Law firms like this are the reason attorneys are generally referred to as "Money hungry Do-nothings". When you're charged a retainer of $5k and the attorney shows up for the first family court hearing, that last about 5 minutes, then does absolutely nothing, while your ex-wife's legitimate attorney, steamrolls them with zero resistance, you'll realize you've been had. Or how about when you schedule a call with your attorney, and another attorney you've never talked to is the one your talking to? AND this attorney has no idea about your case. Has no legal advice for you. AND when your on the call, they have the audacity to talk about how they're probably going to need more money! I mean it's absolutely ridiculous. $5k for one hearing, and said maybe 12 words. No motions filed. No lawyering completed. And now you need more money after months of ZERO WORK? Absolutely ridiculous. This law firm is a joke. The lawyers at this law firm are a joke. In my opinion, they are the charlatan televangelist of the law World. All about the money. Not one person that I have seen at this firm cares about their clients, their clients case, or their families. I DARE anyone at this law firm to challenge the statements I've made here. Do yourself a favor, get a real attorney that actually cares about your case and what happens to you and your family. They do exist. Just not at this place. Oh and before you say that I have you mistaken with another firm, or you have no record of me as being a client, the Birmingham Men's is exactly whom I'm talking about. I'm not going to use my real name on a google review. But If you cared about a case as much as you do google reviews, or swindling people out of their money, you may be a better law firm.
They helped me throughout my divorce. My old attorney didn't do anything, and he dropped me when I lost my job. The Birmingham Men’s Law Firm picked up my case. And turned everything and at the end I cried and it was a cry for joy. I was getting frustrated and depressed for a year and a half during the divorce. But Birmingham Men’s Law Firm helped me with everything, and they shade a light on things that my old attorney didn't do, and they quickly corrected everything by the law. I would highly recommend Birmingham Men’s Law Firm to any father who is trying to do right for his children. Again thank you, Birmingham Men’s Law Firm, for all you have done for me and fighting for me.
Well to 100% honest I would never recommend this firm to ANYONE they charged me 4k for a PFA hearing to dismiss the PFA on a zoom court meeting that lasted 12 mins. The PFA was done fraudulently by my ex’s previous attorney because he is still a judge in family court and handles the pfas. I was never served and in court the actual PFA document was pulled and there was no signature , no date , no time and no location served at signed. That made the PFA null and void and the judge dismissed it. However Starkys firm didn’t follow up on the dismissal and it never got dissolved on the county’s side so I paid 4k for nothing then I was sent more bills for almost another thousand saying I need to refill retainer. Once I questioned the billing and I was charged the full hourly rate of 250 hour for a single phone call less than 5 mins. To add fuel to the fire they gave me the brand new attorney that was green as broccoli and she froze in court and the judge and my ex’s council ate her lunch and my case was so messed up it took months and months of trying to retain good counsel but they didn’t want to touch it due to the errors in filing the wrong motions. Just fyi if you are a man and you choose this firm I found out the judges do not respect this firm and assume it’s for guys having affairs and it puts a bad taste in the judges mouth from jump street. They have cost me dearly and if I had it to do over again I would have never used them. I only used them because I kept hearing their commercials on the radio for PFAs and I don’t have much time with the job I have to search all over for attorneys but please do !!! Don’t do what I did and if you want the truth about them go ask any attorney that works in Birmingham that know them and you can decide for yourself. However there ARE GREAT attorneys out there , unfortunately most love to make a fortune off of your misfortune !!! Stay away from Starkey if you want to win your case !!!
I recommend Men's Law Firm; they have a lot of experience, and they are willing to help you in any way they can. Their service cost is affordable.
The words to properly express my appreciation and gratitude, to Amanda and her staff, simply do not exist!!! My divorce process was fairly long (6 months) and mostly amicable, until the final month and a half. I will not go into full details, but in summary, my ex manipulated every possible domestic law on the books, to “gain an advantage” on me”, in our case. My life, reputation, and finances were turned COMPLETELY upside down!!! Through the process, Amanda kept being a calming and reassuring voice, through it all. I will NEVER, EVER forget during one call, she said these simple words to me, “I just need you to trust me”. I swear, in that moment, I knew I was going to be okay. I am SO glad I trusted my gut instinct and HER!! We went to mediation and walked away with an EXTREMELY satisfactory agreement!!! Please, do not think I am referencing money. I am mainly referencing time with my son!! I told Amanda, on day one, fair and equal access to my son and having his “normal” change as little as possible, was my main goal. She delivered TREMENDOUSLY, in the regard, and more!! I will shout the praises of Amanda and The Birmingham Men’s Law Firm, to any and everyone who will listen!!! If you’re a father that wants fair custody arrangements and to receive a respectful, fair divorce settlement, they are your firm!!
Gregory C. Starkey & Associates is located at 2016 10th Ave S, Birmingham, Alabama 35205, USA.
Gregory C. Starkey & Associates areas of expertise are: Bankruptcy, Divorce & Family Law.
Gregory C. Starkey & Associates is in practice for 17 years.