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Choosing a divorce attorney is something most people do not want to think about because they do not want to entertain the possibility that they might actually get divorced. So oftentimes someone finds themselves looking for an attorney at the last minute.
Divorce videos online are made by legal experts that help you through the process. These can tell you exactly what to look for, how much it might cost you, and what you can expect.
One of the best recommendations you will find is to go to the family law court in the area. It may seem awkward, but sit in the back of the court and watch a few of the proceedings. This gives you the opportunity to see lawyers in action. You do not have to be a legal expert for this to be beneficial.
Just watch how they interact with their clients. Do they seem to care about them? Do they work hard to do the best they can? Do they show up late and leave without much interaction with their clients?
By observing the person you can get an idea for whether or not they actually have their clients' best interests in mind. Then set a meeting. When you schedule an appointment, make sure to write out a list of questions you have about the whole process and see how they answer them.
It is also important to bring relevant documents like tax returns, financial statements before and during the marriage, list of mutual assets/properties and any deeds in your possession, etc. Starting off on the right foot can make all the difference.
|Jennifer Mathes, Ph.D.|