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Marguerite is the best lawyer you can get. We had a very difficult and complex case together, no one else could have won. She was always spot on, and her advice and strategy has been excellent. She is also well connected with her network of top colleagues she can draw from. I only can highly recommend her, don't go anywhere else if you want to win the best for your child. Her billing is clearly structured, reasonable and just. Apart from being an outstanding expert in family law she is also a wonderful, highly intelligent down to earth person, who will understand your needs and fight for your best interests. If you want to get the best out of your case, I would highly advise you, to work close WITH her- she is an excellent team worker, as better you you work with her and provide her with all she will ask you for as better she can work with you for you. At court in litigation she excels even higher, she has been always quicker and one step ahead of opposite council before they even realize what happened. While being fast thinking and moving, when it really matters, she is also very structured and good organised, which gives you an easy ride in difficult territory. This is what you need, when you emotionally blocked in these situations. She will steer you clear through a stormy sea. She is not only on the money, she is the best value you can find for your money. You will never regret choosing her, but really regret not have chosen Maggie, when and have her as your opposing council, than you are doomed! Well you had a choice - choosing Maggie Smith at the first place. Thank you for all you have done for me and my child, I will never forget.
Ms. Smith helped during a long and difficult international divorce involving child custody issues. Besides being very knowledgeable, she is also very organized and proactive. Throughout the whole process, she clearly explained the alternatives and their consequences. She sought and found advice on foreign law as needed, consistently kept me in the loop on what was going on and answered my numerous questions without delay. Her calm and friendly demeanor was reassuring in those circumstances when you're clearly not in control but merely trying to understand what the next step is. You can't turn divorce into something easy, but it sure helps knowing you have someone on top of things on your side...
Ms. Smith helped me through a very nasty, acrimonious divorce, yet remained a calm voice during the storm. I very much appreciate the fact that she maintained a professional attitude and kept me focused on the eventual outcome. My case was international in that even though we had been married in the U.S. the divorce took place with one of us living in the U.S. and the other in Europe. Ms. Smith worked closely with another attorney in Europe and was invaluable in helping me navigate the process.
I have been using Marguerite Smith as my attorney for my son's case since early 2009. The case lead to trial which Maggie handled very well and I was thankful that I had her representing me during this stressful time.
We are still facing ongoing custody issues for my son and continue to use Maggie during this stressful time. We would recommend her to others.
I have known Marguerite Smith for eight years. She is very fair with her billing, she keeps you informed and answers emails and voicemails in a timely manner. I know I can always get the best legal advice in any given time, with honest answears to my questions.
Ms. Smith very effectively handled my divorce which I viewed as rather complex. She was able to keep me focused through difficult periods and kept after me to meet deadlines. I was continually amazed at the short time it took to turn around tasks and get them to court, opposing counsel, mediators, etc. I would recommend her very highly.