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Posted by shante, Flag
Elena Mebtahi was a great lawyer. I had an accident that the insurance claimed it was my fault. I left everything up to her and she handled it perfectly. Always fast with responses. she really goes above and beyond for all her clients. she has always got the job done and very trustworthy. she is very knowledgeable. highly recommend her.
Posted by Leonard, a Child Support client, Flag
Elena Mebtahi was hired by me from out of state. I was served by mail to appear in court for child support arrears. I knew there was no way I could make it to court on the date that was provided to me. Therefore I went to the websites to hire an attorney to represent me. Elena Mebtahi site captured my attention, because it stated all the areas that she has experience in, that I needed for my representation. Elena was very professional, she did everything she said she would, and at the day of court, she fought diligently for me. Trust worthy attorney that gets the job done.
Posted by a Child Support client, Flag
Without going into too many details, my child support case was very complicated and many lawyers I spoke to had no idea how to approach it or what the law was regarding it. I spoke to Elena and then met her in person after she was the only lawyer that was familiar with the law in my case and had a plan to deal with it. In a very stressful situation, she made me feel very at ease and dealt with my case efficiently. There was no drama, no hassle and she was a buffer between myself and a brutal Californian court system that is stacked against those of us that want to do the right thing and look after our children.
Even after the case had finished, when something occurred in conjunction with it, she was on point immediately and resolved the issue with no fuss. It was obvious that she is well respected in the courts and I would recommend her to anyone who has Child support issue....especially fathers. She is fair and gets the job done, shielding you from the stress of the system.
Posted by William, a Child Support client, Flag
Elaina Mebtahi took my case for reducing child support arrears that i was paying. With her strong knowledge and expertise she knocked it down 85%. I am so thankful to her and I will recomment her to any one looking for a good Lawyer. Thanks Ms. Mebtahi. God bless you.
Posted by David, a Child Support client, Flag
I retained Ms. Mebtahi to handle a very complicated child support case for me few months ago. i had three open cases in different jurisdictions with two different moms one of whom had kept on moving from one state to another and opening up different cases in different jurisdictions. My life was a mess with my driver's license and my professional license suspended. Wages garnished for 50 percent, bank levies and on and on. Even I could't figure out what was going on. It wasn't long before Ms. Mebtahi did her homework and informed me about my issues and how we could resolve them. In the past I had spoken to other attorney's who didn't even know how to approach this case But Ms. Mebtahi somehow managed to bring a motion for all these cases and straighten everything out for me so that i can start living again. Thank you Ms. Mebtahi for bringing peace and security back into my life. Your professionalism and knowledge saved my life. I would definitely recommend Ms. Mebtahi for all child support cases. And i didn't even had to appear in court.
Posted by a Child Custody client, Flag
Elena Mebtahi did not keep me informed on my case, did not reply to my numerous emails and numerous phone calls. She left my case hanging. Very unprofessional. I will definitely not recommend her
Posted by a Speeding Ticket client, Flag
She handled my video traffic ticket. I would have been better of handling it myself. She is ABSOLUTELY USELESS. Even worse, she didnt advise me of my right to appeal and the statue of limitations ran out and I got shafted. She couldnt careless. She puts out zero effort.
Posted by David, a Speeding Ticket client, Flag
Elana is a excellent atorney she went beyond the call of duty in representing me in my traffic violations.thank you i highly recommend
Posted by Douglas, a Divorce client, Flag
A little over a year ago I approached Attorney Elena Mebtahi to represent me in matters stemming from my divorce from the mother of my two children. Before meeting Ms. Mebtahi I had been in and out of court for over ten years battling a multitude of court actions filed by my former wife including, civil and possibly criminal contempt actions, child support arrears and possibly additional alimony. Previous to Ms. Mebtahi I had paid thousands of dollars to a "high profile Beverly Hills" attorney to resolve these matters. However over the ten year period I retained his services, rather than getting nearer to a resolution, these contrast matters continued to get delayed over and over again. Unfortunately for me this indeterminable delay in the resolution of these matters resulting in a mountain of ever growing attorney fees and costs.
