What to Look for When Picking Your Divorce Attorney

It is difficult to know who to turn to when you are faced with divorce. You just spent quite some time with someone who you thought you can trust and they failed you. The question is how do you know who can actually help you with the divorce process?

The attorney you end up choosing is about to help you navigate a process that can feel like a roller coaster ride and you should feel comfortable with him or her. The divorce attorney’s job is to represent you to the best of his or her ability but it is not their job to be your therapist. He or she may understand your pain, anger, and emotions, but the majority of your session should not be spent venting. A good divorce attorney should be able to put your feelings to the side and focus on the goal at task, which in your case is to make sure the divorce process goes as smoothly as it can.

Hiring a divorce lawyer is not something that should be rushed or made haphazardly. You should “test the waters” and see who qualifies before you commit. Asking basic questions to get to know a potential divorce lawyer may help you become more acquainted with the process and help narrow down the right candidate. Asking what kind of law they specialize in or what kind of client they typically represent can save you time and money. Divorce lawyers can also have astronomical rates so it is best to find out their fees before you commit. Take advantage of gathering as much legal advice as possible. The divorce process is already difficult enough and some attorneys will tell you what you want to hear just so they can close a deal. The lawyer you choose must act in accordance to the ethics of the industry.

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