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Testimonials

Wendy Hopkins Family Law Practice prides itself on providing a quality service.  We believe our dedication to our clients makes us the best specialist firm of family law solicitors in Cardiff.  But don't take our word for it!

Our own clients often tell us how pleased they were with the advice we gave them, and the service they received.  Here are some of the real comments we have received from our clients, in their own words:

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"I just wanted to say thank you so much for your help, I really couldn't have got through it without you."

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“I am absolutely delighted with the service, the attention to detail, the back up available and the approachable nature of your firm.  I felt that you were large enough to fight my corner confidently, and yet small enough to deliver a personal edge to the advice given.”

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“Thank you so much for all your help and support. I was so grateful for all your guidance.  Whilst nothing could take the pain away, you gave me the strength to deal with my case, something which I will never forget.”

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"Difficult to see how you could improve - the advice and service was faultless from start to finish."

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"The service was professional while still being friendly and approachable."

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“Sending huge thanks to you and your team from the bottom of my heart - Sarah, I couldn’t have done it without you.”  

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“I'm so happy I’ve got Melanie Hamer acting for me - I feel I’ve got the best lawyer acting for my interests. Thanks!”

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“I felt supported at all times, and that Thea Hughes had a genuine desire to ensure a fair outcome for myself and my children.”

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“Excellent advice, high standards of written communication for key work and case documents.. Sarah Wyburn is an extremely skilled solicitor.”

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“Thank you, Sarah, for all you have done on my case. It has been a horrible and difficult time, but you have given me the best advice and been such a lovely solicitor. You are a true inspiration to me. You have empathised with me and provided support and strength when needed. THANK YOU.”

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"I thought the level of service given to me was of the highest standard - I would thoroughly recommend David James to anyone seeking a solicitor."

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“Thank you. I really felt that you cared. You were very informative, e-mail made everything easier, the plain English updates were great, and I always felt you had time for me.”

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“I found you very helpful throughout the case and you gave me great support when I was having a bad time.”

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“Melanie, I just wanted to thank you for all your support and the work you do on my behalf. I couldn’t get through this divorce without you and you always make me feel strong enough to keep up the fight. Thank you again for the wonderful work you and your team do. I really do appreciate it.”

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"What can I say? A huge THANK YOU to Sarah and her team. My life is my own again, thanks to you!"

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"Thank you for helping me start to get my life back, for all your efforts and time.  I appreciate it so much."

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"Melanie Hamer is a very intelligent and skilled solicitor, who never forgot there were a lot of emotions involved. Melanie and her team gave me a lot of support and confidence during a very acrimonious divorce."

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"I am eternally grateful to you for your support and expertise during such a difficult time, and without that I would have found it very difficult to pull through."

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"The team is wonderfully understanding and I feel they are in my corner."

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"Initial contact was easy by phone. Thea Hughes was wonderful, and the advice and support provided was invaluable. I knew exactly where I stood and what I was entitled to, which helped enormously."

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“Everyone there, from the receptionist to the solicitors, was very professional and very helpful.”

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"Katie O'Connell's kind words, knowledge and understanding were very much appreciated. She has made a difficult situation a lot easier to understand and deal with."

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"Thank you for all you did for me at a difficult time, and for achieving what you did for me."

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"Thea Hughes provided the perfect mix of empathy and steely independence in ensuring that my interests were protected." 

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"I cannot thank you enough for everything that you did for me at such a difficult time."

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“Thank you for helping us through a very stressful situation. Sarah Wyburn's help through the whole case has been fantastic. We greatly appreciate the sound advice you have provided."

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"I must say that divorce is a painful process, but the process was made a little less painful because of the professionalism afforded me by Melanie Hamer and her team."

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"Thea Hughes dealt with my divorce in an honest and practical way whilst also remaining sympathetic and sensitive to my state of mind - for this I am grateful."

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“Melanie has been brilliant – she took a firm line with the other side (and with me) and was the positive influence to change the direction of what had preceded. Melanie has been extremely kind and patient and her advice has been accurate and to the point – her handling of the other side’s behaviour took a major amount of stress and pressure out of the situation and her reassurance and determination secured the fair result. I couldn’t recommend her highly enough.”

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"I think Lorraine Watts has been fantastic and your firm have been great - I can confirm that all my expectations on cost have been met, and my expectations on service exceeded!"

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"Thank you for everything you've done for me and my daughter. I wouldn't hesistate to recommend you."

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“You made what could have been a sensitive issue very easy, and made sure everything was fully explained all the way through.”

