Divorce can be a complex and emotionally challenging process, and hiring the right divorce lawyer can make a significant difference in the outcome of your case. Here are 27 questions to ask before hiring a divorce lawyer:

  1. What is your experience in family law?
  2. Have you handled cases similar to mine before?
  3. What is your approach to resolving divorce cases?
  4. How will you communicate with me throughout the process?
  5. Who will be working on my case, and what is their experience level?
  6. What is your fee structure, and how do you bill for your services?
  7. Can you provide an estimate of the total cost of my case?
  8. What is your availability, and how quickly can I expect to hear back from you?
  9. How long do you anticipate my case will take to resolve?
  10. Will you be handling my case personally, or will it be delegated to another attorney or paralegal?
  11. Will you be available to represent me in court, if necessary?
  12. How do you typically handle conflicts or disputes with the other party’s lawyer?
  13. How do you keep up-to-date with changes in family law?
  14. Can you provide references from previous clients?
  15. How do you approach negotiations and settlement discussions?
  16. Will you involve me in the decision-making process, or will you make decisions on my behalf?
  17. How do you handle issues related to child custody and support?
  18. What is your experience with mediation and other alternative dispute resolution methods?
  19. Will you involve other professionals, such as psychologists or financial advisors, in my case if necessary?
  20. How will you keep me informed about the progress of my case?
  21. How do you handle disagreements or conflicts with your clients?
  22. What is your policy on confidentiality?
  23. What is your success rate in settling divorce cases?
  24. How do you approach property division in divorce cases?
  25. What is your experience with high net worth divorces?
  26. How do you handle cases involving domestic violence or abuse?
  27. How can I contact you if I have questions or concerns about my case?

These questions can help you determine if a divorce lawyer is the right fit for you and your case. It’s important to find a lawyer who has the experience and skills necessary to represent your interests and help you achieve a favorable outcome.

Sign In


Reset Password

Please enter your username or email address, you will receive a link to create a new password via email.