Dorothy help us thru not only with our bankruptcy case, but also with a very complicated loan modification. From the minute we sat down in her office, she made us feel like finally, everything would be taken care of. She was always prompt in returning our phone calls and responded quickly to EVERY SINGLE email I ever sent her. Which is a big deal. She kept us updated and informed on each and every phase of our case. I always felt that no matter what was going on with our case, that she had complete control of the situation and we never had to worry. All her fees were more than reasonable and never did she try to get "an extention" , so it would cost us more because of extra time that she might need. I couldn't be more please or satisfisfied with Dorothy's work, her attitude and her willingness to go the extra mile for us. She is truly one of the best lawyers in Las Vegas. She saved my home AND got me a loan modification all at once. Great job.
Dorothy Bunce filed my Chapter 7 Bankruptcy quickly and professionally. She explained all the details personally, or sent emails about what to expect during the process,such as.... Don't worry about the 341 meeting, (as many people do unnecessarily). She was always respectful and never judgemental. When i would phone her about a question she either answered personally, or if i did happen to reach her voice mail she would always return my call promptly . Same as when i emailed her, she always answered back the same day. She always kept me informed about my case from beginning to end. I consider Dorothy not just a knowledgeable attorney, but now a friend.
I would definitely recommend her to anyone in need of an experienced Bankruptcy attorney.
I had a short sale issue and Ms. Bunce promptly assisted me and lead me in the right direction. Thank you for your help.
I was very surprised to see positive reviews for this attorney and had to share my experience. About 6 years ago I was experiencing some severe financial issues, loss of job, payday loans and many many bills. I didn't know what to do and saw bankruptcy as my only option. After researching attorney's Ms. Bunce seemed like a good choice because her advertisements billed her as someone who cares. I went to her office which was a converted home on Eastern Avenue. The home was kind of dingy and I was a little nervous. She talked about going to Mexico and it looked like she was packing up the office. She seemed very nice, though, and told me that to represent me she would need $795 cash. I believe that $295 of it she said was for court filing and $500 was for the bankruptcy. I knew the price before I set up my appointment so I had the money on me and I paid her cash. Then while still in her office she told me she needed to check my credit. Instead of going through what I would consider ethical channels, she used some site for a free credit report and asked me a lot of personal questions so she could get the report for free I was feeling very uneasy at this point but I had already paid her and I was hoping against hope that she was legitimate. I called many times and never received a call back. I thought she had fled to Mexico since she was talking about Mexico when I was there. It took me a few weeks to really realize it but I knew that deep down I had been ripped off and chalked it up to not listening to my inner voice when I saw that home and it looked like she was moving out. Imagine my surprise a few months later when I received a bill for $1000 that was kind of threatening. Never did one thing for me or return my calls and that if she bothered me ever again I would report her. I never heard from her again. I am sorry I did not pursue action against her but I was barely able to afford the money I had already paid her and could not afford to hire another attorney. Based on her location and my impression of her office, I had the impression that she preyed upon the less fortunate. It was an expensive lesson for me and I would not recommend Dorothy Bunce.
Dorothy G Bunce’s response:“I can't figure out who this reviewer might be and I do keep records and receipts of all cash payments going back more than 10 years. The facts described by the reviewer are not consistent with way I practice law and the facts are inconsistent in many ways. For example, I return all phone calls and emails personally and promptly. It is true that did have weight loss surgery in Mexico several years ago, but I was only gone for less than a week. During this entire time, my office was open and fully staffed, and I was 100% available by phone. Although I show people how they can obtain their own credit report for free, I don't use the free sites myself for credit reports because they are not compatible with the software I have used for the past 15 years. It can look like we are moving out when repairs are being made, but since I own the building, it would be kind of foolish for me to move.
I wish this reviewer hadn't just given up and had either walked into the office to discuss the concerns voiced here or continued to contact me by phone or email. S/he is still welcome to contact me to address these concerns. Yes my practice is still in that converted home on Eastern Ave, and I just had the place re-painted yesterday. This reviewer may not recognize me if we did indeed meet before my short trip to Mexico because I lost more than 100 lbs and now work out at the nearby gym on a regular basis.”
I called Dorothy Bunce
I called Dorothy Bunce 5 times in the last week, and she personally picked up the phone 4 of those times before the third ring. On the 5th time, I left a voice message and got a prompt call back.
Dorothy G Bunce’s response:“I am glad I was able to help you but it wasn't with a Admiralty or Maritime matter. You may have overlooked the list of legal fields and your computer selected the first specialty on the list. Thanks for this positive review.”
I called many many bankruptcy
I called many many bankruptcy attorneys to see if someone could file a bankruptcy to stop our foreclosure sale. Yes it was at the last minute, the day before the sale. Dorothy Bunce at A Fresh Start returned my call promptly, while none of the other lawyers bothered to call me back. Dorothy said she could stop the foreclosure sale but warned us that because there was no time to carefully prepare our case, I would have to understand that she would to "a good job" and that she would have to clean up any problems down the road. Because I was desperate for some help, I took the chance. I have no idea what this attorney meant by saying she would only be able to do "a crappy job." Everything Dorothy did was meticulous and when we went to court, there was no problem at all with our bankruptcy. I will take the good job Dorothy does over any other attorney’s work any day.
I recently was unsure of my financial options, and Dorothy truly helped to get me on the right track. I may have made a hasty or unintelligent decision if it were not for her expert advice and knowledge. My case dealt with some student loans, and she went out of her way to contact an expert in the field, just to ensure she could provide me with adequate advice. She is also a very compassionate woman, which is extremely helpful in a lawyer. So many are only worried about money, you can tell Dorothy cares about you, and she will fight her hardest to help you.
Dorothy provides a great service and gives great advice. Dorothy was trustworthy, knowledgeable and very responsive to my calls and emails. I thought she did a great job of keeping me informed, I am very happy to have her in my corner.
Dorothy made my very scary, very emotional experience smooth and easy. She was very kind and understanding of my situation and very professional handling it.