Top 10 Questions to Ask Your Potential Divorce Attorney
There are multitude of reasons clients hire attorneys. However, asking these 10 questions will give you a baseline to compare and evaluate the family law attorneys you interview.
Don’t Buy the first puppy in the window.You should interview at least three family law attorneys prior to retaining one to represent you. Remember, love at first sight got you in to this mess, so let common sense prevail. Worst case scenario you conflict out some of the competition for the price of the consultation. Best case scenario is you get the questions below answered and you have the information necessary to make an educated decision on the attorney to retain.
Don’t Assume AskDon’t be afraid to ask the simple questions that matter.
How long have you been licensed?
How much experience does the attorney have practicing family law?
How much of his docket is family law?
How many times has the attorney practice in the county your case is in?
How many times has he been in front of the your judge?
How many times has the attorney worked with or against your opposing counsel?
How many times has the attorney handled cases similar to yours?
What was the outcome?
How often has the attorney taken your issue to trial ?