LawyerRating

Find, rate and review Lawyers and Attorneys


Gary Avratin ratings

Lawyer Gary Avratin

Save this listing Search again
Gary Avratin
Lawyer
Dedham, MA
Practice Area:  Divorce / Family Law
Firm:  Gary S Avratin Law Office
Phone:  (781) 407-9001
Profile updated: 8/17/12    Submit profile update    Subscribe to profile updates

good quality
Rating: 4.9 out of 5 based on 45 reviews.

Lawyer Gary Avratin has an excellent overall rating on LawyerRatingz.com.


New! - Questions and answers about this lawyer

Q: robert smart jr?    Email me    Answer it

Submit a news article that mentions this lawyer Rate this lawyer
The following ratings and comments have not been substantiated by LawyerRatingz.com.
KEY Date

 K 

 n 

 o 

 w 

 l 

 e 

 d 

 g 

 e 

 C 

 o 

 m 

 m 

 u 

 n 

 i 

 c 

 a 

 t 

 i 

 o 

 n 

 T 

 e 

 n 

 a 

 c 

 i 

 t 

 y 

 W 

 o 

 r 

 k 

   

 Q 

 u 

 a 

 l 

 i 

 t 

 y 

 V 

 a 

 l 

 u 

 e 

Comments
 
 
*
 1/28/14   5     5     5     5     5   I was referred to Gary Avratin by someone who had experience with Attorney Avratin because his former wife was represented by Attorney Avratin in their divorce. If you are looking for a divorce attorney with intelligence and compassion, Attorney Gary Avratin fits the bill! During this emotionally draining time, Gary and his paralegal Helene LoConte were there for me at every step of the way. Gary and Helene have an amazing ability to work diligently and efficiently as a team. They had a sincere concern for my financial security. I am truly grateful for the special treatment and results that I have received from Attorney Gary Avratin and Helene LoConte. RID: 131248
Registered users can respond publicly to this rating
Click to report rating
*
 12/15/13   5     5     5     5     5   Gary Avratin has been my lawyer since 12/6/2005. He handled this 8yr. case with compassion, support, expertise and non-wavering commitment for my best interest. My case was a very intense/complex post-divorce case. With my separation agreement being 76 pages long, it was very detailed and extensive. With Gary's determination for justice and his knowledge of divorce and family law, he helped me receive a fair and just settlement. As he read the agreement, countless times, and researched case law, he discovered the extent of the contempt of my x-husband. The intensely negotiated settlement agreement was much more than I anticipated. We signed the settlement just minutes before my trial (at minimum - 3 days) was to start. Gary and his impressively talented assistant, Helene, were the best team I have ever been involved with. Not only do I recommend him, I strongly urge everyone to engage his help! You won't regret your decision. Thanks Gary & Helene. RID: 128537
Registered users can respond publicly to this rating
 
*
 6/3/13   5     5     5     5     5   The divorce process is not easy. The legal process is long and can be incredibly frustrating. Gary Avratin was recommended to me by a friend. I have since recommended him a few times. I think, Gary was a great lawyer and advocate for me as I moved along in the process. He listened and responded to me in a timely manner. He wants to do the right thing for his clients. Helene, his paralegal, was a constant professional adding her insights as needed along the way. They make a great team. I am not advocate of divorce but if you find yourself in that position Attorney Gary Avratin on the top of that list. And he is in the office at 5am! RID: 115041
Read this rating's feedback
     5/19/13   SYSTEM: 2 positive duplicate or disallowed ratings automatically removed 
 
*
 3/20/13   5     5     5     5     5   Gary Avratin was recommended to me by a friend. I have since recommended him 3 times. The divorce process is not easy. The legal process is long and can be incredibly frustrating. I think, Gary was a great lawyer and advocate for me as I moved along in the process. He listened and responded to me in a timely manner. He wants to do the right thing for his clients. Helene was a constant professional adding her insights as needed along the way. They make a great team. I am not advocate of divorce but if you find yourself in that position……interview a few people and put Att. Gary Gary Avratin on the top of that list. RID: 105195
Read this rating's feedback
 
