Posted by Amanda
I met with a few attorneys before meeting Chris and before I met him I was very scared. I was young and about to go through a divorce with 2 young children. I had been judged and put down by many people at the time for even being married let alone going through a divorce and the minute I started talking with Chris I felt much more calm. I was very anxious through the whole divorce and didn't know anything about the process and he answered all of my questions. I would highly recommend him to anyone!
Posted by Isaac
Christopher Vatsaas does not have a single creative bone in his entire body or the spine necessary to defend his clients’ interests. Having to lose the house but keep the debt in my name was completely insane. I was presented with the same solution to this question over and over again. He would claim to have spent hours rewriting the divorce decree to protect my interests; only to find the slightest changes that did nothing to protect my interests. Chris' response was simply "I have been involved in a lot of cases and this is the best i was going to get", the underlying tone of just eat it no matter how bad it tasted.
This case took over 18 months and more than $10,000 to resolve. After an initial meeting with me and my ex-wife, Chris had promised a case that was simple and would most likely to be resolved in 60 days. After dragging out for so long I had to settle as I was forced to relocate out of state by my employer. His inability to capture my intentions or defend my interests has resulted in a lack of protection which leaves me at a disadvantage to any involvement in my children’s lives
Posted by Lisa
Mr. Vatsaas was a faboulous attorney. He "LISTENS"!! He hears what your questions are, addresses concerns in a timly manner, and was very patient while working for me and my family. I hired an attorney previous to Mr. Vatsaas for a Family Court matter and there is no comparison. Christopher by far exceeded my expectations in representing me. I wish I had come across Brown Law Firm for my previous court proceedings, I feel things would be ALOT different had I had proper representation as Mr. Vatsaas provided me. Exceptional representation and I would HIGHLY recommend Mr. Vatsaas to anyone needing representation in Family Courts. Thanks, Christopher for all you've done for me and my girls.
Posted by Mike
Chris helped me with two problems that came up at the same time. The biggest problem was a nasty divorce. Chris helped me get thru it and got me what I felt was a good settlement. I will use Chris again for happier dealings.
Posted by Isaac
I was seeking to a lawyer to reach a custody agreement for my son, Caden, when I was referred to Chris by my wife. Unsure of what to expect when I met Chris for my consultation, I walked away knowing Chris was the right choice for me. Throughout the entire process Chris was superb. My questions were answered promptly, updates to my case were provided frequently, and Chris was always upfront about what his thoughts were about what options were best for my needs and within my limited budget. Chris and I were able to reach an agreement outside of court, although it was a difficult and arduous at times thanks to the opposing party. I cannot express how grateful I am to Chris for all of the time and effort he poured into my case. It is an amazing feeling to know that my time with my son cannot be leveraged against me anytime an issue arose between his mother and I. I would strongly recommend Chris to anyone in need of a family law lawyer.
Posted by Stephen
I hired Chris to represent me in a child custody/support case. He was very honest with me in laying out our goals and expectations. In court, Chris represented me VERY WELL and we accomplished everything we set out to do, all within my budget. Chris is very friendly and knowledgeable and I would not hesitate to retain his services again if the need comes up.
Posted by Dana
Chris helped me through every step of my divorce process. I would definitely recommend him for anyone that needs a lawyer.
Posted by Samantha
Christopher Vatsaas worked with me through an extremely complicated and difficult custody dispute. It took over a year to resolve. Chris kept me constantly updated and always reviewed all information with me, gave me options and guided me through the whole process. The process itself was awful, but thanks to Chris it went as smoothly as it possibly could have gone with positive outcome for my family. I will be forever grateful for Chris' help and have recommended him to many of my friends.
Posted by Tara
Chris was a great ally throughout the divorce process. His realistic and thoughtful approach to matters I didn't realize would be presented were very well articulated and executed. Chris was very honest and professional in setting expectations and driving to a preferred outcome for all parties involved. It was a pleasure working with him.
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I appreciated Chris' honesty and integrity. I could count on Chris to deliver a message based on truth, and really in my best interest, not his own. I never felt mislead by him or the firm. He tried his best to keep attorney fees to a minimum. I am sure I will use him again in the future if the need arises.