Questions to Ask Before Hiring a Divorce Lawyer

It is important that you ask questions to ensure that the attorney you choose can handle your divorce case. If hiring a divorce lawyer is a bit overwhelming for you, then you might want to consider asking questions to the lawyer:

  1. How many divorce cases have you handled?
  2. Among the cases you’ve handled, how many were you able to settle extra-judicially?
  3. Do you also practice collaborative divorce?
  4. Do you know the counsel of my spouse?
  5. Do you know any of the local family court judges?
  6. Have you had any experience with negotiating support or settlements?
  7. Are you always available on phone or email?
  8. Are you currently loaded with cases?
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