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Tips for Choosing a good Divorce Attorney

Posted by Michael G. Butash | Oct 10, 2017 | 0 Comments

A divorce can be one of the hardest problem to face in any one of our lives. Half of the issue is that most of us have never dealt with a divorce or hired the assistance of a divorce attorney. New Port Richey Residents will find that when they hire the services of a divorce lawyer, that their case and court proceedings usually go a lot smoother and in return, reduce a lot of their initial stress. Yet, finding the right divorce lawyer is key to what could be a faster, less-expensive divorce, compared to a long, drawn-out emotional and financial nightmare. So what are some tips for choosing a good Attorney to represent you and your case?

Make Sure to Research Anyone You are Thinking About Hiring!

Do not just jump to hire the first lawyer you meet because they are not all the same. Find at least three divorce attorneys that you can interview before making your decision. Start with an initial phone call, and ask them about their experience and specialization within family law. Ask them about what type of client they typically represent., and also ask them about their rates. Most divorce attorney New Port Richey Residents hire charge an hourly fee and require a retainer or a fee charged in advance. Most divorce attorneys provide a free consult to discuss your specific situation and what their legal approach would be; take advantage of this to gather as much legal advice as possible!

Make Sure to be Realistic, and to Stay focused

It is important that you need to realize that divorce is a legal process with the sole purpose of dissolving your assets and resolving custody issues. Your divorce attorney's job is to represent you to the best of his or her ability in this process. Ultimately, the goal in this process is to get divorced, and hopefully you can do so without any major depreciation of your lifestyle. Don't let your emotions jump in and run rampant when it comes to negotiating over material things that do not mean much to when it comes to the big picture. When hiring a divorce attorney, New Port Richey residents should stay focused on their case, and not get involved with personal matters or emotions.

*Disclaimer: The views expressed here are those of the authors and do not necessarily represent or reflect the views of Butash Law Group*

About the Author

Michael G. Butash

Michael G. Butash Stetson University College of Law Florida State University Former State Prosecutor Mike grew up in the Tampa Bay area and graduated from Stetson University College of Law in 1997. He was immediately hired as an Assistant State Attorney for the 6th Judicial Circuit (Pinellas/...

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