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Susan Michelle Budowski

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  1. Excellent Help To Eliminate Our Timeshare

    Posted by Malgorzata,
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    • I recommend Susan Budowski.

    My husband and I were dealing with a timeshare situation that had us very frustrated. Shortly after we purchased the timeshare we have learned that much what we were told were lies. Fortunately, I found Mrs. Budowski, who got us out of the contract in very short amount of time. She was very professional, focused on the issue and kept me informed. I would highly recommend Mrs. Budowski to anyone. THANK YOU for all your help Mrs. Budowski!!!

  2. Great results

    Posted by bruce,
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    • I recommend Susan Budowski.

    lawyer susas budowski helped us out of our time share even though they said a lawyer couldn`t do any thing to get us out of the contacts we made. she told us that she might not be able to help us ,but she did also tell us what results she would try to get for us. Susan was always responded to our questions asap which most times was when she answered the phone and let me know what was happing with our case. In the end she got all we asked for. I would recommend her to any one has trouble with a time share contact. If you read all of the good reviews as I have you will see what other people have gone through with their time shares and susan has helped them get a good result.

  3. Timeshare Nightmare

    Posted by a client,
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    • I recommend Susan Budowski.

    We found Ms. Bukowski after researching many attorneys. I must admit I was somewhat skeptical that she would be able to resolve our timeshare issue. From the start of this process, Ms. Bukowski was realistic, clear, professional, and did not make any outrageous guarantees. She kept us updated throughout the process, was very approachable and followed up with any inquiries in a timely fashion. We were beyond thrilled to find out today that we have been released from our timeshare contract. This resolution has lifted a great weight, psychological and financial, from our shoulders. We are very grateful for Ms. Bukowski's fine efforts on our behalf. Many thanks!!

  4. TIMESHARE

    Posted by Zelda,
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    • I recommend Susan Budowski.

    I just finish using the expertise of Attorney Susan Budowski. I had a timeshare matter in which I felt like the company had trick me into signing a contract to purchase a timeshare. Overall when I tried to cancel they sent me through a lot. I hired Attorney Budowski who info me how much it will cost , and about how long it will take. She actually kept me very inform of the progress and what was going on. I could not be anymore please with her work. The funny part of it all , I live in Maryland and she's base in florida and i felt that her help was just as effective as if I was in person. I could not be anymore satisfied or please with the timely service she provide. I would recommend her service to all who have timeshare problems.

  5. Fantastic!

    Posted by Dina,
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    • I recommend Susan Budowski.

    Susan kept us informed every step of the way. She took the time to talk through our concerns. She didn't just tell us what we wanted to hear. She told us the truth, provided her expert opinion, as well as what she felt confident in with our case. We would definitely refer Susan to a friend. Thank you Susan and your team!

  6. An advocate when others would not pursue

    Posted by Nathan,
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    • I recommend Susan Budowski.

    Attorney Susan Budowski has restored my faith in lawyers. (At least her and other’s she would recommend anyways) I have presented my case to several lawyers only to get “you can’t win against them” for an answer. Even after showing evidence that seemed overwhelming in my favor, they still passed on representing my wife and me.

    Susan looked at our case, gave us realistic expectation without guarantees. The lack of guarantee was a concern for us, but we both agreed that an honest evaluation was better than a false hope and another loss of income.

    None the less, after many conversations (mostly electronic via email, although several phone calls were involved as well) we proceeded and waited, to see what would happen. (One that note, I’m from Ohio, and as you should know, Susan is in Florida) Within a couple weeks we were given an update on our progress, who had been contacted, what the expected response time was going to be and what to expect next. To keep this review short(er), we did indeed get our issue resolved and our finances repaired and our lives back to normal. Our case – was won!

    Oh, that case - involved a poorly executed “upgrade” at a time-share where falsification of financials by the sales person (not the company) took place to qualify us for the upgrade. My wife magically had a job (she was in college full time – going back for a new career) and made more money than I did (not really – it was made up) and half of the cost of the upgrade was in her name based on that falsified financial information. The resolution was to return us to our original time-share value, with all financials corrected and debts cleared (from the upgrade) as if it had never happened. I’m sure you might be thinking what we were – “I just want out,” but that option would have been a deal breaker. Correcting the wrong was our compromise (as suggested by Susan), not getting out. I’m not sure what you need a lawyer for, but if Susan takes on your case, take on her suggestions!

