The following is an excerpt from the book, Divorce: It’s All About Control — How to Win the Emotional, Psychological and Legal Wars, by renowned family law attorney Stacy D. Phillips. In Chapter Four, Phillips helps the reader understand how those around him/her may be controlling their divorce, and offers advice. This excerpt is one in a series of six from the “Who’s In Control — You or Them? See if you can pinpoint what type of divorce lawyer is handling your divorce case
Since everyone is different, I want you to ultimately decide what type of family attorney is best for you and how much control you want or need, to be comfortable in your dealings. Also, if you already have a divorce attorney in place, this is the perfect time to ask that very important question with regard to that family-law attorney relationship: Who is in control?
Now that you have had a glimpse of the divorce-attorney categories in a broad sense (and sometimes they overlap), see if you can identify into which category (or categories) your family attorney falls. Know there is no right or wrong type in general, only a right or wrong type for you.
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