You may have friends and coworkers who speak about their attorney as if it were perfectly normal to have one. Though the costs of hiring a lawyer are prohibitive to the average person, there are actually ways to have legal representatives on retainer for a fraction of the cost of hiring one in an emergency. Read here about how to find these attorneys and how to establish the relationship.
A general practitioner is not always your best option.
You might have a good lawyer you trust, but do not hesitate to hire a specialized lawyer if you need help with an issue your lawyer has no experience with. Do not hesitate to ask your usual lawyer for a referral.
Business recommendations can be very effective when retaining a lawyer. You might be able to get a referral for a good lawyer from many companies. For example, suppose you need a … Read more