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Posted by A Grateful Client, a Divorce client, Flag
Several years ago, when it became apparent that I would need a divorce attorney, I was fortunate enough to meet Dale. While he came highly recommended by close friends, I had no idea what an integral and important role he would play in helping me gain confidence and stand on my own two feet again.
From our first consultation, his genuine concern, attention to detail and thoughtful demeanor helped to ease my stress and anxiousness about the divorce process. Dale educated me on the legal procedure itself and what to expect in addition to providing me guidance so I could make educated decisions with assurance.
Dale communicated brilliantly with me on a number of levels. Due to my work, I was often unable to make appointments during regular business hours. Dale made an extra effort to ensure that he communicated directly with me via e-mail or when it was convenient for me on the phone. I never felt â€œout of the loopâ€ or confused about what was happening.
With regards to fees, the money hiring Dale was the best money Iâ€™ve ever spent. He provided a list of fees at our consultation and a detailed accounting of services on a monthly basis so the billing was transparent. Daleâ€™s fees are extremely reasonable given the amount of personalized service one receives as a client. How can you truly put a price on being able to have peace of mind?
With Dale as my attorney, not only did I survive my divorce, I was able to breathe again knowing someone was looking out for my interests above their own. I consider myself incredibly fortunate to have had Dale as my divorce attorney. I have highly recommended him to several friends and clients in the past and will continue to do so. I strongly urge you to contact him for a consultation if you are looking for a representation in a divorce. You will be glad you did.
Posted by a Divorce client, Flag
After my (ex) spouse filed for divorce, I knew I was in for a bitter battle. I quickly realized that I had to find the right family law attorney; otherwise the results for me could have been devastating.
I met Dale after interviewing several other local attorneys who had been highly recommended. While the other attorneys had a solid reputation in the community, none of them left me with the impression that they would give my case the personalized attention that I was looking for.
Many attorneys have a "seen it before - I know what to do" type of mentality. But hey, this was MY LIFE, so I needed somebody who would work directly with ME, and not simply process paperwork.
My case involved several complex issues - property and other significant asset valuations, parenting plan disputes, and a spouse full of vengeance and unrealistic expectations. Dale worked closely with me on all issues, and helped navigate me through the divorce battlefield in such a manner that I was confident that I was making informed decisions on how to proceed. The communication between Dale and me was outstanding. The same held true with his support staff. There was never a time when a call went unanswered, and I always felt that my case was his top priority.
As mentioned earlier, my case had a number of complex issues. Dale demonstrated a keen ability to interpret legal matters, and explain them to me in terms that I could readily understand. Dale also knew when it was the right time to bring in outside experts, and he had all the right connections. For example, his choice of a child psychologist to assist my spouse and me in developing a parenting plan turned out to be a very sound strategic decision.
By the time my case was set for mediation, I was confident on where to stand my ground. Dale represented me with tenacity and integrity. He was very persuasive and clearly articulated my position on matters. I could tell that the Mediator knew we were properly prepared, and that we had very defendable positions. We were ultimately able to settle the case without having to go to trial, for which I was very grateful.
As a final note, I never had reason to question Dale's charges for fees. There were never any surprises, and I always knew I received full value for what I paid.
Ironic as it may sound, I truly consider my divorce to be a success. It would not have been so without the services of Dale Klaus. I highly recommend contacting him if you are looking for a family law attorney.
Posted by a Divorce client, Flag
Poorly prepared for court and minimum organizational skills. Questionable billing.