Criminal Matter (Felony)
Chandelle and Joseph Summer are amazing. I was in a difficult court case and they took it despite the odds. We won the case and they worked with me on payments making their firm the most fair and affordable experience I have ever had. Thank you Summer & Summer. I owe my freedom and future to your expert diligence. Every minute I spend with my daughter I'm reminded of how awesome you are!
Internal file # 15 - 678
When it came time find representation for my child custody case making a decision was difficult. The right lawyer can make all the difference. I asked my real estate attorney who he thought was the fiercest and most competent family lawyer in the Gainesville area and he provided me with Chandelle Summer's name. It was the best decision I ever made. From the first visit with her very nice and professional office staff of Sara and Kelly I knew we were in the right place. They were kind, empathetic and very focused on helping me get set up for a good case. Chandelle is knowledgeable and professional, but she took the time to listen to my concerns and ask my opinion throughout the process. Many attorneys simply tell you what is going to happen and you have to go along. Chandelle was truly concerned that I was a part of it, that my opinion mattered, and her guidance was perfect. At no point did I feel like they were "using up" retainer nor finding ways to extend the process. If you need someone that will absolutely "battle" for you, and you can count on 100% then Summer and Summer law firm will serve you well.
Internal File # 17 -109
Our family hired Chandelle Summer with Summer and Summer Law firm in Gainesville, Ga for a Legitimation/ Custody case. Chandelle and her team worked very hard for our family and got us the results that we hoped for. I absolutely recommend Chandelle and her team to anyone needing a lawyer. She is the best in town!
Internal File # 18 -003
I couldn't be happier with the representation provided by Chandelle Summer. I have utilized her and her team's services on multiple occasions and they have always been diligent, professional and concerned with providing me their best efforts. Without hesitation I recommend Chandelle and her team!
Internal File # 14 - 90
4/26/2017 - Chandelle was recommended to me by a friend that had recently gone through a divorce. I was very pleased with her professionalism and ability to foresee potential issues and to mitigate them. Her staff is also very friendly and helpful, I would definitely recommend Chandelle and her team for someone dealing with a divorce or child custody case!
Internal File # 17 - 001
This lady is the most amazing person I have ever met. I hired her during one of the hardest times of my life. I had previously used several other attorneys who couldn't complete my case. I was fighting a nasty custody battle with my Ex-husband and his family (drug use on his part). I quickly realized Chandelle truly cared about my child and her safety. I believe she poured her entire heart and soul into my case so that my daughter could live a normal healthy life. And by doing so, she won my case and now my daughter is free of the chaos and is living her happy little life with ease.
Chandelle never gave me false hope. She never sugar coated the facts. She knows the law backwards and forwards. She's very hands on and easily contacted. Her staff is very professional and helpful. I now consider her more like family as opposed to an attorney I hired. I will forever be grateful for the love she showed my family.
Internal File # 15 - 27
Family Law/City Ordinances
This woman is my hero! She's involved and cares/cared personally about my legal needs. Helped with several different legal matters (several before her attempted) from family law to dealing with city ordinances she knows how to get things done quickly and easily...as quick and easy as legal work can be:) Would recommend and is my go to for any legal matter in the future. Thanks for what you have done for me and my family!
Internal File # 15 - 90
I highly recommend Chandelle Summer. Chandelle guided me through one of the most frightening and demoralizing phases of my life. A very difficult divorce and custody battle involving my special needs child. During our meetings, I always had Chandelle’s undivided attention and was confident that every minute spent with her was productive and positive. She is extremely honest, highly intelligent and very professional. Chandelle is direct and self-confident both in the courtroom and out. She is very articulate and comfortable in a courtroom which resulted in making me more comfortable as well. Taking the stand to fight for your child and your future financial stability is an extremely intimidating experience, but, when I took the stand I always felt fully prepared and totally supported by Chandelle. I was thrilled with the outcome of my divorce and custody case. My life and my son’s life are much more uncomplicated and much more secure thanks to Chandelle and her team presenting such a strong successful case on my behalf. I would never consider using another attorney.
