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Ms Smith saved me. I was totally unprepared and unaware that my wife got a lawyer and filed for divorce. I found Annelisa through my brother ( who is also a lawyer) and it was the best advice he has ever given me.
I was a total mess 9 months ago Sept. 1, 2013 and didn't know what to do and right away from the first meeting with Ms Smith she gave me the confidence to make my way through this divorce.
I know i was a trying client for Ms Smith as i wanted to make sure my wife was also taken care of and of course Ms Smith would rather i only took care of myself which is exactly what i should do but that is not me and Ms Smith allowed me to be me throughout the whole process weather she agreed not she always told me that i am the boss and what i decide is what will happen she was just there to guide me and let me know what was a fair deal and to make sure i understood what i was agreeing to.
If you are looking for a lawyer who will be deceitful and not give you the time of day you should go and get my wife's lawyer as that is the opposite of Ms Smith. She is charming with just the right amount of aggressiveness. Sweet with just the right amount of bittter. I have personally never worked with anyone with such a high integrity level as Ms Smith. Ialso want to make a note that the office personal at the Portland office are the best one in these types of situations could hope for and a big thanks to Ms James when Ms Smith was not available always took the time to help me out and get any questions i had to Ms Smith and a answer back to me in short order. Anyway i am not evert planning on getting divorced again but i know where to turn if the situations arises again.
Annelisa represented me in my divorce. As tends to be the case, it was avery difficult process for me, but from the first meeting she gained myrust and made me feel that she had my best interests at heart. Throughoutour time working together she always communicated what was happening and what I should anticipate, took the time to answer my questions and listen to my concerns and emotional ramblings, and generally helped put me at ease. Her knowledge and insight were amazing, and in the end she helped me to avoid arbitration and gain the settlement I wanted. I would absolutely
recommend Annelisa for anyone needing a family lawyer.