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It is with sincere appreciation to Laura Schantz for the extraordinary effort and support she put forth in my dissolution of marriage. Her tenure experience, professionalism, and attention to detail from the initial consultation through mediation, and closure. My experience with Laura is characterized as best-in-class in support of my legal rights during these difficult times. I would highly recommend the representation of Schantz Law legal services to all others.
Laura was highly recommended to me by more than one person. She is extremely knowledgable, personable, and I love her no-nonsense approach to the judicial system! It's refreshing and affordable! If you want an excellent attorney who tells it how it is and puts children first, then you have found the perfect attorney. Laura practices in both Oregon and Washington. If you've ever felt intimidated by the law or lawyers~ talk with Laura and see for yourself how down-to-earth she is. :0)
Laura did a great job for me. She knows the law and the different judges in the Portland metro area. She helped me keep my attorney bills down by helping me try to work with my ex wife as much as possible. When it became obvious that I couldn't work with my ex wife Laura stepped up and was very good at protecting my rights as a father. At the end of it all she helped me negotiate a good parenting plan and my bill was less then a third of what my ex wife's bill was. As I look back she didn't cost me money she saved me money! Ten years later I have a great relationship with my daughter thanks in part to Laura. Laura is a beautiful person on the outside as well as the inside!
As a high income guy, I was scared about the amount/timeframe of spousal support that I would have to pay. After comparing what my friends in similar situations have had to pay, when using other attorneys, I am extremely pleased with the settlement that Laura negotiated for me. I actually have a life.
Avoid this attorney if you value your money, time and future. Laura does not appear to understand the law. The case which she attempted to represent me on was laughed out of court. Has she known anything about the law or researched the facts, it would have never gone to court. However, she still felt obligated to charge me a ridiculous amount of money