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Posted by a Child Custody client, Flag
Sally Rutzky provided exactly what was needed for my divorce and custody case. She was reliable and forthright, keeping me informed about the details of the case and any potential hurdles. I felt comfortable venting my frustrations and worries to her, which she was able to handle with sincerity and calm. Having her listen and walk with me through the difficult months made it much easier to handle the court sessions and unexpected trouble. Her legal knowledge and professionalism, both in and out of the court room, created a strong sense of trust that proved well founded. Finally, she was excellent with my children and helped them feel they (and their mother) were in good hands throughout the entire process.
Posted by a Child Custody client, Flag
I think Sally is great. I was the type of client who wanted to be highly involved in my son's (quite complicated) custody case, and I think Sally was perfect for this. I found it very easy and productive to work with her. As a non-lawyer, it was hard for me to know what detail and issues were important and what were not. Sally always listened to my many thoughts and opinions (no matter how obsessive I was about potentially minor details!), and I think working together like this was key to us ending up with a very successful outcome - an out-of-court custody agreement that I would have happily agreed to before the case started (my son's mother would definitely not have agreed to it before the case started!). Sally was also very easy to get ahold of, which I think is important because invariably time-sensitive issues will come up.
Posted by Mike, a Divorce client, Flag
Sally was a fantastic divorce attorney, being exceptionally helpful and calming during an extremely difficult time in my life. It was not only her experience as an attorney that helped but she also had personal advice to help temper and calm the many situations I ran into. I always trusted her and still do, I always felt she was looking out for my best interests and wanted to bring the divorce to an end as quickly and cost effectively as possible. I would highly recommend Sally to anyone going through as difficult a divorce as i went through.
Posted by a Divorce client, Flag
Sally is a highly ethical, extremely knowledgeable and strategically oriented lawyer. Sally helped to keep me focused and calm when the rest of the world seemed in chaos. Sally was a strategic partner in helping me to meet my goals and at the same time educating me so that I was able to guide parts of the process on my own (which turns out to be very empowering). Sally takes the time to listen to and answer my questions. She reminds me to focus on the big picture for the children and for me both in terms of relationships and money. Her extensive experience in working with the various people and organizations in the divorce world is obvious and very helpful to her clients. Sally understands both the financial and emotional journey that is involved with divorce which became clear to me as I gathered information to prepare for settlement conversations. Sally also introduced me to people/experts that I needed along the way such as a business lawyer and a forensic accountant as well as reminding me to take care of myself (something that is easily forgotten in the chaos). The preparation that Sally guided me through at the beginning of the process paid off in the end as I was able to settle my divorce sooner than was expected and I got the custody and monetary settlement that I was hoping for. I had no idea how valuable it would be to get this settled as soon as possible until the divorce was actually settled. As a client, it is easy to work with Sally. Without reservation, Sally is one of the best professionals with whom I have ever worked and now that the divorce is settled, I can really see the things Sally did to safeguard my future (things I didn't even know to pay attention to at the time).