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My daughter is going through a difficult divorce and has been hard for us all. She consulted with a few different attorneys, and as a family, Brett was the lawyer for us. He is very smart about the law. Many attorneys will steer you in different ways so they can possibly increase their fees, but Brett does not do that and is honest and ethical. More importantly, he is smart and savvy about law, legal procedures, negotiating, and courtroom etiquette.
He has also been very supportive to my daughter since she is coming out of an abusive marriage with 2 young children. Brett is doing anything and everything he can to ease this process for my daughter/grandkids. Be smart about your future and make sure you get an attorney such as Brett Wishart. He returns calls and emails promptly, my daughter always knows what is going on, she is always prepared thanks to Brett, and she has had a huge burden lifted off of her shoulders since retaining Brett's services.
Mr. Wishart is working with my daughter on her divorce. I met him for the first time this week and was immediately impressed with him and his staff. He is a true gentleman.
Mr. Wishart is an excellent attorney who has been very kind to my daughter in her time of need. Being Hindus, we are a very close family and this has been an emotionally draining experience for us all. We feel fortunate to have such a smart and experienced attorney helping my daughter. As a father, I feel good that he is her lawyer. I would recommend Mr. Wishart without any reservations.
Brett is currently helping me with a messy/complicated divorce. I have 2 young children, both under 3 years old and I couldn't have found a better attorney for us. From the beginning, I felt like I could trust him immediately and have never regretted doing so. He will always tell you the truth about your case, even if it is something you don't want to hear. However, in any divorce; knowledge is power. Brett is knowledge. Not only is he an experienced family lawyer, he's great in courtrooms, which is where it really counts!
As an attorney, Brett is smart about everything related to a complicated divorce. There's no issue that Brett and Holly can't candle. Divorce is not easy, but I sleep better at night knowing that my case (and my children's future) are Brett Wishart's hands. Although my case is not yet closed/completed, I'm not worried at all. I know Brett will take care of me and the kids. The qualities and values that Brett have are not found in most individuals, regardless of profession.
I recommend Brett without hesitation. Brett and Holly are a strong team that you want on your side. You definitely don't want Brett on your ex-spouse's side. :)
I had originally retained different counsel for my divorce. After 4 months of no progress and poor communication with their office, i reached out to Brett.
Brett took my case and was very thorough explaining everything to me. Brett and Holly kept me up to date on the progress all the way through. I never once had to reach out to them for an update.
Brett is very knowledgeable and skillful at what he does. He pushed forward to move my case along.
I was ready to take my case to trial but because of Brett's expertise and negotiating skills, we were able to settle in mediation.
Thank you Brett - you did an outstanding job!
My divorce was not easy, nor was it pleasant. How many typically are? However, having Brett on my side and in my corner was a smart move. Brett was a referral from a family member and I couldn't have been more pleased with the fit. He was tough and bold when it was needed. He was compassionate and understanding when I needed to vent or didn't feel strong. The office was 100% professional, courteous, punctual, and welcoming every time I visited. There was always a level of comfort and reassurance. I never felt completely alone in this difficult process. In the end, I knew I wasn't going to walk away with everything. However, I am very pleased and satisfied with the settlement that Mr. Wishart got for me. I highly recommend Brett Wishart, 100%!
One of the best things I can say about Brett was that he was very patient and nice!! Always explained to me everything, every step of the way of what was happening and let me ask as many questions as I wanted. Was very professional and polite in court and on time whenever we meet. Return my calls in a timely manner. And one of the best quality's was he was on top of the case and knew his facts. When all seemed as if it was bleak, he was calm. And assured me everything would be fine, in the end he was right and we prevailed. When having a huge storm in your life and you need someone in your corner. Brett is the one to call on for help. Again thanks some much Brett for your help!!
I have already left a review from myself. However, since so many of family law cases involve children, I thought it would be helpful to hear a review from my children. The following is direct from letters that both of my children wrote to Brett:
From my daughter:
Wow, I don't even know where to start. I'm speechless over your generosity. I can't thank you enough for all that you've done for my family and myself also. You gave me and my brother the one thing that no one else could- a voice. I can't even imagine where I'd be now if you hadn't stepped in to help. I am and always will be grateful for your kindness. Thank you for giving me and [my brother] brighter futures.
[my daughter] (She was 7 when we first came to Brett and today she is 15.)
From My Son:
Thank you Brett so much for everything you've done. You are a really cool guy and I love every thing you've been doing for my family. I can't even begin to express my gratitude to you. All I can say is THANK YOU. You are so awesome,
[my son] (he was 5 when we first came to Brett and today he is 13.)
My divorce was resolved by mediation, but I knew I would need a good attorney on retainer to handle on-going issues with my ex. Brett came highly recommended. I took another attorney friend with me for my first meeting with Brett and we both peppered him with questions and came away feeling that he was a good fit. Since that time, the situation with my ex has completely devolved and Brett has been with me every step of the way. I think I talked more to Brett than my mother during that time! I have had spousal/child support issues, custody/visitation issues, and other matters. When my ex tried to manipulate situations such as visitation schedules or was abusive to me, Brett came out swinging. He clearly knows the law, but he also knows how to work with opposing counsel and judges to achieve beneficial solutions. He is personable, answers calls and emails promptly and his staff (kudos to Holly) is fantastic. No one likes hiring attorneys because it means you have a problem that you can’t resolve yourself; it is stressful and devastating – but hiring Brett helped alleviate that stress and strain. He has my complete endorsement.
Brett Wishart and his staff were professional, knowledgeable and right on top of my needs. All work was done in a timely matter. Brett follows through on his promises and does his best to comfort you during this stressful time. Mr. Wishart was very fair and I would recommend him to anyone else going through this unfortunate situation.
In 2009, an incident occurred that required me to hire a proper attorney. I could no longer represent myself for my daughter’s and my safety, as I had struggled to do so for 9 years. My neighbor had witness the incident and referred me to the Wishart and Garland Law Firm, sharing their respect for the firm and the firm’s ethics. That is when I met Brett Wishart. Brett was exactly who my daughter and I needed at that time.
I just recently had to retain his services for court-orders that were near expiration and I wanted to make the orders permanent. The outcome was somewhat of a surprise, as I was prepared to obtain something less. However, the orders were made permanent!
It’s ironic: Brett is not only a friendly lawyer that gets the job done, but maintains legal ethics while doing so. And it is very evident that he is well-respected by his peers. I’ve witnessed friendly exchanges in the halls of the court house on many occasions. I have since recommended his services to another mother with similar needs.