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Five months isn't per se unreasonable. It can be unreasonable, it just isn't automatically. It depends on the work involved, the amount of paperwork you turned over to them, the price you paid (whether you paid for exclusive service or whether you want them to work it in).
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I used to work with a lawyer that I sent people to for planning trusts, IRS problems, etc. He always said figure a month and a half to two months per year of returns. I'm not sure if that is industry standard or not but I wouldn't think 5 months is an issue, particularly if no specific deadline was given.
What you need to do now is find out what specific date they are planing on having them all done and at that point you make the decision on what to do. If they are going to have them done in a week, it's not worth pursuing. If they are going to have them done in a year, then it likely is.
Have they given you any idea on a time?