Money-Saving Tips for Those with Divorce or Child Custody Cases

A child custody or divorce case can be one of the most important events in a person’s life.  It can also be one of the more expensive events too.  However, there are things that a person can do to help minimize that expense while also seeking the best possible outcome for the case.

Things to Discuss with a Lawyer During a Family Law Consultation

When a person consults with a lawyer about their family law case, there are many different things that should be discussed so that the client is as informed as possible about how the case would proceed and the terms of representation.  While each situation is different, there are some common things that are applicable in every case:

Honesty Towards Clients

As an attorney, I have many ethical duties.  These include keeping client information confidential, always acting in my client’s best interest, and being honest with my clients, just to name a few.  In particular, I take the duty to be honest with my clients extremely seriously.

Being Honest with One’s Attorney

As an attorney, I’ve seen a recurring theme: clients who are not fully honest with their lawyer. This is a problem because a lawyer who