In stark contrast, the first step Ms. Mebtahi took once I fired my former attorney and hired her was to sit me down and outline a game plan. One that was certain to finally end my divorce nightmare within a reasonable period of time. More important during the course of our relationship she followed that strategy so I was never in the dark. If I had questions she was readily available. However, most important she combined two skill sets which one rarely finds in the same attorney; the ability to be a lion in court but also the negotiating savvy to strike deals with the other side in order to avoid pro longed litigation.
I recommend the services of Attorney Elena Mebtahi without qualification or reservation. She was absolutely critical in resolving my case within the period of time she warranted and did so on very reasonable terms. And lastly, we were able to negotiate a very reasonable price and payment terms for her services taking into account my particular circumstances.
Posted by Miguel Arturo Reyes, a Family client, Flag
I retained Elena in regards to a very long standing issue I had with visitation. I had not been able to see my daughter in quite some time. Elena was exactly what was needed, thoroughly going through each and every step and extremely methodical. She was not only honest but insisted on me being completely honest in and out of the courtroom. There were times where I was attempting to file paperwork and getting the "runaround" and Elena would magically and mysteriously appear out of nowhere to help. She assisted me in getting the proper visitation, but here's the IMPORTANT part; she also assisted in making it ENFORCABLE! What an amazing lawyer and what stellar service! If you don't have a lawyer and even if you do have visitation but can't seem to enforce it I would go with NONE OTHER then Elena Mebtahi. Honest, beyond knowledgeable and efficient. I couldn't be happier and it was worth every red cent!
Posted by Alejandro, a client, Flag
Elena was helpful and made things so much easier for me. I have used her twice in two traffic cases and both cases were dismiss with no intervention on my side. I will use her again and again in the near future.
Thank you Elena!
Posted by Brian, a Child Support client, Flag
Elena did an excellent job negotiating my decrease in child support. She communicated and explained my options thoroughly. She remained with me every step of the way until the courts signed off on the changes requested.
Posted by Steven Kern, a Speeding Ticket client, Flag
Elena was thorough in follow up and won both cases. Will use again. Thank you Elena for a job well done.
Posted by franz, a Speeding Ticket client, Flag
I was very impressed with the proffesionalism and help of Ms Mebtahi's legal team. Great work guys! She was very imformative on how my claim was going to be handled and kept in contact with me every step of the way. I would not hessitate to use her legal help again. Thank you very much.
Posted by Dmitry, a Speeding Ticket client, Flag
I needed to make a sudden stop right before the intersection due to the other car cut in front of me turning left. I asked a police officer why it is a red light violation if I didn't cross the intersection and he replied: "Well, since your front wheels crossed a white line, technically it is a red light violation". Really? "Yes and do not argue with me"! Elena Mebtahi managed to dismiss this citation. I really liked that we were not required to meet in person due to my busy schedule; saves time and money! We communicated by phone and email; all supporting documents were faxed. She was straight to the point, understood the problem and solved it. I liked it. I believe she is very knowledgeable and professional. I highly recommend her as an attorney for your legal needs should you need any. Thank you very much Elena for your assistance.
Posted by Olga, a Speeding Ticket client, Flag
I would highly recommend Elena Mabtahi. She is a good attorney and knows the law. We won our case hands down!
Posted by Marisa Costa, a Speeding Ticket client, Flag
I found Ms. Mebtahi through Hyatt Legal services. Ms. Mebtahi helped get a traffic ticket dismissed for me with no point against my driving record which was of great concern to me as I had just completed traffic school for a moving violation almost a year to the date of the second incident. I was quite pleased of her knowledge and confidence. My only gripe was that I could not get a clear picture of how she works, I was not kept informed enough and calls were not returned in a timely manner. I believe that she was in a seminar at the time so I can't knock her for that much however I would have loved to have had a return call from someone in her office. Overall a wonderful experience and a great outcome! I would definetly try using her again!
