Top Farmington Hills Sole Custody Lawyers Near You

Boroja Bernier & Calvin PLLC

Sole Custody Lawyer | Serving Farmington Hills, MI

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586-203-2906

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Schwartz Law Firm PC

Sole Custody Lawyer | Farmington Hills, MI

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248-469-0005

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Lorrie J. Zahodnic, P.C.

Sole Custody Lawyer | Serving Farmington Hills, MI

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586-412-2000

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Aldrich Legal Services PLLC

Sole Custody Lawyer | Serving Farmington Hills, MI

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Selleck Legal, PLLC

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The Smith Law Offices, P.C.

Sole Custody Lawyer | Serving Farmington Hills, MI

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Farmington Hills Sole Custody Information

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An experienced lawyer should be able to communicate a basic "road map" on how to proceed. The lawyer should be able to walk you through the anticipated process, key considerations, and potential pitfalls to avoid. Once you've laid out the facts of your situation to the lawyer, he/she should be able to frame expectations and likely scenarios to help you understand your legal issue.

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Bill by the hour: Many attorneys bill by the hour. How much an attorney bills you per hour will vary based on a number of factors. For instance, an attorney's hourly fee may fluctuate based on whether that hour is spent representing you in court or doing research on your case. Attorneys in one practice area may bill you more than attorneys in a different practice area.

Contingent fee: Some lawyers will accept payment via contingent fee. In this arrangement, the lawyer receives a percentage of the total monetary recovery if you win your lawsuit. In sum, the lawyer only gets paid if you win. Contingent fee agreements are limited to specific practice areas in civil law.

Flat fee: For "routine" legal work where the attorney generally knows the amount of time and resources necessary to complete the task, he/she may be willing to bill you a flat fee for services performed.

Common legal terms explained

Personal jurisdiction - Requirement that a particular court have authority over a person, in order to bind that person to the judgment of the court, based on minimum contacts. International Shoe Co v. Washington is a landmark Supreme Court case outlining the scope of a state court's reach in personal jurisdiction.

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