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Posted by Jennifer
When I first contacted Nicki I was scared, alone and was trying to protect my child. Nicki helped me through the process of moving to another state, getting full time custody with only supervised visitation and child support to which I have never received before this. I can honestly say without her direction and help my situation could of been completely opposite without my sons safety being concerned.
Posted by Justin
I have always been the "do it yourself" kind of person. When my custody battle was coming up. I was needing some help to make sure it went correctly. I was lucky to have found Nicole and her wonderful team. From our very first meeting I knew she was the one that would help me. I didn't want to hold anything back or hide any details from her what so ever. That was never an issue at all for her or her team. They handled everything very professionally. I was always kept in the loop on everything. I got so much information that I could tell when the other parties attorney was lying instantly. If I needed anything I could call and get Nicole or Kate on the phone with no issues at all. They always took time from there busy schedules to answer my questions. I would also email things to them when I was free at home, questions, concerns. I was shocked when even at 8pm at night Nicole would take time from her own family to email me back. I always had a sense that she truly cared for my family as much as her own. Everything that Nicole and her team did for me is beyond anything I ever expected and that was from day 1. She took the bad situation that I was in and made it easy. For myself and my family. I would highly recommend her to anyone. I have already given her phone number out to people that need help. So if you are in need of a truly caring person that will not bs you or make you feel like there just making a paycheck . Then you have found that with Nicole. I never once felt that I made the wrong choice with her. I wish her the best for her future. She is truly an awesome person that I am going to miss doing business with.
Posted by Annette
My interactions with Nicole Hinderaker were always conducted with the highest level of professionalism. Nicole was a tremendous resource to my family and I during what could easily be described as the most stressful experience one could have.
A parent never desires to find themselves in a situation in which they feel as if their children are potentially in harms way. As any parent would attest to, the highest priority in life is protecting their children. Due to the skills of Nicole Hinderaker, we were able to do just that. Nicole spent time with me, as I explained past experiences and why I felt my children needed additional legal protection. She let me express my fears and concerns and addressed all questions thoroughly. She educated me as to the role I would also play, ensuring she had all of the necessary information/documentation she would need to allow her to achieve a successful outcome. Nicole reassured me that she understood the significance to our lives and conveyed a genuine concern for my children's well-being. Nicole's expertise with the juvenile courts made an extremely stressful situation much more tolerable, helping me to understand the process at each and every interval.
If you have ever gone through the family/juvenile court process you discover at times you are required to wait as previous cases occassionally run long. While I originally thought of this time as stressful it in the long run was reassuring. This time allowed me to witness many interactions between Nicole and her colleagues, and it was very apparent they also carry a tremendous amount of respect for her and her abilities. I took this as an additional sign that choosing Nicole Hinderaker was the right decision to assist my family. The final outcome was fair, and in the best interest of the children. This parent sleeps much better at night knowing my children are safer and I will always be grateful for the role Nicole played in assuring this.
Posted by a client
I would like to share my terrible experience with Nicole Hinderaker. During our initial counsel, she showed enthusiasm, motivation, and most importantly agreed with how terrible my situation was. She spoke of how she would make things happen for me and wanted to take my case. Before agreeing to hire her, I asked for assurance that she was sincere of her motivations to help me. She assured me and I hired her. What a mistake! After signing the contract and gave her thousands for her retainer, she did a 180 on me on our second meeting. In court, she was more of a mediator than a lawyer. It was obvious to me that the other lawyer was more of a fighter and mine was a "yes ma'am" type. For the second court hearing she failed to follow my request of how I should be contacted and I ended missing court. Without my presence in court, she requested to be relieved of her duties as my lawyer! She bailed out leaving me without a lawyer to finish what we started in court. Word of caution to anyone thinking about hiring Nicole. It is my opinion that she is not a fighter and would probably bail out when things gets challenging for you. She was a waste of a lot of time and money!
Posted by Consultant
I highly recommend Ms. Hinderaker to any client. She is first in mind, when I make a referral to an individual or family. She is skilled, knowledgeable and experienced in the area of family law. Clients who hire Ms. Hinderaker are always satisfied. She projects dedication and commitment.
Posted by Mark
I have worked with dozens of attorneys in my career so I have a pretty good idea of what a great attorney is like. When I started my divorce Nicole was recommended to me by another attorney specializing in contract law. My spouse had left the state, was hiding and refusing to accept service. Once she got an attorney the attorney also helped her avoid being served the divorce papers.
Nicole's wisdom, experience and creativity got me through that very difficult time period. She knew how to deal with the uncooperative attorney and was able to finally get the papers served. She was very understanding of my frustrations and concerns and gave me great perspective on how to deal with it.
Nicole has a very high level knowledge of family law in Arizona and she was able to provide invaluable advice on what to expect and what the law requires and allows. As we started negotiating a settlement Nicole was very understanding and supportive. Nicole also protected me from myself and several times during the settlement discussions made me think about what I was doing and if I really understood what I was offering. I appreciated her longer term perspective and concerns when I was getting caught up in the immediate emotion of the divorce.
As the divorce progressed the opposing attorney was extremely uncooperative and uncommunicative. I was obviously frustrated and Nicole was able to deal with the situation and assure me things would work out.
As we got towards the end Nicole knew exactly when to move to set a court date. It was amazing how the negotiations suddenly accelerated and then concluded. Nicole could sense when it was appropriate to make that move. Nicole was very understanding and patient with me. There were times it seemed that things weren't moving and Nicole was able to counsel and calm me which really helped me cope.
Nicole is very concerned about providing great value for the client. Over the 8 months working with Nicole there were several times when she explained costs and how I might minimize my expense. She was always concerned about providing the best value to me. Nicole was very fair with me and she provided great value. She always was extremely productive and I never had any issues or concerns with her billing.
As it looked like we might have to go to court I was extremely comfortable to have Nicole represent me in a hearing or trial. Nicole has a very professional demeanor, is respected by other attorneys and knows when to be tough. That gave me great confidence in negotiations because I knew Nicole would be representing me if it went before a Judge.
I highly recommend Nicole in any family law situation and would not hesitate to seek her help or advice in the future.
Posted by a Family client
Nicci is an incredible attorney. I'm going through a messy parenting time/child support case and my dishonest ex happened to get a high conflict attorney who is not very nice and difficult to work with. Nicci has been very level headed, calm, and collected during these intense times. She is empathetic and really listens to me and understands my concerns. She is honest with me, always, and I'm kept 100% informed. Nicci is able to keep things in perspective and truly focuses on what is best for the kids. She will hold me accountable if I start to get a little unreasonable, and I can't tell you how valuable that is. We are able to discuss situations, problem-solve, and the end result is a perfect balance of law and facts of the case. I have had experience with many family attorneys because of my job and none of them even compare. I have very high standards when it comes to my kids, and high expectations as well, and I can honestly say I have not been disappointed even one time through my case.
Posted by a Child Custody client
Ms. Hinderaker is a very knowledgeable and experienced attorney. I went to see her regarding a child custody case. She explained my options and gave me good advice as to the next step I should take. Nicky made quite a few calls that day, and the next, faithfully informing me of the progress. On the third day, i had my little boy back! I will always be grateful and would highly recommend her to anyone who is looking for the best!