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Hiring A Divorce Lawyer

Hiring A Divorce Lawyer

Hiring a Divorce Lawyer
Hiring a trustworthy divorce lawyer is an important decision, whether you work with them from the beginning to end of your divorce or on a limited basis. Your lawyer can affect the cost, course, and outcome of your divorce. To find the right lawyer to help with your divorce, ask these questions when you meet:
  • How long have you been practicing family law and how many cases have you handled?
  • If I retain you, will you or someone else within your firm handle my case?
  • If my spouse and I can’t agree on an issue in our divorce, how would you to help us break our stalemate? Would you suggest we try mediation?
  • Do you practice collaborative divorce law?
  • Have you ever had a case like mine? How did you handle it?
  • What do you see as the strengths and weaknesses of my family law case?
  • Knowing what you know about my situation, how would you proceed if I were to retain you?
  • If I call you, how quickly can I expect to have my calls returned?
  • What is your hourly rate and can you give me an estimate of how much my matter will cost?
  • Will I have to pay money into your trust account? If so, how much will I have to pay?
  • What sort of expenses should I expect to pay, and how much do you estimate they will be? Are there things I can do to minimize them?
  • Will you provide me with an estimate of my expenses and an explanation of what those expenses may include?

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Disclaimer: The information contained in this blog is for informational purposes only and is not legal advice. Nothing in this blog should be deemed to create or constitute a solicitor-client relationship between any readers and Swan Family Lawyers. A solicitor-client relationship is created only when this firm agrees to represent someone and a written engagement agreement or engagement letter is signed by both the client and solicitor. In all cases, the reader should consult his or her own solicitor for advice. The information in this blog is based on Australian law.