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Posted by Mike, a Child Support client, Flag
I retained Stuart Grozbean to work out a child support modification, as I knew that my former spouse would be unwilling to cooperate with me. Mr. Grozbean went far beyond what the original attorneys who handled my divorce provided. The original attorneys I hired (13 years ago) for the original divorce proceeding did little more than cash my checks and file paperwork. Mr. Grozbean did much more. He was in constant communication with me about where negotiations stood, he was an excellent legal support system for me when I had questions about the modification process. I never felt that I was bothering him or taking up too much of his time when I contacted him.
While my wife and I were feeling stressed over the protracted modification process, Mr. Grozbean continually assured us that we were in good hands with him and his firm. His self-assuredness and extensive knowledge of family law gave us confidence that we were being represented fairly in the modification process.
I will absolutely recommend Mr. Grozbean to friends who are unfortunately going through a divorce situation.
Posted by a Divorce client, Flag
Stuart H. Grozbean loves the law. He is the embodiment of an advocate for fairness and justice. My decision to seek a divorce was not a cavalier one. I recognized that there could be no “winners” in these matters. The duration of the initial call to Mr. Grozbean exceeded the advertised “free consultation” time frame. During the conversation, he repeatedly emphasized the importance of mediation versus adjudication or arbitration. He also recommended a mediator. I called again, seeking additional advice, which he provided without charge. Failing all attempts to persuade my spouse to attend a mediation session, I retained Mr. Grozbean. With few assets at stake and a recalcitrant spouse, Mr. Grozbean consistently provided excellent advice and counsel, and timely responses to requests for interrogatories and production of documents. His relationship with other members of the bar proved invaluable. If one finds the need for representation in a divorce action, he/she would be hard-pressed to find anyone better than Stuart H. Grozbean! I highly recommend his services without qualification.
Posted by Paul, a Divorce client, Flag
Mr. Grozbean is your man if you need assistance with a divorce case. He was very responsive, kept the pressure on and did not let up until we were complete. He was very responsive, he called me back with in 10-20 minutes from a call or e-mail, did not matter if it was a week day or week end. He was not interested in taking my money, rather he wanted to put the end to the divorce. I can not thank him enough. I would highly recommend him to anyone. Thanks Mr. Grozbean.
Posted by John B, a Divorce client, Flag
When ANOTHER attorney recommends an attorney, and turns down the case himself, you know he has to be damn good.
From the very beginning of my case, Stuart and his staff were there for me professionally, and personally.
When I had questions eating away at me at 8-9 o'clock at night, long after the office closed, Stuart would either call or mail back to let me know that everything was going to be all right, and I had nothing to worry about. And in the end, he was exactly right, I had nothing to worry about. You cannot ask for better service than that.
Stuart made sure that I did not get taken by the ex-wife, and was ALWAYS on top of things.
I can't say enough good things that have not already been said about Stuart. He does not try and take you to the cleaners money wise either.
This being my second divorce, I only wished I knew him sooner.
If you need the BEST divorce/seperation attorney, Stuart is your man, and I HIGHLY RECOMMEND HIM.
Posted by Robert, a Child Custody client, Flag
Mr. Grozbean was extremely effective in handling my child custody case. I found him to be tremendously knowledgeable, insightful, professional, and efficient in his approach. While he artfully directed the approach and strategy for a successful outcome, he truly collaborated with me by seriously considering my suggestions and by providing lucid and succinct feedback to me. He effectively prepared me for all aspects of the process and he was extremely efficient in his management of time to minimize unnecessary costs. He was candid and forthcoming and gave me realistic expectations. I had complete trust in his ability to provide the most effective representation for me in my custody case. I would not hesitate to retain him again!
