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  • Outstanding Lawyer

    5.0 stars

    Posted by a client

    My annulment case was transferred to Ms. Crawford after my initial lawyer had moved. Despite my apprehension over having a new lawyer appointed without my knowledge, I am now so thankful that my case was transferred to Debra. From the first meeting with her, I felt at ease to know that I was in the hands of someone that truly cared and took the time to understand my situation and me, as an individual. It was evident that she put the necessary time and effort into my case to fight for my annulment, which was ultimately granted. I would highly recommend Debra to anyone who is looking for an honest, knowledgeable, hardworking, supportive, and well-respected lawyer in Monterey County.

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    Debra Vaniman Crawford’s response: “It's been a pleasure working with you! I look forward to staying in touch and seeing your success in your career!”
  • Thankful and very satisfied client

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    Posted by Odessa

    Mrs.Crawford is the best compassionate,great and genuine attorney that gets real results and is affordable!! I came to her for her expertise and knew I needed the proper representation since I am currently going through a child custody case that has caused me a lot of stress due to the lack of knowledge that I have in this area. (and she was the one)
    Mrs.Crawford is very honest and straight forward (which i like) but is very compassionate and understanding at the same time. She is very prompt in answering my questions whenever I had questions regarding my case or concerns, helped me understand what was being stated at the time thoroughly (where most attorneys don't have the patience , Mrs.Crawford DEFINITELY DOES!!!) We had gone to court, I was a nervous wreck but Mrs.Crawford reassured me every step of the way that everything will be fine and IT WAS!!
    Debra Crawford is a very personable,caring,knowledgeable and unbelievably reasonable in her fees. Where most attorneys will make you bleed money; Mrs. Crawford displays that it is more then that to her. There isn't enough great things that I can express to describe Debra Crawford. I would definitely recommend Mrs.Crawford to anyone who is seeking the best representation in town. Im so very fortunate that she is my attorney that represents me in my present case. I would most definitely use her again!!

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    Debra Vaniman Crawford’s response: “Thank you for working so hard to do what is right for your children!”
  • The best!!

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    Posted by Melissa Ashworth

    I have been working with Debra for 13 months with my custody dispute, I am in Florida and she is in California. She did a excellent job handling my case with the distance between us. She was very quick to answer any questions I had. She made me feel confident that I hired the right attorney when it came to go to court and present my case (I couldn't be there, and I didn't need to be!) If I ever need an attorney again in California, I would would not hesitate to hire her again. Thank you again Debra!!

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    Debra Vaniman Crawford’s response: “Thank you for being so cooperative and helping to resolve this. I love seeing the pics of you and your daughter looking so happy!”
  • Respect

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    Posted by Wayne Kelly

    Mrs. Crawford and I became friends first. I was looking for an attorney, and I had read to pick an attorney hat you can relate to. Deborah and I had a long conversation, nothing related to my case, and I could tell she was passionate about what she does. After meeting at her office regarding my needs, I knew I had made a good choice. When we got to the court house, I could tell Deborah has many friends and is well respected. When it came to business, Deborah was a shark. I was really impressed with her representation and I would refer Deborah to any one looking for a fantastic attorney. Mrs.Crawford gets work done, and I'll never forget how much she helped me. Family issues are sensitive and affect you and your family for life. Make sure you have the right person to be there for you.

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    Debra Vaniman Crawford’s response: “I'm so glad your son is doing so well. He is maturing with the help of a loving father.”
  • Debra is compassionate and genuine and instills confidence in her abilities to represent your case

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    Posted by Dan

    Finding a competent, supportive lawyer at a reasonable price is a daunting task. I painfully learned this lesson several years ago from my experience with my previous lawyer who thoroughly bungled my divorce case yet managed to charge me a fortune. Recently when I began the process of modifying my support payments, I searched numerous review sites for the best divorce lawyer in Monterey and found Debra through this web site. I can honestly say that she is an absolute superstar based on my experience and based on watching numerous other lawyers in court as they (mis)represent their clients.

    Debra's strengths are:
    -phenomenal memory for details and facts and will know your case better than you
    -organized and meticulous with her notes and files
    -personable and caring and has an innate ability to connect with you and your case on a personal level
    -thoroughly knowledgeable on divorce law and presents many options for handling your case
    -during the initial consultation she inspired confidence in her ability to handle my case and delivered on court day
    -on top of all the above, her costs are unbelievably reasonable and she does not nickle and dime you for every interaction

    I cannot say enough good things about Debra and consider myself fortunate to have her represent my case.

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    Debra Vaniman Crawford’s response: “Thanks Dan. It has been a pleasure working with you. I appreciate your preparedness and great communication!”
  • Extremely helpful!

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    Posted by Brian

    Debra was very quick to respond to my request for a consultation. Despite quickly realizing that I would need to attain legal representation in a different locale, Debra was more than happy to discuss my case and provided me with great information as well as a reference for an excellent attorney in another area. She was extremely professional and helpful.

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    Debra Vaniman Crawford’s response: “Good luck Brian! Let me know how things turn out! I'm hoping for the best! Debra”
  • Thankful and satisfied clients.

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    Posted by a client

    I am currently going through a custody battle which is stressful and time consuming and due to Mrs. Crawfords great help it has made the process a bit easier and more understandable. Her great knowledge and expertise that she has demonstrated to us is a quality that we value. She let's us know what is best for our case and has given us the peace of mind that her priority is the well being and safety of our child.

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    Debra Vaniman Crawford’s response: “I appreciate your willingness to work together to do what is best for your child!”
  • GREAT! AWESOME! AMAZING!

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    Posted by Alicia

    I would like to thank Debra for her great, amazing help she has provided me. I've enjoyed every minute of her conversations and/or meetings. I want to make sure and point out that since the very first frustrating, devastating, harsh day I found out about my issue, she was there for me, answered my questions and got on the phone that same day to get information on the other party's lawyer and or paperwork. so far till this point I would sure recommend her 110% to others. Debra listened to me and understood where I was coming from. thanks to her I've been able to continue with my life a bit better than what I expected. thank you for all you have done so far Debra and hope we keep in touch even after this issue settles. Mil Gracias

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    Debra Vaniman Crawford’s response: “I know this process is tough for you and I admire the strength you show!”
  • Understanding, knowledgeable and Affordable Lawyer

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    Posted by Adrianna

    Debra is a knowledgeable, understanding and straight forward attorney, which is what I like and need. I came to her after realizing I did not know what I was doing and was terrified of what would happen to me and my children. She is helping me to understand how the divorce process works as well how my understanding of the law is not always accurate/realistic. She is prompt to respond to any of issues I am dealing with during this divorce process. I feel confident with her every time she is representing me in court.

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    Debra Vaniman Crawford’s response: “This process is not easy and I value the thought and time you put into helping with your case!”
  • Super easy!

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    Posted by a client

    Debra was great from the very beginning. She took care of everything for me quickly and responded to all my questions. I would recommend her to anyone!

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    Debra Vaniman Crawford’s response: “Thank you for remaining strong in a very tough situation!”