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Posted by a client, Flag
John was experienced and knowledgeable, professional, and honest about the reality of my case. John and his staff were sympathetic and supportive. Communication was impressive. I rehired John a second time, because I trusted he would handle my "new" case with the same skill, or finesse. Both times, I was relieved and thankful with the final outcome.
Posted by Lisa, a Divorce client, Flag
October 28, 2013
Approximately three years ago, I was totally blind sided by a former partner suing me for, not only half of everything I had accumulated and placed in a trust, basically a pre-nup, but also for custody of my youngest son. As ludicrous as I felt her demands were, and after discovering that several thousands of dollars had disappeared when she left, I realized that I needed advise from a person who was very knowledgeable about trusts and dissolutions.
At the beginning of our long term relationship, my partner and I had contacted a reputable attorney and had established a legal trust, so that should we decide to part ways, each of us would be protected from losing what each had individually placed into this trust. This was a supposedly air tight document, agreed to by both. After delving into her lawsuit, I found that what is previously agreed upon is not necessarily what will happen when a party decides they are not happy with the terms of said agreement. Not only did I stand to lose many rental properties, but the home in which I and my children lived. Most importantly, there was absolutely no way I was going to give up custody of my youngest child, no matter what it took to resolve this matter. From the birth of my first child to the last child, I had done everything I could do to make sure that it was a well known and established fact that my children were mine and mine alone. To say I was livid with her demands was an understatement.
I spoke with friends, business associates and other attorneys, from Salem to Portland and beyond, as to who could best represent me in this disaster. I needed to find someone who had experience and a winning track record. In other words, the “baddest”, meanest man or woman in town. When the smoke cleared, I wanted the other party without any recourse for any new claims. Everywhere I went, the same name kept popping up. If you really need someone who can handle all that comes at him, and has a winning record, you need John Case, an attorney with Feibleman & Case, Attorneys.
I interviewed several attorneys before contacting Mr. Case to assure myself that he could represent me to the fullest. When I finally spoke with him, I knew that he would be my choice. John is extremely knowledgeable about family law. His manner is calm and reassuring, yet he gets right to the point. He quickly assessed my case and began to determine the best way to address the demands of his opponent and resolved the issues at point. As much as I resisted, he made me realize that right is not always the end result. Justice is not always just. You have to deal with human nature. You never know what or how the courts will decide. He managed to keep me from a stroke or heart attack on several occasions. To me, black is black, etc. This isn’t the way life plays out. I put my faith and trust in John and he didn’t disappoint. It took nearly three years to resolve. I did lose some of what I felt was rightfully mine, but, and this is a big but, John managed to maintain, for me, most of my belongings. More importantly, his skills and legal abilities allowed me to retain one hundred percent custody of my son. For that I will be forever grateful.
Were anyone to ask me for the name of an incredibly knowledgeable family law attorney, with a long string of successful wins, there is no question, my answer would be John Case. He will be there for you, every step of the way.
Posted by Jan, a Guardianship client, Flag
I retained John Case when I had to become my father's guardian/conservator. This was a very delicate family situation, which John and his staff treated with professionalism, sensitivity, and when appropriate, humor. He guided me through the complex process, filed paperwork and represented me in court. He always provided immediate answers to questions and concerns. His expert knowledge gave me comfort and confidence during an extremely difficult time. I would not hesitate to recommend John. Thank you, John.
Posted by Cherie, a Divorce client, Flag
John was great to work with through a very difficult divorce process. He and his staff were knowledgable and helpful. They had just the right mix of compassion and humor in dealing with the issues that arose, as well as my stress and frustration. I would not hesitate to recommend John Case to anyone going through the challenges of divorce.
Posted by a Child Support client, Flag
John was able to cut through the BS that was causing so much confusion, and get right to the point. We discussed the details of my situation, the goals that I would like to achieve, and put a plan in motion that was ultimately successful. John has the experience to navigate the court system, get papers through quickly, and helped me understand the process. He was able to explain the difference between the law, my rights, and the fear-based rhetoric that was coming from the opposing party. John did not over-promise, he was up front about areas that might be subject to risk; and we planned for those risks in our strategy.
Posted by Laurie, a Divorce client, Flag
John Case helped me navigate the complicated divorce process, with clear explanation and protocol. I liked his philosophy of fair, unemotional approach when needed, while simultaneously acknowledging it is an emotionally difficult process for most people. He "gets it." He understands it legally, professionally, and humanly. I was confident in his legal knowledge and approach right away in the consultation. He listened to what mattered most to me, and was upfront about what was realistic both in process and outcome. We found humor at some times of difficulty, which was a relief. John has the right approach, the right perspective, the right experience and personality, and knows a lot of the right people to give him a comfort in his work which he passes on to clients. He made an overwhelming process as manageable as anyone possibly ever could, and handled it with compassion, intelligence, confidence, and sincerity. Also, there was no doubt that if what was needed was strength, it was absolutely there. Many thanks to John.
