Although 90% of all people marry by the age of 50, nearly half of the marriages dissolve within the first few years of the relationship. Around 40%of all marriages end in divorce, according to data gathered by the American Psychological Association.
Marriages end in divorce for many reasons. Regardless of why your marriage is headed for divorce, hire a divorce attorney. Use the six tips in the list below to ease the headaches that accommodating finding a great divorce attorney.
Tip One: Ask Friends & Family
Anyone in your life who’s recently divorced is a great person to consult for attorney advice. However, other members of the family or friends group may also have a wealth of knowledge. You’ll learn only if you ask. Word-of-mouth is oftentimes the best way to find the people, services, and products you need, even when that is a divorce lawyer.
Tip Two: Consult With the Bar Association
The local bar association offers a free service listing the best lawyers in the area. Reach out to the bar association via their website or telephone number to get a list of the best divorce attorneys in the area.
Tip Three: Know What You Want From the Lawyer
Know the type of lawyer you need. Do you want someone who plays an even field or prefer someone with a take-charge, aggressive fighting style? Know what you want and need from the lawyer before the search begins and find the perfect expert to handle your case.
Tip Four: Research Online
Numerous online sources allow you to learn information about local divorce lawyers. Most of the sources offer free information. Take advantage of a few of the sources to find customer and professional reviews and other information.
Tip Five: Community Information
Which divorce lawyers in the area have the best reputation? The lawyers that people talk about most often usually represent you well in court. Find out whos who in town when you need a great divorce lawyer.
Tip Six: Schedule a Consultation
Once you've narrowed the choices down to three or four, schedule consultations to help make a final decision. This will give you the chance to meet with your potential attorneys face-to-face so you can see if you mesh well.
Give our team at HRM Law a call today (888) 211-3888 to schedule your free confidential case evaluation.