*
 9/30/12   5     5     5     5     5   Gary Avratin is a miracle worker! I highly recommend him to anyone who is going through the difficult process of a divorce. In five months, Gary brought an end to my legal nightmare that had been dragging on for almost three years. When I came into Gary’s office in April 2012, I felt discouraged, frustrated, and exhausted by the ineffective performance of my previous attorney. Gary’s integrity and compassion were immediately evident to me as I shared with him my legal problems. He and his paralegal, Helene LoConte, listened, asked questions, and took notes throughout our meeting. Gary’s high energy and Helene’s calm composure created an amazing dynamic that was exhilarating and uplifting. I left the office feeling hopeful for the first time since filing for my divorce in 2009. After years of litigation, I was able to avoid the cost and stress of going to trial. By securing my divorce in a timely manner, Gary Avratin accomplished all that I had hoped for. I couldn’t be happier! RID: 92344
Registered users can respond publicly to this rating
 
*
 7/19/12   5     5     5     5     5   Gary Avartin was our lawyer for over a year. We worked together developing strategies and dealing with the difficult issues in divorce cases. I sat in the courthouse many days for several hours and watched other lawyer’s presentations. Based on those observations, I’m glad we had Gary Avartin. He is a gem! He connects with his clients in a personal way and becomes part of the case. Gary kept us informed and educated us on the proceedings of the probate court. He can be depended upon to do the right and ethical thing. He is very documentation and proof oriented. No detail is missed in “proving” his assertions. He is relentless in finding information to defend or assert his position. When speaking to the court, Gary is compelling. He passionately presents his points and leaves nothing out. He is appropriately aggressive and defends his clients to highest standards. I recommend Gary fully and without hesitation would refer any personal friend or family member to Gary. RID: 75029
Registered users can respond publicly to this rating
Click to report rating
*
 6/12/12   5     4     5     5     5   After 8 years with a previous attorney who could not resolve my paternity case, Gary was recommended to my by a friend. I called Gary on December 21st (2011), left a message, and within a couple of hours, he returned my call. On June 4th (2012) Gary was able to get my case resolved, thus putting stress behind me. What is most important is that Gary has never met me. I reside in Florida, however, my paternity case was in MA, and due to illness, I was never able to travel to MA to meet with him personally. This did not deter Gary in any way from taking on my case and handling it in a professional, yet precise and concise manner. Through his review of my (8 yr) file with the previous attorney, Gary discovered errors and omissions (which the previous attorney did not recognize)which helped bring my case to fruition. He was able to draft an agreement which both parties (plus the judge) found to be more than fair and acceptable. Gary is a down to earth, "regular" guy with a sense of humor, y RID: 71991
Registered users can respond publicly to this rating
 
*
 5/8/12   5     5     5     5     5   Gary is an exceptional Attorney.I retained Gary for a child support issue which went to trial and he proceeded with great focus and strategy!Prior to trial,every effort was made to settle but it was not in my best interest. Gary was able to present me with all the facts that led to this decision. His mission is well calculated and he does not shoot from the hip in order to quickly increase your legal fees. He is bright, caring, experienced, hard working, loyal, honest and trustworthy.He knows his way around all court houses and has appeared in front of many Judges who are familiar with his experience and strong work ethic.After working with Gary, I wished I had retained him for my divorce.His results far exceeded the results of the divorce attorney I had retained with more than 20 years experience with a large Boston Firm. The best part of his office, Helene, his paralegal. Extremely bright and personable!They helped me endure an extremely difficult situation. Highly recommend! RID: 69577
Read this rating's feedback
 
