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What Should You Look for When Choosing a Divorce Attorney?

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Divorce is usually a difficult process for one or both parties. On the day they committed themselves to each other before friends and family, neither one of them could have predicted the events that led them to file for divorce. To avoid making a bad situation worse, it’s crucial to choose an experienced divorce attorney who can help you throughout the entire process legal process. Unfortunately, some lawyers handling divorce cases can add to the stress experienced by the couple if they are inexperienced in cases involving divorce. When selecting an attorney to handle your divorce, there are a few things to look for that can help alleviate additional problems down the road.

One thing that people tend to look for is the length of time a lawyer has practiced and whether they have experience handling divorce cases. While experience is helpful, it’s important to dig a little deeper. Feel free to contact the bar association to see whether the lawyer has had any cases filed against them for malpractice. 

You can also perform a simple internet search about a certain lawyer or firm and see what pops up. If you search for the Law Office of John R. Rinn PC, you’ll find my website along with a host of other websites that include my name. You will also see testimonials from clients who felt compelled to write positive reviews about my services. This is a great way to get additional information about a lawyer or law firm.

In addition to researching lawyers and law firms online and identifying the length of time an attorney has practiced and whether they have been sued for malpractice, it’s also a great idea to sit down with a lawyer to discuss the particulars of your divorce case and see whether you feel comfortable.

When you meet with me, you will find yourself at ease while I listen to your story and gather the information about your divorce. I am a compassionate, caring, and competent attorney with more than 30 years of experience successfully helping clients navigate divorce proceedings with ease. If you live in Metro Detroit and are seeking expert legal representation to handle all aspects of your divorce, contact me today!

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What Is a Collaborative Divorce?

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