Choosing the right divorce attorney for your particular case is a key step in achieving the ultimate goal – to end your divorce and walk away in the best shape possible.
Some attorneys are better suited for your case than others, whether it be because your divorce, in particular, requires more attention, more research, or it might be something more personal. For instance, being comfortable with your attorney and feeling like you are heard is very important as well. Some clients prefer to be very involved in every step of the divorce process while others are content with giving their attorneys all the information requested and letting them do their job themselves.
Similarly, some lawyers request that their clients be very engaged during the divorce while others just want to know a lot of details, and then they will take care of the rest. Regardless, there is a perfect lawyer for your specific needs out there, and you shouldn’t settle for whichever attorney is most convenient for you to see, or was recommended because they helped a friend of yours get a quick divorce.
Each divorce is unique. It involves different types of people, with different issues, and ultimately, as cliché as it may sound, no two divorces are ever the same. While there may be a lot of similarities if your attorney treats your case the same way he does with every other case they have had, he is doing something wrong. So when you are seeking an divorce attorney, know ahead of time what you want out of the divorce, and have at least three prospective lawyers before making a final decision.