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The thought of going through the courts to be able to visit with your grandchildren after losing your adult child, is quite likely, my most overwhelming experience. After hearing from several people that the "Grandparents Visitation Law" is a very "gray" area, since its rather new on the books, we were skeptical that anyone would be able to help us. We called Michael, after a referral from a friend, and right away felt his optimism in resolving this very difficult matter. After our first meeting, he came up with a plan of visitation that was acceptable to us, and proceeded with getting this into court. His quick handling of paperwork, and calls had us in court with a decision made, on time to see our grandchildren just before Christmas, as well as a set schedule for the future.
I wish I had been a little more prepared for how the court procedure would go, but we are extremely grateful to Michael for the help he gave us, as well as his compassion for our situation. I would highly recommend him to anyone who needed legal guidance, and of course would use him again, should the need arise.
I met with 6 lawyers before I met Michael Cutler. I spoke to Michael on the phone first and know that he was the lawyer for me.
When I met with Michael at his office, he was upfront and honest with me. One of the reasons I picked him is because he told me exactly how he thought my case would go. It was basic and it seemed simple. 50% of assets and 50% with the kids. The other lawyers were telling me things that just did not make sense. The other lawyers were telling me that we needed to be super aggressive and basically fight for everything. At the end of the day when my divorce was final, things turned out pretty much exactly the way Michael explained they would from day 1.
If I have one complaint about Michael is that he is always relaxed, which is what you want in a lawyer. I'm a high strung person and need to know every detail. I'm not sure how he keeps his composure sometimes when dealing with Ex's attorney. He was stern and never gave in to the ridiculous demands of the Ex's attorney.
One of the hardest things about divorce is picking the right attorney. Until the day I signed the divorce papers, I always had doubts. Now I have no doubts.
If you are reading this review and feel like you need to know more information about Michael, please call me. Call Michael, have your free phone conversation with him and then ask him for my phone number. I'm willing to share my experience with Michael and my experience with my divorce.
Michael is an excellent lawyer and has been the steadfast pillar to my divorce. We started the filling while i was in shanghai, and was always willing and able to work with my busy travel schedule as i work extensively in and outside of the country. I highly recommend him as he was able and knowledgeable about the process and options that we had. Would highly recommend to all that are considering divorce as in more than one time he was able to answer and remove doubts as to the process.
I hired Michael Cutler to handle a property case. He not only failed to file the proper paperwork with the court, but I also received several $40 charges to "review" emails I had sent him about this.
( Namely one to two sentence emails about something HE negligently forgot to do when filing the case) I addressed this matter with him, and he said to speak to his secretary about these charges. I spoke to his secretary, and the next week received another bill with more of these "review email" charges ! I immediately terminated his services and may file a complaint with the attorney grievance commission.
Michael helped me during a tumultuous divorce that ended up involving a personal protection order against my soon to be ex. Michael patiently listened to my questions and concerns and was able to help me keep perspective and a cooler head. I felt he was in control each time we went to court. He brought humor into a very tense situation and offered advice when asked. Always shop around until you find an attorney that you are comfortable with, you trust, and that matches your style. I believe Michael Cutler did that for me in both my divorce and PPO cases.
Mr. Cutler has displayed the highest level of professionalism. He has solid grasp of the law and combines this with a caring and sensitive disposition. I would not hesitate to recommend him as attorney and I can not thank him enough for his caring, patience, and support.
Mr. Cutler was my third attorney through a lengthy divorce process. He was professional and reassuring throughout the process. I appreciate his ability to bring things together at just the right time, and to ensure an appropriate and fair result.
I would not hesitate to recommend Michael Cutler if there is a need for legal assistance.
Michael Cutler is a consummate professional.
His steady guidance through the entire process, has patience in answering questions, his ability to help me stay focused on what was important, and his empathy towards my situation were all exemplary.
Highly recommend, with no reservations.
Michael Cutler came highly recommended and he did not disappoint. Although the reputable attorney who recommended him did so because he assumed I was facing a matter which ultimately - and fortunately - I did not have to address, Mr. Cutler, because he was already contracted by me, settled our agreement expeditiously and fairly. I will not hesitate to retain Mr. Cutler's services in the future should the need arise.
In this unfortunate case of divorce Mr. Cutler was very professional explaining every step, not rushing me toward decision and being very protective. He knew every answer that I asked him, provided possible solutions and eliminated nonsense. I would definitely recommend him to others. Personally he become great example to myself regarding professionalism.