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6 Secrets to a Positive Experience with your Attorney

Selecting an attorney is challenging. Although most people don't want to use lawyers, most will need one at some point. To improve your overall experience, follow these important rules for building a solid client-attorney relationship:

What NOT To Look For When Hiring A Lawyer

Choosing a lawyer can be challenging. First, the need for a lawyer is usually infrequent, less frequent than choosing other professionals like doctors or dentists. Secondly, it is difficult for lay people to assess the technical competence of professionals like doctors or lawyers. We usually make those judgments based on their "bedside manner" and whether we feel we can trust the individual. Finally, the need for a lawyer is frequently associated with a stressful situation, and it is well known that stress and anxiety can affect the quality of our decision-making.