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How do I check out a law firm to insure they are legitimate?

Sacramento, CA |

What net sight can I go to, and review any problems of unfair practices or over charging?

Attorney Answers 3

  1. Contact the California Bar.

  2. You can contact the California State Bar at:

    To search a particular attorney by name or bar number you can go to:

  3. The California State Bar's website allows you to look up certain information about attorneys, such as whether they are currently licensed to practice law and whether they have a public record of discipline. Go to, and then click on "Attorney Search" to search for an attorney by name.

    In addition, most reputable attorneys these days have websites. Review a prospective lawyer's website carefully, ask lots of questions during an initial consultation, and ask around to find out that attorney's reputation in the community.