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Questions You Should Always Ask Before Hiring a Lawyer

July 20, 2017

When you have a legal matter to deal with, hiring a lawyer can get you a better outcome for your case. Not only will they navigate the legal waters for you, but they can offer you advice and guidance on how to pursue your claim. Hiring the right lawyer for your case is a matter of doing your own discovery work. Keep these questions in mind when you are looking to hire an attorney to fight your case.

What Is Your Experience?

It is imperative that you find an attorney that specializes in your case area. They should have significant experience in the field and know the law inside and out when it comes to serving your legal needs.

How Much Do You Charge?

Understanding how an attorney will charge can help you determine if their cost fits within your budget. Some lawyers charge by the hour, while others only get paid if your case prevails. Be sure you know what your financial obligations are before you sign on to work with an attorney.

Have You Handled A Case Like Mine?

While your case is no doubt unique from anyone else’s, it may have similarities that the attorney you are looking to hire has worked with before. Find out how many cases they have handled like yours and what the outcomes of those claims were. This will give you a good idea of what you can expect from yours.

Can You Help Me?

Most importantly, you need to make sure that the lawyer you want to hire can help you. While you may think you have a legal case, the law may decide differently. Most attorneys will be upfront about the possibility helping you with your legal matters.

Getting the information you need to make an informed decision on hiring an attorney can assist you in determining who to work with. When you have a legal matter that needs guidance, contact the attorneys at Rudnick, Addonizio, Pappa & Casazza. We can offer you honest legal advice you can trust with the experience you need to fight your case.

“The attorney working on my personal injury case was knowledgable, courteous, and payed careful attention to every detail. He was sure to address any questions and concerns thoughtfully and respectfully. I have had an excellent experience interacting with the firm and I highly recommend the law firm of Rudnick, Addonizio, Pappa & Casazza to others.”

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