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Law Office of Robert N. Getz, P.S.

Sole Custody Lawyer | Serving Bellevue, WA

425-247-3369

Compassionate, Understanding and Careful Attention to Your Circumstances

As an experienced family law attorney, I know how much stress a divorce and other family law matters can add to your life. Few events in life cause as much anguish as those that come with the breakdown of family relationships. Backed by a professional service that is second-to-none in this field, I have been helping people navigate the rocks and shoals of divorce for more …

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Family Law Attorney Laurie G. Robertson

Sole Custody Lawyer | Serving Bellevue, WA

Free Consultation

Se Habla Español

1-800-336-3228

Custody Can Affect the Rest of You and Your Family's Life. Know your Options Up Front: Call Our Attorney for a FREE Consultation Today!

Selecting an effective divorce attorney is essential and can have a tremendous effect on the outcome of your case. Even though a divorce case may only last up to a year, the impact of the final orders can generally last for years after the case, if not an entire lifetime. The necessity of choosing a Seattle divorce lawyer that you can trust, and one who is dedicated to your …

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William Buchanan, Attorney at Law

Sole Custody Lawyer | Bellevue, WA

Free Consultation

425-274-9796

Experienced King County Divorce Attorney Providing Family Law Support Serving the Entire Puget Sound Area from Offices in Bellevue

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The Law Offices of Lori M. Saxion, PLLC

Sole Custody Lawyer | Serving Bellevue, WA

When You And Your Family Are Most Vulnerable, I Am Ready To Help

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How an Attorney Can Help

An attorney can often resolve your particular legal issue faster and better than trying to do it alone. A lawyer can help you navigate the legal system, while avoiding costly mistakes or procedural errors. You should seek out an attorney whose practice focuses on the area of law most relevant to your issue.

Top Questions to Ask a Lawyer

  • What is the usual process to resolve my case? How long will it take to resolve this?
  • What are likely outcomes of a case like mine? What should I expect?

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.

Points to Consider Before Hiring a Lawyer

Experience. Regardless of the type of legal matter you need help with, an experienced attorney will usually be able to get you better results.

Competence. Determine an attorney's expertise by asking about their track record for the issue you need help with resolving.

Fit. There are plenty of good attorneys out there; make sure you find one you are comfortable working with.

Common legal terms explained

Pro se - This Latin term refers to representing yourself in court instead of hiring professional legal counsel. Pro se representation can occur in either criminal or civil cases.

Statute - Refers to a law created by a legislative body. For example, the laws enacted by Congress are statutes.

Subject matter jurisdiction - Requirement that a particular court have authority to hear the claim based on the specific type of issue brought to the court. For example, the U.S. Bankruptcy Court only has subject matter jurisdiction over bankruptcy filings, therefore it does not have the authority to render binding judgment over other types of cases, such as divorce.

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