When you need someone to represent you in court, you are usually in a panic, ready to grab for the first lawyer that you find in the yellow pages. While there are many good attorneys out there, there are also just as many lemons. This article will explain five things you should know before you hire an attorney.
A good lawyer should be a good listener. So when you go to met him or her in the first time you should check if the lawyer is paying attention to what you saying. A lawyer that pays attention to every detail has a high chance of coming up with a good way to win the case.
Bring in the experts. To make this process a lot simpler for you, I recommend that you hire a team of professionals who can help you out. Aside from accountant, you may also want to hire a processjurist, a business broker, and even an appraiser. Their experience and their guidance can surely help you out in making sure that you’ll get your company’s worth.
FAILURE TO ASK QUESTIONS. You should ask a lawyer you are considering who he/she would hire for a case such as yours. You should ask the lawyer you are considering questions about his/her experience and credentials. Can they point to satisfied clients who have given testimonials of their experiences with the lawyer and law firm? Who besides the lawyer will be working on your case? How do they handle telephone calls? How do they charge? What does the lawyer expect of you? How will he/she keep you informed of progress on your case? How does he/she plan to present your case/defense? You should ask questions about court procedures or other procedures pertaining to your case or legal matter. If there are terms that you do not understand, ask your lawyer to explain them to you.
There is considerable information available online on criteria you can use to find good lawyers. Here are a few things that are often over looked and are important as well.
Are they an expert in divorce law? No? Move on to the next lawyer on your list. Waste no time or money letting a lawyer LEARN how to handle a quick cheap divorce. Like I said, you’re looking for a divorce lawyer not a cheap lawyer who’ll handle your divorce.
The clients who had worked with me over the past five years of my law firm practice are able to now choose from one of ten Personal Family Lawyers in the Southern California area who are ready to step in and take over their planning.