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Kurt A. Smith

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  1. Well-versed & highly professional office!

    Posted by a client,
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     Excellent
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     Excellent
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    Kept me informed
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    • I recommend Kurt Smith.

    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.

  2. A Need For a Trustworthy Family Lawyer Came Through......

    Posted by Roz, a Child Custody client,
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    Kept me informed
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    • I recommend Kurt Smith.
    • I hired Kurt 1-6 months ago.
    • Kurt handled my Child Custody matter.
    • I have previously worked with 3-5 lawyers.

    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!

  3. Best Attorney Ever!

    Posted by a Criminal Defense client,
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    • I recommend Kurt Smith.
    • I hired Kurt 1-3 years ago.
    • Kurt handled my Criminal Defense matter.
    • I have previously worked with 3-5 lawyers.

    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.

  4. A LAWYER WITH A BIG HEART!!!!

    Posted by Melody Villegas, a Family client,
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    • I recommend Kurt Smith.
    • I hired Kurt 6-12 months ago.
    • Kurt handled my Family matter.
    • I have previously worked with 1-2 lawyers.

    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.

  5. Worst Attorney Ever!!!!

    Posted by Jeremy, a Child Custody client,
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    • I do not recommend Kurt Smith.
    • I hired Kurt 1-3 years ago.
    • Kurt handled my Child Custody matter.
    • I have previously worked with 3-5 lawyers.

    DON'T USE THIS ATTORNEY!!! The State of Nevada referred me to Kurt as he was an affordable attorney. I needed someone to represent me in a custody battle. When I met with him for my consultation, he informed me that my case should not cost me more then $4,000. After receiving several bills with outrageous charges, I called to get information on why I was being charged so much. He informed me that they are inflating the price as they are going after my ex wife for my attorney fees. Once the case is closed they will reduce the price down to the quoted price if we don't get approved to have her pay for the fees. Once the case was all set and done we did not get approval to have her pay for the fees but yet he was not a man of his word and did not reduce his charges. So in the end he wants me to pay over $10,000. My ex wife paid her attorney $3,000 to do the same things Kurt did. He is a crocked individual. He has the nerve to charge my account $2,500 to have a fill in attorney and his paralegal defend me at one of the court dates. It is not my fault you decided to take a vacation when I had a court date and I should not be responsible to pay for his mistakes. Key point to this story, DO NOT USE THIS ATTORNEY AS YOU WILL NOT BE ANYTHING TO HIM BUT A DOLLAR SIGN AND HE WILL TELL YOU ANYTHING TO GET AS MUCH MONEY FROM YOU!!

    1. Kurt A. Smith

      Kurt A. Smith

      Lawyer Comment:

      Jeremy's review lends proof to the theory that no good deed goes unpunished. Jeremy came to my office as a low-income client that needed legal assistance. I agreed to help him and began working on his case for a severely reduced retainer fee. I also agreed to accept very low monthly payments on his case in an effort to get him the legal representation he needed within his very meager budget.

      Turns out, Jeremy and his wife had originally decided to get a fraudulent divorce in Nye County (using a different law firm) - fraudulent because neither party lived there at the time. Jeremy ended up needing to fight this case in both Nye County and Clark County - an unfortunate circumstance that greatly increased Jeremy's bill. Jeremy's wife used the same lawyer that had bungled the case in the first place. Jeremy's ex's counsel filed inappropriate motions in Nye County and when those proved ineffective, attempted to start the entire case over again in Clark County for what was effectively a third case. My firm competently handled all three cases and got the Jeremy the best result possible under the circumstances - circumstances which included allegations of drug use which ended up being true.

      By means of fact check, please be advised of the following:
      1) My firm NEVER quotes a flat fee to handle an entire case. Jeremy's allegation that this occurred is false.
      2) My firm NEVER inflates prices in hopes of having opposing counsel pay an inflated attorney's fees award. Attorney's fees are discretionary with the judge and doing so would cause severe problems.
      3) I did not go on vacation in the middle of Jeremy's case leaving Jeremy hanging out to dry. I had hearings scheduled simultaneously in Clark County and Nye County. I handled the multiple hearings in Clark County and sent an Associate AND the Paralegal that was working on Jeremy's case to Nye County to represent him. Incidentally, we won the Hearing in Nye County. That notwithstanding, Jeremy expressed his dissatisfaction that I had not personally appeared at his Nye County Hearing. What Jeremy fails to state is that as a courtesy to him, I waived the entire fee for that Associate's time and the Paralegal's time and took that entire amount off of Jeremy's bill.
      4) I am one of the few attorneys in town that will accept monthly payments on their cases. The reason for this is that most attorney's have figured out that people on monthly payments often stop paying their bill. Although I understand that as well, I often feel bad when people need help and just can't come up with a huge retainer fee to get the help they need. As I stated, I set Jeremy up on a very low retainer and a very low monthly fee. About halfway into Jeremy's representation, Jeremy informed me he could no longer pay the entire monthly fee and began paying me less than half of the previously agreed upon fee. That notwithstanding, I kept working on Jeremy's case. Jeremy assured me that he would keep paying his bill until his bill was paid. Unfortunately, that has not proved to be the case.
      5) Jeremy misstates what I told him at our initial meeting. For the record, what I told him was "you keep doing your part and paying your monthly bill and I will keep doing my part and will keep representing you throughout these proceedings. At the end, we will sit down and discuss your bill and discuss a fee reduction to help get your bill paid off faster." When the successful end of Jeremy's representation came, Jeremy still owed my firm $6,794.81. He has only ever paid $3,100.00. AFTER the case was concluded, Jeremy informed me that he felt he had paid enough. Although I have offered Jeremy a SUBSTANTIAL fee reduction to help him out, Jeremy has stated that the only fee reduction he will accept is 100%.
      I understand there will always be people out there who will not want to pay. However, for me, getting Jeremy Joint Custody despite his drug issues was a good result for Jeremy.

      Posted 4 months ago. Flag

  6. Choose Smith Legal Group to represent you.

    Posted by a Divorce client,
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    Responsive
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    Knowledgeable
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    Kept me informed
     Excellent
    • I recommend Kurt Smith.
    • Kurt handled my Divorce / Separation matter.

    Mr. Smith and his staff are incredible. Every time I call I am treated like I am the only client. Mr. Smith's professional relationship with the court and my opposing council made me feel confident that I hired the right attorney. I cannot say enough good things about him. I would recommend him to any of my friends and family.

  7. Family Law

    Posted by a Family client,
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    Trustworthy
     Excellent
    Responsive
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    Knowledgeable
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    Kept me informed
     Excellent
    • I recommend Kurt Smith.
    • I hired Kurt more than 3 years ago.
    • Kurt handled my Family matter.
    • I have previously worked with 6-10 lawyers.

    Handled an out of state child custody case for me. Was up against a prominant attorney in Las Vegas with much more experience. Mr. Smith came out on top in court 5 times in a row. Was able to restructure and renegotiate an unequitable situation where 2 other attorneys could not. I would use his firm again for another issue. Very personable and likeable and is clear and concise about what the options are. Reasonably priced.

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