Testimonials

"I am very happy with the service Jim provided me as my divorce attorney. I found him to be honest, ethical and a straight shooter. My case ended up being surprisingly difficult, and throughout the 2 years Jim was consistent in his thoroughness and sound advice. His mantra was that he is a problem solver, not a problem maker, and he did his best to stay true to that under trying circumstances, ultimately guiding me through a successful mediation process. He worked efficiently and avoided unnecessary procedures, When things got tough emotionally, as they often do in divorce, he was supportive beyond just a legal aspect. On the whole, I am very pleased with my choice of Jim and his partner Morgan as my attorneys."

-Glenn


"We hired Jim Ratzer after firing our first two ineffectual attorneys which were draining our bank accounts. We were done with a lot of talking, meetings, and sympathy, but lack of strategy and fire power to combat aggressive attacks we were under. We found the Ratzer firm and in the first meeting we felt we found the straight-talking, no BS, DNA we needed for what we knew would be a bloody battle. We battled for 18 months in family court a complex and difficult battle. Jim Ratzer, and attorney Morgan Dobis were stars. They didn't waste our time, they had conviction, they fought with vigor. They overcame many unexpected obstacles. We went in knowing the odds that a father gets custody. In the end, we won the war on nearly every front. We are incredibly grateful that we found Jim Ratzer and Morgan they helped a just outcome where a son escaped an unstable future and is thriving today in a stable, happy life with Dad."

-Sherry


"Jim is an outstanding family law attorney. He knows the laws and operates straight up, getting the job done legally and with dignity and ethics. He calmed me shaken nerves and got to the point. He continued to promote coming to an successful end of the case in spite of the opposing sides tactics. I would recommend him to anyone going through a divorce. His assistant, Morgan, also operates with great integrity and is an excellent communicator, also coming to a succinct close rather than dragging things on. Both are a great team and they are supported by a fantastic staff. You can always get your phone call returned and questions answered. My case was horrific including a domestic violence restraining order. Simple or complex, Jim knows how to work for you. He is committed to getting the best for his clients. I'm happy I hired him and am keeping him as my attorney. You can be happy too."

-Debi


"I engaged Rater Family Law in early 2014, Morgan took over as lead attorney on my case about a year later. During that time she showed herself to be a highly competent, ethical and confident attorney who is well versed in all aspects of California Family Law. She was always one step ahead of opposing counsel and ensured that I was always up to date on my filings with the court. Her preparation is second to none and it shows in both the quality of the documentatin that she files with the court and in her ability to present and counter arguments in a fast paced family law hearing. However, her main differentiating factor is how she is an advocate for what is best for you and your family. Not just someone who only wants to win your case. I most highly recommend her!"

-Ken


"Ms. Dobis was a saving Grace for me during one of the hardest times in my life! You can stop looking!! The attorney’s at Ratzer family law are on point, down to earth, honest attorney’s that work hard for their clients. Ms. Dobis is beyond patient and listened to me every time I called to ask a question or get advise. My family law case lastest nearly a year and Ratzer law managed to relay the truth and facts of my case so well that the Judge ruled in my favor on nearly every single matter at hand. What I will never forget is when Ms. Dobis received the results for my case and instantly called me to share the news....it was like I was receiving news from a good friend- that is how excited she was for me! If you want to feel uplifted and encouraged through this hard time instead of drained even more than you were when you started, then trust me- this is THE BEST law firm to place your trust. They WILL help you and you won’t be sorry!!! Thank you Morgan, I am forever grateful!!"

-Carly


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