Based on 7 reviews
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Posted by Steele, a Child Custody client, Flag
Janet and her paralegal are amazing! They built an undisputable case in what was the most contested case Ive ever seen, much less, been involved in. Any delays were never on their part and everything was pushed and expidited at every turn. I was kept informed of every detail and given hard copies of every piece of documentation. The efficiency and profesionalism of this attorney is unmatched. Sadly Ive gone through a few attorneys and could not say too many good words about them. My suggestion to anyone reading this, and Im dead serious. Fire your attorney and hire Janet. But only do that if you want real results. She is methodical and will do what she says she will. Take it from someone who was in the worst situation imaginable with regards to child custody. Now I have my daughter back after what was the most grueling outragious battle of my life. I owe that to Janet and her staff. Dont make the mistakes I did. Stop hoping that attorney you have will suddenly come through... Get one that will do it now! Janet, Victoria, I love you guys! And most of all thank you! With every bit of myself and for the sake of my precious little girl, thank you!
Posted by Roger, a Divorce client, Flag
Janet was handling my divorce case for nearly 2 years, through many stumbling blocks and three opposing attorneys. She was responsive, consistent, knowlegable (as was her assistant Victoria) and I was very glad to have her on my side.
Posted by a Child Custody client, Flag
Janet represented us in an out of state child custody case and wow did she come through! Because we had short period of time to address the case, Janet quickly onboarded us and laid out the law of the land (California). It was clear after our first meeting that she is extremely knowledgeable about California child custody laws. Since financial spend was a concern for us,Janet provided guidance on the best use of her services given we wanted to have chats with her daily. Knowing our concerns, she suggested we synch up when there were updates to provide instead of using billable dollars on chats.
She worked dillegently to ensure we won our case and that we were able to return home with our child. Her files were organized and when she stepped into the courtroom, she took control even though we were the defendants. I must admit I had to get used to her personality as she was extremely talktative. However, I quickly learned that this is part of her process for connecting with clients. Based on my keen observations she demonstrated honesty,care, respect, and even when we didn't agree with what she was doing, she always had a sound explanation for what was happening and why. To top things off, she has a very responsive, caring, and knowledgeable paralegal. The two of them together make the perfect pair. If not for Janet, we would not have been victorious in our battle to gain custody of our child.
Posted by Lynn, a Divorce client, Flag
Janet Poe is very knowledgeable, personable, intellegent, honest individual and easy to communicate with. Janet takes charge and gets things done. She looks out for my interest and her support has helped me get through my divorce. Her paralegal Victoria is knowledgeable, professional and easy to work with. She keeps me well informed and response to my calls. I would recommend Janet to anyone needing an attorney in family law.
Posted by a Child Custody client, Flag
We've been clients since 2007 w/a very difficult case. Janet told us up front this was going to be an uphill battle - and it was. She and her paralegal (we started with Christy and then Victoria) worked with us devising ways we could save money. We wanted to be informed, but both Janet and both paralegals (on separate occasions) told us we could save money by consolidating all of our questions & phone calls into one or two versus 4 or 5 phone calls as they charge in 10 minute increments. We also agreed to be informed only on pertinent developments. It's worked out well so far. We won the case we first brought to Janet and now we're on to a different sort of custody case with her.
Janet will tell you how it is, will tell you when you're out of line, and what you need to do to have a successful client/attorney relationship.
Posted by Rob, a Divorce client, Flag
Janet Poe handled my recent divorce with utmost professionalism and responsiveness. I give her the highest marks for making the painful process of divorce a smoothe one for me. I was never once left hanging and I felt she addressed all of my issues; she was very thorough. Additionally, her paralegal, Victoria, was very helpful and knowledgable.
Posted by a Divorce client, Flag
She was nice but seemed too busy to pay full attention to the case. Also, her old assistant was excellent but the new one is rude and doesn't seem to know what's going on. They don't keep me informed at all.