*
 4/11/12   5     5     5     5     5   I have worked with Attorney Gary Avratin since 2001. We had over 60 motions and 9 days of trial together.He saved my life literally. Divorce is stressful. A person needs a close by friend to guide him or her through the tough times. Attorney Gary was always there for me. We won all of our trials and restored order into my life. When I look back I realize there could not have been a better person representing me. He is professional, accountable and always right on strategy. He is experienced and also has a large network of people in his realm. If you need the best lawyer in your area Attorney Gary is that person. I know for certain that you will get top shelf service. RID: 67605
Read this rating's feedback
     3/25/12   SYSTEM: 2 positive duplicate or disallowed ratings automatically removed 
Click to report rating
*
 3/20/12   5     4     5     5     5   I would recommend Gary to anyone. He works tirelessly and is 100% dedicated to his clients. His energy is amazing. Above all Gary possesses a personal ability to connect with people (judges, lawyers, clients, opposition). This helps his clients directly. He connected well with my ex and her lawyer which helped greatly to minimize legal costs and got me what I was looking for. He is honest and sincere. A true advocate. I have faith and trust in Gary as person and a legal advocate. RID: 66159
Registered users can respond publicly to this rating
Click to report rating
*
 2/19/12   5     5     5     5     5   Wonderful..... trusted him/Gary and his judgment and his work as he is trust-worthy and dependable, capable, and a highly energetic advocate. Beyond these words I would add that Gary possesses the most important fundamental characteristic of any person/profession--> honesty and integrity. Being the most indispensable of all qualities (honesty), additionally, both Gary and his thoughtful assistant Helene, constantly exhibited a strong work ethic and coupled with their high degree of competence, gave me confidence in the outcome of my legal pursuits. Having worked with a great many lawyers professionally in the past (and evaluating those admitted into law school), I will always recommend Gary without exception! RID: 64235
Registered users can respond publicly to this rating
 
*
 12/5/11   5     5     5     5     5   On top of his game! Compassionate, understanding, receptive, professional, knowledged, prepared, superbly effetive are a few words that come to mind when discussing Gary Avratin. He is a phenomenal attorney and unlike most, he gets results without "taking you to the cleaners". I would highly recommend Gary. He helped me through a very difficult custody dispute with a very controlling ex-spouse who attempted to alienate me from my children. I had already been through two other attorneys that were terrible advocates. If you are searching for an attorney that will work with you, listen to your needs and get results, I would strongly recommend Gary Avratin. I have worked in the legal field for over 15 years, but never with divorce attorneys. They have a bad reputation and for the most part are so deserving of that but Gary is the exception! Gary's paralegal Helene is amazing and such an asset to the firm. Gary and Helene make a great team! RID: 56460
Registered users can respond publicly to this rating
 
