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Seeking estate planning, I found Tom on the Internet and chose him without viewing any references. I made a great choice. After spending 10 minutes with Tom it was obvious that he is an expert on Massachusetts estate planning. I needed everything - a will, all the health care documents, a power of attorney - the whole package. He absolutely and obviously understood all of these items and .clearly advised me as to what options were available to me, while carefully explaining the ramifications of each option. He did not rush through the process and he does not charge by the hour. I believe he takes personal and professional pride in creating air tight, rock solid estate plans.
Additionally, Tom went out of his way to make the process as convenient and efficient as possible. He offered to meet with me at my home, which I accepted, and at that time we agreed upon what level of estate planning I needed and began the process of making estate decisions. A week later he returned to my home where we made some final adjustments and set up an appointment to sign and notarize the documents. We met at an office close to my home, and Tom provided the legally required witnesses - a huge time saver for me. When I left with the the papers in my hand, I felt I had done all the right things to protect myself and my family. It is a good feeling.
In conclusion, Tom is very good at what he does and makes the process painless. I highly recommend him.
Tom was recommended to us by another lawyer who could not take our case. He said he had seen Tom in court and was very impressed, eventhough he had never met him. We met with Tom and liked him instantly. He discussed our case and options and kept the dates he gave us as far as letters he wrote and email updates. He resolved our case within a month and gave us back some our retainer money. Also, he met with us at our home on more than one occassion and worked around our schedule. We are going back to him for help with updating our trusts and wills.
After being given the run around by an attorney for over a year, I turned to Tom based on a friend's recommendation. He's extremely responsive, trustworthy and on top of things. He had the issue resolved in less than a week. He even returned a portion of my retainer since he didn't do as much work as we had anticipated.
Tom was recommended to us for estate planning. Tom made a difficult and confusing time very easy and clear for us.. He translated all the legalese into something we could understand. He is very thorough. He is a kind and patient man who cares about the clients. You are in good hands with Tom.
Very professional, knowledgeable and patient. We worked with him on wills, a trust, power of attorney and health care proxy. He walked us through all the decisions that needed to be made and made himself available to fit our schedule.
I met Mr. Marks three years ago when he was assigned my file for workup. I was very pleased with the way he handled a very sensitive set of circumstances. Through his diligence the matter was successfully settled. I then sought out his assistance with respect to estate planning He is able to put a positive spin on very unpleasant things - making them palatable. His education and experience speak clearly highighting his abilities - but he also has the ability to empathize with his client's unique human condition. I recommend him without reservation.
Mr. Marks was highly recommended to us by a friend to assist my husband and me with setting up a LLC for a franchise business we were purchasing. Upon further discussing our situation involving a service contract with the landlord, Mr. Marks immediately identified many problems that would've been costly to us had we not taken the proper steps and precaution. He gave us sage legal advise and informed us what to do to protect us from potential financial harm. We were so impressed with him that we hired him on the spot. He's very honest, trustworthy, knowledgeable, and caring. We were also blown away by his willingness to help as his primary focus and not be concerned about making money. I've worked with many lawyers, have retained some, and I have to say he is unusual and refreshing. We are fortunate to have Mr. Marks as our attorney. We feel a lot more confident in going forward in this new business venture with Mr. Marks at our side. A+
Attorney Marks is a well trained, highly educated attorney that I consider to be a trusted advisor for my business and personal matters. In addition to being comprehensive and technically proficient, Attorney Marks has the ability to be strategic with his planning and recommendations. The work that Attorney Marks has competed for me has been superior to any other legal services that I have previously experienced. I regard Attorney Marks as an incredible resource to my business and personal matters and I highly recommend his services.