At one point or another, many people find themselves in a situation where they’re in need of the services of a good Attorney. Whether it’s handling a real estate transaction, setting up a business, or dealing with a family law issue, there are a vast number of situations where the experience and expertise of a good Attorney will be necessary.
When it comes to choosing your Attorney, finding one who’s competent to handle your issue is just the first step. It’s also important to make sure that they’re communicative, trustworthy, and that you feel supported.
Here are a few things to keep in mind when considering whether or not to engage the services of a particular Attorney:
1. Comfort – The first, and perhaps most important, quality is that you should feel comfortable in your Attorney’s presence. A comfortable and open relationship will allow you to share relevant information about your case openly, honestly, and completely. After all, an Attorney can’t fully assist you without knowing all of the pertinent information.
2. Communication and Availability – If this is more than a short-term dispute, such as a contentious divorce, you will need to stay in contact with this Attorney regularly over a few months, if not years. The communication skills and availability of your Attorney is hugely important, not only to make sure your matter is dealt with efficiently, but also to alleviate some of the stress you may be feeling. Your case is important to you and it is very important that it should be treated as such.
3. Area of Expertise – You want to make sure that the Attorney you hire has experience in the area of law in which you require assistance.
4. The Legal Team – Some Attorneys work by themselves, while others have a team who work on matters together. Make sure you ask about who will be handling your matter and familiarise yourself with those people. They are after all your support system and will be guiding you through the process.
Going through legal disputes can be a trying time for most people. Having the support you need, and knowing that your legal team is looking out for your best interests is essential.
We at Benita Ardenbaum Attorneys, are highly specialised divorce and family law Attorneys. Our focus is protecting your rights and the rights of your children during life’s unexpected challenges. We protect what matters most to you.
We understand that the legal process can often be stressful, daunting, confusing and overwhelming. In order to alleviate the stress of divorce or a family dispute, we as a team work closely with our clients and approach each case with care, discretion, commitment and dedication. The core belief within our firm is that open communication with our clients is paramount and we seek to address each individual’s unique financial, emotional and legal needs by guiding and supporting them throughout the process.
For direct answers to your specific personal questions, please contact us directly.
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Author – Jessica Gooding