*
 11/8/11   5     5     5     5     5   Divorce is not easy.It takes too long, it costs too much; it weakens you mentally, physically, emotionally and definitely financially. Gary Avratin was great. He showed up prepared to win, his tactics where well thought out, based on experience and education. He was tough but he worked with compassion. He communicated effectively and worked in a timely manner. I always felt confident of his counsel and trusted his guidance. Gary is well connected in the legal industry and respected by his peers. Gary has all the services at his disposal a person might need, such as financial planning, real estate guidance or family counseling services. Gary’s office staff is concerned and efficient. I always felt cared for and respected. Gary brought humor and empathy to an arduous undertaking, and I will forever to grateful. RID: 54729
Read this rating's feedback
Click to report rating
*
 11/3/11   5     5     5     5     5   Gary is fantastic,I first was introduced to him 16 years ago and he helped me with my divorce.Then this year I required his services again and to no surprize it was another home run.Not only does he stand by you thru the whole process,he also makes sure that what is yours stays yours.If not for him I wouldnot of seen my children grow everyday.Let me also say,never lie down for anyone and use Gary S. Avratin if you want the best results. RID: 54471
Registered users can respond publicly to this rating
Click to report rating
*
 10/18/11   5     4     5     4     5   Gary's compassion and understanding differentiates him from the rest. He solves problems instead of causing more by being knowledgeable, reasonable, and caring about the impact it has on the lives involved. The judge actually said to him "Thank you Attorney Avratin for the way you handled this unique case and difficult situation, your efforts are highly commended." I highly recommend Gary because he will get answers and resolution - you can sleep better knowing your situation is being handled the best possible way. RID: 53503
Registered users can respond publicly to this rating
Click to report rating
*
 9/23/11   5     4     5     5     5   My best friend left when he divorced me after 22 years; but as a result I gained 2 lifelong friends in Gary Avratin and his assistant Helene LoConte. There's no other team I would rather have worked with. They're great people and extremely knowledgeable in what they do. Gary was referred to me by 3 people who couldn't possibly have known each other. Gary worked very diligently with me, patiently explained and kept me involved in the process. He wouldn't quit until I received what I deserved, given the length of my marriage. The final agreement was "light-years" away from my husband and his lawyers' original offer! During the distressing times of my divorce, family members became ill and I became extremely low. The compassionate side of Gary then became evident. In spite of his very busy family life, he checked on me periodically at my home to see if I was okay. Gary is a gentle man of vast knowledge, who is caring and comforting. He is a fabulous lawyer and a genuinely great person! RID: 52259
Registered users can respond publicly to this rating
Click to report rating
*
 8/23/11   5     4     5     5     5   Gary was wonderful to me and really took care of me during a very stressful time. I could always count on him to be there for me when things got crazy. He's a GREAT lawyer but more importantly he's a wonderful person :) RID: 50671
Registered users can respond publicly to this rating
Click to report rating
*
 8/3/11   5     5     5     5     5   Highly Recommended. Gary has proved to be a reliable, considerate, and a persistent attorney. I retain Gary one year after my divorce was final because my first attorney forcefully finalized the divorce w/o closing loose ends and my ex-husband did not comply with any of the terms of the agreement. I met Gary and I immediately felt he would be looking out for my best interest, he was not working for the money he was working for me. His kindness and diligence was such a change from what I had first experienced. He was able to enforce the agreement through the court system. Through Gary's diligence my ex-husband was not only forced to comply with the original divorce agreement he was also made accountable for my legal fees. Gary proved to be a friend with my best interest in mind. It turned out to be a much better experience then my initial divorce. I must also mention his support staff Helene was so efficient, she made me feel confident that my case was always a priority for them. RID: 49582
Registered users can respond publicly to this rating
Click to report rating
*
