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Posted by James, a Child Support client,
I contacted Leving's firm last year after almost giving up on a terrible situation with my "X". It seems like if your a father you don't have any rights so why waste money on court, right? That's what I thought but I called Leving's firm and had the consultation. They went to court and I finally felt like I had a chance. It worked out and I got my support reduced and the time with my sons I was hoping for. We're going fishing this weekend. Last year at this time I was alone and never imagined I'd be writing this today. I'm really glad there are honest attorneys out there that will help fathers.
Posted by Happy Dad, a Divorce client,
I was involved in a long custody case in which my the only reason my ex wanted the kids was to chase me for money. I went to a number of other attorneys in the Chicago area, but Mr. Leving seemed to be the best fit for my needs. There aren't a lot of lawyers who care for the rights of the father, and there's still this assumption that the mother is "the best caregiver." It isn't always true, and it's fantastic that I found this firm when I did to prove that.
Posted by a Alimony client,
If I can give a rating for poor performance, it definitely be a 5! This legal firm is nothing more than a bunch of leaches. One of the very first questions they ask is "How much do you make?". We should have known this tactic! Dowling represented my husband whose ex wife won't want to work, only wants to milk my husband though 'unallocated support" for her maintenance and child support. Dowling made it extremely difficult for my husband to discuss anything and charge extremely large amount of money for each confusing phone call discussions. My husband ended up owing Dowling tons of money and had to pay his ex-wife even more with no termination on maintenance even discussed. No question as to why she didn't deliver her commitment to go back to school (even though she has a 4-year degree with over 15 years work experience) and didn't make her show evidence that she actually tried her best to make herself self-sufficient. I hope those who read my comments will never try to engage Dowling or even try going to Leving. They suck!
Posted by Andy, a Child Support client,
I'm glad I took the advice and hired Leving. They offered great service and the results are better than I expected (although I admit my expectations were not very high being a man). The attorney my case was assigned to was very understanding and ran circles around the other attorney in court. The other side was visibly shaken by my attorneys well prepared arguments. The ordeal is over but if I had to do this again (I hope I never do) but I'd call Levin in a minute. They really care!
Posted by Dale, a Child Custody client,
My sons were in a very dangerous situation where my ex-wife was dating a man who was a convicted felon. My first attorney did nothing but run up a bill. After two weeks of working with Jeffery Leving and his team I got into court and was able to get temporary custody of my two boys. Leving's team worked swiftly and aggressivley to make sure justice was served. A few months later I got full custody and my ex-wife only gets supervised visits. Best thing is she is paying me support!?! I'm just overwhelmed with joy and respect over this firm and their fantasticly talented group of lawyers. I thank God everynight for the work Jeffery Leving is doing.
Posted by a Divorce client,
Regrettably, I have had to endure two divorces in two different counties. Consequently I have personally seen divorce lawyers at work. I can say without reservation that Mr. Hagler and the Leving Firm are extremely knowledgeable, provide excellent representation and truly take a personal interest in and care about their clients.
Posted by a Child Support client,
After hiring this firm this past year to simply take my ex wife back for mediation....it costs me over $24,000 for 5 months of work. In the end...I had 2 different lawyers that talked a good game and made promises that just didn't happen. I fired them and hired a new attorney that did more work and got better results in 5 days than Mr Hagler or Mr Reardon did. Please do not get pulled into their marketing tactics.
Posted by David, a Child Custody client,
Leving goes all out for strategy but at a rate of $1,200 per month the client cannot even see specific statements involving the case. The only item to save the case was my children having a child representative appointed by the judge and, oh yes, the step dad sexually assaulted my daughter, took pornographic pictures for her grooming, and attacked me in front of the children. At this point, the gender biased Judge Katz still gave custody to the mom with the hopes that a parenting coach would change this. Leving said nothing. Having re-posted the photos throughout his firm, he backed the pervert who works for Chicago Children's Hospital and made it a contempt of court issue if I use the pictures to prevent this of others. I hope Jerry Sandusky gets the same consult from Leving that won't stand up unless there's money attached.
Posted by Joseph Alexander, a Child Custody client,
Over the past few years, I have struggled with trying to find an attorney to help me with my custody issue of my daughter. It has been very difficult trying to see my daughter, because my ex-wife constantly kept her from me. The attorneys of Mr. Leving's office were extremely helpful and I cannot thank them enough for all the help they provided. Each attorney I spoke with quickly and easily answered all of my questions. Most importantly, they put my fears to rest that I would see my daughter only once or twice per week.
Posted by a client,
People have come to know Jeffery Leving as a tireless crusader for fathers’ rights. I’ve come to know Jeffery as a kind, compassionate, and caring person as well as a friend. Through his many books and lectures, he has helped educate fathers locally and nationally. When you think of fathers’ rights, you think of Jeffery Leving.