Before We Get Started
Frequently Asked Question
Be open and honest. Keeping details or information from your lawyer only makes his or her job that much more difficult, which is in every case a detriment to your claim. Your lawyer is there to represent you and therefore you need to have enough trust in him or her to divulge everything pertaining to your situation. Your attorney will in most cases ask questions that may seem very personal in nature, or might upset you. Remember that their only concern is to ensure you come out of the situation with the best results possible, and as such you should answer honestly and not feel defensive when being questioned. All communication with your attorney, even during the initial consultation is protected by attorney-client privilege and by law cannot be shared with anyone else without your permission.
Ask questions and make sure you get answers. Your attorney should expect you to have many questions about your case, their background, the cost of the proceedings and other aspects of the law. Make sure you are comfortable with your attorney and that they can explain legal jargon to your entire satisfaction before deciding to hire him or her. We welcome your questions and will personally take the time necessary to be sure you fully understand your case and the process.