    We have since returned to Susan to help us with another “normal” time-share issue and again, with the caveat that there are no promises, she has come to our aid for the second time and successfully aided in resolving some paperwork issues with another time-share.
    I really wish I could disclose just how much she has done for us in both cases, but those are under non-disclosure agreements, but the general detail should be enough for you to realize that she more than capable of resolving issues she states she can do. Believe us when she tells you she will not make a promise of something she can’t guarantee – but she will let you know if it’s possible, probable or not worth taking on. And that, was enough – and that – is what we decided to step out on; her word.
    But really, have you seen Susan’s credentials?? We still wonder how and why she took on our case, but we are definitely glad she did. Thanks Susan!! I hope your case comes to a successful resolution as ours did. But if not, I couldn’t imagine anyone that could/would work harder or more diligently for you than Susan Budowski.

  7. Contracts

    Posted by Mary,
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    • I recommend Susan Budowski.

    My husband and I researched a number of attorneys however, Susan stood out with her experience and knowledge of the timeshare industry. We moved forward hiring Susan to handle “getting out of” our two timeshare contacts. We experienced a drastic change in income due to a disability and the annual maintenance fee was placing a financial burden we no longer could afford. Susan was very compassionate, up front and honest promising to do her best as two contracts can prove problematic if the timeshare company decides to only work with one. Susan was very prompt in returning email correspondence and keeping us up to date. Within a short while we were released from both contracts! She’s a star in our book and we highly recommend her services.

  8. Susan gets the job done!

    Posted by a client,
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    • I recommend Susan Budowski.

    After enjoying many years of timeshare vacations, we found ourselves stuck with a nightmare after a final points upgrade, from Platinum to Presidential Reserve. The Timeshare Company wanted to know our main concern for not wanting to upgrade to the next level. We told them we were concerned about the additional maintenance fees which almost doubled, and they had the answer. They would rent out our unused portion to offset our maintenance fees, and that is what never happened. After trying to contact the person that managed the sale, only to find out he was on a leave of absence. We were then told about a rental program that the company had but you have to do all the work and they get a big percentage. Then a few months later, the phone calls and e-mails started about the sales tactics and misrepresentations the timeshares companies make. We then tried one of these options to sell the timeshare and lost thousands. I even contacted the FBI on this reseller and his scam only to find out he ended up in jail. Currently, even the timeshare company now has a buyback program for pennies on the dollar after having to put out more money for another upgrade. This would then have to be reviewed before an approval of a buyback could happen. At that point, I contacted the timeshare directly and they were willing to take back the timeshare, but without any kind of refund. Was there anyone to trust in addition to finding out that whatever value you may have placed on a purchase was never there from the start? That is when our luck changed in finding Susan. She was up front with her assessment of our situation and was able to navigate the process of getting us a refund of the last upgrade purchase. In addition, Susan was able to negotiate the entire elimination of our timeshare ownership as we wanted nothing to do with dealing with their traps. We were happy to get out of any future obligations involved with timeshare ownership. Susan offers her service with an upfront flat fee, always returned answers to questions promptly and made recommendations of options based on what our end needs were with our ownership. Susan had the knowledge and the contacts to make things happen for our desired resolution. I would recommend her service to anyone.

  9. Timeshare scam, now gone!!! would recommend anytime

    Posted by Ryan,
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    • I recommend Susan Budowski.

    A little over a year ago I purchased a timeshare on vacation. Was promised all types of "great" things that come with a timeshare. Needless to say it was all a scam! I was in such a desperate need to get out of it. I tried everything from listing it on Craigslist to attempting to sale it through 3rd party. None of it worked it was all a scam too. Finally I did my own research and found Ms. Susan. Best decision ever! She is very honest and upfront. Told me from the get go there was no guarantee that she could resolve anything but she would do her best. This lady was worth gold if she could get me out of the life-long contract. From start to finish, she was very professional and thorough. I think it took less than 3 months and I was out my contract and refunded my money. I couldn't be happier and more thankful.!!!

  10. Timeshare nightmare is over

    Posted by Elizabeth,
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    • I recommend Susan Budowski.

    We purchased a timeshare years ago and used it regularly, but each year we found ourselves approached for upgrades. The last "upgrade" raised our monthly expense to over $3,000/month. After some research we contacted Ms. Budowski to see if there were any options to get out of this last upgrade. At the time Ms. Budowski recommended we try to get out of the timeshare all together but we wanted to roll back to a previous level so we wouldn't "lose" their investment. Ms. Budowski successfully negotiated this for us but when we realized how much we would still have to pay for the rest of our lives we realized it would literally bankrupt us. Lucky for us Ms. Budowski is interested in what is best for her clients and she went back to the timeshare and renegotiated to get us out of the time share 100%. Her assistance has saved our financial future. We live in NY and she made it so easy to interact through email and an occasional telephone call. I would recommend her to anyone who has an issue with a timeshare...I thought there would be no chance to get out and she was able to do more than I had even hoped was possible....she saved our lives.