Avvo Rating badge
State bar of California badge
Santa Clara Bar Association badge

Client Reviews

"Two thumbs up for Elainie. She's experienced and easy to work with, and I've used her services for over a decade now on a variety of issues. She will not push hard to get what you want if you are being unreasonable, as she wants her cases to have solid justification. Overall, a very good attorney, and especially good if you want to have a more harmonious resolution to your case."

- M.P.

"I met Elainie through a referral, at a stage where I am almost giving up trusting the attorneys or the Santa Clara family court system. My situation is 2 years of marriage but 5 years of court case at Santa Clara family court. I had 3 lawyers before who never attempted to close the case instead made it more complicated. As they know the loop holes with the family court, also they worked with my opposing counsel to complicate my case further. But after I met Elainie first and foremost I want to be thankful is that my trust in being honest came back, Elainie is such an honest lawyer, so ethical, knows the system well. I had to just prove to her with all the facts and once she reviewed she was on top of the case. To find such good attorneys in Santa Clara is like a needle in a haystack. I have not yet closed my case but this is my feedback from 3 months of interaction with Elainie, she is very reasonable in billing. I cannot stop praising her. I respect her truly and admire her for her honesty. What the three attorney could not do in 4 years she made it in 3 months."

- N.P.

"I called Elainie Honjas office to see if she can help with my situation. Her secretary was very nice and pleasant and took her time to hear me out. I told her that I don't want to take time out of my working schedule to come if the lawyer can't work on my problems. She was very understanding and professional and said that she'll try to have Elainie call me back even though she is in court today. Elainie's secretary said that she'll call me either same day before 4 or the following day. Within two hours I got a call from Elainie herself. I explained my situation and she said that she doesn't specialized in that field and recommended someone else. Throughout our conversation, she was very professional and gave me some advice over the phone. What a pleasant lady and wonderful secretary. Definitely recommend them just based on their professionalism regards if you pay them or not."

- K.F.

"Elainie Honjas has been my attorney for six years now.

She has worked more than one legal miracle for me.

With her profound experience in the Courts of Santa Clara County I have consistently found her advice to be sound and wise. Not only is Ms. Honjas a really effective professional, in my opinion, with a well respected reputation and lots of very strong contacts throughout the local Legal community, enabling her to negotiate matters effectively outside of the Courtroom, but I have also found her to be a really warm human being with a great sense of humor and a big heart.

If you are looking for a lawyer with great skills inside and outside of Court, who knows what's really going on in the legal community and knows how to phrase things just right to serve your best interests, I suggest you consider meeting with her and verify for yourself that what I've written is true."

- A.R.

"I went through an ugly divorce that had all the ingredients for a horrible outcome. My ex-husband was unreasonable and unwilling to communicate; let alone cooperate. On top of that, opposing counsel were not the nicest and easiest people to work with. I was extremely stressed and preparing myself for the worst.

Elainie's professionalism and vast knowledge in Divorce & Family Law were apparent throughout the process. She stood her ground and was able to demonstrate her years of experience in the way she communicated with opposing counsel. This skill and knowledge helped my case with 'mini-wins' along the way.

Elainie is caring and was able to calm my worries and stress from beginning to end. However, she does not sugar coat possible outcomes which I respect. As a client, I wanted to know what I had in store. Although there were times I felt I needed to be hand-held through the scary process, I learned that Elainie's caring was shown in the passion she puts into fighting your case.

The outcome of my divorce was better than I expected - thanks to Elainie."

- A.D.