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I hired Judy when I got out of the military and relocated back to the local area to be with my son who was in the physical custody of his dad. She took my case and was ready to work for me. She never made any promises she could not keep and never gave me any unrealistic expectations. She fought for me at every hearing and she gave me sound advice on how to proceed outside of my feelings. She never backed down for the opposing party attorney and in the end, she won my case. I got what I was seeking, more time with my son. I would recommend her to anyone searching for an excellent family law attorney.
I would highly recommend Judith Gillett to anyone going through a divorce or separation. She was very knowledgable about family law, provided expert guidance and advice, and was very responsive to me. During my recent separation and divorce, I most valued her straightforward, yet caring approach to my situation. Divorce is a highly emotional process and there were many times when I struggled with looking out for my own best interests. Judith listened, showed empathy, but consistently applied logic and reason. I never felt pressured, rather, she often simply helped me see the short- and long-term implications of the decisions I was making. Having a lawyer so knowledgable about family law, coupled with a caring attitude, helped me through one of the most difficult periods of my life.
Ms. Gillett has hands down been the best lawyer I have ever encountered. Not only did she get to know me on a personal and professional level to help my case , but she went above and beyond all my expectations. She was there for me through out the entire process and made me feel completely at ease. I found it refreshing that everything was stored electronically and that made it so easy to access information. I could text her and she would always respond no matter what the time. It was wonderful having her there for me 24/7.I never had any trouble reaching her . I was deeply impressed with her accurate knowledge of the legal system and she never failed to amaze me. I would reccomend her to everyone.
I would definitely not recommend Judy. She didn’t do any of the things that she agreed to do when I hired her. She missed important legal deadlines in my case that made my case worse. She practically never answered her phone, her voicemail was always full, and she barely ever called me back. When she did respond to me it was through long text messages that required me to write long text messages back to her, which I didn’t care for. I sent her about 100 supporting documents for my case but she told me on 2 different occasions that her computer crashed and she lost everything I sent her. She wasn’t knowledgeable about any laws regarding my case and she never researched laws that would help my case (to the best of my knowledge). I called her looking for an attorney and I was prepared to spend money on an attorney, but when we first met to discuss my case she said she just wanted to have lunch between friends. She tried to become my friend as an excuse to not do any work on my case, I think. If you are looking for a new friend who happens to be an incompetent lawyer, then I would call her. But if you want an attorney that will help you legally, I don’t recommend her.
Ms. Gillett helped me get over a divorce 3 months ago and I was completely satisfied. She is an "outside the box" thinker, very caring and knowledgeable. She displayed professionalism and followed through with all requests. I felt she was by myself the entire process and It was such a breath of fresh air meeting her in the midst of my dispair. I would recommend her!!
Ms. Gillett is an excellent attorney. She went above and beyond for me and my family. She is very professional, knowledgeable, and has many years experience. She will explain the situtation in terms we can understand, discuss strategy, and strongly fight for her clients.
Was able to understand and took time with my questions.
Ms. Gillette is an amazing and compassionate attorney, dedicated to her clients. She recently assisted my son-in-law with custody of his 6 year old son and â€˜We Wonâ€™. My grandson is currently residing with his father and both are very excited with the outcome of custody. Ms. Gillette knew from the beginning of the case that my grandson would be in a much better environment living with his father. End result, father and son are sharing everyday, every moment and look forward to his childhood together.
Ms. Gillette worked very closely with my son-in-law during the one year process and her response to phone calls, emails, etc., was always in a timely fashion. Additionally, she accepted payments from my son-in-law for her fees, which is just not done by other attorneys these daysâ€¦. Itâ€™s her dedication and commitment to her clients that makes her â€˜who she is todayâ€™.
Again, thanks to Ms. Gillette, my grandson is living in a home full of Love, Respect and Commitment to their new family. Without her, we are not sure what the outcome of this little boyâ€™s life would be. There are not enough words to say or share that can express our sincere thanks and appreciation for her efforts and dedication in this case.
Ms. Gillett does not respond to emails, phone calls, or in other manners. She did not respond to my other lawyer or to the court as well. I cannot recommend her to anyone.
Dear Mrs. Gillett,
Please allow me to start by saying thank you for all that you did for our daughter during her custody case. We could never have made it through this without you. Your knowledge of the law and professionalism helped us to win our case. You knew exactly what the judge needed and you made it happen. I am so glad we met you that day in the court house. Because of you our granddaughter is living in a stable house with her mom. We will highly recommend you to anyone needing legal assistance. Again, thank you for all that you have done.
Mr. and Mrs. Michael H.