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I followed my divorce attorney to Arnold & Smith from another firm. Tonya Smith made no guarantees or promises or any means of coercion to get me to follow her. She simply let her record stand. It did well. I did not hesitate to follow her to Arnold & Smith.
Tonya always held my interest at the foremost. She also kept a keen eye on keeping me on track, for the health of the case and to help curb paying unnecessary fees coving things that were not pertinent to the case. Tonya showed concern and believed my side of the case. Once I hired Tonya, I knew I had a fighting chance.
There were many times when I would call her all frazzled and nervous about my divorce. She always knew the legal advice I needed to handle the situation. She always calmed my nerves.
Tonya was constantly on the proactive side of the case. She tried to get everything settled in a timely manner. Unfortunately, the Cabarrus County Court System was not very conducive to that means. Not to mention the many, many communications through unanswered letters, phone calls, and emails to opposing council. Although this discouraged me, Tonya kept at it. When the situation warranted it, she would hold Opposing Council’s feet to the fire.
During my Civil Trial, she picked apart what my ex-wife put together to try to get me to not be able to see my little girl. At the trial, my ex-wife didn’t stand a chance against Tonya. Not only did she make her look like the fool she is, Tonya got my case dismissed.
I did my best to follow her advice to the letter. I know I wouldn’t have come through my divorce with what marital property I have, and more importantly, my wits without Tonya. She handled my case with professionalism, integrity, and without having to stoop to the tactics that the Opposing Council used. In short, I believe Tonya to be a rock solid attorney.
I met Tonya when I needed a Family Law attorney for child custody. Her name was given to me by another attorney, who knew "of her". On blind faith, I called Arnold and Smith and was given an appointment for the following day. From the moment I met Tonya, I was impressed with her professionalism and sincere concern for the dilemma I was in. I would come to know that she not only a highly skilled, knowledgeable but passionate for her brand of law. This was my first encounter with an attorney, and the court system. Six months later, we reached a successful conclusion to my case. I am forever grateful to Tonya for her work on my behalf.
From the moment you walk through the door and are greeted by the receptionist, you have a feeling that your legal problems are in capable hands at Arnold & Smith. Their staff of attorneys, paralegals, and support personnel are professional and caring.
My attorney is Tonya Graser Smith and I would recommend Tonya to anyone in need of legal counsel. Tonya is knowledgeable in the law and the legal system, but more than that, she is responsive to my questions, keeps me updated on my case, is sensitive to my situation, and she represents me very well in Court (do not underestimate the importance of this; I have seen other attorneys in action and would be embarrassed to have retained their services). Tonya is the consummate professional -- always extremely prepared and up for the challenge. What more could you ask for?
Paul (going through Divorce), client of Tonya's since July 2012
As a father I was terrified of what divorce could mean for me and custody of my son. I wanted to ensure my time with my son and additonally protect myself legally and financially. Without the benefit of any previous advice I found her by chance and I took a chance. I walked into their office very nervous and unsure. I walked out confident and secure that things would be okay. Tonya set me at ease from the first meeting and I knew I had made the right decision choosing Arnold & Smith. As my case progressed she was always available for all the anxious moments. She guided me through the process and ensured that I understood each step. I never felt as though I was just another client as she treated me like a friend. Tonya was open and honest about my high expectations but worked hard to achive them. And in the end she got the reults (and then some) that I wanted. I could not be happier with the service I received and would gladly recommend Tonya and the entire Arnold and Smith team.
I was very impressed with Ms. Graser's preparedness and professional conduct during my hearing, I could not have asked for better representation.