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I hired Kent to handle my divorce and custody matters. I gave him close to 8k over the course of a two year period with no results. I gave him an eye witness to hard core drug use in my children's home and he didn't bother to call and interview her. My money is long gone, Kent is long gone, I haven't seen or heard from my children in a month, and I am still not divorced. If anyone is interested in filing a class action law suit against him please leave a message here and we will put one together. I gave this guy everything I had.
The short: stay away.
The mean: Argued continually against taking spouse to court for contempt - two years. Never did any research. I did the research and provided all of the documents, computations, accounting, RE research, hired work done while Kent did nothing. He finally told me that if I put a lump sum of money on his table he would produce a divorce in two months. I did but he did not. Obtained an agreement in writing and signed but never even bothered to put it into formal motion form (by paralegal) to be submitted. He no longer answers phone or e-mails. I had to locate him through the building manager to get a photo copy in PDF of the agreement.
One year has passed since my divorce was final and I'm just now finding out my notarized Quitclaim Deed was never filed. When I brought it to his attention he referred me to my ex husbands lawyer who obviously wouldn't take my call. My return call to him to fix this went unanswered, leaving me to figure out the repercussions. Susan. 2nd posting.
I was desperate when I went to see Kent a year ago. He calmed me down and explained what we had to do and I was reassured when I found out he handled cases in Skagit County and Bellingham and knew the judges and knew the process. Not only did he get me 3 times the money I initially asked for for maintenance/alimony, but he worked with me financially and for that I will be forever grateful. Kent is a family man, knows this area of the law, is easy to talk to and I highly recommend him for your divorce needs.
kent kok after getting my money he did not call me for 6 months even though i would call his office 1-2 times a month and politely ask for a return call so ken kok did nothing but screw me i lost my most valuable time and money he also claimed he was friends with prosecutor implied i was in good hands when in fact all he did was stall me for the prosecutor i have requested a fee statement twice and of course no results hey ken when you say your good at what you do? say to your clients what it is that you do exactly??? and make sure they know your good at screwing them out of their money and time o yes and feeding them to the wolfs! and not only will he drop the ball, but, when he's done he will kick it in your face this may explain why their is not a lot of review if he's good at screwing me over he will have no problem with you at this point $5000 is down the drain feel free to contact me.
Kent was an amazing attorney to work with. He never made me feel like just another client. His dedication to my case allowed me to breathe a little easier, knowing he was handling everything diligently with the best interest of myself and my child in mind.
Mr. Kok was a faithful advocate, and was very patient with any and all questions/concerns I had throughout the entire process. He was always happy to explain things further, and put things into layman's terms so I could fully understand what was happening every step of the way.
Kent clearly has a passion for the work he does, and has the knowledge to back that up. Mr. Kok expressed great compassion for my situation, and handled my case with sensitivity.
I would highly recommend Kent Kok to anyone looking for a knowledgeable, honest and compassionate family law attorney who can get the job done efficiently. Having worked with more than one family law attorney in the past, I only wish that I had hired him sooner!
I am always a bit uncertain about attorneys and whether or not they are telling me everything of their best understandings of what the "other side" is intending, but then I'm not sufficiently keen in my perceptions to appreciate what he may want to tell me so he keeps his conversation at my level to keep from losing me (thank you). Mr. Kok impresses me as having: 1) excellent knowledge and understanding of his area of law, 2) wisdom in terms of the politics of other attorneys and pertinent judiciary, 3) fluency with the process, 4) temperament that is sensitive to his client, 5) a character that is not shoving his hand into your pocket to get every dollar he can as fast as he can get it. His attention is on his work not your assets and this is immediately noticeable from his demeanor and his spartan office.