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Posted by Vi, a Divorce client, Flag
A friend referred me to Mr. Luca to help with my divorce. I was extremely pleased with his professionalism, honesty, promptness, and his follow thru. He answered all my questions thoroughly and was very helpful throughout that difficult time in my life. He was kind, prompt, and very knowledgable. I would definitely recommend him to others.
Posted by Eric, a State & Local Law client, Flag
David's handling of my case was remarkable. Very little was required of me besides our initial meeting and providing him with a few documents. David appeared in court on my behalf 3 times, allowing me to avoid missing any work. I was kept up to date on the progress of my case. Most importantly, David got me an excellent plea deal. Also, being that I live about 15-20 miles from his office, I really appreciated that we were able to keep all of our communication to email or if need be a phone call.
All you need to know is that David Luca is a candid professional who will get the job done. I almost forgot at times that I had a pending court case due to the fact that David handled everything.
Posted by Julie, a Divorce client, Flag
After almost two years of child customer battles and trying to get divorced I finally hired David! I should have done it two years prior. Once I moved my divorce case over to David it was quick, painless and didn't cost me as much as I thought it would.
David was very supportive of my family and negotiated a very fair deal with my Ex. Never had to go to trail because of it.
Posted by a Criminal Defense client, Flag
David Luca represented me for a criminal case in which we fared very well. He told me what to expect and followed through with all the actions he said he would do. He kept me informed with summary reports whenever he made a court appearance or attained any new information. Overall a very positive experience.
Posted by a Family client, Flag
He never paid attention to my case or or keep me informed. I would warn you against using this attorney unless you want to loose everything. He is abusive, and scatterbrained.
Posted by Nick, a Criminal Defense client, Flag
There are two types of lawyers; One that says, I'm gonna work hard for you, I know the law, here are your options and in the end we will do our best. Then there is the type that says, sit here, stay quiet, I'm gonna go in the back and talk to the Judge... Few minutes later he comes out and says, It's over. Go home; and the Judge says to make sure to tell you never see you in here again!
All I can say is , from personal experience, that David is known AND respected by a lot of Judges and people in the system. He is the son of a VERY respected and admired retired San Jose Police Officer who is now an extremely knowledgeable and well-known attorney himself .
This is a great firm if you're looking for dedicated representation. I couldn't believe how quickly David got my life back on track.
If you need a firm who is known, respected, and taken seriously by the courts, this is your firm and David is your man.
Posted by Noemi, a Criminal Defense client, Flag
Scheduling a consultation with David Luca was the BEST choice that I made for myself and my loved ones. I trust David and will not hesitate to use his services again. Much respect is given to him and his staff. David is wise, organized, strategic and always on time. He tells you the reality of your case. He did not waste my time or resources. I felt good at court, because I knew that David was my lawyer. Justice was served! I fired a local lawyer, to hire the best. Gracias al Licenciado David John Luca. *Don't hesitate, make your appointment today.
Posted by a client, Flag
We first hired David over 5 years ago. We were very impressed with his knowledge and responsiveness. He has very good relationships within the Santa Clara county court system and uses them effectively. We have gone back to him for advice since then. I highly recommend him.
Posted by Becky, a DUI client, Flag
Without saying what happened - I was scared out of my mind and completely unaware of what to expect. David met with me and put my mind at ease. He handled everything and I never even had to go to court. He was creative, responsive, and responded to my every question, no matter how trivial and paranoid it was. While I hope to never need his services again, I know I never have to worry about anything legal, ever again. HIGHLY recommended, amazing person as well as amazing lawyer.
Posted by Kaylene, a Child Custody client, Flag
Living in MN we had no guidance in choosing a CA lawyer & David was our ‘miracle’ that we needed for our case. We had two states to work with (MN & CA) to bring into an agreement over custody of a child less than six months. We had a complicated case that required knowledge & touch. David did a great job giving guidance with authority while at the same time having compassion. I truly believe that he cared about us & our case. He was proactive in his ability to bring the case to a positive ending faster than we thought possible giving both parties their ‘wants’. It was a surprise to me that he was kinder, had more compassion & had more patience than the MN lawyers (so much for MN nice!). He truly calmed our fears & nerves to help us get through an emotionally exhausting process. I would highly recommend David. I believe that he CARES & that gives his clients the strength to bear the emotional process. Thank you David!
