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Posted by a Divorce client,
Effective, confident, knowledgeable and very clear communicator, he simply does not disappoint. Throughout my divorce, I never left Matt's office feeling worried or like I wasn't sure about what to do next. I think his patience is what I value most. He takes the time to explain everything thoroughly and gives sound advice about how to move forward. He's also fair on price. Divorce is hard to deal with financially, but I never felt like he was trying to take advantage of my situation—he's very transparent about what's going on. That's tough to find these days. I would hire him again in a heartbeat.
Posted by a Divorce client,
Matt is a very professional, excellent attorney. I hired him for my divorce. He listened to what I wanted, and he advised me on the best way to go about things. I felt like he truly cared about my situation. When I called or emailed him, he always promptly returned my call/emails. I 100% trust Matt, and all of the advice that he gave me was excellent. He clearly explained to me the steps of the divorce process, and each step of the way he made sure I understood my options. My ex was threatening to take me to court to try to get 50/50 visitation with our kids. With Matt on my side, my ex ended up agreeing to standard visitation and did not pursue fighting me in court. Matt is the attorney I want to be on my side all the time! He knows the law, he is confident, and he listens to what his clients want, and then he gives them the best advice from a legal perspective and then acts on that. I am 100% satisfied with Matt representing me. I highly recommend him and always want him on my side!
Posted by Bobby, a Divorce client,
Mr. Skillern was wonderfull in my case. He always informed me on the positive and negative side of my case. He made sure that I was comfortable in every way. Always return my calls in a timely matter. Very professional person. Good job to Mr. Skillern and his team.
Posted by Joe, a Divorce client,
I needed legal representation for what I knew would be a very contentious divorce. From the beginning, Matt was very clear and thorough about what I was going to encounter. Matt's work immediately brought clarity to a very confusing and stressful situation. He did an excellent job of countering all moves brought on by the opposing attorney. Having Matt represent me gave me peace of mind, and brought a clear solution to a very complex situation.
Posted by Elizabeth, a Child Custody client,
Matthew Skillern was referred to me by a friend who said I would be in the best hands, and she was right. My custody case was modified and made to work so that both my sons father and I had as much time with him as possible. It wasn't easy and it got mean & petty at times, but Matt walked me through every step of the way and ensured that my son and I would be taken care of.
I cannot thank you all enough for all of the time, energy and advice that you gave to me. You all made a very difficult time a bit easier and now a year plus later although we still have our hiccups, we are trying to work through them to do what is best for our son.
Posted by Tom, a Child Custody client,
When I decided to file for custody of my son, I wanted to hire an attorney that was an expert in family law, cared about my case, and would be honest with me throughout the process. Matt exceeded my expectations.
Matt cared about my personal circumstances and determined a course of action that put me in a place of advantage in the proceedings. His familiarity with family law and Harris County proceedings provided valuable insights needed to make informed decisions.
When we reached key timing deadlines or opportunities in the case, Matt worked evenings and weekends to seize outcomes that served my interest.
Matt was never afraid to share his experience as it related to facets of my case and informed me of both positive and negative aspects of my decisions.
With Matt’s representation, I was able to obtain custody of my Son. I am grateful Matt represented me and my Son in the most important and emotional cause of my life. I highly recommend Matt to anyone seeking the highest quality representation.
Posted by Liz, a Child Custody client,
Matt and his team are spectacular! They took control and adapted to every situation. In the end our custody case was modified to meet both the needs of the parents and our child. They held my hand through every moment, even when it was a situation I just didn't know how to handle. Anytime it involves your child there is a crazy amount of stress, but Matt and his team made sure I knew that we were protected and they would fight for us. I have referred friends to him already and will continue to do so.
Thank you all for all of your help and patience!
Posted by Sheila, a Divorce client,
Matt just recently handled my divorce and did a great job. He was very conscious of my budget for legal fees and worked with me to minimize the costs. His rates are very fair! Matt also had a great way of putting my worries at ease when something would come up. I highly recommend him. I am lucky that my divorce didn't get too ugly, but I am confident I had the right lawyer on my side if it had.
Posted by a Family client,
Matthew handled both the criminal charges I was faced with and a sensitive family matter. In both instances, he was extremely responsive, caring, compassionate, and best of all - TOUGH! He kept us informed every step of the way and prepared us for all possibilities each time we went to court. Although I hope to never need to retain him in the future, I would in a moment. I highly recommend his services and have passed his name on to my family and friends.
Posted by a Divorce client,
Matt brought a tremendous amount of energy, confidence and knowledge to my divorce/custody case. He kept me very well informed, patiently explaining options, strategy and likely outcomes. When it looked like my case might go to trial, I was confident, knowing I had an experienced trial lawyer in my corner. Matt and staff were very professional, but also genuinely concerned for me and my family. I was fortunate to find such a good person to help me through such difficult timesâ€”and with good results.