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Steve handled my divorce with skill, compassion, and wisdom. He supported me regularly when things got difficult, and helped me make reasoned, rational decisions throughout the process. If Steve agrees to handle your case, you will be well-served!
Selecting the right attorney in a divorce case makes a world of difference. I had to learn it the hard way. I had hired a family law attorney to represent me in my divorce prior to working with Steve Zand; the experience was a nightmare. The process of divorce by itself is convoluted and intimidating with paperwork, disclosures, sensitive deadlines, and hearings. Adding to this mix an attorney that is either less than competent or have their interest in areas other than the well being of their client makes the experience nearly impossible.
After careful research I came across Steve. In my first consultation with him, I found him knowledgeable, caring, diligent, and honest. He reviewed my case with great care. It still rings in my ear what he told me during our first meeting: “when I take your case, I will worry about your case more than you ever will.” Looking back today, this was so true in every twist and turn that was particular to my case. From the day we entered the contract, it was a teamwork with him giving me guidance through a very difficult time. He was compassionate, fair and always available with advice to help me make the right decisions.
Steve worked very hard in and out of court to get a just and fair result. The final judgment was not only good for me, but ultimately was also good for my ex and our daughter. And, in the process I found a real friend.
Throughout my divorce proceedings, Steve was very fair and conscious about how he billed his services. Reducing cost and increasing effectiveness were two of his most important considerations when proposing a strategy.
Steve Zand is a must use family law attorney. He is an excellent communicator, kind, and yet strong enough to fight for you. I highly recommend him.
I interviewed four lawyers that ranged in price and experience. I found Mr. Zand's rates to be reasonable given his experience. I also that Mr. Zand gave practical advice as to the likely outcome of various issues in court and in weighing the options of settlement vs. going to court. I also found that Mr. Zand had an immediate grasp the legal challenges I faced in my case.
First off, This is the first and probably the only review that I will ever write, because I am not the type of person to do so. But if I am doing it , trust me there are reasons.
From the start, I fell in love with how serious he is about his job, and how he took the time to explain everything. Throughout the process , he always made sure that I am strong and always showed me the sign of how much he cares about my case.
But I think the biggest surprise of all, was how honest he was throughout the two year process.. As you know , attorney live for these moments to take advantage of client vulnerability, and to be honest , he never tried to call me or email me about things that weren't important to my case, just to jack up that monthly statement. Never thought I would ever see my retainer check back, but I did.
He is just a great man , with lots of knowledge. He thought me when to be though and when its time to let go for my own benefit.
Steve, You made this though road full of emotions, much easier, and I THANK YOU for that.
I was referred to Steve after my case stalled with my previous attorney. He looked at my situation from a completely different angle and was laser-focused on a solution. He has an amazing mix of thoughtful, professorial intellectualism and tactical, experienced pragmatism. Throughout the case he genuinely cared and responded to my calls and emails immediately. Most importantly, he helped me achieve my objectives in a very effective and efficient way. Highly recommend.
Mr. Zand is the best attorney I could have hoped for. He has a no nonsense approach and everything he did was in my best interest. I'm grateful for this exemplary professional who did everything right in the most expedient way while being cognizant and considerate of my personal situation.
Steve Zand is first rate! He would return phone calls within the hour. Excellent suggestions. I think he was as fair and reasonable as one can possibly be in a sometimes hostile situation. I would highly recommend Steve without reservation!
Mr. Zand is not a lawyer, he is a humanitarian. For him accepting a case is not a job, it's a commitment. He is dedicated to his client and fights for their rights. Mr. and Mrs. Zand have been there for my family and gave us both security and our moral support. Steve Zand, in my opinion, is one of the most honest and knowledgeable attorneys today and strives defend his client in highest level. There is no comparison to the level of performance Mr. Zand showed. I recommend Steve Zand to anyone who is in need of lawyer.
Steve is a master negotiator, who cleverly represents his clients. He truly has his clientâ€™s best interest at heart and attempts to quickly settle the case to his clientâ€™s advantage. He is extremely fair and mindful of his clientâ€™s financial situation, and attempts to prevent his client from amassing large legal bills. My divorce was very volatile, turbulent, and emotionally exhausting. I work in the federal law enforcement arena and considered myself legally experienced and savvy, but was surprised to find myself so vulnerable and out of control. Steve was able to quickly bring my situation under control and return sanity to my life. He skillfully convinced both parties into settling out of court. My divorce was finalized in less than nine months and now I am living a very healthy and happy life with my children. Seda Mangassarian