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Posted by Mark, a Divorce client, Flag
Betsy was a huge help getting my divorce over with. When my X wanted to drag things out Betsy new what to do to fix the problems. She always asked how the kids were doing and always put them first. I would absolutly recomend her to a friend.
Posted by john, a Divorce client, Flag
I highly recommend betsy to anyone I was going through a bitter divorce and had another attorney who really messed my case up and was dragging it out and I called betsy to help me out she explained very well what I was up against after it was all said and done with I couldn't be happier with the divorce and no matter what time by text or email she would answer I had a complete mess on my hands and betsy cleaned it up quickly efficiently and I highly recommend her to anyone! !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Posted by a Divorce client, Flag
Attorney Walits was very unprofessional, to say the least! She often held meetings with me and even came to court with wet hair as if she was not completely ready for the day. On occassion she used swear words in an attempt to show her disdain for my husband and his attorney's tactics. At the time I thought nothing of it, but in hindsight, I realize it was an attempt to bolster her credibility and make me feel more secure in her ability to take care of my case. She was more words than action! She would never provide a written statement as to where I stood financially with her. She made promises that were not kept, and seemed to only want to drag out my case for more money. I felt I was not represented well, and eventually let her go only to hire a new attorney to finish a job she was not well equipped to do. I chose her because her claim was that of a child advocate, and she claimed to make divorce easier on the children. In the end, she did more harm to my children during the divorce because I was constantly worried about not being well represented. I know this is only my opinion, but if it helps even one person, then it was worth it! Divorce is not easy on anyone involved. Do your homework, and choose your attorney wisely!
Posted by a client, Flag
After reading other reviews on Betsy, I would never had imagined the type of unprofessionalism I experienced with her. Her website claims she provides stress free legal solutions and yet it was the exact opposite. I constantly had to remind Betsy what we had last discussed (just days earlier!), resend her numerous documents that I sent and she lost, follow-up multiple times to get a response on issues that were time sensitive. She would schedule my appointment on top of others and she even had what she referred to as an "emotional breakdown" of sorts near our court date and basically telling me she couldn't do anymore for me, days away from the final deadline.
I know reviews can be tricky, because it's only one side of the story and you don't know who I am, but I can't begin to explain the stress and overwhelming fear of talking with a lawyer who you are paying top dollar for, and having to remind them of items and plans you had discussed just days earlier. It felt like she forgot about you, if she wasn't talking to you in that moment. And to resend send document after document and then have her complete documents wrong and have to basically guider her, my lawyer, through the process.
Here is an example of Betsy's incompetence. While we were preparing for court and hoping to settle before, Betsy suggested an offer that I agree'd to try with my Ex. Then a week later I followed up with her to see if she had sent over the offer. Not only had she not sent any offer over to the opposing council, she rebuked me for coming up with such a complicated solution...EVEN THOUGH IT WAS HER IDEA A WEEK EARLIER!
You should never feel smarter or more organized or more informed on a legal situation than your lawyer, that's what they are suppose to be for, and yet, I constantly felt like I was leading her instead of the other way around.
Posted by a Employment client, Flag
This Attorney was very professional and knowledgeable. All issues were handled correctly and attorney fees were fair. I would recommend to anyone with work related issues dealing with Human Resources.
Posted by Heather, a Employment client, Flag
Betsy Walits is the best unemployment Attorney hands down! She puts alot of time, thought, and preparation into working your case. She is very professional, kind and understanding. Betsy was very aware of how much I needed to win this case, and that became her goal and priorty. She is Wonderful!!!
Posted by a Employment client, Flag
Betsy had a positive and professional attitude with a strong attention to details. She helped me win my unemployment appeal. I highly recommend her for your legal needs.
Posted by Sarah, Flag
Betsy explains the law clearly and seeks the common good. In preparing our divorce, she was fair, organized and efficient. She helped us to think about the well-being of the children first as we decided on custody arrangements using mediation. In one session, she helped bring peace and closure to a troubled relationship. The bill really was what she predicted it would be, and her costs are reasonable. I recommend Betsy Walits' services very highly.
Posted by Timothy, a Civil Rights client, Flag
My husband and I moved here and were confronted with issues both contractual and of a discrimminatory nature which put his job in jeapardy, and would have meant serious repercussions for his career.
We were put in contact with Betsy through lawyers referral, and she was the best. Although there were many approaches to our problem, she realized that what we wanted was to keep the job and avoid filing lawsuits, etc. With that in mind, her strategies were designed with that goal in mind.
She was successful, my husband kept his job and things are going very well for him now. What I liked best was her availability. She was there, to answer questions, listen and respond to our anxieties, which were many and often.. there was no secretary, to take messages and have you wait for a call back - she made you feel as though your problem was her most important one. We have dealt with many lawyers over the years and I would say she is one of the best if not the best. She understands that law and devises variety of strategies to use as a response to what happens. She has a great understanding of the law. We would highly recommend her.
Posted by a Business client, Flag
Very professional, courteous and understanding of my problems. Easy to talk to very willing to help by providing different types of approaches to problems. Extremely nice and great person.