What is a free consultation?

What is a free consultation?

It is important to make sure you pick the best attorney to assist with your case. Attorneys will offer either paid or free consultations. Regardless of the type of consultation, most attorneys will not provide you with specific legal advice about an issue unless they are retained. The rationale is that if an attorney gives improper advice that is relied upon, that attorney may…
How can I keep my legal expenses down?

How can I keep my legal expenses down?

Many people wonder why attorney's fees are so high. Please keep in mind that in addition to their own compensation, attorneys have many overhead expenses, including rent, management software, malpractice insurance, continuing legal education, bar association dues, and employee salaries. Attorney's fees take all of those expenses into account. Keeping this in mind, there are many strategies that one can employ to keep their…
What questions should I ask a potential divorce attorney?

What questions should I ask a potential divorce attorney?

How long have you been practicing family law? Is there a particular area you focus on? What percentage of your practice is family law? What other types of law do you practice? What is your style as an attorney? Are you familiar with the Judge that will be assigned to my case? Are you familiar with the other attorney(s) involved in my case? In…