 7/30/11   5     5     5     5     5   I was proud to have Gary as my lawyer through the entire process. His presence, respect and friendship in the courthouse is demonstrated through the positive reaction of his peers and judges when they see him and reaffirms my decision to retain his services which would be advantageous to my cause. I believe his smart, well-prepared, strategized approaches, bound to his bull-dog demeanor, professionalism and reputation, worked together to serve my epic journey virtually perfectly. Like anything in life, I learned through the process - you get what you pay for, and just because an attorney passes the Bar, doesn't ensure they're an expert at what they do. Gary did a great job and earned every dollar. My story began as a long, painful and sometimes, frightening journey, reaching a defining turning point where the tides began to shift in my favor, ending with a satisfied conclusion. I thank Gary for his efforts and getting me to the doorstep of my next chapter. RID: 49401
Registered users can respond publicly to this rating
Click to report rating
*
 7/29/11   5     5     5     5     5   My experience with Gary was excellent. He came highly recommended by a trusted friend and business associate. From the first time I met with him I felt confident my case would be handled in a professional and knowledgeable manner. My working 2nd shift made it more difficult for Gary to get me what I needed. I wanted my children to be able to stay in the home they grew up in to keep there lives as normal as possible. I fired my first attorney when I felt I was going to lose custody of my children. Gary reassured me that would not happen, and if he did his job effectively we could even avoid trial. Although he gave me no promises, because of his knowledge and diligence I was able to reach a mutually satisfactory settlement, keeping the home, getting shared custody of my three children, and avoiding a costly trial. In addition I would like to thank Gary's asst. Helene for all her help keeping me focused on getting Gary the information that he needed. I consider Gary a good friend. JayC RID: 49382
Registered users can respond publicly to this rating
     7/17/11   SYSTEM: 2 negative duplicate or disallowed ratings automatically removed 
Click to report rating
*
 7/13/11   5     5     5     5     5   Gary Avratin was recommended to me by a family member that had a positive experience with Gary. When I had the need for Gary Avratin, I was confused and needed guidance. Gary was extremely helpful with a plan of attack and was there for me 100%. His help was compassionate on every issue that came up. He was available to me anytime I needed him. Hopefully, I will never end up in the situation when I need his services again, but if I do - Gary will be my first call RID: 48456
Registered users can respond publicly to this rating
Click to report rating
*
 6/29/11   5     5     5     5     5   Gary came highly recommended by a friend (one of his former clients), and I’m glad he was on my side during my divorce. My ex was unreasonable and was representing himself which presented a series of obstacles that Gary somehow managed to maneuver -- I could not have done it on my own nor do I think another attorney would have had the savoir faire to handle it either. Gary (and his paralegal Helene) made sure I was involved in the process, making sure I was comfortable with changes as they went forward. He gave good and realistic (often hard to come by) advice based on his experience and the facts in my case. Gary shined in the courtroom where he was prepared and tough, and we had a very successful outcome. I highly recommend the Law Offices of Gary Avratin. RID: 47811
Registered users can respond publicly to this rating
     5/29/11   SYSTEM: 2 negative duplicate or disallowed ratings automatically removed 
     5/25/11   SYSTEM: 2 negative duplicate or disallowed ratings automatically removed 
Click to report rating
*
 5/12/11   5     5     5     5     5   I never blog on the internet, but maybe I can help someone out there make a really wise choice. Attorney Gary Avratin represented me in my divorce case in 2003. I am a Father. Because of Gary, instead of being thrown out of my house and on to the street with my clothes in a trash bag, I got to stay in the marital home from October until the following January. I left my children (one with special needs) on a mutually agreed upon day with my dignity in my hand instead of a trash bag. My ex-spouse changed lawyers three times during the case, but I stayed with Gary all the way....and I'm glad I did. Gary came up against 2 Downtown Boston law firms, one of whom dispatched two lawyers to work against him. He was undaunted and in the end, negotiated in a most professional manner for a mutually agreeable result. I am not a lawyer, but work with lawyers and paralegals every day. Gary Avratin is a top notch family law attorney who will stand up and protect your rights. Highly recommended RID: 45592
Registered users can respond publicly to this rating
 
