Get to know your potential lawyer before hiring by asking this list of questions compiled by Robert K Downs, a partner with Chicago, IL, family law firm Downs Law Offices.
Stacy D Phillips reacts to defend the legal professions after reading Alec Baldwin's book "A Promise to Ourselves". NOTE: This article is the perspective of the author and does not necessarily reflect the opinion of DivorceMagazine.com. Read more.
Regardless of which attorney you select, you must understand fee arrangements and be aware of how to keep your legal costs reasonable. Click to read this article about dealing with legal fees.
This article teaches you how important it is to gather as much of your marriage information as possible (receipts, tax forms, family info and more), so your attorney is ready for that day in court and helps you get the best results as possible.
What you get in the gold-plated divorce. This article discusses the types of legal representation you can receive depending on your budget and the complexity of your divorce.
Learn the best ways to find a divorce attorney, family lawyer or mediator, as this article includes lists of the best places to start and how to interview a lawyer before hiring.
Joseph Warren Kniskern, attorney with more than 30 years experience, suggests that you must feel comfortable with and trust whoever is going to represent you. Before you start interviewing a potential lawyer think about the qualities you need in a lawyer.
The following is the third installment in the four-part series that discusses how to get, gain, assume and maintain control of your divorce. The first segment covered "getting" control while the second focuses on "gaining" control. In this third increment, "assuming" control is the topic at hand.
The following is the fourth and last installment in the four-part series that discusses how to get, gain, assume and maintain control of your divorce. The first segment covered "getting" control; the second focused on "gaining" control, while the third addressed "assuming" control. This final installment will feature "maintaining" control.
The following second installment focused on "gaining" control.
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