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Valerie Ann Downing Arnold

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  1. Amazing

    Posted by Andrew, a Child Custody client,
    Overall rating
     Excellent
    Trustworthy
     Excellent
    Responsive
     Excellent
    Knowledgeable
     Excellent
    Kept me informed
     Excellent
    • I recommend Valerie Arnold.
    • I hired Valerie more than 3 years ago.
    • Valerie handled my Child Custody matter.
    • I have previously worked with 1-2 lawyers.

    I was involved in a complicated custody case. I was a single father at the time and it seemed I was fighting an uphill battle. Valerie, with her incredible knowledge and work ethic, helped me regain custody of my son.

    Valerie always made time for me and my concerns. She was quick to respond and kept me informed about everything that was going on. Valerie made me feel my case was important and that she made it a priority. She truly had an interest in helping my son and I.

    I don't know what else to say, except that I trust, respect, and am forever thankful for the outstanding legal representation Valerie provided me with.

    I will personally continue to use Valerie's services and recommend her to anyone.

    Again, Valerie, I want to thank you for all that you have done for my family and I, and will continue to do. THANK YOU.

  2. International Child Abduction according to the Hague Convention

    Posted by Gianfranco, a International Law client,
    Overall rating
     Excellent
    Trustworthy
     Excellent
    Responsive
     Excellent
    Knowledgeable
     Excellent
    Kept me informed
     Excellent
    • I recommend Valerie Arnold.
    • I hired Valerie more than 3 years ago.
    • Valerie handled my International Law matter.
    • I have previously worked with 1-2 lawyers.

    I am an Italian citizen and in 2007 I needed legal assistance in order to have my daughter, wrongfully retained in Minnesota, returning to her habitual place of residence in Rome. I selected Ms. Arnold through internet reviewing and phone interview. She had since the beginning a full comprehension of my very complex and delicate case and she managed to elaborate a successful strategy to pursue it in front of the Court. Ms. Arnold is not only very professional and knowledgeable but she is also brilliant and confident, she has balanced judgmental skill and she is very analytical and sensitive in assessing the cases. Her expert advice has proved to be always right and we had despite the distance an excellent communication flow both by phone and e-mail. During my visits in Minnesota Ms. Arnold was supportive and she correctly briefed me prior court appearances. I have no hesitation whatsoever to recommend her.

  3. Gets results

    Posted by a Child Custody client,
    Overall rating
     Excellent
    Trustworthy
     Excellent
    Responsive
     Excellent
    Knowledgeable
     Excellent
    Kept me informed
     Excellent
    • I recommend Valerie Arnold.
    • I hired Valerie more than 3 years ago.
    • Valerie handled my Child Custody matter.
    • I have previously worked with 3-5 lawyers.

    I was involved in a complicated custody case. Valerie was very quick to respond to my concerns. She responded via text, email or call. Her support during the trial was invaluable. She "coached" me on my body language and worked with me throughout the hearing. She went above and beyond several times. (because I was from out of town, she assisted me for my visits.) Her help in my case also made me realize that she truly interested in helping and me and my children rather than the money. She did her best to ensure that costs would be kept to a minimum. She - and her staff - kept on top of the paperwork and kept me apprised. When responding to my emails and questions, she was thorough and didn't make me feel bad for the questions I asked. Despite my complicated case, she took it on. And, she listened when I had thoughts or suggestions. When the decision came in she got hold of me immediatly. And, she continues to be there until the final day. The referee made his decision and ruled in my favor. Valerie shared my joy. I was so lucky to find someone to take on my case and help support me through the 2 year process. If there were anyone that needed help in that area, I would definitely recommend Valerie.

  4. Great Job Handling Very Complex Cases

    Posted by Assen, a Family client,
    Overall rating
     Excellent
    Trustworthy
     Excellent
    Responsive
     Excellent
    Knowledgeable
     Excellent
    Kept me informed
     Excellent
    • I recommend Valerie Arnold.
    • I hired Valerie more than 3 years ago.
    • Valerie handled my Family matter.
    • I have previously worked with 3-5 lawyers.

    I was a client of Ms. Arnold regarding a very complex child custody case followed by international child abduction in Eastern Europe. Her expertise and work ethic exceeded my expectations. I never had any difficulty contacting her both here and from abroad, and she always kept me informed about the progress of the cases. Both cases were resolved successfully and my daughters are safely back in the United States.

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