Your relationship with your lawyer ought to professional, reasonably meet your expectations and be a diligent advocate for you. Remember, there is no perfection in law. Make sure there is a game plan and your lawyer apprises you of all steps and the cost/benefit analysis of proceeding in the manner recommended. Be open, honest and respectful and you ought to receive these qualities in return.
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Seek information from others who have already gone through the process and ask them how they liked their particular lawyer or even the lawyer who was acting for their spouse. Ask someone you trust and not necessarily just someone speaking out in the local coffee shop. I have one friend who I can always turn – doesn’t matter whether I’m looking for a plumber or a decorator, she’s always “got a guy”. I’m sure you also have your contacts. If not, check the local law association or even the lawyer who handled your house transaction. They may be able to recommend someone to you.
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