What to Expect From Your Divorce Consultation
When considering a divorce, it is important that you become informed about your legal rights and responsibilities so that you can plan properly for your divorce. That is why the first step to protecting yourself, your finances, and your children during divorce is to schedule a divorce consultation with our Memphis divorce attorney. We offer a low cost confidential divorce consultation to provide you with legal information and help you develop a legal strategy tailored to your particular situation to save you time, money, and stress. Our consultations can be completed in person in our office, via phone, or via video conference. You may choose the method that is most convenient for you. You may choose the method that is most convenient for you. To schedule a consultation, you may give us a call at (901) 315-0559 or schedule online by clicking here: Schedule a Consultation.
Once you’ve taken the leap and scheduled a divorce consultation with our Memphis divorce attorney, the very next step is one of the most important, preparing for your divorce consultation. Below you will find some help tips on what to expect and how to prepare for your divorce consultation with our Memphis divorce attorney.
What should I expect to happen at my consultation? What will the lawyer do and what will she say to me?
Expect a warm and inviting environment for you to be honest and open about your very sensitive legal circumstance. Confidentiality is ensured between you, our divorce attorney, and all of her affiliates. Our divorce attorney will begin your divorce consultation by providing you with some general information about our law firm. Then, our divorce attorney will review your intake form and other relevant documents to gain a thorough understanding of your particular situation. Next our divorce attorney will talk with you to learn more about your situation, your concerns, and your goals. Our divorce attorney will also be taking notes to document the details of your circumstance in order to gather key information. After learning about your concerns and goals, our divorce attorney will share with you her legal opinion regarding the strengths and weaknesses of your position. She will also provide you with information relating to alimony, spousal support, distribution of marital assets, distribution of marital debt, child custody, visitation, and child support. Afterwards, she will collaborate with you to set realistic goals and develop a legal strategy tailored to your unique situation and goals. Next, she will provide you with an estimated cost of our divorce services. If you decide to retain us, she will discuss your payment option and provide you an attorney client retainer agreement. You will be allowed time to leave the room and take as much time as you need to review it. Upon signing the attorney client retainer agreement, our divorce attorney will assign you homework, which is an in-depth intake form for you to complete that provides our attorney in dept information about you, your spouse, your finances, and your children. If you have any questions or concerns at any time, our divorce attorney will address them.
What should bring to my divorce consultation?
Most people are unsure of what documents and other items they should bring to their divorce consultation. You should bring your consultation fee, a copy of any documents that you have been served with from your spouse, your spouse’s attorney information, any court order relating to you and your spouse, and any evidence that you have to support any grounds for divorce. If you wish to take advantage of our flexible payment plans, you should bring government issued photo identification, your last two pay stubs, and a valid debit or credit card. Your payments will be automatically charged to the card you provide in accordance to the payment plan that you and our divorce attorney agree upon. If you decide to retain our divorce attorney, she may request that you provide additional information and documents throughout the progression of your case.
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