This will provide a small guide as to minimize hourly billing and provide more effective communication with your Family Law Attorney.
If you don't understand something, ask your attorney. It is better to ask, then to be in the dark. For billing purposes, try to consolidate all your questions into one email, as opposing to numerous one question emails. It will allow your attorney to better care for your needs and won't hurt your wallet.
Limit Your Calls and Emails
Like mentioned before, by limiting the times you communicate with your family law attorney, you help yourself financially and you allow your attorney more time to work on your matter.
Ask for your documents
By requesting your documents, this keeps you in the loop on your case and reduces the amount of confusion you might have.
Get a Therapist
There is no shame is speaking to a therapist. Custody matters and divorces are stressful. It is good to vent about your frustrations with a therapist, who can provide you with sound advice on how to deal with your situation. Attorney's can only offer legal advice.
Issues with your Invoice
Do not wait for months to deal with invoice issues. The faster you deal with them the easier it is for the attorney to fix any possible issues.
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