Divorce and separation are difficult, emotionally and legally. You have to consider issues of child support and alimony in addition to deciding how to divide debts and assets. In these emotionally and legally difficult circumstances, you could use the help of an attorney with experience in divorce law.
GetLegal's Attorney Directory can put you in touch with lawyers in your area who can offer the help you need.
How do I choose a lawyer?
Consider the following:
- Are you comfortable telling the lawyer personal information? Does the lawyer seem interested in solving your problem?
- How long has the lawyer been in practice? Has the lawyer worked on other cases similar to yours?
- How are the lawyer's fees structured - hourly or flat fee? Can the lawyer estimate the cost of your case?
- Is the lawyer's office conveniently located near you?