Hiring a San Diego Family Lawyer
In today’s unsettling economy, many Americans are resorting to any means possible to save their hard earned money. Unfortunately, in the legal arena, some people attempt to handle family law or divorce cases without the aid of an attorney. By doing so, they potentially make matters much worse and ultimately cost themselves more.
An experienced Family Law attorney is well versed in the issues. We understand the complexities of the courtroom and the expectations of judges. Furthermore, we are uniquely prepared for opposing arguments and ploys the other side might attempt to use. We are competent and experienced in arguing the laws involving support, property disputes, and custody issues.
San Diego Family Lawyer Can Relieve Stress
At the bare minimum, each party in a divorce dispute should have a consulting attorney present to answer any questions, to ensure all of the documents are prepared correctly, to protect the client’s rights, and to avoid the client’s being taken advantage of.
There are some parties who have resorted to ‘paralegals’ as a cost-cutting measure. Although paralegals can provide assistance in document preparation, they are forbidden to render legal advice. Independent paralegals in California actually have lost the ability to call themselves “paralegals” in part because of real concerns about many have stepped across the line from document preparation to legal advice. As a result, these independent operators must now call themselves “legal document preparers.”
Hiring a San Diego Family Lawyer Reduces Risks
You should ask yourself if it is worth risking your child’s custody, support, or personal property by not retaining a qualified and experienced Family Law attorney. The court issues orders about your children, your income, your home, your bank accounts, your pets, your personal property, your retirement accounts, your business, your credit cards, etc. Everyone needs the protection and guidance of Family Law attorney provides.
I strongly recommend you seek a family law attorney even for a brief case evaluation to set you on the best path possible to protect yourself, your children and your family moving forward.