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Posted by a Chapter 7 client, Flag
Very rare do you come across a lawyer who takes your case to heart. So it was when I decided to have Ms. Ann Marie Bowen as my legal consul. Ms. Bowen was referred to me by estate planning lawyer. I am so thankful that I did not have to go searching for a lawyer and wondering if it was the right choice. From the time I met Ms. Bowen, I knew God led me to her regardless of the outcome in my case. I placed total trust in her and eventually the outcome was victorious. I felt that Ms. Bowen treated my case as if it was her personal case – it is very rare to find a lawyer who makes you feel totally comfortable.
One of the things I admired the most is the fact that if Ms. Bowen did not know something she would let me know and tried her best to get the answer. Also, I never had to wait long for a response regardless of how busy she was. It would be quite easy for anyone to recognize that Ms. Ann Marie Bowen is doing what she love best – servings others to help restore their lives.
Thank you Ms. Bowen – R. Khan
Posted by Ricky A., a Chapter 13 client, Flag
When I first went to visit Anne-Marie Bowen, I was in a very low spirit and emotionally drained after all that was happening to my family and after running up and down for over a month looking for the right lawyer to help and represent us.
That day I left her office with high spirit having found the right person indeed. I prayed for help, and got more than expected. Anne-Marie dedicated a lot of time to us time, was very compassionate and understanding, kind and since day one made us felt supported and with direction.
Strong points I found that were so absolutely different from my experience with the other 3 firms I visited before:
- I was requested ahead of time exact information needed from me for our fist appointment.
- Anne-Marie took the time to review all the information before our conversation.
- She provided us with superb information I could read while waiting for her, and thus, help our conversation be more productive by having a basic understanding already.
- She was kind and compassionate, with a superbly professional demeanor.
She was always extremely perceptive and helpful and her paralegals showed to be extraordinarily effective.
The whole process went perfect and I can’t recommend enough Anne-Marie L. Bowen.
Posted by C and S Central Florida, a Chapter 13 client, Flag
Chapter 13- Painful, humiliating, and a trying time for anyone...a daunting experience. Until we met with Anne-Marie. She took the time to listen and I can't say that one enough...She LISTENED to the sad story. Formed an action plan, advised us on options and always did what she said she would do. We never felt alone, never felt intimidated, and always knew she had our back. She built confidence in us and encouraged us when we felt hopeless, and she cared about us throughout the process.
A rare combination of insight, knowledge, compassion and experience. And it was refreshing to see the respect other attorneys had for her in the courtroom. Her staff was an added bonus; dealing with her support people was easy, and they always responded to questions or concerns quickly and returned phone calls...that itself is amazing.
Anne- Marie is THE ONLY choice I would make when considering legal help with a bankruptcy and we feel so very blessed for having her on our side.
Posted by Maritza, a Chapter 7 client, Flag
We felt very lucky to have been referred to Anne-Marie Bowen when we were facing our most difficult times due to economic circumstances. We thought that the only option we had was to file bankruptcy, but we were very scared about choosing that route. We visited Anne-Marie Bowen and she made us feel at ease when she took the time to explain our options and the process of bankruptcy in detail. We left her office feeling that we had rights and that our lives had not ended, but it was just the beginning.
It was a pleasure to see how Ann-Marie Bowen and her staff always answered our questions and phone calls promptly. Her expertise made the process go extremely smooth. She was very supportive and attentive to our concerns at all times.
We strongly believe that Anne-Marie Bowen is the best bankruptcy lawyer in Orlando and we highly recommend her.
Posted by Steve, a Chapter 7 client, Flag
Divorce forced me into bankruptcy. Anne-Marie took the time to help establish whether it would be best to file jointly or seperately as well as determining chapter 7 or 13. She always patiently and thouroughly answered my questions and concerns. She even took the time to review and critique my marital settlement agreement before signing as it applied to my bankruptcy. She and her courteous staff kept me informed of the process and what to expect and do every step of the way. I always felt that she cared about my issues verses being just another anonymous client in the system. I urge anyone needing bankruptcy advice or counsel to contact Anne-Marie.
Posted by RJ, a Bankruptcy client, Flag
My experience with Anne-Marie Bowen and her staff ended up turning a bad situation into a more manageable one. Having to deal with bankruptcy, debtors, and the cloud that loomed over my head due to the legal aspect of what needed to take place was an enormous emotional burden. Anne-Marie and her staff walked me through ever faze and constantly communicated with me to assure that not only we were on task but genuinely checking in to see how we where doing.
I am one of those people who thought there would never be a bankruptcy in my life, but due to the economic down turn and the loss of my career this option became the only answer. I struggled for a long time, (which I now DO NOT recommend), to move forward with this option as I wanted to pay my bills but no longer had the income to support it.
