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Posted by John, a Family client, Flag
Sharon has redeemed my faith in lawyers. I hired her to fix a MESS from a non-detailed divorce decree 18 months earlier and to resolve child custody matters and other financial issues with a VERY vindictive and difficult ex-wife.
Sharon was very honest with me in telling me what to expect and didn't make unrealistic promises. She is well respected by her peers, working with my exes attorney collaboratively , my children's law guardian & a parenting coordinator. Sharon did her best to keep us out of the courtroom and settle things realistically instead of spending more on legal fees that just didn't make sense financially to pursue. I felt so comfortable having her handle issues with my custody case as she is a law guardian for children in addition to being a mom herself. She is very sensitive to the children's needs. I am a dad who felt the system was very slanted, but now feel redeemed to a degree with Sharon on my side. I highly recommend her.
Posted by Michael, a Divorce client, Flag
Sharon is by far the best attorney I could have chosen for my divorce. She reviewed my case, was honest about my chances. I provided my needed paperwork for her review and followed her constant advise. As a result, I ended up with a better outcome that the offer I had initially offered to my ex.
Posted by Anthony, a Child Custody client, Flag
Sharon respresented me in my custody litigation in 2006 and she was everything I envisioned in having
a smart, compassionate, experienced attorney represent me. She was clearly knowledgeable about
New York custody and divorce law and presented appealing options every step of the way in what was
otherwise an unpleasant situation.
Sharon did an excellent job of providing solid strategic direction in managing my case, and she suggested
reasonable solutions every step of the way. I thought that she was an excellent negotiator when
it came to disucssing visitation and payment schedules. Her ideas were pragmatic and not based in holding
onto unreasonable positions just for the sake of doing so, which is something that genuinely appreciated.
As difficult and trying as the whole custody situation was, Sharon was also emotionally supportive and her
calm words and sage advice made the ordeal easier to handle.
Sharon seems to embrace the maxim that "90% of life is just showing up." Sharon was on time for all of our
appointments and phone calls. She always returned my calls in a timely fasion. When we went to court, she was
always prepared, not only with my file, but with ideas of how to handle my case. Most importantly, When we were
on the phone or in court together, she was focused on me and did not seem distracted by other cases.
In short, I could not have asked for a better attorney. Sharon was exactly the kind of attorney I wanted
and I give her the highest recommendation to anyone who wants a smart, knowledgeable, assertive attorney.
Posted by Tim, a Divorce client, Flag
Sharon Faulkner represented me in a divorce case, I would recommend her to anyone requiring representation.
Posted by Nick, a Divorce client, Flag
Sharon has represented me for 7+ years now. Divorce is never easy not just for spouses', the attorneys but most of all the children. With Sharon she was always thinking about the effect that certain dicisions would have on them. When your in the middle of this ugly fight, you just want to get even and you lose sight of what really is important and to me and I really for anyone in this situation it is always the children and how they will come out of this. Sharon has always had my best interests but always made me see the bigger picture. Maturity means you might have to cut your losses or give something up to gain something and not just monetary-we are human being and she cuts to the chase and brings level headed thinking and counselling is which what you are really paying for. Bottom line I still have Sharon and my ex had three lawyers. Lastly with Sharon to quote her "I have your back" and means it.