5.0 stars 9 totalReview Brian Tackett
Posted by Inez
I emailed Brian through this site after hours last night. At 9 a.m. I got a call from his office and we set up a consultation for 9:30. In that half an hour, I was riddled with anxiety, as I had been since the night before. I had been waiting a week to hear from the partner of a family friend who was going to represent me in my divorce, and finally got his name last night. I looked him up and saw that he had been publicly reprimanded by the state and the 5 reviews I could find on him were all...not what you want to see when you feel that your future will be in that person's hands.
Since yesterday I have been racked with pain through my whole body due to stress, throwing up numerous times as I feared what was going to happen, especially since I was now 8 days from the pre-trial hearing. The stress of the situation was making me physically ill.
I found Avvo and started looking for attorneys, and Brian's resume and reviews were astounding. He spent half an hour talking to me, and was very clear and upfront about what the different possible outcomes were. I wasn't expecting some magical resolution from a consultation, but I can tell you that half an hour since we got off the phone, I am feeling much more calm knowing that part of what was stressing me out were bullying tactics from my husband's lawyer.
I am currently trying to see if I can get the money together for his retainer. But I do know that if I am able to hire Brian, I feel confident that he is competent, matter of fact, and will do what is necessary to get this resolved quickly.
Something he said that really put me at ease was that he tries to severe contact between his client and the soon to be ex as quickly as possible - which is what I want: to just be done. He didn't give me some sales pitch of, "Well, these things take time. We could be in this for the long haul," (read: you are going to end up paying me so much money I'll be able to take a nice vacation when I decide we should be done).
I hope with all my heart that I am able to get the money together to hire Brian, and that we can put an end to this divorce that has been hanging over my head for far too long.
Posted by Jessie
My story is probably fairly similar to a lot of individuals that have gone through divorces. There was nothing extreme, but there were things that became difficult at times. Being that this was a divorce of a marriage of 12 years, there were emotions and feeling very much wrapped up in the conversations had by my ex and I. There are a few things I would like to say about Brian and how he acted as my lawyer during this time.
1) Top notch professionalism: Brian at all times during the year long divorce was doing what a lawyer should do, and more, for his client. He gave me solid advice and helped guide me, not just legally, but emotionally during the situation. He made sure that I kept a cool head in times where the heat was turned up by my ex, and he recommended several ways to reach agreements that would ultimately get me where I needed to be during the divorce decree. Basically, Brian did exactly what I hired him to do, represent me, and he did without fail in a very earnest and professional way.
2) Great job: Brian not only was professional, but he was plain good at what he did. I’ve never needed a lawyer before, so I didn’t know what to expect during this process, but I’m sure I lucked out finding Brian. Brian took care of pretty much everything. He knows most of the lawyers in the area, so when he heard my wife’s lawyer’s name, he knew her, and acted accordingly for my benefit within the parameters of their relationship. This was a tool that he was able to use, among others, during the process. He knew what to write up, where to write it, how to word it, and prepped me for all possible rebuttals that may come once my side of the decree had been submitted. This was extremely helpful. Furthermore, he was able to get most everything that I needed or wanted. He was always able to change anything I needed changed and readily adapted to my thoughts and feelings about particular areas of the divorce proceedings. Also, I have emailed and spoken with Brian several times after the divorce was over, asking him various questions, and he has always promptly responded and helped, all without any expectation of payment for his services or advice. He is freaking smart and great at his job!
3) Friendly: Brian is a very likable guy. He doesn’t make you feel like you are being interviewed for a job when speaking with you. He’s laid back, calm, polite, and he laughs and smiles a lot, which can be very disarming (a very needed at times) when my stress level was at a level 10. Having him representing himself as someone that actually cares about what I’m going through just made the process much more bearable. When someone needs a lawyer, finding someone that is not just well versed at their job, but also cares about their job and clients, well, it’s an area of being a lawyer that I’m not quite sure a lot of lawyers can honestly say they are able to work within. Brian nails it.
4) Cost: I can’t necessarily speak to knowing what is a good price for a lawyer, but what I can say is that I walked away after everything was said and done feeling like I got one hell of a deal on Brian’s services. Not only that, but Brian knew my financial situation and worked with me as much as necessary in order to make it easier for me. The great thing was that cutting my bill didn’t cut his services, and that is something I couldn’t be more grateful for.
In closing, I will say this. There are numerous options for lawyers for pretty much anything that you are going through. My experience was with divorce, and my lawyer was Brian Tackett. I couldn’t have chosen a better lawyer to represent me and if you are looking for someone to be on your side, give some consideration to Brian. I guarantee you that you will not be sorry for that choice, and with as many lawyers out there saying how great they are, but you can’t really know for sure, choosing Brian will be a peace of mind that is worth more than you probably know right now as you read this.
Posted by Staci
Brian was so very thorough in all aspects of my case. My divorce was a scary and stressful time for me and I always felt completely taken care of by Brian and his paralegal. Of course I don't hope for legal issues in the future, but I know without a doubt, Brian Tackett is the only lawyer I'll use.
Posted by Beke
His professional demeanor and vast knowledge and experience in family law combined with his sincere concern for our feelings made Brian Tackett an excellent attorney for us. He handled our temporary custody, protective orders and final custody issues. We were fighting to gain custody of our grandson. During our process, Brian kept us informed along the way, worked quickly when time was an issue, listened to our wishes but kept us grounded with realistic expectations. His thought provoking questions helped us decide what we wanted to do and he helped us prepare for the possible consequences. Brian worked hard and won the case for us. We have consulted with him for additional items and receive the same excellent results. Great communication, easy to reach, personable, intelligent, fairly priced and has great support staff are just some of the positives of dealing with Brian. No negatives. I HIGHLY recommend Brian Tackett for family law matters.
Posted by Carol
Brian is a very honest and caring person. He kept me informed and helped me come to terms with reality. After receiving a DWI, I had to accept the punishment for my careless behavior. Brian not only worked hard to minimize the punishment, but he also helped me get my life back together. He truly made a difference in my life. Thank you Brian!
Posted by Gilbert
Brian is an outstanding attorney. He is smart and down to earth. He gets the job done. I got accessed for assault on a family member by my fixing to be ex-wife. She did this trying to get me to loose my job and take my peace officer license. Thank God for a good attorney like Brian Tackett and his attention to detail he had the truth come out and I got acquitted of the charges. He is now helping me with the divorce and to get re-instated.
Posted by anonymous
I used Mr. Tackett as my divorce attorney and I was more than pleased. He was very professional, always returned my calls and emails and always made sure I fully understood what was going on with my case. I would highly recommend Mr. Tackett to anyone in need of a Family Law Attorney.
Posted by harold
Brian is not only my attorney, but has become a good friend. I have put all my trust in him and he has never let me down. He has become my family's lawyer as well, and is an excellent attorney.
Posted by anonymous
I contacted Brian Tackett when I received a DUI in Denton County and was immediately treated like family. I couldn't be more pleased with the upmost respect I received from Hayes, Berry, White and Vanzant, LLP. From the first call, to the acquittal of my case, I knew I was in qualified hands. Mr. Tackett and his team are extremely knowledgeable, understanding and willing to fight for you. I would highly recommend Brian to any of my friends or family that found themselves in the same situation!