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I was hoping to get Michael's dad, Dale Hatherley who has a great reputation in family law. Dale was not available and Michael was a new attorney. I was skeptical. Michael did an amazing job for me. Things turned out better than I could have hoped for. He was on task in every way, fantastic in court and I felt his charges were reasonable for the work he did. I highly recommend him.
What I liked most about Mike was his knowledge and confidence in providing the legal remedy for each situation. I appreciated his attention to detail, his skill in articulating my side of the story, and the overall professionalism of his office. They helped me get my kids out of a pernicious situation, and really bolstered my confidence to a level that in the last 3 years I have not needed their services in going to court regarding child custody/support matters.
From the initial consultation to the conclusion of the case, Mr. Hatherley was an incredibly excellent lawyer. We had what I thought was an impossible case to win, but he knew exactly what to do and fought hard for us and was able to turn the case around putting us in a much more favorable position. I never thought in a million years that we would get such incredible results. Our case was a long one, in and out of court we seen many other cases and I am telling you this now... you will not find a better family law attorney!
Michael Hatherley, is without a doubt a rarity in his field. I am not a person that easily hands out recommendations, in fact, I'm hard to impress and maybe even harder to work with. When I first met Michael, I was reluctant. Maybe, because of his age (at the time he was a lawyer just about 5 years into the business). I challenged everything about him, his knowledge, experience, life-experience...tolerance. I wanted the "best" and expected the "best", afterall I was placing my life and my children's life in his hands. It was the start of a very tumultous & drawn out child custody battle that many people, especially my family, felt I was losing. And I did, but not in the end. It takes a very skilled and dedicated Attorney to "turn things around". Michael is the only Attorney I've come across in the past 3 yrs that can truly do that. He is capable; Resilient; Firm to the truth. I fully attest to the abilities of MHH as an Attorney-intuitive, quick-witted & EXTREMELY COMPETENT.