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Posted by Joanka, a Divorce client, Flag
Mr. Schachter was very knowledgeable about divorce proceedings and looked out for me and my family best interest. He guided me every step of the way and made sure I understood what was taking place and made sure it was something that I agreed on.
Posted by a client, Flag
Exactly the calming, reassuring voice that I have needed during a very difficult part of my life. David stepped into the middle of a mess and, without hesitation, confidently let me know my rights and assured me we would do whatever needed to be done in order to protect them.
Posted by a Litigation client, Flag
I hired Mr. Schachter to handle a civil litigation matter. He was quick to respond, detailed, and a pleasure to deal with. He delivered a better outcome than we anticipated in a swift matter. The opposing party, who was initially reluctant to negotiate in a fair manner, immediately reversed course. We received a better outcome than we ever expected.
Posted by Jonathan, a Child Custody client, Flag
I live out of state and at short notice I had to find legal help concerning a divorce/child custody case. After searching and calling many different lawyers in the Savannah area, Mr. Schachter was the only lawyer I talked to who actually seemed concerned about my situation and also very knowledgleable in this field. I decided that day to hire Mr. Schachter. Mr. Schachter was able to build a strong offense in my case, and because of that I avoided a nasty custody battle and everything was handled without me even having to step foot into a court room or into Georgia for that matter. I was able to handle my divorce out of state and also get physical custody of my child. We all know that it isn't an easy task for a male these days to get custody of a child, but because of Mr. Schachters dedication to my case and knowledge in his field, my ex-wife and I were able to come to an agreement on awarding me physical custody of our child. During the process Mr. Schachter always kept me informed about my case, and if I ever had an issue I could call him and he would give me the best advice possible. If for any reason I wasnt able to reach Mr. Schachter, he would always call me back in a timely manner. I can honestly say that Mr. Schachter cares about me as client and providing the best possible outcome for me and my child. I would recommend Mr. Schachter to anyone who is seeking legal assistance about a any divorce or child custody matter.
Posted by DR., a Divorce client, Flag
David is an excellent divorce attorney. He saved me a lot of money in a very complex divorce. Had I not listened to David's sound advice and followed his instructions I would have settled for a result that would have left me with virtually few resources. You know that your attorney is good when your ex-father-in-law comes over to your attorney and tells him that he did "a heck of a job representing my son-in-law." that is exactly what my ex-father-in-law did. I recommend David Schachter to anyone in need of a divorce.
Posted by a client, Flag
Very pleased with the results he achieved for case. Caring and extremely helpful. Detailed. Closed the case to my satisfaction.
Posted by Lisa, a Divorce client, Flag
After a tenuous and challenging five years with my alcoholic, sex-addicted, cheating, lying ex-spouse, the time had come to file for divorce. My ex was hiding assets and his income while manipulating my kids and my living expenses. I turned to David Schachter after reviewing his profile on AVVO. I was desperate, emotional, and I honestly had no idea what to do. David was able to reassure me and knew exactly what he was doing. From the moment that I met David, he calmed me down, told me exactly what to expect (both the good and the bad), and explained that while I might not go to trial if the other side was reasonable (since they kept insisting that they would propose a reasonable agreement), we had to prepare for the worst -a final showdown in court - from the start even while making a good-faith effort to settle for the sake of our innocent children because you can never underestimate your opponent. I had no choice but to trust David’s judgment, and I am glad I did! He told me exactly what to do, and how to prepare. David also kept me on track whenever I strayed from his advice and counsel. David never hesitated, he was able to balance a blend of careful offense with a steadfast defense. I cannot express enough what it is like to have someone who really has your back while your soon-to-be ex-husband is trying to stick a knife in your back. The amount of relief is immeasurable, and this was true from the moment I first met with David. The best thing about David is that he knew exactly what he would have done to me had he been my ex-husband's attorney. David understands the local courts, judges and their reasoning. He was able to provide a strong offense and defense. This is pivotal when mounting a challenging divorce. He identified errors in my ex-husband’s strategy and tactics, and used them to prevail. I know David has many clients, but I always felt like I was his only one. He also cared enough to introduce me to other professionals who could help me in restarting my life. Not many attorneys will take their time to do that. David was also so efficient with his time that it probably cost me less than I would have spent had I used a different lawyer. I walked away from my divorce without spending a ton of legal fees and with a result that was better than what I ever thought was possible. I've learned valuable life lessons about marriage, how to protect myself and my children, and how to minimize more legal issues and fees in the future. David is one of the most intelligent, responsive, thorough, ethical, and compassionate attorneys that I have come across. He is very well respected by his colleagues and well known in the courtrooms. I highly recommend David if you are in need of a divorce. And boy did I need one.
Posted by Ms.L, a Child Support client, Flag
Mr. Schachter handled my child support modification case and got me an excellent result! I am a single mother. My child’s father is a professional football player in the NFL. Previously, the father was paying hardly any child support. David handled the case the right way from the start. The case was highly contested, but we ultimately prevailed with an unbelievable result. Mr. Schachter secured $4,000 a month in child support and a large portion of my attorney’s fees from the other party. I have always worked hard as a single, full-time mother to make sure that my child receives all that he needs. I have done this while working a job and attending school. Because of Mr. Schachter’s excellent representation, I can now afford to raise my child the right way. I encourage anyone in need of help with child support, divorce or any family law services to hire Mr. David Schachter.
