Based on 5 reviews
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Where do I start. It is completely obvious that Ms. Macklin has absolutely zero experience when it comes to family law. We always met at a Starbucks or other random places and just the state that my file was in was absolutely appalling. It was completely unorganized, she did everything last minute, and she did nothing correctly. She was completely submissive in court, and as my case was one involving an infant, her lack of fight or drive was disgusting. I genuinely believe that for the sake of us parents out there in a difficult position trying to protect our children, Ms. Macklin needs to quit. She has no business doing what she does. She could not even get her facts straight and she was very rude and would not listen to my concerns. Please stay away from her unless you want a terrible attorney representing you. She will lose your case for you; it is obvious she doesn't truly care, down to how she presented herself in court, she was a complete mess and a joke. I wasted a year with her getting bad information and horrible results.
She didnt show in court the last two dates, it has been over a year. Then she text my brother to tell him she was withdrawing from my case for personal problems. Left me hanging and with no attorney.
I hired Dapne Macklin 4 months ago she took $500.00 to start case, and NEVER COMPLETED ANY WORK!! 1st she let the statues run out on an appeal in Riverside County Court. She never completed or provided the next set of paperwork for a Housing matter. She is EVASIVE, drops off the face of the earth. Said she had a family emergency and didn't respond for calls for weeks. Today, it has been over 2 months with no response from her.
I hired this attorney and she messed up two of my cases due to late filing and incorrect filing. I would not recommend this attorney to anyone who wants a job well done. She hides behind a PO Box and Google numbers. She has untrustworthy business practices
I had the pleasure of working for her as a paralegal for 7 years, and also had her help me as a cclient before that. She is the most hardworking, empathetic, and dedicated attorney I have ever had the pleasure of knowing. She is up-to-date on her areas of law and treats her clients with respect. She works mostly with low income people who would not have access to leagl help without her. she does public benefits, admin law, education , disability rights, housing, etc.