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David John Luca

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  1. Thank you!

    Posted by B,
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    • I recommend David Luca.

    I approached David to help me make changes to a previously finalized support and custody judgement. He was very welcoming and did a very good job keeping me up to date on proceedings. I had my ideas on what to change and request. While using my ideas, his recommendations were top notch to help me get what I wanted.

    Thank you very much for helping David!

  2. David Luca didn't disappoint

    Posted by Alan,
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    • I recommend David Luca.

    I highly recommend David. Got referred to him by an acquaintance. Office staff was very friendly and laid-back. David greeted with a smile and stuck to the details and work at hand. He helped me calm down and relax, but didn't take too long with the small talk and then got down to details and legal advice. I didn't want to contest the divorce, and David just helped me through the process, and helped make sure I didn't get screwed by my ex. I was certainly at his (or any divorce attorney's) mercy as I was in uncharted waters. But I trusted him and he didn't disappoint. He even went 'beyond' by answering some of my emails with some legal advice. He could have said, "Just come and we'll talk about it" and billed me, but he didn't.

  3. Two Birds, One Stone

    Posted by a client,
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    • I recommend David Luca.

    This past year I used David Luca's services for two separate court cases: a hit and run and a DUI charge. David was both professional and personable from the get-go, and his past experience with similar cases boosted my confidence. He was always willing to meet with me to answer my questions and calm my anxieties. David is very down to earth and easy to talk to, and he helped make what seemed like mountains more into molehills. I was happy with the outcomes he secured in both cases, although I feel like he may have been able to reduce some of the DUI penalties a bit more when I compared my circumstances with other offenders. Overall, I was very happy with David's services and I would use him again if the need ever arises.

  4. Exceptional Attorney

    Posted by Glenda, a Child Custody client,
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    • I recommend David Luca.
    • I hired David 1-3 years ago.
    • David handled my Child Custody matter.
    • I have previously worked with no lawyers.

    All I can say is that Mr. Luca’s representation was exceptional. He was calm and collected, very organized and straight to the point. A divorce is never easy, but it is so refreshing to have an attorney who brings a sense of calm to the storm. Mr. Luca always got back to me timely and was always patient with my concerns and many questions. At the end, I did win every time we went into court. I now have full custody of my son thanks to his great work. I will forever be eternally grateful to Mr. Luca. Also, Mr. Luca has a great team of paralegals. Ms. Tauni was aware of my case and was always helpful and able to answer all my questions. I would defiantly recommend Mr. Luca to anyone who wants an attorney who is calm, collected, brilliant, and who will truly be at their side.

  5. The Way A Lawyer Should Be

    Posted by Evan, a Criminal Defense client,
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    • I recommend David Luca.
    • I hired David 1-3 years ago.
    • David handled my Criminal Defense matter.
    • I have previously worked with 6-10 lawyers.

    From start to finish David was nothing short of incredible, and he continues to be. He is extremely knowledgable, straight-forward and kept me imformed every step of the way. There were many points of the process where he would have been well within his rights to say he did the best he could and gotten me a less than favorable result. But he stuck with me, put in extra time and effort, fought for me and got me an adjudication far better than I could have ever hoped for. All of this was for the same reasonable rate he initially quoted me. Most other attorneys will try to bleed you dry knowing they have the leverage of your freedom in their hands.
    I have consulted David on other legal issues as well. If something is not within his area of expertise then he'll be up-front about it and refer you to one of his colleagues.
    This is the guy you want on your side. Extremely sharp, responsive, connected and most important of all he is HONEST.
    If you need an attorney, do yourself a favor and call David.

  6. Great attorney

    Posted by Deb, a Divorce client,
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    • I recommend David Luca.
    • I hired David 1-3 years ago.
    • David handled my Divorce & Separation matter.