Posted by Patrick, Flag
David was very helpful with my case in being extremely thorough, making sure I fully understood everything, and was very prompt with what he was investigating and any further developments that were made. I definitely recommend David if you have any legal matter that you need to take care of. Even if you do not retain his services, he can still offer great legal advice.
Posted by Jennifer, a Divorce client, Flag
David is truly a fabulous attorney. I hope to never need his services again, but if I do he would be my only choice because he is not just trustworthy, responsive, knowledgeable, and a great communicator, but he is also kind, compassionate, supportive, wise beyond his years, and savvy. I only wish I had found him before I hired my 1st attorney as I would have ended up like a rose!!!
Posted by Patti, a Alimony client, Flag
I had fired my first attorney for not listening to me and ignoring facts I had told her. I was skeptic to hire Mr. Luca as the first time around was a very bad experience. From the first time I met with him, I knew he was not going to be a push over and that he would listen to me and care about my feelings and my future. I always felt that he was professional, caring and really wanted to fight for me and what I deserved.
Posted by a Family client, Flag
David Luca was particularly sensitive to the specific needs of my case. He was up front, informative and his staff was exceptional. Even though I dreaded every court proceeding attended, David’s humor was very much appreciated and greatly assisted in making the court process bearable. Without hesitation, I would refer David Luca to anyone who is looking for a quality lawyer!!
Posted by Peter Johnson, a Criminal Defense client, Flag
I used David for my second Dui. He was able to take me thru the whole process making me feel at easy and in control. He got me the best deal I could have ask. I would highly recommend David to anyone.
Posted by Lynda, a Divorce client, Flag
David was incredibly efficient and knowledge about both cases. He always conducted himself in a very professional manner and I feel everything was explained thoroughly and done in my best interest.
Posted by Mike, a Domestic Violence client, Flag
David was responsive effective and did a great job handling my case. A lot of emotiions are tossed around is these type of cases. David did a great job keeping me calm and bringing to light the options available in my situation to come to a speedy resolution.
Posted by Jeffrey, a Divorce client, Flag
David is simply amazing. He is currently working with me on finalizing my divorce and all custody issues. He is very personable, easy to talk to and always, ALWAYS, prompt at getting back to me whenever there is an issue.
He has looked out for my best interest throughout this entire process. He understands the issues and is a master at the art of negotiation to get things done. Honestly, there are no real winners in a divorce, especially when there are children involved, but David had worked hard to get what was best and fair for my children and I.
I highly recommend David!
Posted by Jeanne, a Divorce client, Flag
I happen to know David Luca...to be one of the best Attorney's there is. He has always helped me get the best outcome for me. Always gets back right away, Listens and has kept me informed with everything. I trust him and would ALWAYS use Mr. Luca again. Anybody who needs help I will have them contact David Luca.
Posted by a DUI client, Flag
Dave emailed, met, and discussed my case with me numerous times in the 2 month period of my preliminary court dates to the final decision. He made the experience very easy and was extremely professional. He appeared for me at court and clearly explained the multiple options that i could take to get the case dismissed. Our final meeting before the final court date he explained what was going to happen and the steps he had been taking to reassure me that the case would be resolved. I recommend his expertise to anyone in the same situation with their first DIP case. His knowledge and extremely upbeat personality is what drove me to choose him as a lawyer.
Posted by Philip, a Family client, Flag
I've been working on a post-nuptial agreement for about 4 years. Part of the reason it took that long is that its hard for a working professional with kids to come up with the time to do those things you know you have to do but aren't really excited about. The biggest reason it took that long is that a lot of attorneys have a strong financial incentive to be very critical of contracts created by or modified by other attorneys. Since each party needs representation from their own attorney, you end up going back and forth between lawyers with document revisions while racking up legal fees the entire way.
