Legal Consultation Expectations


Many people are afraid to consult a lawyer because of outrageous fees they believe they will incur, or a drawn-out court case that will be more of a hassle than it’s worth. Perhaps they have heard a friend’s horror story of her divorce proceedings, and how the lawyer ended up charging almost as much as she was awarded in alimony. But lawyers, for the most part, are there to defend your legal rights. Many specialize in certain areas of the law, some with intricacies and seeming contradictions that a lay person can’t be expected to understand, much less use to his advantage.

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