Posted by Marat, a Divorce client, Flag
Extremely efficient and yet not greedy -- a rare combination one can only dream of when looking for a lawyer. That dream unexpectedly came true when I hired Mr. Grozbean to work for me as my divorce attorney. Attentive, knowledgeable and meticulous in every detail with me, charming with the judge, relentless yet chivalrous with a female lawyer of my ex-wife, he successfully guided me through a very unpleasant process of divorce to a complete satisfaction of all parties involved. I can only repeat the title of my review: Best lawyer I have ever had!
Posted by a Divorce client, Flag
I would highly recommend Mr. Stuart Grozbean to anyone who is going through a difficult divorce. He is a highly respected and well-known attorney in the United States. He truly is a â€œSuper -Lawyerâ€ that is very confident, clever, honest, hard working, and efficient.
My case was very complex but Mr. Grozbean was very skilled and knowledgeable about family law so he handled it smoothly. He was â€œmy voiceâ€ in the courtroom. When Grozbean speaks, EVERYONE LISTENS! He knew exactly what I wanted and knew the best way to attain my wishes for my divorce. I admire his impressive demeanor and will always be thankful for all of his hard work.
Posted by a Child Custody client, Flag
I wanted to say that Stu Grozbean and the attorneys at Beli, Weils and Grozbean are the best. Grozbean got the job done and saved me a ton of $$ in litigation fees. He knows his stuff and when dealing with legal issues there isn't anyone better that you can trust. He stopped a case from becoming highly and unnecessarily litigious. While knowing how to deal with the real issue at hand. He is a super lawyer. The firm is professional and amazing. I cannot say enough how excellent this guy is and I cannot tell you how happy I am with their support. I also wanted to say that this firm has the highest integrity I have experienced when dealing with attorneys. Each case is unique and he focuses on your specific issues and in my opinion nails it everytime. It is nice to see such excellence in an attorney and firm. They are worth every penny!!!
Posted by James, a Divorce client, Flag
Mr. Grozbean represented me "exactly" as I expected when my character and abilities were questioned and examined by the other side.
He kept me focused and forward looking throughout the whole ordeal. He proved to me that I had just as much right to my children as his mother did. During a time of doubt he fostered the certainty I needed to continue on and fight for what "we" believed was right.
Everyone hates to pay for a lawyer, but this is one of the few times I feel I didn't give enough!
I now see why sometimes fathers throw in the towel and not realize what they are giving up; utilizing Mr. Grozbean ensured I didn't act irrationally during this process.
I highly recommend Mr. Grozbean as an attorney for anyone who demands the best outcome for their situation.
Posted by Andre, a Child Support client, Flag
I have had the pleasure of knowing Stuart Grozbean since 2001 when he accepted to represent me in a very difficult and contentuois divorce. I work with a lot of attorneys in my job and I asked them if they were going through a nasty divorce who would you get as an attorney and five out of eight said Stuart Grozbean. My ex attempted to take me to the bank even though she left me for another man. Stuart was able to secure my full retirement, my residence, my summer home and 50% custody of my child. Stuart told me up front I would be hit with a substantial child support payment because of my income but he would fight to the death to preserve all I have worked for,and he did fight like a spartan gladiator in court. Recently (2011) I was served with modification orders by my Ex trying to get an incease in child support and to pay child support until my now 18 year old child reaches 19 years of age. Stuart agin accepted to represent me in this matter. Although Stuart"s fees are not cheep, he is the most expeirenced, knowlegable and outright bulldog in the court room that I have ever seen( better than Jonny Cochrin). He is relentless in his representation skills to ensure you get your moneys worth. Stuart you are my Lawyer for Life. Thanks for all you have done for me and being my legal advisor through all I have been through.
Posted by Paul, a Divorce client, Flag
Stu is an exceptional lawyer in every sense of the meaning. He has represented me for the past year through a difficult and complex divorce and has always kept my interests in mind. He is incredibly diligent with my money and makes certain that I receive the best service he can provide. He is very attentive to all details and responds quickly whenever I contact him with a question or when there is an issue for us to address. I can't imagine going through any legal process without him. He is a credit to the profession and a great man.
