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Posted by Brian, a Divorce client, Flag
A few years ago I had the unfortunate experience of going thru a divorce. Our kids were grown so the only issue was the equal division of our community property and spousal support. I initially sought the services of a mediation center hoping that my ex-wife and I could work out an amicable solution and go our separate ways.
Well my ex-wife wanted to take the more contentious path and hired an aggressive fee turning attorney.
Because of this I sought the professional help of John Yohanan.
I had consulted with 2 CPAs, the mediation center and John so I had a pretty good idea of what a fair and equitable division of property and spousal support should be.
My ex-wife's initial settlement demands were completely outrageous. wanting 100% of our property, 4 times the spousal support amount that 4 other experts had independently calculated and agreed upon.
This gave me no choice but to have to go thru the trial system taking almost 4 1/2 years, longer than the civil war.
With John's professional and expert help and a judge that was fair the final judgment was actually better than the initial recommendations from the mediation center.
Posted by a Divorce client, Flag
John Yohanan helped me with my custody and divorce/seperation court case. He is highly professional. He is highly experienced. I have immense respect for him, as he helped me with my child custody, I will always be grateful to him. With his immense experience and Highest dedication to his profession he helped every issue of custody divorce all custody issues. He was always available , leave message will get prompt response . He will not delay to file papers for any other reason. If you are having custody issue , he is greatly helps you. He is very professional. The best attorney his 36 years of experience and professional dedication, promptness will help you.
Posted by Lloyd, a Divorce client, Flag
Before hiring John to handle my divorce, I interviewed 3 other attorneys, and wasn’t very satisfied with any of them. Then I met with John Yohanan, and what a difference I experienced. He knew the laws and explained to me in great detail how the process worked and offered me some good advice. Based on John’s knowledge and professionalism I knew he was the right guy for me and hired him.
John was very responsive in replying to emails and phone calls. Usually he got back to me within a few hours if not immediately. When I had meetings with him he was always down to business and kept the chit-chat to a minimum to keep the hourly costs down. If I got off track he would quickly steer the conversation back on track and kept moving forward. Another thing I was very pleased with was John’s monthly statements he sent out. Very detailed and generally charged me the exact time used or less. Never once did I feel he went a minute over. This was quite different than my ex-wife’s experience with her attorney who didn’t send statements very often and frequently over charged her on time. John was a little more expensive on an hourly rate than the others, but well worth the money. I am sure the others would have cost me much more in the long run! I highly recommend him to anyone looking for an honest, knowledgeable, and trustworthy attorney. I can’t say enough good things about John!
Posted by a Divorce client, Flag
John is professional, approachable and well connected in the area. He is good at setting your expectations and is not afraid to give you the bad news or try to pain a better picture than what is realistic. He is very transparent on his fees and will do as you say. He comes up with reasonable approaches to look after me, my case and my pockets. In most instances he provided a series of options to pursue for my evaluation where he would weigh the pros and cons. Some would be more expensive than others. Unlike other lawyers, he won't necessary be pushing for the one that will result in more money for him but in what I perceived to be in my best interest. At some times I perceived him as being a little bit passive on issues. What I realized going to court with him though is that he will step up and fight for you and your interests when it comes to it. He is good at picking his battles. In general he is a very good lawyer and one that I have been recommending ever since I worked with him.
Posted by Joe V., a Divorce client, Flag
i was refered to Mr.yohanan bye another attorney and i am glad that i followed up with that referral , john did a execellent job in handling my divorce he was very knowledgable and very efficant on handling my divorce , very long and difficult divorce at that , i know people dont like or want to hire attorney's but sometimes you have to and i am very happy and glad that i hired Mr yohanan, it was moneies well spent !!