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Posted by a Family client,
Have been using Forrest for several years for ongoing custody issues. After things had settled down for a couple years, the ex had begun again, and I was in need of his services. I called his office, was able to speak with him and he remembered very detailed things from the prior issues and we picked up right where we left off. In court he gets up there and just starts going, you're just amazed to hear the things he presents to the court, his oral argument is outstanding every time! I saw someone write that when he starts presenting, all the other attorneys stop to listen, that is very true!
Posted by James, a Divorce client,
As a man on the receiving end of an all-out attack divorce in Thurston County, Forrest got me out of a huge mess I never should have been in, and didn't waste my time and money in in the process.
Before I started having Forrest represent me, it felt like family court was biased against me just for being male. I swear the family court motto must be, "Women never lie, and the man is always wrong". Forrest helped me stay involved with my kids, and deflected the constant attacks and attempted procedural tricks from my ex's attorney, without spending a lot of money in the process. As Forrest pointed out, why spend time and money responding to attacks that don't contain legal issues the court will consider and rule on? Forrest kept me focused on the big picture issues and corrected me when I got off track, and kept me on the high road. In six months, he cleaned up a mess for me that my prior attorney got me into. Forrest knows all the key players and how they will act and gave me amazingly on-target legal and personal advice and representation. As I learned more about the family court system, it made me appreciate Forrest's expert insight and guidance and how he helped me prevent problems and get issues resolved in the most favorable way possible. I still feel there is extensive bias against men and fathers in Family Court, and that this especially true in Thurston County. I do know he also does excellent work representing women also from speaking with his female clients. If you are a man in a divorce case on the receiving end of constant and emotionally-charged legal atttacks from your ex, Forrest is pretty much the best there is. Also, if your case is less contentious, Forrest will get that handled without wasting your time and money on unnecessary bickering and will help you get the best outcome for everyone.
Posted by Lisa, a Divorce client,
Forrest is professional, thorough and compassionate. He embodies ethics, credibility, and stewardship. Forrest advocated my best interests at all times. I never felt I was just one more in a stack of other files. He gives his full attention to your case, wastes no time, cuts no corners, and brings his education, experience, skills, and peer respect to the courtroom. When extraneous and egregious behaviors were consistent from the opposing party, Forrest stayed the course, stayed focused and transcended gutter tactics calmly with law and reason. I will be forever grateful to him and his support staff for exceeding my expectations. I have already, and will continue to recommend Forrest Wagner whenever possible as the attorney of choice to all prospective clients. I welcome any opportunity to personally speak to anyone who is searching a good divorce attorney concerning this matter and direct them to Forrest's office for my contact information.