Posted by Maurius, a Child Custody client, Flag
As a retired military service member, I have come across many outstanding professionals throughout my career/life; I can say without a doubt, Mr. Grozbean is one of them. In 2006, he skillfully negotiated a 50% decrease in my child support; moreover, in 2011, he helped me acquire residential custody and child support for my son.
Thank you Stu for cleaning up my first lawyerâ€™s incompetent mistakes, caring about the welfare of my family, and ultimately ensuring that justice prevailed!
Posted by a Divorce client, Flag
If you ever need to go to Divorce court, you will need and wish you had ONE OF THE BEST DIVORCE LAWYERS IN THE WORLD representing you. You will also need a lawyer who is highly respected by his peers, the court system (Judges, mediators, opposing lawyers, etc.) . What that means, is when Mr. Grozbean talks in your behalf Judges, Mediators, and even the opposing Lawyers listen. Why â€“ because Mr. Grozbean peers in the court system (Judges, Mediators, opposing Counsel) know that Mr. Grozbean KNOWS THE LAW inside and out. EXAMPLE: Mr. Grozbean developed the Child Support guidelines for the state of Maryland that the courts (his peers) use. Mr. Grozbean has been doing divorce law MANY YEARS (VERY EXPERIENCED).
This is the type of Divorce lawyer one walks into divorce court by his side.
When you walk in the Divorce court system with Mr. Grozbean, that is not a fashion statement; It is a proclamation that this is my life and is serious business that needs to be handled professionally by one of the best lawyers not in the state of Maryland, but in the World.
Letâ€™s flash back to my divorce drama in 2010-2011. It was the great financial divorce drama of2010- 2011; a financial nightmare of a divorce. I had 14 objectives that was important to me (Mr. Grozbean helped me define these in our meetings)
Mr .Grozbean used his PROFESSIONAL LEGAL, WISDOM, KNOWLEDGE and INFLUENCE to work on my behalf to ACCOMPLISH 14 OF 14 OBJECTIVES that we defined as being important in my divorce(some of these objectives seemed impossible at the start).
Hopefully your outcome will be as good as mine (14 objectives; 14 objectives achieved), then you to will be saying, â€˜MR. GROZBEAN IS IN THE TOP 5% OF DIVORCE LAWYERS, NOT IN MARYLAND, BUT IN THE WORLDâ€™.
When at the start, of the day my divorce proceedings looked like a tangled financial drama of a nightmare.
At the end of the day Mr. Grozbean did the following for me:
saved me A LOT OF MONEY!!!
ACHIEVED 14 of 14 OBJECTIVES
and all my DIVORCE BUSINESS WAS 100% FINALIZED (no lose ends to haunt me years later).
Mr. Grozbean is not SUPERMAN, BUT HE SURE IS A SUPER LAWER!!! And !!!
Posted by a Divorce client, Flag
I used Stuart for drawing up my separation agreement and for filing for my divorce. Stuart was excellent in every aspect. He was flexible and available for appointments, he answered all questions either by phone or e-mail within a timely manner, he was caring and responsive to all needs, and he explained and provided information to keep me comfortable and informed. I would highly recommend Stuart for those looking for a divorce attorney. I was extremely happy with my experience.
Posted by Susan, a Divorce client, Flag
I would highly recommend Stuart as a divorce attorney. He was responsive, proactive, aggressive when appropriate, yet conservative regarding the my legal costs. Wonderful job all around!
Posted by William, a Divorce client, Flag
I was feeling really lost with all the mounting problems associated with my pending divorce. Stuart was the only lawyer I spoke to that gave me the confidence that my case would end favorably for me adn my children. He asked me what I wanted to see happen and then he made it happen. Before Stuart, I was in a constant reaction mode to all the events that were happening. Stuart helped me make tomorrows news instead of reacting to it. Very powerful, and ultimately gave my side the upper hand in negotiations. Very knowledgeable about the law. We never had a situation that he didn't have some kind of option to counter on. You will not go wrong with Stuart Grozbean in your corner as counsel.
