Where to Find a Lawyer

Finding a good lawyer is like finding any good professional. This article contains great tips and tools for finding the right lawyer for your legal matter.

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Choosing an Attorney to Represent Me: What Do I Look For?

One of the most important characteristics of a potential attorney is his or her personality and demeanor because whether you are filing for divorce, seeking compensation for catastrophic injuries or fighting to stay out of jail, almost any legal matter is accompanied by a great deal of stress and anxiety. It is also important to seek out an attorney who will make your case a priority.

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Which Lawyer is Right for the Job?

How do you determine which attorney is right for the job? This article gives timely advice on how to determine if the lawyer you’re talking to is the right one to handle your legal matter. Also includes a list of questions to ask during that first intervi

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Mad at Your Lawyer?

What are your options if you’re dissatisfied with your lawyer’s services? What if your lawyer never returns your phone calls or has over-charged you? This article discusses these issues at length and gives timely information and advice.

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How to Fire your Lawyer

How and when you terminate the attorney-client relationship – and fire your lawyer–can impact your case and your finances. Written notice is always the best form of terminating the relationship. However, before you sign the termination letter, review your retainer agreement, the court’s rules, and your state bar website.

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Can I fire my lawyer even if they were working on a contingency fee basis?

You can always fire your lawyer. In most states the rules are that the old lawyer and new lawyer share the fees based on work done, and, if necessary, the bar association figures out the split. The bad news is, clients who fire their lawyers for what other lawyers regard as trivial matters are often seen as ‘trouble’ by prospective new lawyers who fear that they may be complained about next.

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