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Posted by Adam, a Family client,
James was very responsive to emails and calls from me about my case. The advise I got from James was dead on. I would recommend him for any family law case, he knows his stuff inside and out.
Posted by a Divorce client,
My divorce was the most emotionally tolling event of my life, and for my family. When I decided to file for divorce, I experienced just about every emotion in the books; from anger and sadness, to sudden waves of anxiety. I was uncomfortable not only with the forthcoming legal proceedings, but where my life would be moving forward. My friend, who is also a recent divorceé, referred me to her attorneys, Mr. James Quigley and Ms. Shana Vitek, so I decided to schedule a consultation.
The minute I stepped foot in their office, I was greeted by the warm smile and inviting personality of their assistant, Melissa. Merely upon Mr. Quigley and Ms. Vitek's entrance to my consultation, my feelings of discomfort were put to ease. Both exuded an amazing sense of confidence and assured me that they would take care of me.
Mr. Quigley and his team are outstanding, period. My case was very complex. My husband and I were married for 16 years. I had my teaching degree, but we decided it best for our family for me to stay home and take care of our two kids, while my husband worked. My husband owned multiple businesses and many investment properties. Mr. Quigley did an excellent job of sorting through the convolution, and his solid understanding, in turn, allowed him to sort those issues out for my understanding as well. In addition to our messy property issues, Mr. Quigley did a phenomenal job working through a parenting schedule for our boys, and really kept their best interest at the forefront. I ended up with a substantial monthly amount permanently in maintenance, a 50% portion of our property and joint custody of our children.
Not only is Mr. Quigley's team all extremely knowledgable, each is personable, comforting and most importantly real and reasonable; even his law clerk, Jordan Rosenberg. They also do a nice job of keeping their fees and costs low and reasonable.
Although I realize that divorce is a loss for everyone, I truly believe that Mr. Quigley and his team negotiated and crafted an MSA and JPA that I felt comfortable with to move forward with my life and leave my divorce behind. Do not delay in calling Mr. Quigley, I am forever grateful.
Posted by a Divorce client,
I followed James' advice and ended up paying thousands more in maintinace "for life" than I should to my ex. Far more in child support than I should have. He had little understanding of complex financial matters concerning my business. I had to go back to court for a visitation issue and hired a different attorney. When my new attorney looked at my case he confirmed what my gut told me, that I was paying too much. I ended up getting my support lowered by $6000 a month. I look back and blame myself for not following my gut and getting another attorney right away. Avoid making the same mistake I did. It was a costly one. Take a few minutes(hours) and research attorneys.
Posted by Sherita, a Divorce client,
I have and will continue to recommend Mr. Quigley to anyone in need of a divorce attorney. Mr. Quigley was professional, knowledgeable throughout a very difficult divorce. Mr. Quigley was sensitive to my case as it related to my children and their well being emotionally and financially throughout the process. I found Mr. Quigley to be reasonable and also aggressive towards hostile parties involved in the divorce never wavering from requiring everyone to do what was right and fair. I would also add I never found the fees Mr. Quigley charged were questionable or unfair.
Posted by michael, a Child Custody client,
Said lots of great things about winning my case but it was all just blowing smoke. Once hired he dropped the ball and I ended up with a hastily thrown together agreement(which was cut and pasted from some other mothers file, and had many benefits for a mother in it). I am still trying to rectify this a year later costing thousands ($16k so far) to fix. Also soaked me for many needless fees. Don't hire!
Posted by esdeleon, a Family client,
I contacted James when I was almost in the end of my final custody trial (it was already a 3.5 yrs child custody and divorce battle). I was informed that my case was not looking good for me including the custody evaluation report. My case was unfavorable for me because of the false accusations and restraining orders against me from my ex. The true was that that those accusations were lies and the evaluation report was done according to those lies. I knew that I had been doing the right thing all the time and it was not fair the way that everything was against me. When I received the bad news that I would lose the custody of my son in the final trial, I contacted James for advice. After my first meeting with James, he gave me hope and he decided to take my case even though it was little time left for final trial. James and Jared were able to help me with the lawyer’s transition. When James took over my case, James and Jared came with strategy. It took James and Jared one year to turn my case around. The end result of my long/nasty custody battle (4.5 yrs. total) is that I didn’t have a final trial and the best is that my ex gave up and let me keep my son. It is priceless what they did especially when they helped a father who deserved to keep his son despite of all the false accusations against me. I have a new beginning and I’m extremely grateful that I contacted James.
I highly recommend James and Jared.
Posted by a Divorce client,
I have a real "war of the roses" situation that requires court appearances every so often for the past 3 years and James command of the courts and knowledge have helped our case stay the course. He and Shana really get that it is about the kids and the big picture of getting on with life. The resourcefulness of James and the team has helped immensely in a very difficult emotionally charged situation. I would highly recommend this firm.
Posted by a Family client,
I am lucky to have found such a knowledgeable and helpful attorney in James Quigley. Just from my initial consultation with him a few years ago, I knew he was not your typical lawyer. I was happy and impressed with the results he was able to obtain for me when he represented me in my child support matter, so when I found myself in need of legal assistance once again, but now in a personal injury matter, I felt confident he would stir me in the right direction, which he did. He referred me to an attorney within his Firm to assist me in the personal injury case, which resulted in a great settlement and yet another great experience with James and his Firm. There is no question, that he is someone I will continue to highly recommend for any legal needs as my experience with James Quigley and his Firm in both my family and personal injury matters were both great, despite the circumstances surrounding both of the cases. I will continue to highly recommend his services!
Posted by Mary, a Divorce client,
Simple capitulated to opposing lawyer. Didnâ€™t fight for me. Didnâ€™t care about me or my case. I will have to hire another attorney to fix this mess.
Posted by Harry, a Divorce client,
I walked into Mr. Quigley's office only 4 months ago, and today I am divorced. His office has been with me all the way, even though problems plagued our progress.
My divorce was not standard, it was an international divorce involving a spose in foreign country, and still we prevailed.
Mr. Quigley has my respect and excellent feedback for taking care of my situation.
Of particular mention are the people from the firm, all of them are very professional, and personable, especially Mr. Jason Hurst, Justino Mirabelli, and Shanna Vitech, who I had pleasant contact with during this ordeal.
I highly recommend Beerman/Swerdlove for everyone looking to be free from an irreconcileable marriage, looking for a new start.
Thank you Mr. Quigley for everything.I am very grateful for this site, and the results.