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“I believe the quality of service provided by Elizabeth Saxby was exceptional.”

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“Thank you. I really felt that you cared. You were very informative, e-mail made everything easier, the plain English updates were great, and I always felt you had time for me.”

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"Thank you so much for all your and Melanie's help throughout my divorce. Your advice and service has been wonderful, and I have no doubt that I could not have been in better hands!"

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“If anyone I know is ever in the same situation, I would definitely recommend you, as you are very professional and gave clear instructions as to what needed to be done.”

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"You helped make what could have been a difficult, time-consuming process as simple, painless and swift as possible. The service was highly professional, yet personal, and I wouldn't hesitate in recommending you to anyone in need of your services."

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"I wanted to express how grateful I am to Melanie and Rebecca for the outstanding help you were able to give.  I was really impressed with your work, and the outcome was obviously stellar."

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"Thank you for all of your hard work on my behalf."

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"Outstanding service at all times. Thank you so much, I was totally satisfied with the outcome."

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“So impressed with the very professional service you provide. All letters were sent and responded to extremely promptly.”

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"Melanie - just a quick note to thank you again for the guidance and assistance in putting this matter to sleep. I am positive that no other lawyer would have achieved the same end result."

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"I've been very impressed with Wendy Hopkins Family Law Practice - very efficient and diligent."

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"Thank you for all the hard work you have put in. I appreciated the support you call gave me and the advice which led to a successful conclusion of my case.  Thank you so much for representing me."

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"A horrid divorce was handled in a businesslike, understanding manner - exactly what was needed."

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"David James offered excellent assistance, all of which was very much appreciated!"

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"Thank you for your patience and understanding through this difficult time."

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"I thought the service was excellent - very helpful advice given to me from Lorraine Watts."

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"You were very sympathetic and supportive throughout my whole case; I felt you went above and beyond what was expected."

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"Very professional, easy to talk to, put you at ease right away... I was more than pleased with the level of service offered."

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“Once again, as we are now into the end-game, I would like to express my thanks to Melanie Hamer for the sterling service that you have provided me. At a time of great personal turmoil it is so reassuring to know that I have a safe pair of hands supporting me.“

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“The service was very quick and the advice I received was excellent.”

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"Once again thank you for your help, I don’t think I would have been capable of maintaing my composure without your help and reassurances along the way."

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"The quality of help received from my solicitor was outstanding. Throughout, she was careful and considerate, and guided me expertly through the difficult process."

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"A very professional service was provided by highly motivated individuals seeking the best outcome for their clients in a difficult and emotional environment."

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“Elizabeth Saxby was very professional and reassuring; she took the whole load off me.”

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"An excellent service from start to finish."

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"Every phone call or e-mail elicited rapid, cogent and easily understood responses. My solicitor's presence at the hearings was so important to me, but also crucial were her written responses and diplomatic guidance - add to this her good humour and wit!"

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"Thank you for your excellent support and advice throughout those difficult times."

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"I wish I had known about your company at the outset!"

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“You were a great help throughout my experience and made sure I understood everything that was explained to me. There isn't anything I would change.”

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“Everything was perfect. Thanks a lot for everything.”

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“Many thanks for your help - and also thanks for all that you did for making my divorce as smooth as possible.”

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"The solicitor was amazing, not only with the legal side but the empathy she showed."

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"The firm is really good, I would recommend them to others."

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"You were on the money on the advice, and also on the engagement of counsel, who was also very helpful."

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“I was always given time to consider my options. Elizabeth Saxby was approachable and professional at all times - I had complete faith in her advice, and although it was a very difficult period I am grateful for her support.”

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"You were very professional, very supportive, and I received all the legal help I needed which surpassed my expectations. Marvellous!"

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"Thank you so much for your hard work, professionalism and care during the last year.  I am very pleased with the outcome, and the stressful process was made much easier as a result of your support."

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“I found you very approachable and sympathetic to my awful situation. Thank you so much.”

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"Best wishes, and thanks so much again - you were of enormous help and support at such a difficult time."

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“Thanks for your professional assistance in these matters, which has been impeccable throughout.”

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"I think you achieved the best for me, whilst making it as painless as possible."

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“Thank you, not only for your service, but for the strength you gave me.”

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“I would like to thank David for all his help - I wouldn't have had the strength if it hadn't been for all your help and support"


To book your own appointment with us, or for more information on how we can help you, please call us on (029) 2034 2233, e-mail enquiries@wendyhopkins.co.uk, or use the form below to request a call or e-mail back.

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