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Family Law Blog

An Experienced Attorney Can Ease Your Divorce or Custody Process

When relationships are ending, and emotions are running high, it can be very difficult to get a handle on the process. It seems that every conversation or discussion disintegrates into an argument. Reason seems to be a thing of the past.

Attorneys well-versed in family law are especially helpful in easing the divorce or custody process by handling the communications and negotiations between the parties. Inevitably, when relationships break down, communications do also. Having an attorney who is not triggered by hostile or thoughtless communication from the other side, allows the issues to become clarified and, often, simplified.

When hiring an attorney to represent you in a divorce or custody matter, you want to look for someone who understands your concerns, but who does not adopt your emotions as their own. Ask questions and listen to the attorney's answers about your concerns. You want someone who can clearly communicate to the other side the issues and concerns without bringing heightened emotions to the table. Hiring an attorney with these qualities will go far in containing the legal fees you pay.

While it might seem important to have an attorney who makes a lot of noise and argues every point with the other side, there is a cost to hiring such an attorney for a family case. Especially when children are involved, the two parents will be connected in one way or another for many years after ending their relationship. Hiring a contentious attorney now can not only cause your fees to skyrocket but can make future encounters with your ex difficult.

Hiring an experienced and conscientious attorney in your family case can help ease the tensions while moving your case to conclusion.

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Mary Wollard