We all face situations in life where we ask ourselves, “Is it time to hire a lawyer?” Perhaps it was a car accident, and you are worried about protecting your rights as the victim. It could be that your spouse of 15 years has filed for divorce, and you are unsure what to do next. It could even be a child custody issue, and you simply want what is best for your little girl.
If you are asking yourself if it is time to hire a lawyer, then the answer is almost always a resounding yes. Having someone in your corner is critical, and making sure you take that leap sooner rather than later cannot be overstated.
Our library of blog posts is as comprehensive as it gets and is worth taking a look at when it comes to learning more about the vast knowledge that lawyers bring to the table, their role and responsibilities, and how to find the right one for your situation. For your convenience, below is a roundup of 12 useful blog posts about lawyers that should help.
We get asked this question more times than not. The short answer is no, but this blog post does a good job explaining why. The bottom line is that you deserve to have your own lawyer represent you. Period. Meanwhile, your spouse can go find their own family lawyer elsewhere.
Professionals who can serve as a guardian ad litem include a volunteer advocate from a charitable organization, counselor, social worker, or court-approved adult. An attorney can also be appointed and is known as an attorney ad litem. Regardless of who serves in the role, they owe the client complete loyalty and competent representation.
Many clients are confused about the difference between a guardian ad litem and an amicus attorney. After reading the post above, it is a good idea to read about the unique responsibilities of an amicus attorney.
While there are some exceptions, attorney-client privilege keeps everything you and your attorney discuss confidential. Nothing said between an attorney and the client can be disclosed without the client’s written consent.
The first step in any family law case is not only to have the best representation possible but also have a true advocate in your corner – someone who sees you as more than a case number. Click here to read more about the questions you should be asking yourself when you need to hire a divorce lawyer.
While a divorce lawyer and mediator are both in the business of conflict resolution, and while many mediators are lawyers, their professions and roles in your divorce case are vastly different.
It is the job of every estate planning attorney to walk clients through the intricacies of not only having a plan but putting the right one in place for your specific situation. Here are just a few questions to ask your estate planning attorney.
You need a lawyer who has experience in personal injury law, someone who has seen it all, can gather relevant evidence to build your case, and devise a personalized litigation strategy to help you win now. Before you try to tackle your next case alone, here are six reasons to put your trust in a personal injury lawyer.
There are those who believe they can represent themselves in court rather than work with an experienced family attorney. Whichever choice you make is up to you, but remember having an advocate in your corner has its benefits. Here are five reasons why you should put your trust in a family law attorney for your next case.
Each decision in a divorce case can define the course your future will take. With matters such as child custody, child support, alimony, and asset division in question, you cannot take a chance on the competency of your lawyer. Here is a look at five qualities that a competent lawyer in Texas should have.
Whether you have a simple legal question or you are going through a complex child custody, child support, alimony, or asset division case, it is extremely important to have an attorney who is competent to give you sound advice. Here are five more qualities that your lawyer should possess.
Almost all lawyers will have the same legal qualifications as the others. This article outlines some of the things that you should know about the divorce lawyer before letting them represent you in court.
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