How to Choose a Lawyer

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how to choose family lawyerAsk for a referral from someone who was satisfied with how their separation/divorce was handled. The more recommendations you receive for this lawyer, so much the better.

Check out the lawyer’s website.

Interview the lawyer at your initial consultation and ensure you are satisfied with the lawyer’s skill and their explanation of the law and how it applies to your situation, as well as how well you are able to communicate with him or her.

Did the lawyer explain all your options for resolution?

Ensure you are able to afford the lawyer’s fees. However, do not necessarily take the cheapest lawyer since it may also indicate the lawyer’s level of experience.