long ride, but she was phenomenal throughout the almost 3 year span. I am definitely pleased with the end result and all of the help, knowledge, and assistance Debra provided to me. Thank you so much D!!
Deb took over my high-conflict case mid-trial after another lawyer had mis-managed me into a losing situation with what should have been a strong, winning case. Many lawyers refuse to get involved in a case mid-stream, especially one as mismanaged and high-conflict as mine. That didn't stop Deb, who's motivation was to make sure my side of the case was heard.
To that end, she worked diligently through a small mountain of existing exhibits and quickly determined where to focus our efforts so as to not waste court time and expense on trivial things. In a very short amount of time, she was able to grasp the case and not forget key details. Her mastery of the evidence and witness testimony during trial was excellent. Deb did an excellent job keeping the case "in front of her", and in trial stayed very focused on key matters. She was quick-witted and able to think on her feet as the testimony evolved, which is a VERY big deal in trial. She never allowed the opposing side to take control of the narrative, no matter how dirty they played.
In short, Deb rescued my case from almost certain defeat. It remains to be seen if the outcome reflects it, but I can say without reservation that I feel that my case was presented professionally and in its entirety, and at the end there wasn't anything I'd wished we'd done or hadn't done. We worked hard together as client and attorney, and we "left it all on the field". My only regret in all this is I didn't find her first.
I would not recommend Debra to anyone. I hired her to assist me in my divorce and child custody case. She was fine in the first meeting, but only a few days later she stopped returning calls in a timely fashion, she did not show up on time for appointments, and would spend the time she charge me for talking about her own personal life. I ended up losing custody of my child due to her poor management of my case.
I immediately felt at ease the first time I met Debra. She stayed by my side throughout the divorce process, explained everything clearly and helped me win at court. I can't recommend her highly enough!
I've had the pleasure of being represented by Debra with above-average results. Debra was extremely professional, responsive and helpful throughout the process. She demonstrated superior knowledge, and was always willing to listen. I feel she represented the best interests of my family. I would highly recommend Debra.
Debra is currently my attorney she is doing an outstanding job of getting me joint custody she is willing and understandable. Debra is highly recommendable in my book A+ attorney.
I agree, terrible attorney. Not only did she fail to remember anything I told her or gave her, she couldn't even remember the number of kids I had or their names. When we were done being slaughtered by my husband's attorney, she said that it was the judge's fault because the judge was new and didn't know anything about family law. Then when I had questions for her, she said she had to go pull files from the business office and would get in touch with me. She has not called me back and stated that I have an outstanding bill and is threatening me with collections. Do not use this lawyer.