Posted by Austin
From the consultation until the final decree, Matt paid full attention to my needs and concerns. He advised me on the possible outcome of every decision I needed to make. He never tried to steer me in a direction I did not want to go. I was given a run-down of what to expect during the process and was made aware of every move he made along the way. He has extensive knowledge of all the judges’ likes and dislikes. This came in handy when we were building our case. I had a situation in which I needed prompt action and his office went out of their way to get a temporary order filed within one business day. I never expected such a fast turnaround.
Matt came highly recommended and lived up to every expectation. I would recommend him to anyone looking for an experienced and honest Family Law Lawyer.
Posted by Matthew M
Matthew recently helped me finalize a very frustrating divorce case that dragged on for close to two years (through no fault of Matt's). I couldn't be happier with the services he provided to me.
As others have stated, if you want a lawyer to take your spouse for everything he or she is worth, you don't want to hire Matt (and, in fact, he's probably not likely to accept you as a client). On the other hand, if you want an attorney to help you make the best of a bad situation, and to resolve issues as quickly, painlessly, and inexpensively as possible, Matt is the lawyer for you.
At one low point during my divorce I consulted with another attorney to see if they could represent me better and was told, "If Matt Riek is representing you, you want to say with him. There is no reason for you to hire our law firm." The lawyer went on to say that Matt is competent, respected, and trusted within the community of local family law attorneys. It was exactly what I needed to hear to reassure me that I'd hired the right lawyer.
Ultimately, with the help of Matt and a talented mediator, we were able to settle my divorce without going to court, when it looked like a trial was all but inevitable. This likely saved me upwards of $20,000 in legal fees. Matt is clearly not out to get money from his clients when it's not necessary.
The best part about hiring Matt, though, is his assistant Jessica. Jessica is an absolute gem! Jessica is compassionate and extraordinarily responsive. Any time I had a question or concern, Jessica was there to answer me or to tell me when she'd be able to get an answer from Matt.
I sincerely hope you never need the services of a divorce attorney. But if you do, you'll be doing yourself a great favor by reaching out to Matt Riek for help. If he can help you, he'll be the best help you can get. If he can't, he'll probably tell you that up front and refer you to someone better able to serve you.
Divorce is a very painful process, and nobody ever believes the outcome is completely fair or just. Though the outcome in my case wasn't exactly what I wanted, it was actually better than the best outcome I thought I had any chance of getting. And I attribute that to having Matt on my side through the process.
Posted by Dan
If you are reading this you are undoubtedly at a difficult time in your life and have discovered it is nearly impossible to locate a lawyer for your needs and have turned to the internet to help educate yourself. Easier said than done. I have been there and do not envy your position. But I can tell you that hiring Matt was the BEST decision I made and have no regrets whatsoever. If you are looking for a bulldog to beat down your ex in court and make a spectacle of himself then you should look elsewhere. If you are looking for a lawyer who knows, lives, and breaths Family Law in Texas then look no further. Matt is a living toolbox of legal skills, knowledge, professionalism, integrity, honesty, and genuinely invests himself and his resources into the cases that he accepts. Needless to say I was very impressed and I never felt forgotten or ignored by the lawyer that I hired when I desperately needed help. I cannot say the same about all lawyers that I have had experience with. Matt was always up front about fees or potential fees. He or his staff always responded promptly to my phone calls or emails and respected my position by providing answers, correspondence, and advice in a timely manner during a difficult time when I was full of questions. It made the darkest period of my life bearable by providing me a sliver of hope by knowing I was in capable hands. Matt's courtroom demeanor was very professional as was his level of knowledge which is only attainable after years of study, practice, and experience. No matter how nervous I felt, I was able to walk in confidently knowing that I had the best representation possible. His staff was always courteous and always answered the phone. They were resourceful and efficient, polite and respectful. I received an itemized bill each month so that I always knew what I was paying for and how much I was paying for it. After my case was closed I was promptly issued a check for the remainder of funds that I had paid in advance that were unused. I am obviously at no loss of words for my appreciation of Matt Riek and his practice... I sincerely regret that you are searching for a lawyer, but my advice would be to stop looking and call Matt. You won't regret it.
Posted by Ann
Going through a divorce is tough, hiring Mr. Riek was easy. Thanks to his online information about himself, forms on line, and great suggestions for preparation of meeting with him, saved me time, money and lessened my emotional stress. His sensitivity regarding my situation helped me make the best decisions for myself. He was available to my emails and phone calls and suggestions. I would like to thank you Mr. Riek for the professionalism and quality of service you provided me. You were able to take my bad situation and make it better and for this I will always be grateful.
Posted by Chris
In the more than 10 years I have known Matt Riek, there has never been a time where I have questioned his decisions or directions. His ability to explain complex family law principles and provide clear and concise guidance are the reasons that he has been my sole source for family law representation.
Posted by Rick
Matthew & his assistant Jessica were very instrumental in helping make the best out of a bad situation. Divorce is never a good thing, but I'm sure glad I had the help of Matt & his team!! Thanks for your expertise and experience.
Posted by Dana
Words cannot adequately express my appreciation and respect for Matthew Riek. Matt is responsive, caring, knowledgeable, and a man who keeps his word. Matt helped to ease a lot of my anxiety because I knew that he genuinely cared about my case and wanted the best for me and my son. In addition, Matt has an excellent professional staff who is equally as responsive and professional. I would highly recommend Matt Riek to anyone needing legal advice in family law matters.