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Jim represented me on two different occasions and on both occasions, I came out better than I had hoped for. He ran circles around the opposing lawyers and gave me a sense of comfort and confidence throughout the process. Jim is very smart and attentive to his client's needs. From the beginning he gave me the feeling that I would win and we did. I fully recommend Jim Peterson.
I have referred more than 20 domestic law cases to Jim and every client has been extremely happy with his services. He is knowledgeable, can try a case if he needs to, is respected by other lawyers in the domestic law area, and resolves cases for a reasonable cost and without unnecessary expense. I highly recommend him
Jim Peterson represented me in my divorce,contempts by my ex husband and child modification hearing.He kept me informed throughout each process and was someone I could put my faith in and trust.On every occasion Jim was prepared and had very successful outcomes. I would high;y recommend Jim as an attorney for any family court matter.
I hired Jim to represent me in my Divorce and Child Custody disputes after he was recommended to me by a friend and prior client of his. From day one he was professional, supportive, and gave me realistic expectations during a very difficult time. He was very understanding and listened to what was important to me and guided me through the process. Jim is extremely experienced, knowledgeable and confident. I would and have recommended Jim to anyone I know that is going through a Divorce or a Custody dispute. He not only gives great legal advice but life advice as well as you are faced with many changes as you go through the Divorce process. I feel that the advice that he gave me is invaluable and I will forever be grateful that Jim was recommended to me.
Jim did a wonderful job handling my divorce. He was honest, realistic, and truly guided me through one of the most difficult experiences of my life. He listened to what I felt was important, provided insight, but never judgement. The time he spent understanding the situation and me as a person was invaluable. He helped me achieve closure and move into the next phase of my life.
Our friend recommended Jim as someone who would put our interests first with post-divorce legal issues--whether they be avoiding court, minimizing conflict, or getting tough when we needed to do so. We found all these things to be true and more. So far Jim has helped us negotiate a property settlement, fight a request for a child support modification, and (currently) file a contempt for non-payment of child support. In addition to the qualities listed above, Jim is a good listener. I am rather conservative when it comes to comes to being litigious and he has always listened patiently to my concerns. He was empathetic when we wanted to avoid court, but also advised us when it was time to get tough. It was truly empowering to have Jim on my side. Yet Jim is also down to earth and very easy-going and he'll admit when he can't predict exactly what will happen in a given situation. He is also very experienced and knowledgeable. He has worked so many cases that he has been able to correctly predict how my ex will respond to different tactics. He demonstrates his experience and knowledge through the ability to give both off the cuff direction and guidance as well as more considered planning and strategy. Jim is confident without being arrogant or egotistical. I had never wanted to use a lawyer, post-divorce; I always felt I should be able to work things out with my ex on my own. Yet once my ex filed a child support modification and I had to seek legal advice defensively, Jim's confidence and accompanying results made me feel more empowered than I ever had since the divorce. Jim also helped toughen me up and reduce my fear of the justice system (and reduce the fear of my ex-husband). But he did not push us to go to court (except as a truly last resort), knowing we wanted to minimize harm to our son, the stress on me, etc. He is also kind and generous--traits not often associated with lawyers. He's a good man.
Jim handled our daughter's separation, divorce and later a long and nasty child custody suit. Jim was knowledgable, compassionate, and gave good advice. He has a strong moral code and has integrity. We are grateful for his service and feel that our daughter was well represented. We feel we gained a trusted friend.