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My wife and I had Mike represent us when we were dealing with a child support issue for my stepdaughter. We did not feel as if Mike communicated with us very well. Also, we found it odd that he is friends with the opposing lawyer. The other lawyer had everything go his way. Also, the opposing lawyer that represented the other party is a judge and we thought something didn't seem right with the turnout.
I commend this attorney for many reasons. My husband and I had to battle an exhausting road of anguish and disappointment after my children mentioned unacceptable behavior about their biological father. This case was, to put it lightly, emotionally and physically draining. Between the jurisdictional issues, a previous Mediation agreement, DCS involvement, several different therapists, and a multitude of court hearings, this attorney tackled each and every hurdle with confidence. He is assertive when needed, confident, knowledgeable, empathetic, but most importantly, he is informative. He responded to all of my concerns in a timely manner. He was always prepared for what the "other side" had up their sleeves. He maintained professionalism with every encounter. He was not intimidated by the DCS involvement, and demonstrated his support in every hearing. He was also not intimidated by the other attorney, who happened to be a former magistrate for misdemeanor court. Setlak is a skilled attorney and I would recommend him to anyone, especially those with a complicated case. Ultimately, with Setlak's help, my husband and I now have full custody of the children. The biological father was ordered to partake in supervised visitation. We have a revised Mediation Agreement that addresses every hurdle imaginable. Most importantly, Setlak ensured the safety of my children was not and will not be jeopardized. Great job!!!!
Mike was very helpful. In my situation having a divorce involved plus protection orders that could have taken months to resolve was resolved in two weeks! He stayed on top of everything. He never left me to wonder what was going on. When you are left wondering it raises the stress level immensely. I would recommend Mike to anyone!
I have used Mr.Setlak twice for my divorce and then a custody issue. He's honest, fair, responsive and genuine. He'll tell you exactly what he thinks and won't lie to you or lead you in the wrong direction. I'm not just happy that I choose to work with him, in extremely thankful for him. He handled my situation perfectly every time. Hopefully I don't have any issues in the future, but if I do I'm working with him!
Mike represented me in a dissolution matter in 2014, gave me good advice and kept me informed, at a reasonable cost. Very nice and also a great staff.
Setlak was organized, responsive and on point. He gave the best and worst scenarios at all times to keep you prepared. He was blunt with his opinions but in a professional way. I recommend him to anyone needing a family law attorney.
Mr Setlak represented me in a 2013 paternity matter. He is very personable and knowledgeable in Family Law. He provided me with support and made sure my thoughts and opinions mattered! He is also reasonably priced for the high quality services he provides.
Michael Setlak represented me in a divorce dissolution in 2013. Michael provided me with high quility repersentation in and out of the court room. Each venture into the court room under the wing of Michael was very successful. Michael was extremely prompt with corresponding to emails or phone calls. I could always count on Michael to provide timely responses in times of need. Michael is a superior divorce attorney with great knowledge and tactics, whether in or out of the court room. I highly recommend Michael Setlak in your corner! I was extremely pleased with his proper guidance and overall service during the proceedings of my divorce. Thanks Mike!!!