I have practiced in the Memphis/Shelby County area for over 9 years. During that... more
I have practiced in the Memphis/Shelby County area for over 9 years. During that time, I have developed an opinion that fees for legal services charged on an hourly basis are unpredictable for clients, and can become excessive (especially in the area of family law and divorce) compared to the real value of what has actually been accomplished in a case on behalf of a client. I believe tha... view profile
A divorce lawyer helps you if you no longer want to be married. Whether you want a legal separation or the marriage ended, divorce lawyers assist you to arrange financial and family matters, typically in a negotiation with your spouse's lawyer. Alimony, child custody, child support, and a fair division of community assets (like who keeps the house or how your checking and savings accounts are divided) are matters that a divorce lawyer is trained to help determine.