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Posted by Jonathan, a Divorce client,
Michael took the time to understand my situation, assess our options and explain them to me very clearly. I said 'assess OUR options' because Michael really made me feel like he was in it with me. I would recommend working with Michael without hesitation.
Posted by Sasha, a Divorce client,
Michael Strauss handled my divorce. He was able to get my divorce filed, in court and finalized effectively and efficiently. During my first meeting with him, he was able to give me very helpful advice as to how to make agreements with my ex-husband. I had never been through anything like this before, and Michael made sure that everything was dealt with so that when my divorce was finalized there were no issues left hanging.
I would absolutely recommend him to any client looking for a divorce attorney. He truly gives expert advice and is very knowledgeable and professional.
Posted by Ramona Carlson, a Divorce client,
My experience with Mr. Strauss was something I will never forget. At such an emotional and critical time in my life, Michael provided me with the confidence and intellect needed. From the simple things to the most complicated, I could count on him. From the beginning to end, he was clear and precise. Thanks to Michael, today I am living a happy life with my children in a healthy atmospere. I would and have recommended him to many people that need a great and honest attorney.
Posted by Samantha, a Divorce client,
I would highly recommend Mike Strauss to anyone needing an attorney in Illinois. He is kind, professional and very knowledgeable. His response time is quick and he was always very respectful of my time and feelings. His reputation in Lake County is one of integrity and trust. I am very grateful that I had Mike Strauss as my attorney through a very challenging divorce.
Posted by Edward, a Divorce client,
Would highly recommend Mr. Strauss. Very professional. Handled everything in a timely manner and kept me abreast of everything during th process. Took the stress out of divorce process. If you want a hard working , dedicated attorney who has your best interest at heart, Mr. Strauss is the attorney you need to hire.
Posted by a Divorce client,
I would like to say a few words about the terrific job that Mike Strauss did for me with my divorce.
I was probably like most others who find themselves in this position, hurt, stunned and feeling lost and alone. I had little idea of what to expect.
I could immediately tell at my initial consultation with Mike that he was not only a truly caring person, but had vast experience with divorce situations. Both of these things were very comforting.
At the initial consultation, I was able to give Mike the details of the breakdown of my marriage and my financial information. From this information Mike was able to give me an a logical plan of action and likely outcomes.
In my case I chose to move forward with the divorce and Mike did a wonderful job of guiding me through the process. There are ongoing questions that need to be answered as the process evolves and Mike was very responsive answering questions and giving advice in a prompt and efficient manner.
I would recommend Mike Strauss to anyone finding themselves in the same position that I was, facing a divorce.
Posted by Amy, a Child Custody client,
I went to Michael Strauss for a child support/custody case and I am so glad I found his law firm. I switched to his services after I felt my other attorney was not giving me the best and most accurate advice. The BEST thing about Mr. Strauss Is that he would always work to help me and fight for my sons best interests but he was realistic as well. He helped me make informed decisions both legally and financially. He never talked down to me or made me feel like my feelings or decisions were insignificant. It was a rough time in my life and he always made me feel safe and confident and I knew that my son and I were being taken care of.
Mike was always quick to respond even when it was regarding non urgent matters. To me this was very important because I was scared and angry and I had a lot of questions. He has been very trustworthy, friendly, informative, knowledgeable, and hardworking. I had to come back to him regarding my case for more services after a 2 year period and he remembered me and the case. I didn't have to remind him of details which made me feel important to him. Feeling like your attorney cares about you is very reassuring.
I completely recommend Michael Strauss and am extremely thankful for his dedication to my son and I.
Posted by Heather, a Divorce client,
Divorce brings out all types of emotions, and during one of the most terrifying times in life I was lucky to have Michael helping me through it. Knowledge of the law is certainly an asset that Michael possesses, but integrating it into every argument and document is his strength. Michael has the ability to analyze every angle and attain a solution that is beneficial and fair for everyone. As stressful as the entire process is, I was kept up to date on everything, informed of all the options and consulted about my expectations. Mostly, I appreciated Michael's honesty and perspective. Highly recommended, I will absolutely turn to Michael Strauss for any expert legal advice in the future.
Posted by Andrea, a Divorce client,
I would recommend Michael to anyone looking for a custody/ divorce lawyer. He made a long difficult divorce and custody battle much easier. I feel that he went above and beyond to help me understand the process and to get me the things most important to me. I have had numerous people pleasantly surprised by the provisions he helped me get. He was the best choice I could have made.
Posted by Laurie, a Divorce client,
I used Michael for my divorce 4 years ago and I was very happy with him! I did not expect my divorce to get as sticky as it did but my now ex-husband took me on a few roller coaster rides during the process and Michael was there for me every step of the way...even called me back on Mother's Day after reading my email of a event that took place and I had requested he call me the next morning - Michael felt it was necessary to call me immediately and give me proper advise, advise I am & was thankful for.
In addition to his help during my divorce I have reached out to Michael on many occasions for advice & understanding/knowledge of my rights on various issues my ex has created over the years. Not once did Michael fail to respond to me.
I have also referred several friends to Michael - all who hired him. I will continue to refer people to Michael as we all need someone knowledgeable & personable like him to get us through this difficult process.
In my line of work I deal with attorney's all day long and Michael is a great attorney!