Choosing The Right Family Law Attorney

A divorce or another family law problem forces you to make a number of difficult decisions. One of the most critical choices you have to make is selecting the right lawyer to represent your interests.

Some of the qualities that a good family law attorney possesses include:

  • Experience: Nothing prepares you for a complex legal matter better than having been there before. An experienced lawyer can help you avoid costly pitfalls because he or she knows the warning signs. Experience can also help you identify opportunities that may have otherwise gone unnoticed.
  • Understanding: Does your attorney understand the personal impact this legal issue is having on your life? There is more to the practice of law than contracts and statutes. There is human element to every case. This is especially true in the area of family law.
  • Attention to detail: A single mistake or oversight in divorce paperwork can cost you significant time, expense and worry. An overlooked factor in a child custody case can affect your parental rights. When your attorney pays strict attention to detail, many of these mistakes can be avoided.
  • Preparedness: Your case may seem straightforward at the beginning, but there's no telling which direction it will take. When your attorney is prepared for any outcome — from amicable negotiation to complex courtroom litigation — you can rest assured your rights will be protected.

In more than a decade of handling family law issues in Collin County, Texas, I believe I have demonstrated all of these qualities. I certainly strive for excellence in every case I handle. You don't have to take my word for it, of course. Feel free to visit my Avvo page to read testimonials from former clients who were happy with my legal services.

The outcome of this legal matter will likely affect you for years, if not the rest of your life. I encourage you to explore your options and make sure you are comfortable with the lawyer you choose. If you would like to learn more about me and my practice, feel free to get in touch by calling my law office at 972-905-6989 or contacting me online.

Super Lawyers | Rising Stars | 2014 AVVO Rating | 8.8 Excellent | Featured Attorney Family
  • Visa
  • Master Card
  • American Express
  • Discover Network
  • PayPal