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Common Things Lawyers tell Their Clients

Posted by Michael G. Butash | Feb 07, 2019 | 0 Comments

There is no question that the legal system or even the system for divorce can be confusing for many people. Court knowledge is not common knowledge, so people often have to be told how they should act in court by their divorce lawyer. Boyette residents might think they know how to act and proceed with their divorce case, but there are a lot of laws and customs that should be followed. A lawyer is not going to tell you these things because they want you to be on your best behavior, but rather because it will go a long way in helping you with your case.

If you are Testifying, Stick to Your Story

When you are in court to figure out a divorce, an individual may have to testify as to what happened in the relationship, or answer specific questions. If you are going to be testifying in your case, you will always be recommended to stick to your story by your divorce lawyer. Boyette residents may be inclined to spoof their story to better their case, but not only is this illegal, but it can also backfire horribly. If you are found to be in the wrong when it comes to stories or details not adding up, there is a very little chance that the court will be in your favor.

Do Not Expect Any Divorce Matters to be Resolved in a Day

Another common tip that individuals are being told by their divorce lawyer, Boyette residents should know that nothing gets resolved quickly in a court. Not only does preparing and filing paperwork take more than a day, but also the day of your hearing could be dragged on. Most people think that they will have their case heard as soon as they arrive at the courthouse, but this is not true! Legal matters take time to be looked over and processed before they are resolved.

*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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