*
 4/28/11   5     5     5     5     5   Attorney Avratin gave me the confidence and strength to do what I had been trying to do for over 20 years. Through this very difficult time, he was my rock, my shoulder to cry on, my sounding board. His expertise and work ethics are without question but it is his ability to make one feel safe and positive in such a terrible situation that sets him apart. He is a total package and without his legal defense I do not feel I would have come as far as I have. Attorney Gary Avratin came highly recommended to me by someone I totally respect and admire and has lived up to his acclaim. RID: 44939
Registered users can respond publicly to this rating
 
*
 4/23/11   5     5     5     5     5   Gary Avratin –  ‘ The Man, The Myth, The Legend’. This MAN definitely knows what he is doing, my case involved complex international removal of my 2 children, Gary was not the lawyer I originally started the case with, I came to Gary in the middle of the case when things went completely bad. It is not easy to take a case in the middle of its proceeding  and that too when it is about to go to trial and unravel the past issues, But this man did it. It is still a MYTH for me as to how he unraveled the past messes and turned the table. He is a true LEGEND, very professional, trusted advisor who guides and directs the client in the right path and sets the right expectation in terms of outcomes. I would have lost my children to a non-hague country and would have never seen my children at all, it is Gary and his assistant Helene who helped me, guided me throughout the process and ensured the success. Thanks to both of you from the bottom of my heart. RID: 44706
Read this rating's feedback
Click to report rating
*
 4/19/11   5     5     5     5     5   It is without reservation that I can recommend Gary Avratin as an attorney. Working with him to secure a future for me and my children proved to be a daunting process but it was with the advice, expertise and thoughtfulness of this man that brought me through one of the most difficult battles of my life. Never would I have imagined the chain of events that would have to take place during the two years that I retained Gary. I am, without a doubt, convinced that there is no one that could have handled it better. Gary brought me through the process always with an eye on what was best for my children. His professional nature and sincere concern for the emotional and financial wellbeing of my children was always his first concern, partnering with just the right resources to bring me and my family through the unthinkable. Thank you GOD for directing my path! Thank you Gary for your faithfulness. RID: 44511
Registered users can respond publicly to this rating
Click to report rating
*
 3/16/11   5     5     5     5     5   I'm hoping there's enough characters to comment on my lawyer Gary & his asst Helene. I was recommended by two different sources, so I hoped & prayed this would be my guy. As fate would have it, I couldn't have been more ecstatic with my experience over a two year period to finalize my divorce. Gary possesses an energy level beyond imagination, which was demonstrated repeatedly & consistently. I experienced it through his knowledge of the law & attention to detail entirely whether it was emails, calls, conferences as well as the court room. I never knew compassion, value and honesty could exist in a lawyer until I met Gary. He was truthful every step of the way whether the scenario was positive or negative. Let me simply state that I was a prime client that any lawyer would have turned away. Both Gary & Helene stood by my four daughters & I with utmost heart, soul & dedication to ensure justice & closure. I will be eternally grateful. If your looking for 200%, Gary Avratin is your guy RID: 42637
Registered users can respond publicly to this rating
Click to report rating
*
 2/28/11   5     5     5     5     5   Gary has represented me on a number of occasions against what i consider to be an incredibly intimidating, aggressive attorney. Gary fought to the fullest in a professional manner. I am grateful to have had Gary on my side. His knowledge of the legal system coupled with his experience makes him an incredible attorney. While he could not guarantee any outcomes, essentially everything he predicted would happen did. Gary came in on weekends, made early/late phonecalls etc. to make sure my questions and issues were addressed. I Would not hesitate to recommend gary avratin for a second. He is an amazing, intelligent, competent attorney. RID: 41755
Registered users can respond publicly to this rating
Click to report rating
*
 1/23/11   5     5     5     5     5   I highly recommend gary and Heleen. Gary got me custody of my two daughters that are now 15 and 12 years old. I was dealing with a woman that wanted to take me to the cleaners. Its a happy ending. My daughters were able to stay in the only home they have ever known. They now are both honor students in school. RID: 39976
Registered users can respond publicly to this rating
Click to report rating
*
 1/17/11   5     5     5     5     5   I highly recommend Gary and his assistant Helene. Because of a very angry ex, I was dragged back to court many times. They were extremely prepared and through. They worked overtime, on weekends and night to prepare. They are also very caring. Gary checked in on me even when I did not initiate the call. They are very passionate about their work and it shows. RID: 39716
Registered users can respond publicly to this rating
     11/21/10   SYSTEM: 2 positive duplicate or disallowed ratings automatically removed 
 
