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Idiot's Guides: Surviving Divorce, Fourth Edition by Terry Hillman, Pamela Weintraub

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CHAPTER7

How to Find and Retain an Attorney

In This Chapter

  • Choosing the right lawyer for you
  • What to expect from your lawyer
  • An introduction to fees
  • Evaluating references
  • How to interview a prospective lawyer

If you had a sizable wedding, you probably followed these traditions: you listened to various bands before choosing the music; you tasted food from different caterers before hiring a chef; and you studied portfolios before selecting a photographer. In this respect, at least, getting divorced is easier than getting married. You probably only need to find one person: a competent lawyer you like, trust, and can afford. And your spouse doesn’t ...

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