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Outstanding Attorney!!!! My divorce was literally stress free as a result of the services rendered by her. Upon seeing her name, the opposing attornies should gracefully step away in a quiet dignified manner.
Linda has handled numerous cases on my behalf from a superb Divorce, and sole legal and physical custody case more than a decade ago to modification of a visitation agreement, to an exponged 2nd degree asult case on my behalf. There is not enough space in this box for me to even begin to tell you what an excellent, knowledgable, full of integrity, proffesional this Attoney is. She has a very warm spirit and she is passionate in the courtroom. Do not let her warm smile confuse you to think she is timid...this woman is a shark in the courtroom!! I would not go with any other Attorney after working with her. I will always recomend her to anyone. A rare find!
Linda Hamilton did an excellent job on my case. I called her several time worried about the detail of my case and each time I either had the opportunity to speak to her immediately or she would respond to my call within 24 hours. She took the time educate me about my rights and walked me through each step of the process. Linda helped me win my case and I am very grateful for the peace she helped me . I recently recommended her to a couple of people who needed help with their custody case.
If you are looking for a lawyer who is knowledgeable and professional attorney - you are looking for Linda Hamilton.
Ms. Hamilton is an Outstanding attorney. I was represented by Ms. Hamilton in a civil jury trial in 2010. We WON! I was more than estatic. Ms. Hamilton was very thorough, conscientious ethical and a dedicated professional. She did a great deal of research in my case as there were some unusual legal issues that had to be tackled. She is also considered an expert Family Lawyer with more than 25 years of experience as I have referred others to her and all have walked away more than pleased with her work, as she is known to handle difficult family law matters.
I wish I'd known about her when I went through my actual divorce in 2004 , and perhaps I wouldn't have given up so much to my ex when I really didn't have to, but, I am SO glad that I found her when it was time to deal with custody and child support issues. I think what another reviewer viewed as Ms. Hamilton's not being "hands on" enough, in my estimation, is more of a quiet confidence I would think any attorney worth their salt has a right to have. Since my initial interaction with her in 2007, I got the feeling that Ms. Hamilton was genuinely concerned about me and my children...that she knew what she was doing and, she seems to work quite fluidly because she knows the "ins-and-outs" of the system--32 years worth! For me, an attorney with a calm and sincere disposition works well...an attorney who's seasoned and knows what they're doing works well for me and an attorney who gets the job done works for me. The other thing that was obvious to me is the respect so many seem to have for her when we go to court...that also makes me feel very good about my decision to use her services--and even beyond the professional, I honestly think she's a really nice person who's there when I need her.
I used Ms. Hamilton for my divorce a few years ago. In a nutshell, she cut corners and did not share critical information. As the previous reviewer stated, she prefers to "just do what she does". If you do that, you'll regret it. I learned shortly before court, I could have avoided court altogether as my ex proposed a settlement offer I would have gladly accepted. Ms. Hamilton declined the offer without consulting me first and never told me about it. I found out from my exhusband weeks after the fact. She also forged my signature on a document that contained incorrect information and it was presented it to me at court by my ex's attorney. I knew the information was incorrect and I knew I did not sign the document. But Ms. Hamilton explained later that she had to copy my signature in order to submit it on time. Additionally, she failed to register my witnesses for appearance. Wasted their time interviewing them before hand and billed me for it, they wasted their time coming to court because of course my ex's attorney would not allow them to take the stand since they were not on the list. At the time she also refused to use email. Therefore I was charged even more for all interrogatories I prepared of which she would type over instead of accepting it electronically in a document. She ultimately admitted she declined the settlement offer without consulting with me because SHE felt going to court would be better. And she admitted to forging my signature. Yet, she still wanted to be paid in full for her services. Witnesses are available to confirm my statements and the court transcript confirms the forged document where I swore under oath that I did not sign the document.
This lawyer is a decent lawyer overall. The problem in our relationship was she wasn't used to having a hands on client. She told me later that basically all of her clients just let her handle everything and she just lets them know when to show up for court or if she needs something.
Knowing this earlier on may have lead to a more favorable opinion I have of her and she has of me. You are now so advised.