How to Hire the Right Family Law Attorney

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Finding the right family law attorney for your divorce, child custody, child support, or prenuptial agreement case can be a real challenge. With family law being a personal area of law and with so many attorneys out there, it is important to ask specific questions to determine which one is best for you.

Family law cases can be highly emotional and stressful. There are lots of paper work and documents to be filled out, which can take time and patience. Choosing the wrong family law attorney can make matters worse by costing you money, time and frustration. You will need an attorney that provides sensitive counsel while fighting for your best interests.

To hire the right family law attorney, we have put together a series of questions you can use during your consultation. The answers you get can give you a good idea about your attorney and if they are right for your needs.

  1. How many years have you been practicing family law?
  2. How many cases have you dealt with that are similar to mine?
  3. What is your style of handling a case similar to mine?
  4. What other cases do you handle?
  5. How do you prefer we communicate? Phone or e-mail?
  6. What is your retainer fee?

During your consultation, listen carefully to the answers. Pay close attention to the attorney's behavior, and your comfort level. Are you at ease? Are you being treated with respect? Is the attorney answering questions thoroughly and patiently? Is the attorney friendly and professional?

If you have a family law case and need a family law attorney to help you, Attorney Search Network can help. We can help you find a family law attorney in your area that handles all types of family law cases. Contact Attorney Search Network for a referral today!


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