Posted by Brian Gertz, a Divorce client, Flag
Stuart Grozbean provided me with top-notch advice, support, and legal prowess throughout my entire separation and divorce. He ensured that I understood all the options available to me throughout a particularly difficult custody battle for my 4 children, one with special needs. He went above and beyond to get to know me so that he could provide the legal necessities to secure my rights as a father and my children's best interests. His preparedness for the hearing was superb - the arsenal of legal knowledge that he brought to bear - he was ready for everything the other side had. Most importantly, throughout the entire experience - he followed up with me to make sure that my and my children's well being were first and foremost.
Posted by Chris, a Child Custody client, Flag
If you are a parent looking to gain custody of your children, Stuart Grozbean is your man! Thanks to Stuart I now have primary residential custody of my two young daughters. My custody battle began when my wife left, in the middle of the night, with our children. She moved them more than 1,000 miles, across state lines, away from their father. When my wife arrived at her new “home” she filed a bogus protective order against me, for her and our children. My custody hearing and time leading up to the hearing was extremely difficult for me, but Mr. Grozbean assured me constantly, that he was doing everything that he could to have our daughters returned to Maryland.
Stuart did not give up, even when I was at an all time low, and thought that I may never have physical custody of my children again. Mr. Grozbean quickly formulated a plan of attack and never wavered. He put me in touch with multiple experts that could be used in court to discredit my wife’s false allegations. Never once did Stuart blink, keeping my wife and her attorney on their toes at all times.
Six months later, when my custody trial began, Stuart Grozbean became Super Attorney. He was able to discredit my wife’s bogus testimony and witnesses, proving to the court that my wife had alienated our children from me, for her own selfish reasons.
In the end, Stuart was able to settle out of court, during the custody trial. Stuart Grozbean was able to get me, a father of two young girls, primary custody of our daughters! Mr. Grozbean is sharp, tactful and definitely knows his way around the court system. I could not have asked for a better outcome, or attorney!
Posted by Kim, a Divorce client, Flag
Stuart Grozbean provided me with information that the three other lawyers I interviewed were unable to provide. He did a good job of informing me of my rights during the divorce. Where I feel he fell short was in assisting me in securing child support payments. I ended up with less child support than required and I'm relying in good faith for my ex to send the child support payments each month w/o the added security of going throught the child support office or courts. Now I'm stuck in a situation where he is skipping child support payments and I have to file with the child support office to get back pay and perhaps garnish wages so I can receive child support payments. This could have been taken care of during the divorce proceedings given the financial history between my ex and I.
Posted by Mark, a Divorce client, Flag
Mr. Grozbean was very honest with me throughout my divorce proceedings. He made the legal process extremely easy to navigate. The court date went through without a hitch. Very accurate about the costs associated with my case. I never felt like I was being gouged for cash. No hidden costs. Integrity. He is highly recommended.
Posted by Sharon, a Divorce client, Flag
I just got back from a four hour mediation with Stuart by my side, and let me tell you, he got me more than I thought I could get, and never wavered. Let him do the talking , you won't regret it!
Posted by Ron, a Divorce client, Flag
I Found out my wife was cheating on me after 15 years of marriage. I was facing an evident divorce, with two children to consider. With fear the court typically looks favorable to the mother, I knew I needed to hire the best attorney I could find. I found Mr. Grozbean's name after searching on line for the top rated attorneys in the area. I found a site that had listed Mr. Grozbean as being among the top attorneys in the Washington DC area. As it turned out, I could not have selected a better educated and knowledgeable attorney as Stuart Grozbean. I highly recommend him.
