How to Hire and FIRE a Lawyer

by Myrna Petersen

Publisher: Myrna Petersen

Publication Date: March 08, 2016

ISBN: 9780973889352

Binding: Kobo eBook

Availability: eBook

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Are you contemplating divorce? Are you in an abusive family situation? Are you adopting? Has there been a death? Do you need to file bankruptcy? Are you starting a business? Writing a will or facing a lawsuit? Learn what to do when hiring a lawyer, the type of lawyer you need, what you need to know, where to find one, and how to FIRE him/her if need be.

Who to Deal With - A Barrister does court work and a Solicitor does not.

Do Your Research - Talk with more than one lawyer before you make a choice. Before you have a discussion find out if you will be charged for the initial meeting. Be brief, describe your situation, and take important background information. Ask questions. Have enough information to make an informed decision.

Understand What You Both Agree To - Once you understand all your options, what the lawyer will require and the cost you can make an informed decision to hire. It is important to be upfront with all the facts and circumstances about your problem.

Fees and Payment Arrangements - Your initial meeting needs to cover Fess and payment arrangements. There are several methods and options that lawyers use to make recommendations. Review the plan to make sure you know what’s covered and what your obligations are.

Problems with Your Lawyer - What to do if you are unhappy about your Lawyer and want to FIRE him/her.