Your first meeting with your attorney is one of the most important steps in resolving your legal issue. During your first consultation, your attorney has to understand your legal issue well enough to accept your case or inform you how much they will charge you for representation. To make the most out of the consultation, it is important to be well prepared and focused.
When you walk into your consultation, you should make sure you have prepared questions, concerns and/or necessary documents so that the attorney can establish an understanding of your needs and get familiar with the facts of your case. Being prepared can help ensure that you are not wasting time and money, especially if your attorney charges by the hour. Without essential information, your attorney could take longer to take action on your case, which means you have to pay more out of pocket.
Arrive early, compose your thoughts and be honest when you meet your attorney. Write down all your questions and concerns before the appointment, so you don't run the risk of forgetting anything important. Take all relevant documents with you and be ready to discuss other aspects of your case such as costs, possible consequences and legal options.
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