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Marshall Davis Brown Jr: Tips for Choosing the Right Divorce Lawyer in Texas

Friday, February 8, 2013

Tips for Choosing the Right Divorce Lawyer in Texas

In the midst of going through the legal processes of making your separation a divorce, you're bound to be under some emotional and psychological stress. For you, it might not be the ideal time to be making difficult decisions, like choosing a lawyer. You hear the names of family lawyers, like Marshall Davis Brown, in TX news stories and ads, but how can you know which one is going to be the best for your situation? Here are some tips to help you think clearly and make an educated decision when hiring an attorney.

Wait it Out
Since there are a lot of hard feelings involved with divorce, it can be tempting to hire the first lawyer you can find and begin playing hardball when it comes to material and monetary possessions. In truth, there's no rush to get a divorce – take some space from your spouse and use the time for both of you to cool your heads. Give one another plenty of notice when the next step will be taken once you're ready. It helps to avoid animosity in the future, and reduces the risk of you having to relinquish more than you'd like to in the divorce.

Know your Situation
What kind of attorney will you need – a hard, fast, and aggressive one? Or one who will get the process done and over with as quickly and painlessly as possible? Are there children involved? You need to have some idea of the special characteristics that your lawyer will need to have.

Get Educated
Use the internet to find the names of the most reputable family lawyers in Texas, then read up on each one. Learn about other clients' experiences with these lawyers and even set up interviews with them if that makes you feel more comfortable. Call your state bar association, too. Don't hire an attorney who doesn't make you feel at ease.

Following these tips will ensure that you've gone through the process thoroughly and that you've made the right decision. It's not one to be rushed – remember, it's your future and your possessions on the line.


At July 29, 2013 at 2:03 PM , Blogger Sillowine sanderson said...

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At December 16, 2013 at 1:00 AM , Blogger Sloane Summers said...

You can always do research before hiring a divorce lawyer. It could be risky if you just get the one you think is handy. They might have a hard time helping you with your case.

At February 18, 2014 at 2:10 AM , Blogger sophia said...

Nice post! A divorce is a process, not a single event. At a minimum, a divorce cannot be finalized for 60 days after the date the case is filed in court.
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At April 15, 2014 at 1:44 AM , Blogger khloe levi said...

The most important thing is to choose a lawyer who is specialized in family law. There are those who go as far as specializing in divorce cases along, which is much better. There is no defined law that requires one to study any particular course to become a family lawyer. Therefore, anyone can claim expertise in this area. Therefore, ensure that you check the background of each expert you are referred to.
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At May 7, 2014 at 11:51 AM , Blogger celine sanderson said...

Getting educated about what can help you in your case will go such a long way! Also, going into a few different interviews with the best lawyers will really help you get the lawyer that can help your case the most. I'm really excited to meet with this lawyer! I've heard really impressive things from my neighbor.
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At May 15, 2014 at 3:26 AM , Blogger Kat Miller said...

One needs to remember that for a successful resolution of a case you do not necessarily need to hire an expensive lawyer. Experienced lawyers can also deliver good results.
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At June 30, 2014 at 10:14 PM , Blogger aliah said...

When you are looking choose lawyer, there are so many things you need to look for, first of all lawyer you are choosing should be well educated & should have good experience.
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At September 18, 2014 at 12:24 PM , Blogger Sylvia Sanderson said...

Knowing your situation is important. A lot of people need to realize the best strategy and path they want to take when getting a lawyer too. This was a superb article by the way!

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At May 7, 2015 at 1:55 PM , Blogger Dave Thompson said...

Best advice you give is to "know your situation", and what type of lawyer will best help you. Knowing that can make the difference of whether or not you win your case. Doing your research beforehand has to be the best thing you can do for your divorce case. Thanks for the great advice.

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