At least that's the way it works until you meet David Luca. He was the first person I met willing to do my SPA for a completely reasonable flat rate. He talked me through the process during a free consult, agreed to handle revisions by my wife's attorney for no additional charge and completely explained the legal consequences and efficacy of the agreement my wife and I were about to enter into. I am lucky to have found David after 3 bad experiences and if I ever have the need for a family lawyer I know I have someone smart, experienced and personable to go back to.
Posted by Bobbie, a Prenuptials client, Flag
David was very responsive since my first meeting with him. He kept me informed and helped to explain items that I did not fully understand. He kept my needs priority #1.
Posted by Bob, a DUI client, Flag
I had an issue with CA traffic law and I live in CT. Mr. Luca gave me advice and obtained records + further advice. I was very impressed that he offered these preliminary services without taking any payment. He was a very down to earth and informative guy. Thank you Mr. Luca.
Posted by Suelynn, a Divorce client, Flag
In 2005, David Luca handled my divorce and business settlement. David's first case - and in litigation nearly 5 yrs (while the Ex and his Lawyer dragged it on) it was a huge relief to have David on my side.
A true Professional, yet a genuine concern for me....
The tragedy of my failed 25 yr marriage - David listened to every emotional word I said with compassion and took the time to help me understand all of my options. Thanks to him, I was awarded a more than fair alimony and business settlement...
Divorce was final in 2009, however, to this day I can STILL count on an immediate response from David by email, callback or office visit... How did I get so lucky? Luca Law... I'm eternally grateful.
Posted by Terrace, a Child Custody client, Flag
I had been through court a few times with my case before I got David and was getting the run around by the court and then when I walked in with David I got what I wanted with no troubles. He was there to listen to my issue and got right on with making sure he had everything he needed to make sure I had the best chance possible. He is very nice and seems to really care about the person. I couldn't have done it without him. I will hire David everytime I need a lawyer from now on. He help me get my son out of a dangerous situation and I will always be grateful for it.
Posted by a DUI client, Flag
Handled everything from beginning to end. i never needed to make a court appearance. Took care of all the details. Kept me informed at all times. Reliable, trustworthy and dependable. Knows the judges and DA's. Has a great personality and is able to communicate with them on a very professional and likable manner.
Posted by a Child Custody client, Flag
The Luca Law firm is excellent!! I would use them anytime. They are all very professional, knowledgeable, and to the point. They took extensive time to do research and prepare for our custody court case. I would highly recommend them!
Posted by Amy, a DUI client, Flag
At a time when I was in need of help, David Luca's expert handling of my case gave me the best outcome I could hope for. His competence and knowledge of the system was only outweighed by the skill in which he reduced the consequences of my mistake. He was very responsive and informative, and guided me through a situation that was otherwise completely confusing. Trust me, I know other people who were in my past situation who got a bad lawyer and they paid a much higher price, both in time and money. If you want to be assured of the best outcome of your case, Mr. Luca is the lawyer you want.
Posted by Jason, a Divorce client, Flag
David and I went through it with my soon to be ex wife and her legal team. We had many issues in the process, non of which I feel were either his or my fault. The ex's attorneys were not easy to work with and David kept me calm (best he could) and assured me everything will get done, and done right. I don't know anyone that is close to me that has ever been through a divorce, so I went into this not knowing anything about the process. David was excellent in explaining and keeping me up to date on what was going on. I know it is never easy to do business with anyone when one side doesn't cooperate, and I think that was the most frustrating part of this whole experience for me. Once again that was not David's fault. One thing I truly appreciated was that I always felt like I was talking to an attorney who generally cared about my well-being. One problem I had is I watch quite a few movies; however, my initial outlook on "LAWYERS" has change since working with David.
Posted by Christine, a Divorce client, Flag
In 2009, I was about to embark upon a divorce and needed an attorney. I was referred to David by a friend of mine, for whom David was handling a criminal case.
When meeting with David, he clearly outlined my options for getting a divorce, including cost-effective mediation. My ex-husband and I eventually decided to go the mediation route and hired David.
David provided us an upfront retainer fee which was spot on to what was actually used. This was hugely important to us as we were on a tight budget.
