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When my ex-husband left for another women and filed for divorce without me having a clue I turned to Jessica. I felt I was playing catch up with four kids, a mortgage, job, and a part-time student she caught me up to speed on what I needed to do next. He had already retained a lawyer and she took my case and I received everything I wanted. My children, the house, and support! She was patient, kind, and responded to all my concerns no matter of importance to my case. I would highly recommend her and know that she is busy cause she's good at what she does.
Starting with my initial visit, Jessica was clear with everything that I should expect in court. She was upfront with how long things would take, what the likely hood would be of me winning, and what my options were.
Though, from the start, it seemed my custody case would likely end in (What I thought was an outcome) shared custody, Jessica was still vigilant with collecting as many details as possible to strengthen my case. She regularly sent me all the official paperwork that was being routed through the courts, as well as replied to any of my questions in a timely manner.
I am greatly satisfied with Jessica's performance in court and a win for full custody on my behalf. Having her represent me and my family has given us the opportunity to let go of the past.
With this victory, and full custody, we are able to move to a new area with more opportunities for me and my family. This reality wouldn't have been possible without Jessica's help and expertise in the court room. I would recommend her to anyone who is on the fence about having legal representation in court, because it is clear that our win was due to having a competent and skilled lawyer.
I paid Jessica Pedemonte a $100 fee for an hour consultation starting at 10:00 A.M. She led me into her office at 10:10 and then completed the consultation at 10:40 for a total of about 30 minutes. During the consultation, I told her about a case that I wanted an advocate for with DHS. Rather than telling me what all of my options might be, she concluded before knowing any of the facts that I would lose a case with them (she did not even mention I could defend myself in a case with them), and then tried to convince me that losing is not so bad. The issue had to do with child custody, and she tried to minimize the importance of custodial rights without knowing any details of my situation. I had to bring up the possibility of particular options, but she did not pursue these very far and frankly seemed unwilling to help me. Contrary to her claim on her website, she is definitely not an aggressive advocate, and she charged me for an hour's time but only spent 30 minutes with me.
Jessica, is so informative, knowledgable and made me feel so much better having her in my corner. I would refer her 1 million percent , she was very honest, never gave me false hope, but fought for me to the end, she knew I was a single mom, with not a lot of money, she made sure not to over charge me, she did everything fair and inexpensive, she did twice as much as my ex's attorney and literally charged me 1/3 of what he payed. I have full custody of my daughter and her father has a very fair visitation plan. Going through a custody battle is stressful and lonely, I felt like I had a friend anytime I needed advise she was a phone call away. I am more than satisfied.
My husband & I recently had Jessica Pedemonte of the Jamie Hazlett firm help us with our will. She was very professional, efficient and knowledgeable. She was also empathetic, and made us feel comfortable with our questions, she didn't presume we knew everything, but did not talk down to us either. The cost seemed affordable. The staff in the office was friendly and helpful. I would highly recommend her.