Finding the right lawyer to handle your adoption, divorce, or other family matter is important. Use this guide to help you find a good family law firm.
Get Recommendations for Family Lawyers
Ask the people you know if they have worked with Calgary family lawyers and what their experience was like.
Make a List of Potential Law Firms
Write down a list of potential firms in your area based on recommendations you receive. You can also search online listings to find lawyers who practice in your area.
Check Out the Family Lawyer’s Website
Look at the websites of the family lawyers on your list. Look for information about the lawyers at the firm and what kind of experience and training they have. You can also check profiles on social media sites.
Set Up a Consultation with Calgary Family Lawyers
Once you narrow down your list, schedule a consultation with the remaining Calgary family lawyers. Most lawyers offer this service for free, while others charge a small fee. During the consultation ask about things like pricing, success rate, availability, and an estimated timeline for your case.
Choose a Family Law Firm where You Feel Comfortable
Pay attention to the way the lawyers communicates with you during the consultation and how you feel working with them. It’s important that you feel comfortable with your lawyer, that they answer your questions in a way you understand, and attend to your needs.
Understand the Pricing for Services
Family lawyers usually charge for services with hourly fees, a flat fee, or a contingency fee. Find out what kind of fees the law firm you’re considering uses and make sure you understand them.
Choosing a family law firm takes time and effort, but doesn’t have to be difficult. Use this guide to help you find the right lawyer.
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