Communicating with Divorce Attorneys

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The most common complaint clients have against their divorce attorneys, is failure to return phone calls and to keep clients informed on the progress of their cases. This can all be avoided with questions before the hiring process. Divorce attorneys will be very attentive to the client’s questions and will respond honestly. If the answers to these questions match what the client is seeking, then hopefully the communication will be a two way street.

Your First Appointment

The first thing step in getting divorced is finding an attorney. Divorce attorneys are abundant in the phonebook and on the internet. It will not be difficult setting up your first appointment. Starting with a phone call to discuss fees and the general information about the case is always a good idea. If you feel comfortable then proceed to the first appointment. The first appointment with your divorce attorney should set the tone for the entire case. If the communication has been good, then chances are good that the communication between the two of you will work throughout the case. It doesn’t matter how organized you are for the first meeting, divorce attorneys will tell you that the first appointment is generally full of tension. Basically because of the emotionally charged events that are involved in the case. Children, support, and finances all play critical roles in divorce proceedings. Divorce attorneys are aware of this and will try to soothe the anxiety that goes along with the case.

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