After doing my homework and handing in the documents to Anne-Marie the process was quick, fair, and far less stressful than I had been anticipating. I have learned that this system is in place to protect you and get your life back and I credit much of the “positive” aspect of going through this with Anne-Marie and her staff.
If you read this and are also struggling, I recommend you place a call and make an appointment to see Anne-Marie.
Posted by Barbara, a Chapter 7 client, Flag
Anne-Marie Bowen is an excellent bankruptcy attorney. I found Anne-Marie to be very thorough and helpful as she worked with me through every step of my case; resulting in a positive outcome. I would definitely recommend Anne-Marie Bowen to anyone looking for a highly caring, knowledgeable bankruptcy attorney.
Posted by Craig, a Chapter 13 client, Flag
When I was diagnosed with a catostrophic illness requiring extensive medical treatment several years ago, my family and I had no idea that the expense involved would exhaust our savings and become overwhelming. We were fortunate enough to be introduced to Anne-Marie Bowen to help understand our situation and the available options (all the options, not just the ones that most attorneys will push you toward for their benefit and expediency). She listened carefully to our situation over several meetings to truly understand every element that was involved - mounting medical expenses, a mortgage company unwilling to work with us during this time, young children, two jobs, etc. Not only did Anne-Marie help us to select Chapter 13 bankruptcy as our best option, but she walked us through what this would entail and how we could best prepare ourselves to be financially solid when we emerge from the bankruptcy. She and her staff have always been incredibly responsive - answering questions (no matter how large or small they may be), reminding us of key dates and obligations throughout the bankruptcy program and simply ensuring that we're "all right" as we continue this journey. When you need an attorney who actually understands your unique situation, don't take chances...call Anne-Marie Bowen!
Posted by Amy Jo, a Chapter 11 client, Flag
Filing for bankruptcy was a painful, humilitating experience, which I delayed as long as I could. Anne-Marie was helpful, understanding, answered my questions and treated me with dignity. She guided me through the process. Her staff is professional and helplful. I was able to reorganize my financial situation and regain hope for the future.
Posted by Pam, a Chapter 13 client, Flag
Ms. Bowen was referred to me during a crisis period in my life. She was very understanding and compassionate. She got me through the hardest time in my life and has ALWAYS been there when I needed a question answered. My husband was extremely ill and dying. I knew I would not be able to meet all my obligations. She carefully explained my choices without making me feel like a criminal. She also stood by my side when I had to go to meetings for my Chapter 13 bankruptcy and continues even now to answer my questions by returning my emails or phone calls within a very reasonable amount of time.
Posted by Michael, a Chapter 13 client, Flag
Anne-Marie L. Bowen is not only on top of her game as a lawyer, but she also possesses qualities far beyond that of someone fulfilling a simple job requirement. Anne-Marie has always treated me as a person with a life, a family, and feelings. She has never treated me as a case number or just another client. This includes her wonderful staff as well. They are all always patient and understanding and very personable to our own personal issues. Furthermore, their quick responsiveness is also a great reflection of their commitment to outstanding client communication and understanding. Way to go guys!
Posted by Ken, a Chapter 13 client, Flag
Ms Bowen, is a fine Lawyer, very comitted to her clients not only to the problem but the client and family. Ms Bowen seems to understand what people are going through and is always positive it her advice. Ms Bowen is very patient as well as understanding of her clients needs. My wife and I could not have weathered all the negitives something like this can cause and thanks to Ms Bowen our concern's were all taken care of. There is not a rating high enough for Ms Bowen and great lawyer and a greater person.
Posted by Adam Feraz, a Chapter 7 client, Flag
I highly recommend Anne Marie to anyone who is faced with the very difficult decision of having to file bankruptcy. Anne Marie's professionalism, knowledge and experience give you the confidence to see bankruptcy as a new beginning. Her very personable approach and the respect with which she treats you, makes it very easy to talk and trust her. You walk into the courtroom feeling that she has your best interest at heart and will fight for you every step of the way. She turns your dream, of not being burdened by debt ,into her mission and her mission into your reality.
Posted by Cindy, a Chapter 13 client, Flag
I was very nervous to meet Ms. Bowen and discuss my need for a bankruptcy lawyer. My first time to really seek out a lawyer for a life issue. Ms. bowen made me feel very comfortable, showed me that she is very knowlegable in bankruptcy law but also shared her personable side as she worked with my information. She made sure that I understood my situation and how she would help me find a solution.
A huge bonus for me was that she helped my understand that I wasn't a failure but that I had just made some poor decisions with my finances. It's always hard to seek help but Ms. Bowen made me feel very comfortable and showed me how I could get out of my situation in a positive way.