map-marker Brooklyn, New York


It all started from a phone call from Scott G. Winters who was account specialist for Attorney A Cioffi. I was never allowed to speak with the so called attorney, instead my file was assigned to a woman named Candice Miele who collected the same paper work over and over. I doubt if they ever submitted the papers to the crook bank named Wells Fargo. These people collected my money and never deliver. Homeowners beware of these criminals!!! The Law office of James A.Cioffi allowed the crook Bank, Wells Fargo to steal my home!!!. I'm pissed! I'm pissed!! I'm pissed!!!
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Poor customer service
map-marker Honolulu, Hawaii

James A. Cioffi, Esquire - Rip-off on loan modifications

These guys make promises they have no intention of keeping. We paid in advance (I know, not smart) and they did nothing. The thieves list includes Don Nusser, Joe Prince, (a first rate clown and the company salesman), and a pyscho female attorney named Stephanie who never returned a call or an e-mail (we were assigned to her) I have an email from Joe guaranteeing he could reduce our loan balance by 30-65% and they specialized in dealing with PNC. We were forced to sell our house. At a time in our lives when we were most vulnerable, these vultures took our last few dollars and did NOTHING. PNC Bank was sued and lost in a class action for illegal procedure on foreclosures and these clowns at Cioffi couldn't get it right with all that evidence. I'm beyond pissed
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Deborah F Mnh
map-marker Orlando, Florida

Law Office of James A. Cioffi: A scam!

I don't know much about anyone else at the Cioffli Law firm but if you get an ex car salesman named Joseph Prince go somewhere else. I got him through the internet (mistake #1). He was the nicest person in the beginning . He said that he thought I had a 90% of winning even though I had a loan with a private lender. I paid the first payment of $1500.00 to get them started. I never got any paper work from their office in the mail,and when I spoke to the lenders lawyer he said he had nothing from him. I told Mr Prince this and he said if I drove down there he would show me a file. I guess I could have taken off my two jobs and hitchhiked down there as I have no car.The second payment of 1,000.00 came due and they drafted my checking account. I called him and said I was concerned they didn't notify me that they were doing this as I had to pay the mortgage of the house I was living in ( the house he was supposedly helping me with was a family home my mother left me)and I also could have been overdrawn and incurred alot of additional fees.He yelled at me and said (You are mad at us for taking what is ours), no I could have been called like he called me when he wanted my business. I got a letter in the mail from the lenders lawyer and was upset and called Mr. Prince not realizing it was a couple of days before Christmas. He yelled at me and said he was spending time with his kids for the holidays(well excuse me for worrying about my family home). He said he would call me the next Monday, well I am still waiting for that Monday.When I e-mailed him he nastily told someone else, Please help this lady like I was a bother. Well after all he already had my money. Well he said he couldn't help me,if he even tried.Well I lost my house and was out $2500.00, and got behind on my house payment.There was a Maria there that did try to help me , but it was too late.I went to another firm I had to give them $850.00 up front but didn't have to pay them the rest of the $2500.00 if they could help me. They couldn't help me and that was all I had to pay.I guess there are some firms that don't just kick you when you are already down. I work two jobs seven days a week and I don't have money to just throw away. I guess Mr. Prince once a car salesman always a car salesman only worrying about yourself. So be very aware if you deal with this firm and Mr. Prince. It wouldn't have been so easy to take advantage of me if I wasn't a widow and had my husband to make me see the truth about them. Some of you people on here who think these negative reviews are bull, you can think what you want.
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map-marker Greenville, South Carolina

Had law firm james cioffi try for a lower payment

I was in for a modifcation on my loan thru the law firm,started in Dec,09 FOR J.-F.- and march at $883+ trial period,i signed the papers sent back to you and i never heard from you or the dam law firm for APPROVE or NOT approved?? I jump on the law firm hire another company-John Bailey to talk to you,i guess he still is???Write BBB and tell them of the law firms bad practices and then you come back to today i get in the mail a NEW TRIAL period starting Dec.1-2010 in the amt. of $1008.55,,*** I was only paying in my original contract 2005 in the amt/of $965+ a month NOW i ask you what kind of lowering my % and payment IS THAT//Sure sounds like and INCREASE to me----*** everything is going up my retired pay is staying the SAME and i got kids, with their kids moving back due to job loss,,and now you pull this *** Dam it sure pays to be a retired VET>>
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Legitimate clients do not write anonymous messages.


You sign everything "anonymous" (sounds odd)... If you gave a name or called them.

I am sure you would get a resolution. If your payment went up, then maybe it is because of arrears matters that were added to the loan. If they caught you current, then what more are you asking for.

Most people (such as yourself) blame the attorney for helping them when YOU were the won who didn't pay your mortgage... Ungrateful!


Avoid this lawyer at all cost

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Agreed! He is on a local NOT recommended list.

Staying Anonymous!!!

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our family had a very bad deal with this guy. Stay away from all guardianship and probate attorneys. IJG, THEY ARE WATCHING HIM.

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