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It was around 2006 my husband and I were referred to the office of George Terezakis when we were desperately searching for an experienced and knowledgeable lawyer. We had been fighting Immigration since 2001 with other lawyers and we were very unsuccessful with them. As soon as we met Mr. Terezakis, he was very honest of what could have maybe happen through our long and bumpy journey ahead. My husband and I decided to give him the opportunity to represent us. His fees are very reasonable and he tries his best to work with every budget. Through our heartaches, my husband was detained and taken away from me and our 3 yr old son at the time for 1 full yr. On two different occasions, they tried to deport my husband and Mr. Terezakis managed to pull him out of the plane on both occasions. It was then that Mr. Terezakis prove to me his ability of being an immigration lawyer. His years of experience achieved for my husband to be released after the year and to be able to follow up in immigration court. My husband was sentenced to deportation and Mr. Terezakis then appealed the case twice for it to be denied. Mr. Terezakis did not give up there and sent it to the BIA, it was also sent back with a denial. Our lawyer never gave up on my husband's case and sent it to the federal court of appeals 2nd circuit. Once again, it was pushed back without success. Mr. Terezakis took it back to the immigration judge and after all his hard, dedicated and loyal work, we finally won my husband's immigration case February 2015. I'm extremely humbly thankful for all of Mr. Terezakis' hard work and I would recommend him and his office without a doubt in my mind. He has successfully brought my husband home to freedom. My son can finally wake up everyday knowing that his dad is here and that he doesn't have to worry about immigration taking him away anymore. Thank you George for giving us our normal lives again. You're the best at what you do....
George A. Terezakis is one of the best lawyers I've ever had, decided very quickly one emigration problem that a relative of mine had and where other lawyers already had failed, and he is quite competent in his work, sympathetic and above all very competent and helpful, my thanks for the great help he gave my family , GOD bless you George A. Terezakis
I was referred to George Terezakis by one of the best criminal lawer in New York State. I had gotten myself in some legal trouble and faced removed from the United States. George and his staff handled my situation quickly and was very professional. I am extremely satisfied with George and would recommend he to anyone. He kept my from being deported and saved my life, words can not describe how thankfull me and my family are to George and his staff. Thank you Dawn and Rick Schuer
Greatful client: recently got approved for my i601-a by mr.george terezakis and he's team,follow my visa interview in Zagreb,croatia went very smothly recived my visa and was admitted back in usa as a permanent resident aka green card holder.My experience with George was delightful from the beginning to the actual end of my case,can't exspress enough thanks to him and his team for everything they did for me,a dream come true.also when I came back to usa mr terezakis call me personally congratulated me and its something I will never forget great lawyer and great service till the end,thank you mr terezakis.
Mr. Terezakis is truly the greatest and most efficient lawyer I have ever met. For many years my brother tried to obtain legal residency but because he has a criminal background, he was denied on 2 occasions and was even asked to leave the country. During that period we retained 2 different lawyers but of course had no success with either. Thankfully, a friend recommended Mr. Terezakis who we were told was very efficient. Although his practice is in New York, he was still able to represent my brother who resides in Florida and flew in for the actual interview. Mr. Terezakis did an excellent job of explaining to the immigration Officer the mistakes my brother made in his past but presented the facts of his new and much improved lifestyle.
Our family will forever be grateful for the work he did for my brother, and would most definitely recommend Mr. Terezakis to anyone needing the service of an outstanding Attorney. To us, he is truly a miracle worker.
I am writing an update from a review that I had posted about a year ago which I left off at how after George Terezakis won my husbands case, the government was now trying to charge my husband with a different charge. I am happy to say that with George's hard work, knowledge and determination, we ultimately won! These last 2 years have been some of the hardest years that we have ever had to face, but choosing George Terezakis to be my husbands lawyer has been by far the best decision that I have ever made for my family. George is not like any other lawyer that I have ever met. Along with his wisdom and dedication he has compassion, not only for his clients but for their families. He understands that people make mistakes, he doesn't judge.
To be honest, when I first met George, I wasn't sure that he would be the best lawyer for our case. Even after I hired George I was still researching other lawyers because I wanted the best, WE NEEDED THE BEST! I think it was the first or second time that I went to my husbands court hearing, while waiting for George in the waiting room was when I heard another lawyer recommend George Terezakis for their client. That's when I knew that if George couldn't save my family from being torn apart, no one can. He was there for us every step of the way and never let us down. George always prepared us for the worst, but expected the best. He gave us hope and in the end he prevailed. I will always be grateful to George and his incredible staff for everything that they have done for my family.
My husband and I worked with George and his team throughout a 3 year criminal/immigration case. Throughout the entire time George and his team were extremely thorough and told us the expectations. What we most liked about George is that he told us the reality of the situation, he did not sugar coat things to tell us what we wanted to hear. At all times we felt that we understood what was going on with the case and what George's expectations of the outcome were. After the 3 year process we won both our criminal and immigration case and could not be happier that we found George as our lawyer. For someone who is looking for a Criminal/ Immigration lawyer, I would HIGHLY recommend George. Only thing I will say is to be patient, they have many clients and cannot always answer all questions right away, many times questions require research and they really do take the time to look into your case and give you the right answer the first time. George took the time to understand our particular situation and to prepare us for court. I was 100% satisfied that he did his homework to be the best representation of us. I am so thankful for all he has done for us.
George Terezakis is an immigration lawyer that I would recommend to my best friend or family member. In fact, I retained George to help my sister who was at that time under ICE custody. It was a very complicated case involving child custody and criminal arrests. He managed to get my sister out of custody in one week, worked with her criminal lawyers to get a deal that would have the least effect on her eligibility for an immigrant visa and, at the end, got her deportation proceeding terminated and her visa approved.
I recommend George for the following reasons:
- he is also a criminal lawyer and, therefore, has more experience and a better understanding of the criminal law than many other immigration lawyers.
- he and his staff (thank you Sumi Hayashi-Maxted and Lorena Alfaro!) are every competent, organized and meticulous.
- he and his staff show empathy towards not only their clients but family members as well that are dealing with difficult situations.
- he gets along with and is very well regarded by his peers, DAs and judges, having the reputation of an ethical and competent lawyer.
I could go on and on describing the amazing service provided by George Terezakis and his office. At the end of the day, when we are dealing with immigration ordeals, all we want is for our loved ones to come home quickly and move on with their lives in this country, and that's what George provided to my family and, for that, I am forever grateful!
It is with genuine pleasure that I recommend George Terezakis's office. I was referred to George's office by another lawyer while in ICE custody. My case was complicated, I had many serious criminal cases pending, had no legal status and the worst of all I am a single parent - with my incarceration I would lose my child's custody, my worst nightmare. My first contact with him was in the prison, I felt immediatly safe and confident for the first time after the imprisonment; he never gave me false hopes, he was extremely patient and caring. It took only one week to be released after having George in my case. During many months following my release from ICE custody, I still had to go through a long legal battle in the criminal, immigration and family courts. George and his legal team were always available, doing an amazing and meticulous job, working closely with my criminal defense attorneys to be certain that the criminal case outcome wouldn't hurt my immigration application. Not only I could have my USCIS application accepted and a Work Permit issued but also my deportation proceeding terminated. Thanks to George and his amazing team's indefatigable work I am now free, able to work and provide for my child.
George is a very professional and effective lawyer. I fully recommend his service.
He can take your case from felony to a dismiss. I am very Thankful and happy with the results of my case.