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Posted by a client
There is a reason this clown mainly practices Family Law, an area of law built to accommodate self-represented people. As a result, sub-par attorneys are drawn in as a moth to the light, because the rules of evidence and procedure are so relaxed, and they can get away with just about anything. Kurt Smith is no exception to this rule. His motions were written by his paralegal, and not even the judge or opposing counsel could follow what was being asked for. His services were so ridiculously over-priced, considering the caliber of work this no-talent bottom-feeder brings to the table. Do yourself a favor and avoid this guy like the plague!
Posted by a client
I searched on line for a divorce attorney and stumbled upon Kurt Smith. Mr. Smith gave me a free consultation and after listening to my issues, agreed to attempt to mediate a divorce settlement with my husband, who was not at all expecting me to file for divorce. Mr. Smith scheduled a meeting with myself and my husband and after several hours of negotiation, we left with a mediated Decree of Divorce. Even more impressive was Mr. Smith's ability to obtain this result even though upon entering the meeting, my husband proclaimed that under no circumstance would he be signing any papers that day. Mr. Smith is a master negotiator and I was very impressed that he was able to accomplish every thing that he accomplished in so short a period of time. Mr. Smith saved my thousands and thousands of dollars that would have otherwise been spent on needless litigation. Even more impressive, he quoted me a price and stuck to it. No bait and switch, just an extremely fair price for the work that was done. If you are ever looking for a divorce attorney, Kurt Smith is the one.
Posted by a client
First let me start this review by saying I have one of the toughest cases to under take. Not only am I up against big names in the legal industry that do not pay legal fees- but are extremely experienced. I have retained some of the most well known senior attorneys in custody matters prior and NONE of them have compared to Kurt Smith. Kurt is patient, kind, knowledgeable, grounded and genuine. He is not afraid of hard work and tough cases. Kurt catches things and views things other high- priced attorneys could not. I have unfortunately read my share of pleadings and Kurt's writing talent is superior to any attorney I have read. Not only is he the most ethical lawyer I have encountered- but his team Mark and Terri are amazing as well. Mark Anderson is an outstanding trial attorney. He is so well read and takes the time to know every detail and prepare. Terri, Kurt's paralegal is hard working, brilliant and dedicated. The amount of time and care she has devoted to my children and I's cause will never be forgotten and forever appreciated. This firm CARES about much more than taking your next retainer payment. They are the "good guys" in what has become a very lost and troubling family court system in Nevada.
Posted by Rob Huber
Thank you and the team there for the great service, professionalism and quick legal action on our behalf while living abroad!
Robert & Tanja
Posted by a client
I live outside of the United States but my wife lives in Nevada. I was in need of a Divorce, but I didn't want to spend an arm and a leg to get it done. I found Attorney Smith on line and contacted his office. Mr. Smith was kind enough to give me a free consultation over the phone. He explained my legal rights, what needed to happen in order for me to be divorced, and how he could help me. Mr. Smith gave me payment options and let me choose the payment plan that I thought was best. I really appreciated that! However, what I was most impressed with was that Mr. Smith and his team delivered exactly the service that was promised by Mr. Smith. The process went like clockwork and without a hitch. I never worried about a thing because Mr. Smith's staff kept me updated every step of the way. The whole process took far less time than I imagined (but within the timeframe quoted by Mr. Smith) and cost far less than I dared hope (but exactly what Mr. Smith told me it would cost.) I couldn't be more pleased. I would highly recommend Mr. Smith and his team. They are top notch!
Posted by a client
This is the personal experience part of the review.
I had asked about custody questions on this site. He immediately answered my questions and also gave me a call instantly on a saturday. He had given me FLAT OUT RATES on the cost of his law firms services. Which states that his comment left on one of the review about how his law firm never gives flat out prices is a false statement. He is a fraud. He tried to charge me a flat rate fee of $5000 for him to file on a Saturday. When in fact all he was doing was to file online which I have done my self for leas than $300 he stated "you need a special log in info and need to know some people inside the court system for you to be able to file online" when I asked him about how he was able to file on a weekend. He also specifically insisted I use his other rates that he has which was a reduced rate of $3000.00 just for him to file and show up at the early stages of the case. And a $1500 rate for him to just file for me online.
I refused his service at the time because it was ridiculous for the amount he was expecting and he called me back seveal times asking if I had changed my mind. As you can tell he had only commented on a bad review and no good reviews had any other comments. Meaning those other review might be false reviews of either his peers or him self. Do not use his service and I should be expecting a comment back on my review as well.
thank you for reading and have a nice day.
Posted by a client
Attorney Smith was hired to represent my case. I was provided with payment options which I greatly appreciated. My case was explained to me in terms I could understand and deadlines were met. At any time I was able to call and speak with Attorney Smith's staff who answered my questions and provided me the support needed. My hearing was where Attorney Smith's abilities were best displayed. His ability to obtain a ruling at that first hearing and my case was finalized within 6 weeks. I am forever indebted to this Firm. They were fair, affordable, and do great work.
Posted by Roz
I needed some family legal help with extremely shorty notice. I had no idea who to reach out to and had limited time to figure it out, which felt overwhelming and stressful. I reached out to a few recommended lawyers but got no reply in the time frame I needed, so I randomly looked up family law. I called the number for Smith Family Law from Google, and managed to get a free consultation over the phone. I initially spoke with Kurt's assistant who then directed me to speak with Kurt.
I expressed my legal concerns and found Kurt to be thorough and direct, which I appreciated. Kurt was very honest and told me my options, including a route I could take to save myself a ton of legal fees. I was able to have Kurt draw up the legal document I needed in less than 12 hours and he had the document waiting for me first thing the following morning just as he had promised. The legal document covered everything and more, ensuring all went smoothly with my next steps. I was so pleased and wound up saving thousands of dollars by taking Kurt's advice. It was clear to me from there on that Kurt will always be a family lawyer I will trust for any future needs.
Everything was easy after that. I don't know what I would have done without Kurt's professionalism, and in depth knowledge of the family legal system. The stress relief felt like a huge weight off my shoulders.
I highly recommend Kurt to anyone looking for a trustworthy, knowledgeable lawyer, who will get things done at the drop of a hat and cover more than you even expected. Kurt, I cant thank you enough!
Posted by a Criminal Defense client
I had some pretty severe legal issues and hired a big name lawyer here in town. He was worthless. Then I hired Mr. Smith. Not only did he run circles around my last lawyer, he completely finessed the system, got me minimum consequences for the issues that I had, kept me from getting into additional trouble, and worked legal magic like I have never seen before. I would definitely hire Kurt Smith for any case that he was willing to take for me. He was more than just an attorney for me. He became a friend.
Posted by Melody Villegas
I referred Kurt to a friend of mine that he and his office represented very well. But my review is mainly to tell you I was in Shock and Aww when one day I had to go to Family court and didn't have a lawyer and Kurt saw me sitting there and asked what I was doing and when I explained the story he represented me for free. I couldn't believe it. Never in my life have I ever seen a lawyer do what he did. I can't thank him enough for taking his busy time to help me. Something I will never forget. I want to thank you and let society know - He's a family man himself and has a heart. So when your looking for a great family lawyer I would highly recommend Kurt and his firm. They have great communication skills and stay on top of your case.