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This attorney is very slow to respond, but very quick with flipping attitude at you. He was a referral to us and was slow to contact us. We had only 2 days to beat a trustee sale deadline, it took 1 day to connect with him which left us only 1 day to prepare all the paperwork required to file and then he dropped us the night before because he told me it was more important for him to go to bed and get a good nights sleep than to finish preparing our paperwork to file our case the next morning. He left us no time to retain another attorney. Thanks for wasting our time! I'm sure my children won't mind being homeless as long as you can get a good night sleep!
I received much more than answers to my post on the AVVO site from Mr. Granvold he gave me back hope and options not one but several without judging or condescending remarks he was so respectful and helpful. I now feel I have a chance at maybe coming through another dark time Bankruptcy is difficult and after 4 years finding out we are still left with problems was devastating he gave us hope and an orderly direction to find our way back. We received more help than we did during our original Bankruptcy with another attorney this is the Guy to Trust I just wish I would of found him before. Out of all the posts his insights were the ones we needed to set us back on the right track to a better future. Thank you for all your help my Family is so grateful you have no idea how much this meant you saved not one but 4 people .
I have realized there is a lot to know in bankruptcy, so it's important to get someone who knows the law. Unfortunately the lawyer I have had for the past 1 1/2 years did not know the law very well and I have never even spoken with, she only accepts email; which would be ok it her answers were helpful. But they are not, they were curt, condescending and hard to understand. Mr Richard Granvold explained everything so well, and in simpler terms than law language. Due to his help, I am going forward, and in the right direction, and WITHOUT the lawyer I had to start with. Thank you Mr Granvold.
I filed my chapter 7 on my own... and did all of my hearings (431 and two to oppose motion for relief) without an ATTORNEY. It went really well. It has been three years since my case was discharged and I just had a few questions regarding the case. Richard was one of the first AVVO ATTORNEYS to answer. He also took the time to answer a couple of more questions. Some of the other ATTORNEYS' answers had nothing to do with my question. However, with Richard, I felt like he really explained what was going on. Thanks for taking the time to help me!
I know that it is not very easy to have to file bankruptcy when one has always paid their bills on time, but I just couldn't do it anymore. It was nice to be able to find an attorney that would work with me and help me to understand what was needed from me to make this flow easily. Richard Granvold is a very straight forward attorney, one that I needed to give me that extra push to get things done the right way. My case went very smoothly and now I have New beginning to start a new life. I went from fear to filing to a weight lifted off of me, all thanks to Mr. Granvold.
In march 2011, my husband and I needed an attorney to help us file a simple bankruptcy. We were scared to death, but Mr. Granvold helped us through every step. He mailed us clear information, and promptly replied to phone calls. Every step was exactly as he told us. We are so very grateful for his help, and hope we never need his services again, but if we do, we'll surely call on him.
Mr Granvold helped me with my bankruptcy. My late husband had always taken care of everything so I am sure I was a little harder than most cases. I took forever gettting things back and sometimes needed further help. Most everything was handled through email with only occaisionally a call. One very very short court visit. He was very professional and helpful. Everything went just like he assured me it would. Cost what he said it would. I feel things are so much better for my family now.
Richard D. Granvold was very comforting in a scary and confusing time. He explained the bankruptcy process and walked me through it in such a way that I understood what to expect. Never once did I feel as though he was looking down on me for the situation I found myself in. He stayed late to accept my paperwork and was always available to answer questions. A few years into my Chapter 13 I found myself without a job and unable to make my payments to the trustee. He went out of his way to assist me in resolving issues with the Chapter 13 trustee and I was able to resume my bankruptcy. I have since referred several friends/family members to Mr. Granvold and they have always been as happy with his work as I have. If you find yourself need a bankruptcy lawyer, Mr. Granvold is of the highest caliber.
If you have limited smarts, really limited earning potential and need someone to tell you what to do then he is your man. I am a thinker and know there is more than one way to solve a problem. One by one he dismissed every one of my enquiries as to the approach and strategy possibilities insisting I did not know what I was talking about. The 2 meetings I had with him were extremely demoralizing. Ultimately I did not use his services and am SOO glad I didn't, his advice was completely wrong. He also asks for more money than he needs up front then has fine print in his contracts which allow him to keep everything you gave him even if you decide not to use his services to file. I found him highly unethical. If you have a brain, stay away.
The best there is. Hands down. Richard made me feel like I was important to him. He had all the answers when I asked them. He really knows his stuff. If you go somewhere else, you will be sorry. Trust me he knows his stuff. He made a hard thing in my life easy. Thank you Richard!