Posted by Jane, a Divorce client, Flag
John Case and his stellar support team were there for me from the very first meeting. I really dreaded the initial meeting and likened it to feeling like I was headed for a "root canal" of anxiety. I immediately felt at ease and confident in the direction John took with the complexities of my impending divorce. I left his office with a feeling of relief and confidence that with his guidance I could survive the stress of what the future holds. I always felt listened to when I shared with him my concerns. I admire John's quality to be focused and efficient with both my time and his. Without a doubt I felt like I was moving forward and not stagnant. John and his staff are way ahead of the eight ball when it comes to taking advantage of technology. Talk about having all the mountains of documents, emails and phone calls totally organized and at his fingertips in a moments notice. Amazingly capable and responsive with his command of the mountain of paperwork that accumulates. My divorce settlement was decided in a one day mediation and didn't drag on and on. I felt like both myself and my ex felt like we came out ahead. Now how often have you heard that outcome?! John and the retired judge we hired to mediate our case were totally skilled at finessing the fragile egos involved. It never seemed like an adversarial process, but one in which both John and the judge were especially intuitive about working outside the box and creative to find solutions. I left our settlement mediation feeling sky high and grateful that I chose John Case and his kind team. John is one of the easiest people to talk to and I enjoyed my divorce journey with him. We shared quite a few good chuckles along the stressful way. John Case is a gem of an attorney!!
Posted by Jim, a Child Custody client, Flag
I utilized John in a child support case and was extremely pleased how he handled the case, us as the client, and obviously with the outcome. Throughout the case, even when tense and unnerving issues came up, John kept us at ease and on course with his plan. At no point did I ever feel like we were not in a favorable position with him on our team. I would have absolutely no problem recommending him.
Posted by Tami, a Divorce client, Flag
He was wonderful to work with. He listened to what I wanted and what I had to say. He did not waste his or my time or money.
Posted by Bruce, a Child Custody client, Flag
John had us in court for emergency hearing in three days,and had temp. sole custody. The rest took longer than I liked due to court scheduling. But worked in our favor overall. I received sole custody and am very happy with the custody arrangement. John and his office were and will be there if I need them.
Posted by Guy Kennerly, a Divorce client, Flag
Mr. Case was more than helpful to me during my divorce. His professional attitude, knowledge and advice were timely and very appreciated. He was up front and clear in his dealings with me and in walking me thru the many steps of the legal tangles of my divorce. I thank him for helping me to find a bit of humor, even during the worst parts, which helped to make the process a little easier to go through.
Posted by Aaron, a Divorce client, Flag
Divorce is an awful experience for anyone to go through. I did not have any idea of the emotional drain this would be. John was terrific to work with. He gave me straight answers and was always focused on my best interests, especially when I was not. He demonstrated flexibility in approach and strategy to help me resolve this process efficiently with a positive outcome for me. I appreciate his practical style that does not play on the emotions of either party. He is very good at de-escalating situations to keep the process on point.
Posted by a Divorce client, Flag
John has integrety. He represents the clients wishes while at the same time giving advice and counsel that furthers the clients position.
He also balances wishes with legal perspective to help the client avoid errors, pitalls, and potential mistakes.
Posted by Marilyn, a Divorce client, Flag
Mr. Case handled my divorce case. I was involved in, what I felt, an impossible losing battle. My ex had all of my belongings, including my clothing. I felt so helpless, as my prior attorney had advised me to sign papers because I would never get anything back. John took the bull by the horns, protecting me from ever having to deal with my ex again. He was very professional and did not back down from anything or anyone. I felt that he was very expediant, given the circumstances of my case. Any time I had a question or concern, I would email him, and I always received a prompt response. I am very pleased with the outcome of my case. I feel that John and his team did a wonderful job for me.
Posted by Don, a Divorce client, Flag
Here's the lowdown on John Case: I came to John after a bad experience with another attorney. I had decided to represent myself. My ex's attorney had eaten me up alive, somehow got a judgement against me, giving her everything that there was after 22 years of marriage. I had been referred to Mr. Case months earlier by a friend, but had not called him. John listened carefully, gave me my options, and took a $4500.00 retainer. Within three weeks, the judgement had been redone. (and if it hadn't been redone, it would have been thrown out) Not only was it fair, it was much , much more than fair and I ended up not having to pay her anything cashwise. Bottomline: If you are looking for an attorney to hold your hand through the whole process, John is probably not your attorney. If you want to guarantee the best possible results for you, call John. He's seriously good, and you will know you are represented COMPLETELY. FYI: When all was said and done, I got a check back on my retainer for $1500.00.