Important Questions to Ask Your Divorce Attorney

BusinesswomanYour divorce attorney is your advocate and guide through the legal process. Because he or she has handled many divorces, your attorney is highly knowledgeable and is there to help you. While you might meet with your attorney and have a list of questions to ask, such as how long it will take, how the process works, and how you will divide your assets, there are a few key questions most client don’t think to ask, which can help avoid a lot of problems.

Ask your attorney what the judge would find important in deciding your case. Understanding this can help you see what kind of resolution you are likely to get in court. You may be surprised by the answer because it’s hard to imagine that a judge may not see things your way. Getting a realistic view of how your case would be resolved in court can help you decide what type of settlement you should agree to.

Another important question to ask is what you should change about your path and what you should do moving forward to help improve your case. Frequently clients come to their attorneys after their decisions have caused problems and ask for help fixing them. You can avoid all of that if you ask your attorney to tell you what you’re doing wrong now so you can make changes before you need legal intervention. Get some suggestions about how to manage co-parenting, custody transfers, access to assets, dating, moving and more, so that you can make wise decisions that will help you case.

The Sampair Group is your divorce firm in Maricopa County. Our skilled attorneys represent men and women in divorce and family law cases with a focus on your needs. Call our office today to discuss your case.