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Four Traits Moms Should Look for in a Divorce Lawyer

If you are a mother with children at home and your marriage is coming to an end, your mind is probably full of uncertainties. Will you get custody of the kids? Where will you live? Will you receive child support or be required to pay any? The answers to your questions will vary depending on… Read More »

The Value a Well-Established Lawyer — and of Meeting Them First

In the legal world, experience and reputation really matter. Judges get to know the attorneys who practice in their courtrooms. Judges are human beings and so they have their preferences. They may appreciate the way one attorney handles themselves in court more than another. As a client, you want to be sure that the family… Read More »

Questions to Ask a Potential Divorce Lawyer

Who you choose to be your attorney can be one of the most important decisions in your divorce proceedings. Finding a lawyer who makes you feel comfortable and with whom you can speak freely is essential. It’s wise to meet with several attorneys before selecting one to represent you. When consulting your prospective lawyers, ask… Read More »

The Need for Strong Representation

Almost all people getting divorced need an attorney. Even if couples work out agreements over the kitchen table, an attorney experienced with family law should review those arrangements. At the outset, most people getting divorced have no idea what kind of attorney[H1] they need. They just know they want a good one—someone who hears their… Read More »