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Posted by busy.days, a Divorce client, Flag
Great choice. Efficient, responsive, timely and knowledgable. Hope to never need to hire again but would choose her in a heartbeat!
Posted by Meghan, a Child Support client, Flag
I felt completely hopeless before I met Vanessa. I have had plenty of lawyers for my daughter custody and child support. She really listened to me and helped me win my case. The past I never knew what all the laws and regulations. She explained them and helped me fight for what we were entitled to. She has been my lawyer for three years and always is available when I need her services!
Posted by Tara, a Child Custody client, Flag
I have hired Vanessa three times, in a period of 3 years, for child custody, child support and contempt for the same child. While her father went through different lawyers, I knew I had the most dedicated and knowledgeable attorney already on my team. My custody cases were drawn out and complicated by my ex but Vanessa was always two steps ahead of him. In all my cases, custody and child support, I won exactly what I wanted by a long shot that was also in my child's best interest. I am not wealthy by any means and Vanessa always worked with me on payments that were doable for me. I'm sure my ex will eventually think he can come back to court for nonsense and Vanessa will be the first phone call I make.
Posted by Michael, a Divorce client, Flag
Vanessa Gorden is an outstanding lawyer and I really enjoyed working with her. She made things easy to understand and set a reasonable timetable on what to expect. She was professional and helped me to reach a fair deal in regards to custody and child support with my ex spouse. I have already referred her to two other people and will be the first name I give when anyone needs legal advice. Any questions I had were answered quickly and she utilizes e-mail for faster and cheaper responses. Anyone who needs a guide through the tumultuous ordeal of divorce should look no further.
Posted by Melissa, a Child Custody client, Flag
If I ever had any questions, they were answered in a prompt manner and if she didn't know she made sure she found out. She spent much time and energy in my case and was so very helpful. She used any documentation I had supplied in court and was very organized.
Posted by a Child Custody client, Flag
The first time I hired Vanessa Gorden, in 2010, it was to handle my divorce / child custody case, and I simply cannot say enough good about things about her. Succinctly put, she was amazing, start to finish. I was so impressed with her services that, two years later, when I needed to go to court again in order to adjust child support and visitation, I immediately went to her to handle that case as well. I didn't want anyone else.
One of the biggest things that sets Vanessa Gorden apart, I think, is the balance she's able to maintain between perfect professionalism and personal rapport. At our first meeting, her manner put me at ease right away. She made me feel completely comfortable and--more important--completely SAFE, both in the sense that I was able to let my guard down about certain sensitive details regarding my situation and in that I never, from that first meeting on, experienced even a single, isolated moment of doubt as to whether my children's and my interests would be 100% protected under the law.
The second time I went to Ms. Gorden for help, I found her services to be consistent with my experiences the first time she had agreed to work with me. In both cases, she tailored virtually every step of the process to fit my personal needs and legal goals, whether it concerned her fee, our meetings, court scheduling, or even the specific wording of the documents to be sent to the opposing party. She had a way of making me feel completely taken care of and yet completely in control throughout the entire process (a quality which the control freak in me fully appreciated!)
Vanessa Gorden made it possible for my children and me to reclaim our lives. We needed a tiger to take our place on the front line, and she leaped into that role with focused fervor. I absolutely and unhesitatingly recommend her services.