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My boyfriend used her for his divorce and child custody while she started out fabulous she ended very poorly. My boyfriend and his ex ended up coming to an agreement but she never reviewed the agreement with him nor would she return his phone calls nor emails. We had to go to her office and get the agreement which by the way was and is much more in favor of his ex wife and by the time he got it too much time passed and he couldn't have it revisited. She is not worth the money nor would I recommend her to anyone. She wouldn't even come out of her office and talk to him when he went to get the agreement. Very unprofessional. It is going to cost us even more money to have the issues resolved. Her goal or mission is to help men but after she gets her money she doesn't care.
I hired Mellissa to be my lawyer to get my rights back to my kid. I had a crappy lawyer before her and the Judge took away my rights because my X told the cops a lie about me. We got a new hearing and the Judge let me see my daughter again but had to see her with a shrink so we could get to know each other again. My X would never show up. But like somebody else said she hung in there with me. I actually couldn't pay anymore but she stayed with me anyways. So that BS about money from that other comment totally isn't true. I probably owe thousands but nothing was ever said. I talked to other lawyers but could tell they really didn't care about my case like she did. Oh, and ask her about why she does what she does. Great story. highly recommended but probably not by my X lol.
Ms. Isaak started out very good. But, as time went by she repeatedly ignored my emails and failed to give me advice that could have helped me make better decisions. Maybe it was because I didn't have a lot of money but that shouldn't matter. In the end I felt as if I had had lots of money she would have fought harder for me. Me exes lawyer misfiled a final agreement and I had to call the judge to get it straightened out. THAT should have been done by by Ms. Isaak.
Melissa met with me when my Wife was wanting a divorce. The situation went on for months and Melissa talked with me and didnt rush me at all. My Wife and I ended up staying together and I am glad but I would recommend Melissa and have sent her friends who are getting divorced.
This divorce was the worst thing I have ever been through, and Melissa really made the process more bearable. I really had little hope as I had first spoken with my Wife's lawyer who told me that these Judges wont give me custody. I decided to talk to another lawyer and we worked together to show that the things my Wife was saying were lies, and my Wife ended up settling with me and I see my daughter half of the time. My daughter is doing great and I could not be happier. I highly recommend her.
I actually had one lawyer before ms. Isak, and I didn't feel mine or my kids interests were in the priority. I switched to ms. Isak, and she always let me know what was going on. I actually deployed with the Tony fella below, and I have to disagre w ith ya bro. I know your my CPT in service and all, but heres my thoughts on Ms. Isak. Ms. isak always returned my calls, and her and her workers let me know up front my options about filing before deploying. I felt like I was throwing my money away with my first lawyer, but with this one, Ms. Isak, I actually get to see my kids more than before going to her. Tony man, don't hate! You use to sit drinking and tell us stories about all the lawyers you used before and how you didn't get what you wanted so you was going to throw em all under the bridge. Ms. isak, I'd hire you again in a minute. I love my kids. Thank you for fighting so hard for me and them so we can spend time together as a family. And thank you for helping me through all the legal mumbo jumbo that comes into play for us military guys.
Asked for her help prior to a 6-month deployment to ensure that I was able to talk with my child. Paid her $500 upfront and the only thing that I asked was for her to send a legal document to my ex-wife's atty. The expectation for me had she followed-up through on this first commitment was that I would pay her a full retainer upon return for further court action. Followed back up a week later to see if her office ever sent the official letter and she never returned multiple phone calls or emails. I even expressed that I would be leaving for Afghanistan in 2 weeks and desperately needed to speak with her, but still no reply. Extremely disappointed to say the least!
AMAZING!!! Ms. Isaak was incredibly professional, sussinct, and very effective. She really listened when I had concerns and did her best to put me at ease. I was afraid I wouldnt get to see my kids, and That I would lose everything! Ms. Isaak fought hard for me and my kids, and made sure I got a fair settlement in my divorce. I will always recommend attorney Melissa Isaak!
Ms. Isaak was very professional. She was diplomatic, and showed she could navigate her way through some very emotional situations. She was always looking out for the best interests of her client while being realistic and a strong advocate.
Did a great job for me and most importantly she kept me informed. If I ever need a lawyer again she is the one for me!