Posted by Lisa, a Divorce client, Flag
The old cliche is when you think of lawyers who work in divorce law you think of people who are focused on running up legal bills. This is ABSOLUTELY not the case with Stu. He is very experienced with the law and system, thoughtful, smart, practical and truly wants and will advise his clients on what is best for them. He does this by really listening to what the client is saying and structuring the case to best suit that client. In my case, he really listened to my concerns, my goals and helped me come up with the right plan and my divorce was smooth and quick. He told me when he thought I was going down a path that would not work in my favor and helped me restructure my thinking. In the end i was very happy with the outcome. His responsiveness was amazing as was his availability for me.
Posted by Eric, a Divorce client, Flag
Stu has taken my call dozens of times over the years with respect to my divorce and child custody matters and never billed me once! He was more than fair with me at the beginnng of my case and once it was settled, he invited me to contact him anytime with my questions. He has always been spot on with his advice. I wouldn't make a move without consulting Stu on this matter or any other legal matter. You've got to choose Stu Grozbean!
Posted by Albert, a Child Custody client, Flag
Stuart and I presented no witnesses at my custody trial, except me. I wanted 50/50 visitation and joint custody. My Ex had about 10 witnesses and wanted sole custody with every other weekend visits. In the end I got what I had originally asked for. I get to be with my wonderful kids half of the time, despite all of my Ex's baseless attacks and I have joint custody and completely fair child support.
Stuart is honest and sharp.
Posted by a Divorce client, Flag
Stuart was excellent in his execution of the divorce strategy and was well prepared for the court hearings. My case was unusual in that my ex-husband was overseas in China and refused to provide his residence address. In addition, since I was the one supporting him prior to divorce, I stood to lose property and assets for pushing for the divorce. That did not happen and Stuart got me what I wanted...an expdited divorce with no loss in assets.
Posted by a Divorce client, Flag
I was very pleased with the service I received from Mr. Grozbean. He hung in there through a lengthy and often bizarre divorce. I wish I had hired him first, I think my divorce would have been over much more quickly. I recommend Mr. Grozbean. He is ruthless when he has to be but is very compassionate to the plight of his clients. He is very knowledgeable and his contacts are invaluable. He stayed during a very long mediation despite being very ill. He is dedicated and will do what it takes to help his clients.
Posted by Linda, a Divorce client, Flag
Mr. Stu Grozbean is the best Divorce/Separation/Child Custody attorney in the Washington, Baltimore, and DC area in town! He represented me in a nasty divorce/separation/child custody case. I fired my first attorney because she was not on top of her game and was not doing her job. I called Mr. Grozbean and spoke with him directly for about an hour (no fee charged) and we discussed the highlights of my case. Based on that first conversation with Mr. Grozbean I knew I was going to hire him. I had already interviewed about 10 attorneys. I was not going to make the same mistake selecting an inexperience attorney like I did the first time.
Mr. Grozbean is “WELL” experience, very knowledgeable, and is current on the laws and rulings of cases dealing with divorce/separation/child custody! What impressed me the most with Mr. Grozbean as my attorney is the fact he was very responsive to all forms of communication (you will hear back from him within 24 hours of leaving a message for him) and you talked with him directly. You don’t get a phone call from a legal assistance; you talk directly with Mr. Grozbean. He knew every aspect, detail, and status of my case every time I talked with him. Also I felt I can “TRUST” him 100%. It was not about him making money; it was always about us winning my case!
In summary, Mr. Grozbean is a very caring and passionate attorney! When he step into the court room, he has studied your case, researched the facts/laws, discussed his finding and approach with you (so you are not surprised in the court room), give you his honest opinion/recommendations, identified several strategies to represent you (based of his research of the opponent attorney), and most importantly, he is not afraid to fight a battle with the opponent attorney. Because Mr. Grozbean is an “EXCELLENT” Divorce/Separation/Child Custody attorney, I was able to keep 100% of my military retirement and I won every request/demand I requested in my divorce and child custody settlement from my ex-husband. Also, Mr. Grozbean continues to be only a “phone call” away for any advice I need even though it has been six years since I first met him and he represented me during two cases. He is by far, the best Divorce/Separation/Child Custody attorney in town!
