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Posted by JoAnne
I am a former client of Dorothy's and I am so surprised at these "anonymous" negative reviews. If you review someone for their service, at least have the courtesy of stating your name, real or fictitious. I am a grateful client who has been helped to move on with my life and with my kids through a difficult divorce. I thank Dorothy and her staff for their help.
Posted by anonymous
Receptionist does not follow through, accounting department double bills frequently. Attorneys are good but dealing with their support stuff is horrible.
Posted by anonymous
Gave her 4k as a retailer we then all of a sudden I receive a bill for 16k more and she charged interest too. Had no clue it was going to be that much and I believe charges are inflated. last calls I remember making were for 5 mins and She charged 50 mins. Gotta go though every charge now and hopefully can be resolved otherwise will have to contact the bar. She runs up bill by only doing partial work at trial or settlement meetings so she can have another reason to bill hours. My ex requested a change of order within a month of orders being ordered and so we went back to court costing thousands but she could of prevented that because a request like that has to be 6 months or more or have cause. I had to travel since I don't live in california and the first thing she tells the judge is changes cannot be requested since less than 6 months, end of case. She should of told his lawyer that before it came to court appearance but they both wanted to bill more hours. Also when original trial was requested and orders were issued she should of requested reimbursent for credit card payments and lawyer fees instead she said next time. forward a few years later we finally agreed to have a settlement and then she tried to stick me with all the credit card bills and lawyer fees even though she knew I wanted reimbursement. I emailed all the statement and she claimed she never got them and said next time. When I received the settleme t papers it stuck me with all the credit card debt, wording was tricky so I emailed her office asking for clarification and since they tried to stick me with all bills we had to do another settlement whick still hasnt resolved the credit card or lawyer issues. I finally decided to represent myself since she wasn't representing my best interest and I had to basically tell her what to do each time, not that it helped much. Another example of how bad she was is that I wanted any free life insurance my ex gets form work to be assigned to our kid, so we all agreed on it and it was written in the paperwork. I noticed she put the current name of the policy he had now. So I asked if he changes insurance companies would it be an issue. She said yes, so I had to ask her y
to reword it so that it would be for any life insurance. She did but that's something I shouldn't have had to point out. Many other things I can say but just do yourself a favor and find another lawyer or better yet do it yourself. I will never hire another lawyer again.