    David is a knowledgeable and cost effective attorney. I felt very comfortable in his hands and I felt he always had my back. He cut through all the legal ease and got straight to the point. He didn't promise me anything he knew was not possible. He was always available for me and kept me up to date on what was happening. Since retaining an attorney is scary enough by itself, I am thoroughly pleased with David and I truly appreciate his help and support. It made my divorce seem less painful. Thank you David.
    My best, Deb B.

  7. Go to guy. Be smart get Luca!

    Posted by a Criminal Defense client,
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    • I recommend David Luca.
    • I hired David 1-3 years ago.
    • David handled my Criminal Defense matter.

    In a bind? Need legal representation? First things first. Call the Law Offices of Dennis J. Luca and speak to David Luca. Three things you need to know about David: 1). Responsive - He and his staff are consummate professionals and client service is paramount. 2). Knowledgeable - He is exceptionally bright, well-versed in the law and very articulate. 3). Tenacious - He'll fight for your rights and give you sound, practical and solid legal advice. Good, bad or indifferent he will lay it out for you - on the straight and narrow. In my case, David pulled my bacon out of the fire and got my case dismissed, other attorneys would have simply cut a plea bargain. David slugged it out with the DA's office and emerged victorious. Don't compound mistakes with others. Don't gamble with your future (or your children's) - go with the best and brightest - David J. Luca, Attorney At Law.

  8. Read the agreements and ask every question before you sign. Even if your Lawyer says its a good deal

    Posted by susan, a Divorce client,
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    • I do not recommend David Luca.
    • I hired David more than 3 years ago.
    • David handled my Divorce & Separation matter.

    I hired Dennis but was pond off on David. In mediation he advised me to sign an agreement that wasn't in my children's favor because it left something called a Wats credit reserved to my husband. So while living in the family home with our two kids I was without knowing accumulating a huge amount of debt to my ex. When we sold the house he wanted reimbursement of Wats credits for all the time we lived in the home. Never once did anyone tell me that we were accruing such debt. I'm paying for this oversight now not him.

    1. David John Luca

      David John Luca

      Lawyer Comment:

      The veracity of this complaint is suspect. There is no “pawning off” of cases handled though this office. Each attorney in our office works their own cases and no attorney works on the other’s cases. That being said, a Watts charge is a discretionary reimbursement claim that arises when one spouse lives in a home owned by both spouses after marital separation. The “out spouse” can ask the Court charge the “in spouse” 50% of the fair market value rent as a Watts charge. Normally, the Watts charge is offset in part or whole by the “in spouse’s” Epstein credits against the “out spouse” for 50% of the mortgage, property taxes and homeowner’s insurance payments. The complaint never mentions whether the discretionary Watts charge was imposed, whether the Epstein credit existed to offset it nor whether any money was ever owed. For my part, in the past three years of practice, I have not had any of my clients ever pay out of pocket for a Watts charge claim; another reason I doubt the validity of the complaint.

      Posted 12 months ago. Flag

  9. Honest, Caring and Very Sympathetic! - Thank YOU David!

    Posted by AA, a Divorce client,
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    • I recommend David Luca.
    • I hired David more than 3 years ago.
    • David handled my Divorce & Separation matter.

    I came to David, lost, confused and scared, very scared. He immediately made me feel comfortable. He explained everything thoroughly and assured me that he would be taking care of me, from beginning to end. And that's exactly what I got! He was Superb! He was very sympathetic to my feelings and emotions due to my marriage of 27 years. Throughout my divorce he has never been anything other than professional, cordial and caring. He always looked out for my best interest throughout the entire process. Since my initial consultation with David, I have referred several friends and will continue to do so. Thank you David!

  10. First class person first then a Excellent Attorney

    Posted by Brian, a Divorce client,
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    • I recommend David Luca.
    • I hired David 1-3 years ago.
    • David handled my Divorce & Separation matter.

    I came to David lost , confused and scared. Thru his knowledge, patience and work ethic I could not have even imagined a more positive out come for my situation. I highly recommend Mr. David Luca
    as a attorney at law for your needs.

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