Posted by David, a Project Finance client, Flag
I have been associated with Mr. Grozbean for over 30 years and he has represented me both personally and in my busisiness. During this association i have found him to very capiable and attentive and one of his best qualities is his ability to take a complex case and make it work. I have found his abilities to cover most any case i have handed him.from contract negoation, Landlord matters and even employment discrimination matters.
It seems as though he has the unique ability to "Get it Done" and not drag it out causing additional costs.
I can truly say he is outstanding in his field..
Posted by a Divorce client, Flag
I highly recommend Attorney Grozbean. I hired him in 2009 for my divorce.He is on top of his game and without him I would have really had a lousy deal. Not only did my husband agree to settle the divorce out of court, his lawyer told him that he did not want to go to court with Attorney Grozbean. His lawyer said Attorney Grozbean would "nail his balls to the wall" if we went to court. I am able to go to school full time all paid for thanks to Atty.Grozbeans' help with my settlement agreement. I plan on hiring him for my next divorce! He's worth every penny!
Posted by joe, a Corporate client, Flag
I have work with Mr. Grozbean since 1985. He has been our company attorney since then and has handled all of my personal matters as well. He has been easy to work with, always explaining all our options and making solid reccomendations has to how best to resolve our legal issues to insure the best value to us as a company. His advice has been timely and right on the mark, saving us time and money. We have spent very little time in court, he usually resolves issues to our benifit well before they get to court thus saving time and money. We have learned to run issues by Mr. Grozbean before they become problems, this approach may appear to be expensive, but the money and time we have saved with his advice more then pays for this advice.
Posted by Charles, a Child Support client, Flag
Mr. Grozbean has continually provided my defense against a constantly offensive ex-spouse. His efforts replaced my excessively high payments with those that were fair and consistent with the child support guidelines. In addition, Mr. Grozbean has provided invaluable counsel regarding my appropriate response to the hostility from my children which was engendered by my ex-spouse. He has gone the extra mile in providing continuing services even during my unemployment when compensation would have been a hardship. With lifelong thanks and great recommendation for a great attorney.
Posted by Mark, a Divorce client, Flag
I believe Stuart Grozbean is the finest lawyer to have on your side! He has handled my divorce, some civil litigation, and an ugly child custody battle. If it is outside his expertise, he will tell you. He only bills for hours he really works. He does not run up costs needlessly. He actually scares opposing attornies in to stopping nonsense and false allegations. He wrote the child support guidelines for the state of Maryland. He gives great advice that you are a fool not to follow! Downsides: He is busy and he cannot predict or guarantee a particular outcome. But, he will make the time if you are a no nonsense person in need of a great attorney and pay his fees on schedule. I view this lawyer as a great investment... money well spent that helped me gain a great life when others were trying to ruin it.
Posted by Elaine, a Divorce client, Flag
I hired Stuart Grozbean, after much research, to help me in 2008 with my very ugly, difficult divorce. This was, without a doubt, one of the most difficult times in my entire life. I was a stay at home Mom stuck in an abusive marriage, and didn't know what to do. There was so much at stake....property and relocation issues, custody of my children, financial and retirement issues, and so on. I never had to worry about a thing....Stu just handled it. He was always looking out for my best interests.....in the short term and the long term. He thought of things that never would have occurred to me! He is incredibly knowledgable, experienced, and inherently wise. Also, his ability to make me laugh when I wanted to cry was so, so helpful to me. My situation was even more difficult because I had moved 3 hours away, and I was handling it long distance. I wanted it over as quickly as possible, and it was done in a year exactly. I have some friends who it has taken over 2 years for their divorce to be final! Stu is a fantastic attorney and a great man. He's the kind of lawyer I actually missed talking to when it was all over. You will not go wrong with Mr. Grozbean.