Internal File # 16 - 023
I was given a few, select names of attorneys to oversee my divorce/custody. The moment I met Chandelle Summer, I knew she was the perfect counsel for me. Chandelle is a smart strategist and concise communicator with years of knowledge and experience. She diligently listened to the details of my case and made me feel comfortable by explaining the process and various scenarios and obstacles I could expect. I appreciated her honesty and candor, yet I felt her compassion and understanding.
Chandelle was hands-on throughout the entire process and her team was spot-on and dedicated to the details. I felt strongly she was diligent in the oversight of the budget allotted for the case and offered various options to save money when possible. Every time I met with Chandelle, I walked out of the office feeling confident my case was in the right hands. There was no scenario she wasn’t prepared for, no challenge she wasn’t willing to take on. I am pleased I had the chance to work with Chandelle and would highly recommend her without hesitation.
Internal File # 16 - 240
I have come in contact with several attorneys over the years for various reasons. Chandelle Summer stands out above the rest. She was highly recommended several years ago for a child custody case. She did such an outstanding job that I did not even consider using another attorney when faced with a separate legal matter. She is professional, sympathetic, realistic, hates to lose, and knows the law. I have sent several of my friends to her as well. I would not even think of using anyone else.
Internal File # 16 -203
Chandelle represented me in my divorce almost 3 years ago and just recently with a modification. We had to appear in court 4 times and all 4 times I felt at ease knowing that she was going to "take care of business" and she did! We won all 4 times. She always went above and beyond and was always prepared for any obstacle that was thrown at us. The one thing that I appreciated about Chandelle, is the fact she would give me best and worst case senerio for the challenges we were facing. She always gave me the proper advice and it always worked in my favor. I would so recommend Chandelle to anyone needing legal counsel due to divorce or modification.
Internal File # 10 - 645
Modification of Custody
When I found myself in yet another custody battle, I felt there was no hope once again for a positive outcome for my daughter and myself based on previous custody rulings. However, I couldn’t sit by and allow my daughter and myself to be cheated out of the time deserved with each other and our family. I hired Chandelle Summer. She made me aware of my rights as a mother and was completely accurate in what I could expect through this process. I felt proud to have her defend me and I succeeded in getting what was right and just for our situation.
Internal File # 03 - 27
Divorce (Representation of Husband)
Divorce after a 20 plus year marriage is a mess. Mine was compounded by having to fire my first attorney. Afterwards, I hired Chandelle. I’ll never forget Chandelle saying something like this, “I have known your wife’s attorney for a long time and if she is unwilling to settle quickly she is unlikely to settle at all, so let's just get on the judges court schedule”. Once we were on the judges schedule the process was forced to move. Chandelle knew my case because she personally prepared for the case instead of having a paralegal do all the work. She was very direct and professional. I would unquestionably recommend her services.
Internal File # 06 - 201
Divorce/Contempt of Court
Going through my divorce after 34 years of marriage was one of the most difficult times of my life. Having Chandelle with me through the process was just what I needed. I found her ready to listen as I explained my unique situation with extreme attention to the details that would effect my life for years to come. Chandelle's vast legal knowledge and experience put my mind at ease each step of the way. I witnessed the confidence Chandelle displayed as we attended court proceedings and I knew I had made the right choice of attorneys. She represented me well and if I'm ever in need of legal counsel again I will not hesitate to call Chandelle.
Internal File # 11 - 231
Divorce (Representation of Wife)
When faced with life changing circumstances and in need of sound legal advice, I was fortunate enough to have Chandelle on my side. After 21 years of marriage, Chandelle was extremely thorough and diligent as we forged the divorce decree. She advised and took the time to investigate options during the decision making process. She helped me seriously consider the immediate and future interests of myself and my children. This situation is never a happy one, so the kindness and professionalism she showed -- on top of her accessibility and knowledge - made the situation the best it could possibly be. I would, assuredly, recommend Chandelle to represent or counsel a friend, family member, or anyone in need.
Internal File # 08 - 407