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Posted by Aimee, a Child Custody client, Flag
I hired Shelley after my divorce attorney failed me in getting the best custody/visitation arrangement for my daughter. Shelley exuded intelligence and confidence the moment I spoke to her. She made me feel that I finally met the perfect match for my needs. My ex was out of control and my daughter was in harms way. Shelley and her amazing team - Ruth, Brian & Chelly - displayed commitment, compassion and extreme intelligence for my case. Their research skills are out of this world. I would HIGHLY recommend Shelley's law firm - it's top notch! Thank you for all that you've done and continue to do for me.
Posted by Kelsey, a Child Custody client, Flag
Shelley did an AMAZING job with my custody battle. She literally dominated the court room, and had the other lawyer stuttering. She was able to back up everything she said with facts and proof, and stayed focused and on point the entire time, she never missed a beat. Shelley and her team were so extremely helpful, and supportive with my case, and focused on what was best for my son. I recommend her to anyone who needs a lawyer!! I will be using her again the in future if needed!
Posted by a Child Custody client, Flag
I strongly recommend choosing Wilson&Kester law offices for your legal needs. While disagreements on child custody and parenting time are very difficult processes to go through Wilson&Kester will help you every step of the way and encourage you to "rise up" to the situation to get the best results for your child.
The team at Wilson&Kester are professional and handle themselves in an extremely knowledgeable way. Shelley is a lawyer that will get the best possible results for her clients and the genuine care she feels for her clients is easy to see in the way she handles your case.
As soon as I met Shelley I knew that she was who I wanted handling my legal needs in regards to the most important thing in this world to me, my child.
I would recommend Shelley and the team at Wilson & Kester with all my heart and I am so thankful for all the hard work they did on my case.
Posted by Kathleen, a Divorce client, Flag
Shelley Kester came highly recommended by a highly regarded local paralegal who happens to be a personal friend. I am certain I could not have been placed in more competent hands. Navigating legal channels is an intimidating experience, which can leave you feeling overwhelmed and frustrated, as well as, completely vulnerable. The moment Shelley stepped in, I knew why she came so highly recommended. She exuded confidence, knowledge and experience, mixed with a genuine understanding of the toll divorce can wreak on every aspect of a persons life. Shelley brought a sense of calm into what felt like a never ending real life nightmare, allowing me to take a deep breath, secure in the fact that someone most competent was looking out for my best interest. Each person I encountered at Wilson Kester carried themselves with professionalism and compassion. A rare combination in any field. My genuine gratitude to Shelley and her staff.
Posted by Jennifer, a Divorce client, Flag
An expert in the field, Shelley Kester is a staunch, highly-effective client advocate. Her confidence and poise in the courtroom set me at easeâ€¦ and won my case. Compassionate and caring, Shelley and staff inspired me to use pain from a fractured relationship towards a passion for a new beginning. In my opinion, this emotional intelligence sets Wilson-Kester apart from any other Divorce and Family Law Counselors in this area.
Posted by Tom, a Divorce client, Flag
I had no idea where to turn to help me through this terrible time in my life. I saw Shelly's photo online while searching for a lawyer...I couldn't have made a better choice!! She and her co-workers made me feel comfortable. She explained everything to me in terms I could understand. She was responsive to any questions I had for her. Many times in the evening at home I had questions for her. I would fire off emails. I would receive her answers that same evening...long after the office closed. Shelly is a very good lawyer, and a great person. I made the right choice!!!!
Posted by Kerry, a Divorce client, Flag
I went to Shelley based on recommendations from others. I went in there blind as to how the process of divorce/child custody worked. She took it all in stride, explained the process thoroughly and I felt very comfortable with her expertise. She was confident as to how to approach the other team and how to make it amicable as possible. And to move it along as quickly as possible. When my divorce was final, I was happy with her service, the smoothness of the process and the outcome of the settlement. Her support staff was great too - they were relaxed when working with me and very thorough as well.
Posted by Christine, a Divorce client, Flag
Shelley Kester was a phone call away from us having an unrepairable disaster. Making that call on a very dark day for us, was the best call ever made! Shelley listened to our concerns like no other person ever has. Her understanding, compassion,and knowledge of the law completely turned our world around. Our fears for the children melted away as she directed us to be able to keep the children safe, healthy, happy and most of all in a loving home. I have yet to meet Shelly but I can tell you I feel as if she has been a life long friend to me. She is trustworthy, honest, and serious about her work and her compassions. We would recommend her expertise as the highest level of attorney possible. Enjoy and experience of Ms Shelley Kester as we have!!! You will never regret it. CONGRATULATIONS ON THE GOVERNOR'S ACKNOWLEDGMENT THAT YOU RECEIVED THIS WEEK!
Posted by Lindsay, a Family client, Flag
Words cannot describe how great Shelley and her staff were. She and her staff listened to me and my concerns and were so patient with me, my worries and my fears. Not only is she extremely knowledgeable about the laws and rules of the court but she is very compassionate. I would recommend her services to anyone. Shelley and her staff made what would have been a very uncomfortable time in my life very tolerable and for that I am truly thankful.
Posted by Greg, a Divorce client, Flag
Shelley Kester, and her entire staff at Wilson Kester were wonderful to work with through a difficult time in my life. They were all skilled in keeping me appraised about my options, . . . keeping me informed about how the case was proceeding, . . . AND they were even concerned about my well being through it all. They kept me "upbeat", . . . all while getting the job done in a very professional manner.
I learned that the divorce process does not have to be an ugly procedure, and my ex-wife and I took the "high road" during the entire procedure, . . . because of what Shelley taught us.
Divorce is a significant event in both spouses lives, . . . and it was made easier thanks to Shelley Kester, Kris, and Sarah at Wilson Kester, P.L.L.C.
Posted by a client, Flag
Shelley Kester was amazing! She helped me with all of my child custody issues and handled my divorce. She was incredible in the courtroom and can stand up to any lawyer out there. She looks out for your best intrests and does not settle for anything less. Through this process she has helped me become a stronger person who with her is able to handle any situation that comes my way. I feel that says a lot about not only her as a lawyer, but as a person. She genuinely cares for you and your situation. I would recommend her and have to several people. She's great!
Posted by Gretchen, a Child Custody client, Flag
I relocated to Michigan from Washington state in 2007 following a tumultuous divorce. I wanted to change jurisdiction from Washington to Michigan and received a recommendation from a paralegal who had worked with Ms. Kester. I have not been disappointed. Ms. Kester is knowledgeable about family law, knows the personnel of the courtrooms in which she practices and is diligent on keeping me informed about new developments in my case. I not only would recommend her to others going through custody issues - I have. Ms. Kester not only represents me but she really takes into consideration what effects my daughter and what is best for her.