*
 9/21/10   5     5     5     5     5   Gary was recommended to me by the retired judge who was the judge on my divorce case during my divorce trial. Gary is the first decent attorney in my life.I wish he was an attorney representing me during the divorce proceedings. His knowlidge, experience, and energy are realy impressive and make a difference in the case. Gary has represented me in post divorce matters. The first time in my life I felt realy protected in court.His honesty, confidence and experience made me feel calm. I could relate to him as to a personal friend. His associate Helene is a wonderfull person who is very familiar with the case and is very competent and informative.I would honestly highly recommend Gary to anybody who is going through the ugliness of the divorce. RID: 35063
Registered users can respond publicly to this rating
Click to report rating
*
 7/19/10   5     5     5     5     5   This is the second time writing about Gary my name is David Prokup and i just want to thank Gary and Helene for putting up with me and they say tell me i was one of there toughest clients but they put up with me. I'm proud to say we have come to the end of my battle for my son for now and he got me everything i could ever ask for and more. I can't ever thank him enough for what he has done for me and he saved my life from some bad problems i was going through. Thank you Gary and Helene again. As of thursday July 15th 2010 my life has changed one again. I can't express my feelings for my son and what he means to have him in my life cause life wouldn't be the same with out Kevin. Gary tells me i have more time with my son than most people in my situation finally it is over for now and i hope for ever. One last time Gary Avratin is the best attorney out there again thank you Gary i hope you will be in my and my sons life for ever Thank you. RID: 32457
Registered users can respond publicly to this rating
Click to report rating
*
 3/18/10   5     5     5     5     5   Gary is a busy lawyer for a good reason. He's smart, driven to find the truth, detailed, hard working, results oriented and he cares about your family and genuinely wants to help you. He knows the law, he knows the players and he knows how to get the best outcome. To merely say he'll work hard for you and your family is an understatement-he's in the office early (5:30 AM) and works late. As a Father in Massachusetts, I knew I would have a difficult time. Gary put me to work and together we dug for the details. Honestly, some of the things we found surprised me. Then Gary went above and beyond with his own research. His philosophy is that he'd rather have the facts and not need them, than to need the facts and not have them. He then compiled everything, organized a strategy and delivered results. Gary takes a team approach, so expect to do your homework. In my mind there's no better way to approach it and no one better to represent you. RID: 28346
Registered users can respond publicly to this rating
Click to report rating    3/9/10   5     5     5     5     5   Not only a great lawyer but a great family man and it shows when it come to fighting for what is best for the children during a divorce. My situation with my ex wife has been on going for 8 years and Gary is always there for me and my children. I cant say enough about Gary. RID: 28002
Registered users can respond publicly to this rating
     3/2/10   5     5     5     5     5   Gary and his assistant Helene came highly recommend by a family friend. He diligently worked on my case and expedited a complicated situation that I imagined would haven taken years to see an outcome in my favor. He was passionate, knowlegable, and always concerned for my safety and the safety of our two children. All said and done - Gary Avratin is an excellent attorney who will go the extra mile for you. RID: 27734
Registered users can respond publicly to this rating
Click to report rating    2/15/10   5     5     5     5     5   I would strongly recommend Gary Avratin to anyone in the process of or contemplating divorce. I had been working with an attorney who spent quite a bit of time telling me what a judge will do and how what I was looking for was near impossible to get. Unhappy hearing this I took the advice of a friend and went to Gary. He reviewed the case and came up with an opinion that was 180 degrees different from the first attorney. Within weeks of hiring him, he had turned the entire process around and kept a steady course which ended in a settlement that provided everything I was asking for. My children are safe, our home is intact, and he had stopped what could have been a tragic outcome for my children. Much credit goes to his assistant Helene LoConte who works hand in hand with Gary making sure he has the information needed as well as the proper preparation of all the documents.They are quite a team. I would tell anyone who is in this process to let Gary take a look at your case.Good Job Gary RID: 27204
Registered users can respond publicly to this rating
Click to report rating    2/11/10   5     5     5     5     5   My is David Prokup and Im proud to tell you that Gary Avratin made my life so much better i first hired another attorney that messed every thing up for me. I had very little time with my son and was going not to good so i fired him and hired Gary he got me so much more time with my son. He his fighting for me and my son like he was part of my family. I owe him so so much plus he help me get over a bad problem i had. He is always there for me when i need him. I can't stress how happy i am to recommend him to anyone looking for the best lawyer out there. Every time i bring my son to his office his eyes light up and he plays with my son. I don't think any other lawyer would have and is better for me and my sons life. So please use Gary Avratin if your looking for the best attorney. Thank you for reading this. RID: 27119
Registered users can respond publicly to this rating
