Do I have to hire an attorney for my divorce in my county of permanent residence or can I use one from a different county?

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Do I have to hire an attorney for my divorce in my county of permanent residence or can I use one from a different county?

Asked on October 21, 2012 under Family Law, Pennsylvania

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S.L,. Member, California Bar / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney

Answered 9 years ago | Contributor

You can be represented by an attorney from another county because as a member of the State Bar, the attorney can practice law throughout the state.  It may be more expensive to be represented by an attorney from a different county due to being charged for the atttorney's travel time for court appearances in your county.


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