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Posted by Kevin, a Divorce client, Flag
Bob came highly recommended by one of his colleagues, and I quickly came to understand why. Bob was very responsive, straightforward and rational during a very difficult time. Having never gone through a divorce before, Bob was patient in explaining the entire process, thorough in evaluating several different scenarios, and realistic about the outcome. During the entire proceeding, Bob’s advice and guidance were invaluable. Bob was able to move the process along quickly once my ex-wife and I came to a resolution and understanding. I always felt well represented and very secure having Bob as my attorney.
I have recommended Bob to several friends that were very pleased with his professionalism and results and I would enthusiastically recommend Bob to potential clients.
Posted by Stacy, a Divorce client, Flag
I highly recommend Bob Rivers to any prospective client needing legal representation in divorce proceedings in Massachusetts. As a fellow attorney, I retained Bob after conducting a thorough search of top family law practitioners in the field. Bob stood out for his personable style, his calm demeanor and steady hand in emotionally charged situations, and his ability to never lose sight of his client's best interest. Bob returned all my calls promptly and handled my case with discretion and professionalism. I highly recommend his services.
Posted by Kristen, a Divorce client, Flag
Robert Rivers is a highly professional attorney. I have all the confidence in his ability to represent me or any other client. In a divorce case, facts and situations can be very sensitive to communicate to another person. Bob's professional and genuine demeanor immediately put me at ease to discuss the painful but necessary facts in my case. If you can't feel secure in revealing all the harmful and beneficial facts to your attorney, then you can not be thoroughly represented by the attorney. If I have a legal question that I ask of Bob via telephone or email, he responds to my concern in a manner which is understandable to me as the client and in a very quick turn around time frame. Bob has a diverse legal support team in areas of specific expertise that have been helpful to my case, specifically to me was the area regarding the financial investigative area. One distinguishing characteristic is Bob's ability to honestly express his assessment of my legal position, whether it is good news or bad news. He would never placate me by pursuing a poor legal direction which I fancied in order to profit and produce more billable hours. He presents clearly both sides of a legal position, so a decision can be made reasonably and for my full benefit. I also am confident that Bob will represent me with full zeal. He thoroughly advises me on how I should ethically and prudently conduct myself to warrant the best result in my case.
Posted by Gene, a Divorce client, Flag
I retained Robert Rivers as an attorney for an especially contentious divorce in 2008 - 2009, and was extremely pleased with the work that he did, and the results that he achieved. He is an exceptionally skilled attorney, took the time to explain the challenges that would be faced, the path he would take to assist me, and the different options I might consider taking.
Throughout a very long, and difficult process, he never failed to anticipate issues, quickly respond to my questions, concerns, and provide essential guidance. From the very first meeting, which he graciously agreed to take with short notice, I felt I had a chance.
As a father who had been a primary caregiver for my son, I had chosen a career path that was somewhat unconventional, and one that the opposing counsel had attempted to diminish, and discard. Divorce litigation, within the confines of the family court process is probably one of the most complex, and alien environments a citizen can find himself in. The speed with which the process moves, and the finality of the "temporary" orders are processes that are not initially clear to a person entering the court without counsel. I was grateful Robert Rivers was on my side.
Robert Rivers performed at the very highest levels in the preparation of pleadings, interrogatories, negotiations, and before the Judge as my advocate. Everything changed for me, for the better, when he stepped up to accept my case, and advocate on my behalf. He successfully defended me, my life, and the custody of my son. His efforts made a positive difference in my life.
I recommend him completely.