Posted by Dr. S, a Divorce client, Flag
David Schachter is an excellent divorce attorney and I highly recommend his services. Divorce is difficult. My case was heavily contested and involved a significant amount of assets. Mr. Schachter was there for me throughout the process and genuinely cared. I have worked with many other lawyers over the years and I cannot say that I have ever dealt with an attorney of David's caliber, professionalism and skill. His instincts throughout this traumatic ordeal were dead-on. David's advice saved me a tremendous amount of money in the long run. If you believe that you are headed for divorce, there is no attorney that I would recommend to handle your case more than David Schachter.
Posted by Oliver, a Divorce client, Flag
You know you are working with the right lawyer when you feel reassured and confident, which is exactly how I felt working with David. He always prepared himself before our meetings making it possible for us to get straight to the heart of the matter. Complementing David’s impressive grasp of the law is his commitment to providing general guidance and advice. Throughout my case I always felt I was in good hands with David and the positive outcome proved my feelings were in fact well justified.
Posted by Robin, a Family client, Flag
David handled a very big case for me that involved family law. David is very professional,
And courteous. David is very knowledgable in litigation!
I would highly recommend David for your legal needs!!!!
Posted by Geoffrey, a Child Custody client, Flag
At incredibly short notice, I was forced to seek legal defense council for a custody case. I spoke with dozens of attorneys but that ceased the moment I talked to David Schachter. Immediatly I knew that he was more efficiant and knowledgable of the law than the other regional attorneys. Their firm is "fair market value" for the Savannah area. As a brief example of Mr. Schachters character, I would check my email in the morning and find a response from Mr. Schachter sent from his office at 1:00 in the morning! On a sunday! If that is not a benchmark for commitment then I have no idea what is. I felt as though he took a very personal intrest in my case as though the out come were to directly influence his own life. Thats a rare character trait for any attorney, or any profession for that matter. A trait every professional should mirror. He handled my case as if it were his own. My entire family owes a tremendous debt of graditude to Mr. Schacter. If your on a quest for an attorney thats right for you and/or your family (which if your reading this, I assume you are) then stop here and speak with David Schachter. Reguardless of the outcome of our hearings, Mr. Schachter is the most upstanding attorney I've encountered. But while I'm on the subject, we won!
Posted by a Divorce client, Flag
David was the attorney handling my divorce case. I had a very different case where my ex suffered a serious mental illness and who eventually was jailed for resisting arrest. David did an excellent job working with the penal system here to get them to recognize that she needed to be in a hospital, and making sure my rights were respected as well. Highly recommended, he was always straightforward with me.
Posted by a Litigation client, Flag
I highly recommend David I. Schachter as an attorney. He is smart, attentive and highly competent in the courtroom. Mr. Schachter kept me informed throughout my unfortunate legal ordeal. He quickly developed an effective strategy in a civil matter which resulted in the Judge ruling in my favor. Prior to retaining David, I had given up all hope of receiving a just outcome. I have had the unfortunate experience of being both a party to or a witness in other cases. These encounters with our so called justice system has made me rather cynical about the legal process and the chances for ever receiving a just outcome. My misgivings about the legal process led me to believe that there was no hope in my case. Mr. Schachter restored my hope that their is the potential for justice. What I learned from hiring and using David to represent me is that a great attorney can make all of the difference in the outcome. David's skill, and the strategy that he employed in court in my case, made all of the difference. When it appeared that the Judge might not rule in my favor, David politely, respectfully, and most important-skillfully, said the right thing at the right time. And it changed the entire outcome of the case. Mr. Schachter delivered a better result than I could have ever imagined. I cannot recommend him enough.
Posted by Fred, a Divorce client, Flag
David represented me in a difficult separation/divorce that could have become even messier but for his solid advice and handling of opposing counsel. He was thorough, accessible both by phone and e-mail. and kept me informed at all times. I would not hesitate to recommend him, in fact already have.
Posted by Charles, a Divorce client, Flag
I hired Mr. Schachter to represent me in a divorce/custody proceeding. From the very beginning, I have been nothing but completely satisfied with Mr. Schachter's work. His professionalism, attention to detail, and responsiveness were second to none during the entire process. The legal advice he provided me with on several occasions was very solid and instrumental in obtaining the outcome we desired in my case. His ability to handle sensitive family matters with compassion and understanding is much appreciated, and I would not hesitate to recommend his services to anyone in need of legal representation in a family law matter.
Posted by Rose, a Child Support client, Flag
David Schacter was most helpful in my child support case. He was professional, knowledgeable, attentive and accessible during the entire process and made a difficult situation palatable. His office & staff were also wonderful and i would not only use him again but recommend him to anyone needing expert legal advice.
Posted by a Divorce client, Flag
I have found Mr. Schachter to be an excellent attorney, easy to talk with on personal matters. He is trustworthy, knowledgeable, and very thorough. I have been informed about the progress of my case in a caring, professional manner. There is no hesitation in my recommendation of Mr. Schachter.
Posted by a Car Accident client, Flag
David received my case, which had been handled by another attorney for approximately 8 years with absolutely no resolution in sight. In fact, no offers had previously been made until David got involved. It took David a mere 2 1/2 months from the time that he received the file to settle the case for the policy limits of $100,000.00. We were very satisfied, He did a superb job.
Posted by a Contracts client, Flag
Mr. Schachter reviewed a problematic contract that our firm entered into prior to my arrival on the scene. The contract was very one sided seemed to be air tight and costly to our company. Mr. Schachter was able to find a way to terminate the contract that others before him could not find. He negotiated an appropriate release that satisfied us and saved us a tremendous amount of money. He then drafted a more appropriate contract that we were pleased with and which worked in our favor.