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I hired Michael to help me with my father and his much over due estate planning. He spent an enormous amount of time and energy explaining the importance of the basic estate planning documents that my father should have in place. My father and I quickly felt comfortable with him and he did a wonderful job. Now I know that my father can be taken care of if he needs help in the future.
Michael hired my grandparents wills, living wills, power of attorneys, and health care proxies. He was compassionate, knowledgeable and went the extra mile. I would recommend Michael without hesitation!
I was referred to Michael Shilinski by a local real estate appraiser prior to our contract for a home purchase. From the beginning of our home purchase, he presented as capable, conscientious, and responsible. He was immediately helpful in describing the mortgage/contracting process. As first-time homebuyers, we were anxious and unaware of the process and procedures involved in purchasing a home. He made us feel comfortable and worry-free throughout the process. He was able to provide us with a timeline of expectations with regard to our contract, the appraisal, the inspection, and the mortgage expectations. Furthermore, he provided us with additional requirements as homebuyers who were negotiating without realtors. He checked in with us via telephone on a weekly basis and he was readily available to answer questions as they arose. Michael frequently returned phone calls in a timely manner (within that day). Michael seems extremely knowledgeable in his field and provided exceptional advice throughout the process. He made excellent recommendations for additional resources as well. Most importantly, Michael explained all documents at the closing in a comprehensive manner and was well prepared to make the process as efficient as possible. He is a competent, hard-working, professional with an intrinsic concern for his clients. We highly recommend Michael and will definitely seek his guidance with any future legal questions/concerns. It was a pleasure working with him.
Housing market in Chappaqua is very tight. After a substantial amount of time looking for the right house -- we find one, we got an accepted offer at a good price, we wanted to move quickly to get the house off the market before other bidders came in. Michael was timely, responsive, and trustworthy. He understood our situation. He was willing to be flexible. He was willing to move quickly. Great job. We closed last week.
I have had the honor of working with Michael Shilinski for the past ten years or so. The first time I worked with him in my capacity as a title attorney I was struck by his serious and professional tone. Michael's goal is to serve the best interests of his client; if he is unfamiliar with a particular aspect of the transaction he makes it his business to learn all there is to know. He takes his responsibility toward his client very seriously as he does his responsibility to the legal profession as a whole. You will never witness Michael being cavalier toward a legal matter in which his client is involved. When you retain Michael Shilinski to be your attorney you can sit back and relax. He will handle your legal matter from start to finish; he will advise you as to the progress every step of the way; he will respond to your questions and concerns immediately.
Michael helped my wife and I make rapid changes to our estate plan after we encountered drastic financial change in our lives. He was always available and completed our work ahead of schedule.
We retained Michael T. Shilinski to probate the estate of our mother. He provided us with excellent advice and counsel. During a very difficult time, we were able to focus on our family and let Mr. Shilinski handle the legal aspects of the estate.