Click to report rating    1/18/10   5     5     5     5     5   Gary has very high work standards. He was always available to answer my questions and immediately addressed my concerns when problems developed. He helped me through the filing process and was very thorough in his preparation. When we got to court, the judge said, "you have done all my work for me", and immediately gave us another date to finalize our procedure. His efficiency constantly amazed me. I had been married for over 50 years and began to have doubts about my actions. Gary never told me what to do, although I did ask him several times. He was supportive and compassionate and guided me through what to expect in the divorce proceedings. He firmly told me I had to make my own decision about my actions. My husband decided to agree to everything we asked for when I filed so my situation had a happy ending. This would never have been possible if Gary had not helped me to learn to stand up for my rights! Gary is very knowledgeable, and delivers work as promised in a timely RID: 26276
Registered users can respond publicly to this rating
Click to report rating    1/11/10   5     4     5     5     5   Gary is intelligent and extremely knowledgable of the law. He worked very hard for my case, and didn't back down, nor did he let me back down, when my ex was being stubborn and intimidating. Gary is very busy, and sometimes has trouble finding time to get back to messages that aren't emergencies, but he does get back soon. Any emergency I experienced (changing locks on doors or hospital visits) were addressed immediately. He carries a cell phone which is only for emergencies, and he will answer. Gary was also very proactive in anticipating problems that would arise such as hidden money or clever bookkeeping. I would recommend him hands down. RID: 26026
Registered users can respond publicly to this rating
Click to report rating    1/3/10   1     1     1     1     1   I fired Mr Avratin for not being dilligent in my divorce proceeding. He did not respond to my needs and he was not upfront with me. I also am in dispute over legal fees with him. RID: 25768
Registered users can respond publicly to this rating
Click to report rating    12/14/09   5     5     5     5     5   Gary came recommended to me by a business associate and when I first met him I realized he truly cared about his clients. Gary's work ethic is second to none. It seems he was more concerned about my well being and my children's than anything else. His knowledge of the law surrounding divorce is extraordinary. His past experience played a critical role in helping me through a very difficult time. His late night emails, and weekend phone calls were not only unexpected but truly helped me out and were appreciated. I found his communication skills with me to be outstanding. His knowledge of the court system and thorough attention to detail made the process a lot easier for me. I highly recommend Gary to anyone going through a divorce and you will have a friend for a long, long time. RID: 25217
Registered users can respond publicly to this rating
     9/22/09   5     5     5     5     5   Gary came highly recomended from a family member and quickly exceeded all expectations. He provides all in depth information on MA. divorce law and insists his clients learn it. This was key to his ability to quickly and efficiently handle my case. Gary is highly respected in court and quickly dispatched the "pit bull" attorney of my ex-wife. Gary is highly compassionate and worked out a fair settlement after my ex-wifes attorney recused himself from the case, working with both of us to get the divorce done quickly. Gary was constantly contacting me to insure that I was "ok". We still contact each other on a weekly basis and have reffered more than 5 friends to him. Gary is a highly respectable person and a friend. I do not believe there is a finer Divorce and family attorney anywhere. RID: 22364
Registered users can respond publicly to this rating
Click to report rating    9/14/08   5     5     5     5     5   I was truly blessed w/ the opportunity to be represented by Gary Avratin. Prior to finding Gary, I was horribly represented by another attorney & my faith in the system was crumbling. Gary’s experience & knowledge of the law enabled him to handle the seriousness & complexities of my case,& it gave me renewed hope. Gary’s hard work & ability to prevail even under the utmost pressure was amazing. His presence & undying determination in the court room was unwaivered. He refused to be intimidated by opposing counsel. Gary’s professionalism & reputation were clearly recognized & respected by others within the court house. I know 1st hand how important finding an incredible lawyer is, one who is respectful & professional, but not afraid to fight for you until the end. Gary Avratin is exactly that. I have highly recommended him prior without hesitation. I KNOW my case would not have turned out as well as it did if it were not for him, & i am forever thankful. He is among the very best!! RID: 12283
Registered users can respond publicly to this rating
Click to report rating    4/11/08   5     5     5     5     5   Gary's representation was superb. He worked extremely diligently with me from start to finish, clearly explaining the process every step of the way. His legal advice was top notch, and he was able to predict accurately and thus address issues ahead of time, saving me time, money, and aggravation. Gary's notetaking, organization, dedication to his clients, and overall expertise with the law made the entire divorce process much more tolerable. Despite the complexities of my case, the divorce proceedings took only 9 months to complete. This is solely due to Gary's knowledge, work habits, tenacity, and overall skill set. Friends and colleagues who have gone through divorce have commented they wish they had Gary as their attorney, given their knowledge of my experience with him. I have only superlative compliments for Attorney Avratin. He is an asset to the field of family/divorce law. Any client working with Gary is extremely fortunate to be represented by this gem of an attorney. RID: 9063
Registered users can respond publicly to this rating
Click to report rating    1/19/07   4     4     5     5     5   Gary works at 5am and always gets to the bottom line of my phone call...my issue...my problem. While other lawyers might be 400 and even higher, Gary is a little less. He's worth it though. RID: 2708
Registered users can respond publicly to this rating
Rate this lawyer

Add these ratings to your own website
* Rating left by a registered user

Best Rated Lawyers near Dedham, MA
Gary Avratin - Dedham, MA
Kevin Seaver - Boston, MA
Darren Schenck - Boston, MA