Picking your Divorce Lawyer

In Family by GWAO

How to Decide on the Best Greensboro Divorce Lawyer

Divorce is a complex and exhausting matter, but hiring a legal professional to guide you through the lengthy legal process can make an enormous difference. Taking control of the situation is often the first step to emotional recovery and choosing the right attorney can relieve some of your stress. Consider the following steps to before making any final decisions:

  • Make a list of family law or divorce attorneys in your area: Knowing your options will empower you to take the next steps.
  • Narrow down the list by researching attorneys online: Make sure the attorney is licensed to practice in your state and make sure they are experienced in the nuances of family law. For a Greensboro Divorce Lawyer, stay in the Guilford County area.
  • Prepare for your initial meetings: Before you decide on your attorney, you will meet him or her in an initial consultation. Prepare a list of questions that you would want to ask and bring necessary documents.
  • Make an educated decision: Be transparent about your budget so you won’t run into financial issues later on. Attorney’s fees can be costly, but good attorneys may be able to save you money in the long term.
  • Work productively with your attorney: Keep your attorney informed of the process and be easy to reach. An attorney is your personal representative and the better you work with them, they better they will be able to represent you.

We hope this guide has provided you with a clearer understanding of the child custody process in a divorce proceeding. If ever you are facing the stress of divorce, understand that you are not alone and your difficulties can be overcome.

If your or a loved one is considering a Greensboro Divorce Lawyer, contact Meghan O’Keeffe at Garrett, Walker, Aycoth, & Olson.