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How to choose a lawyer to represent you for your divorce or other family matters?

Jan 7th, 2023

By Charlotte Oger-Chambonnet

Choosing a divorce lawyer can be a difficult and overwhelming process, especially if you are going through a difficult or contentious divorce.

Here are some steps you can follow to help you choose the right divorce lawyer for your needs:

  1. Ask for recommendations: ask friends, family members, or other professionals (such as your accountant or financial advisor) for recommendations for divorce lawyers in your area.
  2. Research potential lawyers: once you have a list of potential lawyers, research each one to learn more about their background, experience, and areas of practice.
  3. Schedule consultations: meet with several lawyers and ask questions about their experience and approach to divorce cases.
  4. Consider their fees and payment options: Ask each lawyer about their fees and payment options and choose a lawyer who is transparent about their fees and who offers payment options that work for you.
  5.  Trust your instincts: ultimately, the lawyer you choose should be someone you feel comfortable with to represent your interests during your divorce. Trust your instincts and choose a lawyer who you believe will be able to help you through this difficult time.