I also appreciated David's candor throughout the process. When my ex and I were squabbling over various items, David would step in to help us see the bigger picture to come to a quick decision.
David was always easily accessible throughout the process, via phone and email. We never worried about the status of things, as he proactively provided that to us. And, David has an excellent demeanor, which made a stressful and not-so-happy process much easier to deal with.
I highly recommend David for any family law matters. You will get an honest, extremely knowledgeable, and easy-to-work with lawyer that can be trusted to handle your toughest circumstances.
Posted by Lance, a Divorce client, Flag
I am writing this review because of David's excellent dedication, proficiency, honesty and care in getting me the maximum benefit. David first explained to me what legal remedy was available to me.
He then proceeded to lay out for me what I needed to do (which was very little . His judgment and understanding of what needed to be done was excellent. He never promised me something he could not deliver. David'sco knowledge and understanding of the courts was incredible. During my interaction with the court a problem with the courts decision, It seemed extremely unfair. David stopped and took the time to educate me as well as address the Court position. David handled a very difficult situation the effectiveness well beyond his years. I cannot recommend David strongly enough, to anybody who needs quality ethical and honest legal representation you will not be disappointed.
Posted by Chris, a DUI client, Flag
Just wanted to say how glad I am to have a Lawyer like David. Every matter was successfully managed like advertised with the utmost professionalism and punctuality. Would highly recommend!
Posted by Diego Guevara, a Criminal Defense client, Flag
David was over all a 20 out of 10. Always keep me inform with any changes with my case. I was recommended to him by three of my coworkers and now I'm recommended him to my friends and family. There is really no reason to call around for a lawyers with questions when David Luca is a very knowledgeable, responsive and trustworthy lawyer.
Posted by Dave, a Family client, Flag
David handled my divorce and was great!! He was up-front and honest with me so there would be no surprises. Because of him and Luca Law my life can go on with out issue!!
Posted by Antoinette Terrel, a Child Support client, Flag
I was referred to David through a mutual friend who was also another attorney. I desperately needed a family attorney to handle my case and David was very informative during our initial consultation. He did follow through on everything he told me, and was attentive to my needs. It all ended up exactly the way it should be. I keep him informed at all times and he responds as needed. I would recommend David Luca.
Posted by Louie, a Divorce client, Flag
I wanted to state about how Luca Law has been like a family to JD and I by looking out for the best interest for my son in all facets: custody, financial, and emotional.
Since this is my first divorce, I was pretty much alien to process and especially the emotions developing. I felt I lost everything, my son but I after the first court date I gained my son more and more through out the process.
Plus Luca Law from the beginning has pretty much advised the expectations for such as process from beginning to end, and frankly all the outcomes has surpass projected expectations.
The process for myself is a very positive future for my son, myself and ex-wife. Now, the ex-wife and I are working together to make it a brighter future for our son due to the results from court judgments.
The expertise is so impeccable that I have trusted and agreed with all recommendations from the Luca Law team. Hence, settlements were pretty much completed as planned.
Posted by Jamie, a Family client, Flag
Helped me through one of the hardest times of my life-kept me sane while it seemed the world was falling down around me. I'm so lucky to have gone to his firm, and to have him on my side. He "kept it real" with me the whole time, and ultimately guided me through to my desired outcome.
Posted by Ellie, a Child Custody client, Flag
I was first referred to the Luca Law Offices by my friend because they represented his ex-wife in their divorce! They say hindsight is 20/20, so I am glad he was able to provide me with the opportunity to have Luca Law on my side.
Everyone at this firm is very professional, knowledgeable, and responsive. I was able to understand each step and felt confident in their strategies when handling my divorce as well as my child custody.
Finding an exceptional lawyer is difficult, but to find an entire team that allows you to know you are in good hands is even harder.
Posted by Patricia, a Divorce client, Flag
David is a knowledgeable and thoroughly professional lawyer as well as an understanding and supportive person. He explains all of your options clearly, he listens and provides feedback and finally carries out your plan. He is a great negotiator, knows his way around finances, and can be patient and let time play its part when you need to let the other side make a move. He represents your interests completely, without resorting to unprofessional or theatrical behavior - my impression is that the judges respect that and listen to his recommendations while almost ignoring the lawyer on the other side.
