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Shelley A. Kester

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  1. Represented me in my divorce

    Posted by a client,
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    • I recommend Shelley Kester.

    Shelley represented me in my divorce. I had thought my ex-husband would be more involved in the process and that he might engage more in the custody arrangement and plan. When it became clear that this would not be his plan, we had to adjust my plan and move forward. It was a challenging process in that I kept expecting a change to my ex's attitude. Shelley and her staff were prepared for whatever change that might be. Ultimately, there were no surprises and I got what was desired for both me and my children.

  2. Great Lawyer and staff

    Posted by Lee,
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    • I recommend Shelley Kester.

    Shelley and her office were the best to work with. They kept me informed and I knew at all times that they had my sons and my best interest at heart. They were nice and helpful and I would recommend them to anyone who needs a family law attorney.

  3. Highly Recommended

    Posted by Alyson,
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    • I recommend Shelley Kester.

    Shelley Kester came highly recommended by everyone I spoke with when I was looking for my lawyer. I was a mess, the word divorce was scary and very intimidating and I needed someone who could navigate the legal system and council me through a VERY emotional process. Shelley helped me to remain focused and deal with the task at hand. A divorce requires piles of paperwork, meetings, mediation and court dates. You need a lawyer who is on top of your case and keeps you informed in a timely manner. Shelley stayed on top of it and her wonderful staff was always willing to help.

    Shelley made one of the most difficult times in my life easier. She always gave me time while listening to my thoughts and concerns. I felt like my side was truly being represented in a way which I was comfortable. I would highly recommend Shelley to help you get through your divorce. I’m sure happy she was there for me!

  4. She went above and beyond for my girls and I

    Posted by MichelleJokinen, a Child Custody client,
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    • I recommend Shelley Kester.
    • I hired Shelley more than 3 years ago.
    • Shelley handled my Child Custody matter.
    • I have previously worked with 1-2 lawyers.

    I have recommended Shelley many times. She showed me so much about being a strong woman. I was in a fight for custody with a man that overpowered me for years and was just scary to me and our girls. She listened to every word we (my family and I) shared with her and for the first time I saw a woman stand up to my ex and watched him really crumble on the stand. It was a really hard time in our lives and having Shelley in our corner was truly a God send. My girls are grown now and have children of their own. Things have healed with my ex and his family and we look forward to showing our grandkids a healthy family relationship. None of this would have ever been possible if Shelley wasn't there to help us when we were weak!!!!!!! Shelley went above and beyond in a heated battle for us and we were victorious!!! I would highly recommend Shelley to anyone! She not only was our attorney in an ugly time in our lives but she was a great example to me that a woman can stand up to a man with an anger issue!!! God Bless Shelley, her staff and her family!

  5. Shelley Kester

    Posted by Jack, a Divorce client,
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    • I recommend Shelley Kester.
    • I hired Shelley 6-12 months ago.
    • Shelley handled my Divorce / Separation matter.
    • I have previously worked with 1-2 lawyers.

    Shelley is a top notch Attorney, She kept me informed along the way and was very knowledgable. I would highly recommend her to anyone that needed a Divorce Attorney. She has 2 Paralegals that , as far as I am concerned, are a great assest to this Law Firm. They made a very uncomfortable situation divorce situation into one that I felt very at ease as I knew I had a great "Team" on my side.

  6. Excellent Lawyer

    Posted by a Divorce client,
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    • I recommend Shelley Kester.
    • Shelley handled my Divorce / Separation matter.

    Shelly Kester is an excellent lawyer. She has been handling my son's divorce and custody issues. She has been a strong and successful advocate for him, always keeping us up to date on the issues.

  7. Child Advocate - Highly Regarded - Compassionate - Dedicated

    Posted by Aimee, a Child Custody client,
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    • I recommend Shelley Kester.
    • I hired Shelley 1-3 years ago.
    • Shelley handled my Child Custody matter.
    • I have previously worked with 1-2 lawyers.

    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.

  8. She rocked it!!

    Posted by Kelsey, a Child Custody client,
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    • I recommend Shelley Kester.
    • I hired Shelley 1-3 years ago.
    • Shelley handled my Child Custody matter.
    • I have previously worked with no lawyers.

    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!

  9. Rise Up

    Posted by a Child Custody client,
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    • I recommend Shelley Kester.
    • I hired Shelley 1-3 years ago.
    • Shelley handled my Child Custody matter.
    • I have previously worked with 1-2 lawyers.

    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.

  10. Highly Recommend

    Posted by Kathleen, a Divorce client,
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    • I recommend Shelley Kester.
    • I hired Shelley 1-3 years ago.
    • Shelley handled my Divorce / Separation matter.
    • I have previously worked with 3-5 lawyers.

    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.

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