Posted by a client, Flag
Not as responsive or helpful as I would have liked but my case was simple and I was paranoid of the outcome. Everything was taken care of so overall I would definitely recommend Elena because she got the job done.
Posted by a Child Support client, Flag
Elena Mebtahi worked on a child support case for me. Her legal knowledge of the issues involved was excellent, she knew the ins and outs of the court system well, and was very skilled in her representation. She is also a kind, thoughtful person, who listened to me in a helpful, non judgmental manner. I would definitely recommend her and would not hesitate to use her services again.
Posted by Helen, a DUI client, Flag
I had major problems with suspension of my driverâ€™s license. Unfortunately I had gotten a number of tickets that I had failed to appear on them and alongside with that had gotten few tickets for driving with a suspended licenses. I was facing major fines and penalties for not taking care of these issues on time and was scared and totally confused. I had absolutely no idea where to start to get my life back on track. I found Ms. Mebtahi on line and realizing she specializes in this area of law I felt constable retraining her and letting her handle everything for me. All I can tell you is that she kindly took over my problems, got my license released in a matter of days, got a number of my cases dismissed and at the end I ended up saving money with her representing me rather than if Iâ€™d paid for all my tickets not to mention that I didnâ€™t end up getting any points on my driving record as well and never had to appear in court. Ms. Mebtahi just did it all for me and I couldnâ€™t be more satisfied. Iâ€™ve so far recommended Ms. Mebtahi to at least 2 of my friends. I hope I wonâ€™t need an attorney again but if so she be the first person I would call.
Posted by Evelyn, a DUI client, Flag
Elena handled a DUI case for me and I coudnt be happier with her services. She made it so easy for me to deal with my legal issue. She was very caring and explained every step for me with patience. She also went back to court for me (without me even showing up) as many times as possible to get me the best deal. I was extremely happy with her services and will definitely recommend her for DUI cases. Her fees are also extremely reasonable based on her experience and the services that she renders. I found her on line and everyone else's fees with similar experience as her were at least twice as much. So on and all I was extremely happy with her services and would highly recommend her. . She really cares and to me that was very important dealing with this type of cases. Thanks Elena
Posted by Ronda, a DUI client, Flag
WONDERFUL, DILLIGENT, & CARING ATTORNEY. I had a DUI and Elena immediately listened and took care of the situation. She put my worries at ease.
Posted by Rochelle, a Divorce client, Flag
I was referred to Attorney Mebtahi by my sister; she was all that my sister said she was. “A pint size no non-since fighter who gets the job done.” She returned my phone calls or emails in a timely manner; her price for a non-contested divorce was fair. She was able to represent me in my California divorce even though I live outside the state. She appeared in Court on my behalf and handled the divorce stipulation expeditiously. Her wit and humor together with making you feel comfortable in an uncomfortable situation was extremely calming during a most difficult time. If you need an attorney, I would highly recommend Attorney Elena Mebtahi.
Posted by Eric, a Speeding Ticket client, Flag
Ms. Mebtahi has handled a few cases for me and has managed to have the charges dropped in almost every case. I would without a doubt recommend her services.
Posted by Bina, a Licensing client, Flag
Working with Elena was an amazing experience. My husband is phobic of court and all issues dealing with the courts. Elena took a situation that was oppressive for my husband and the result was a sense of relief and freedom. Thank You Elena.
Posted by Yasser, a Transportation client, Flag
A couple of emails and one phone call is all it took to take care of my issue. Outcomes just perfect.
Posted by a Child Support client, Flag
We needed an attorney to represent us last minute and wanted a fair price. Coming from a very hesitant state of mind and was not sure to hire an attorney or not. We can now highly recommend Elene Mebtahi as an excellent and professional attorney who cares. We were absolutely impressed by her quick wit and no nonsense attitude who fought for my husbands rights. She is very understanding and approachable. After noticing how well respected and known to the rest of the attorneys I felt great relief and knew we had made the perfect choice. Not to mention she got us the response we had been hoping for and more. I have to say we hope we never need an attorney again but if we ever do- she's on our contacts list on our cell phones. We highly recommend her -you will be impressed!
