THE TOP TEN Questions to Ask a Lawyer
Somehow it does not seem too difficult to figure out what to ask a mechanic when our car breaks down; nor is it too difficult to ask our doctor questions when we are not feeling well. But when it comes to our lawyers it seems that we are unsure of what types of questions should be asked. They are professionals and used to being put on the spot. Anything you ask they should be able to come up with a reasonable answer. There are some items that simply need to be covered when seeking for legal counsel or representation in a legal matter. Once you locate a lawyer that you feel confident can handle your case in a proper manner, there are certain questions that certainly need answers. Here are the top ten questions you should ask your lawyer. For more legal articles please take a look at, http://netlz.corank.com/tech/all/cat/upcoming/law
Somehow it does not seem too difficult to figure out what to ask a mechanic when our car breaks down; nor is it too difficult to ask our doctor questions whe... more
How long have you been practicing in this particular area of the law?
Have you ever handled a case that is similar to mine?
What are your rates and how will I be billed?
What are all the possible outcomes in this case?
About how long will this case take to resolve?
How will we communicate throughout the course of my case?
Will you be working toward a settlement or be aggressive?
Approximately what is the total bill going to be including all expenses and fees?
Will anyone else in your law office be working on my case?
Is it possible to have paralegals or junior attorneys handle some of the legalities at lower rates?
[source: What to Look for in a Lawyer ]
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