I would recommend David to anyone who wants a lawyer who really knows his stuff and keeps your best interests at heart. He handled my messy divorce/domestic violence situation in a very helpful and tactful manner, and was able to reduce my spousal support to my ex and eventually get it waived, while supporting my restraining order extension travails. He has many talents and he handles diverse types of cases, both civil and criminal.
I recommend David without reservation!
Posted by John Barney, a Car Accident client, Flag
I highly recommend David Luca for any of your legal matters. I believe that he is not only a very good attorney but also a very good person. I was in a bit of a mess and he made me feel very comfortable and confident about my situation. Removing the stress from me so I could continue to lead a normal life was very helpful. I also found Mr. Luca to be a very fair person. He offered his help at fair and reasonable prices and was very helpful with a payment plan.
I know a few other people who have used his services and a few people that know him personally and have never heard anything but great things about him!
Posted by Joyce, a Family client, Flag
I am rating this attorney as excellent because he is honest, ethical and does not mislead you to think magical things are going to happen in the family court system. He was always there when I needed him and never failed to return a phone call or email. I would use David again without question and gladly refer him to anyone looking for an above board attorney.
Posted by Heidi, a Divorce client, Flag
David was crucial in me winning my divorce case , I couldnt have done it without him.
Posted by a Juvenile client, Flag
Mr. Luca explained the difficult legal process in a very easy to understand manner, and the sequence of events that needed to occur. He was very professional in handling the case and followed through with the counsel provided.
Posted by John, a Divorce client, Flag
David took the time to discuss all my options and provided prompt, affordable services. I greatly appreciated his help!
Posted by Ken, a Business client, Flag
In my opinion David Luca is one of the most honest, loyal and trustworthy individuals I have had the pleasure of meeting. He reguards his integrity and professionalizm to be of his utmost concern. Having worked with him on a varity of issues I am completely satisfied with the end results and the work ethics David stands by to resolve my legal challanges.
I would recammend him to a friend and/or business associate without any concern of a problem or misunderstanding arrising.
Posted by Joella, a Divorce client, Flag
Finding David was one of the best business deals I have ever made. Having had a few lawyers in my past that had racked me over the coals with huge fees and never getting anywhere regarding my case. I really felt blessed to have David represent me. He was honest, fast and trustworthy. Believe it or not I still have money in my account with him. He gave me a budjet and came in just 275.00 less then he thought. He is Awesome!
Posted by a Family client, Flag
As a professional in the legal system, I deal with many attorneys on a daily basis and often under extremely stressful circumstances. In working with David throughout the past few years, he has stood out among many and has shown himself to be one of the most professional, proficient and responsive attorneys around. I have confidently recommended him to both family and friends who were very pleased with how well he treated the questions, concerns and needs related to thier legal issues, as was I with my own.
Posted by chris, a Family client, Flag
David did a very good of do the best he could to help me in a very biased legal system that is soley geared towards socialism punishing the sucessful and rewarding the lazy and the judges do everything they can to screw the fathers in Family court in Santa Clara County.
Posted by Robert, a Child Abuse client, Flag
I had relatives refer David and his father to me. I made an appt. to see David, after the meeting I walked away with a clear outline of the fees and services that would be provided. He knew of the prosecuting atty. who would be handling my case as well.
I had another family case to attend and could not engage him at the time. David walked me through the procedures to protect my rights and prepare for the follow up court dates where he would be representing me. David also reviewed my responses for the prior date so he could cross the T's and dot the I's. He has been a very competant atty. He has responded via text, timely to my emails.
I feel very comfortable, he does what he sais and I don't feel like I'm out in the cold.
Posted by Dale Mungaray, a Family client, Flag
David Luca, has represented myself and friends for the past 5 years.
He has been very knowledgable, and proffessional with all my court appearances, and has gotten me the very best results out of a bad situation.
I highly reccomend David Luca, and the Luca Law firm.
Posted by Dan, a Divorce client, Flag
David was very supportive, and educated me in the process of getting a divorce. I would recommend him to anyone going through this process.