Posted by Moniquet, a Speeding Ticket client, Flag
I was very pleased that Ms. Mebtahi was able to have my husband's red light camera ticket dismissed. She handled the case in a very professional manner. She informed us of how she would proceed and what she needed us to do. She made the court appearance for us, which was very convenient since it was in West LA. She followed through on what she said she would do to obtain a positive outcome.
Posted by Wayne, a Juvenile client, Flag
Extremly Knowledgeable always returned calls and answered questions. I would use Elena again!
Posted by a DUI client, Flag
Ms. Mebtahi handled a DUI case for me and i was extremely happy with her services. she not only got me a very good deal, I never had to go to court. she kept me informed of what was going on with my case and went over all the options with me carefully and made me understand all the aspects of my case in order for me to make the best choice. she is just a very good and caring attorney that i would definitely refer.
Posted by David, a DUI client, Flag
Elena handled a DUI case for me, she got me excellent results. she went back to court for me as much as i needed to get the best results. she also handled my DMV and i was able to keep my license. i was very happy with her services and have recommended her to my friends and family.
Posted by jen, a Family client, Flag
Ms. Mebtahi helped me with a family law case which i was very happy with. She was very professional, always returned my calls, always communicated with me. at any point, in my case, i knew what was happening. she always kept me informed and truly cared about my case which was very important for me. i would definitely recommend this attorney to any of my friends and family.
Posted by a Personal Injury client, Flag
This lawyer was extremely knowledgeable. She handled a couple PI cases for me and was very competent and always returned my phone calls and kept me informed. I got a very good settlement because of her and there was no hassle for me. I got discounts on medical bills and she handled every detail. She processed the fixing of my car and took care of everything. I would definitely recommend her. I am extremely happy with her services. She was very considerate, caring and attentive. She took over the entire case and handled everything.
Posted by Salim, a Business client, Flag
I have worked with Elena for couple years and she is a great lawyer who brought about the best outcome for me. I continue to engage her and would recommend her highly.
Posted by a Speeding Ticket client, Flag
As a very busy Scientist, I value my time. Elena did not waste my time at all. She told me exactly what to do. When I email her, she emails me back right away. When I leave her a voice message, she calls me back immediately. Elena handled the court proceedings; I did not have to go to court. She is very professional. I am very pleased with her service.
Posted by Edgar, a DUI client, Flag
Elena was very helpful and professional in dealing with my DUI case. She got me the best deal possible and the fines I have to pay are definitely something I would have not been able to get without her. She returned all my calls. Answered all my questions. Answered all my emails. If I ever got into anymore trouble I would contact her again.
Posted by SK, a Speeding Ticket client, Flag
Elena helped me with a minor traffic issue. I was never required to appear in court or at the court house.
Posted by Michael, a Speeding Ticket client, Flag
I had a traffic ticket with two infractions. Ms. Mebtahi handled my case quickly and efficiently. I was never required to appear in court or at the court house. I found her fees fair and less than the cost of the fines. She got both of my infractions dismissed. This is something which I could not have done myself. I'm very happy that I used Elena Mebtahi.
Posted by Elijah, a Speeding Ticket client, Flag
She fought for me on a speeding ticket and it was dismissed. All I did was give her the general info and she did the rest. Always returned my calls. She was hasty on the phone but was obviously busy. This was the only negative, but I didn't really mind.
Posted by a DUI client, Flag
It was an easy process. She let me know what to do, where to go, and what to handle. She handled all the court proceedings, and made it a piece of cake. More so, handled my piece of mind. I am very thankful for that.
on 3 months - you will have a number of group meetings and 6 education classes. A total of 6 self help (aa meetings where they treat you like the devil) meetings. 2 face to face meetings.
it will cost 25 dollars a group meeting and 15 dollars an education class. each face to face is 25 dollars and the last one is 25 dollars cash.
Rescheduling classes is a pain but it helps and you have to pay for the class rescheduling and then pay for the class again. If you show up 1 minute late, you are absent. Be on time. and you have to pay again for the absent and the next class.
if you miss 5 classes, don't complete 3 self helps before a face to face, miss a face to face, show up intoxicate, verberlally abusive, etc., you are automatically kicked out of the program.
The total cost of the program is around 540 dollars for 3 months. It's a pain but definitely do it.
Having Elena as a lawyer really helped a lot.
Thank you Elena!
ps sorry this was so late.
Posted by Robert, a Debt Settlement client, Flag
Elena is clearly an excellent lawyer-- bright, common sense, prudent and detail-oriented. She handled several traffic tickets that I hadn't paid and were due. Fro the beginning, she made me feel confident that my cases would be resolved in a very good manner, and in fact, they were. I would recommend her to others.
Posted by Coreen, a Administrative Law client, Flag
I am a class A driver and unfortunately received two speeding tickets in one months time. This would have been very costly for me not to mention I would have points on my driving record. Elena handled both cases for me and both tickets were dismissed. I have recommended several people to this law office and I will continue to do so. I am so pleased with the outcome. Thank you so much Elena and thanks especially for going to court twice on one ticket to assure that my case was dismissed.
Posted by Leigh, a Child Support client, Flag
Ms. Mebtahi demonstrated her attention to detail and experience in the handling of my court case re child support and one parent out-of-state relocation. She focused on the key issues and addressed them very diligently. I have relied upon Elena on two occasions, always professional and able to obtain favorable outcomes each time.
Posted by a Juvenile client, Flag
Elena helped me with 2 separate cases. One was an expensive traffic ticket, which she fought on my behalf and won (and I never had to appear in court -- nice!) The other was a juvenile case, which was ultimately dismissed due to her diligence and respectful persistence. I have already recommended her to two colleagues at work.
Posted by a Transportation client, Flag
It was a great and seemless experience. Thanks!!!!
Posted by Imelda, a Speeding Ticket client, Flag
Elena helped me with a minor issue but kept informed along the way and was very responsive. Highly recommended.
Posted by Marine, Flag
Elena recently represented me for a traffic case and she was able to get my speeding ticket dismissed! She is a very knowledgable and responsible lawyer! I will definitely work with her again.
Posted by Gary, a Child Support client, Flag
I knew I would have to eventually bring my case to court. I searched many attorneys’ websites. I signed up for a service which had me post, in brief, my case as I understood it and had different attorney’s contact me via email or phone for consultation. After talking to a few attorney’s I decided not to use this service. I found myself visiting the Law Offices of Elena Mebtahi website on a few occasions and eventually decided that this firm would represent me. While she handled my case Elena Mebtahi contacted me frequently, keeping me abreast of what was going on. This entire experience was so smooth and was settled beyond my expectations.
I highly recommend this law firm. Thank you so much Elena for helping me clean up the past.
Posted by Joe, a Child Support client, Flag
Elena Mebtahi is amazing, using just my retainer as payment she got my Child Support arrears knocked down over 80%. Thanks to Elena, I can have my life back.
Posted by Hedi, a Speeding Ticket client, Flag
I have been living and working in europe for the past 6 years, Ms Mebtahi handeled my two pending (since 2003) tickets and made a great job.
I did not even have to travel to the US to appear in court, she handeled everything for me and kept me informed with frequent emails and phone calls.
Thank you again for the great Job.
Posted by a client, Flag
Ms. Mebtahi reduced my traffic tickets to non-point violation tickets. I totally recommend her. She's definitely the one to go to if you have traffic tickets.
Posted by Ann, a Speeding Ticket client, Flag
I am an administrative law judge with a California public agency. Attorney Mebtahi handled two traffic tickets for me, and got them both dismissed without my having to appear in court. She was very professional, competent, and responsive. I hope I never again receive a ticket, but if I do, I will surely call Ms. Mebtahi.