How do I find a good custody lawyer?
Ruby Norta Gumapac Assistant at Ascent Law LLC
When looking for a custody lawyer, there are many factors that should be considered. These include the cost, experience, and recommendations. You can also ask for referrals from friends and family members. Communication is also an important component of a custody battle, so it is important to work with an attorney that you are comfortable with.
Looking for a child custody lawyer
The right child custody lawyer can be a critical component of a successful custody battle. An attorney who has handled similar cases in the past will have a good rapport with judges and courthouse staff. He or she should be easy to work with and communicate well with his or her clients. The attorney should be able to communicate effectively with other people, including the opposing spouse, his or her lawyer, and any accountants that may be involved in the case.
Before choosing a child custody lawyer, do some preliminary research. You want to avoid the high-pressure sales tactics of some attorneys. Most lawyers offer a free initial consultation. Others have reduced or flat-fee consultations. Make sure you get a copy of their materials before making a decision. In addition, make sure you understand the timeframe for filing a lawsuit.
Experienced attorneys know how to manage the details of child custody cases, from filing paperwork to keeping track of court dates. It’s important to remember that missing one of these deadlines can have major consequences for the custody case. Hiring a lawyer with experience will give you peace of mind and reduce the stress of the proceedings.
Experience also matters when it comes to modifying custody agreements. If you are unable to reach a final agreement, an experienced lawyer will work to ensure that you do not violate the agreement. Additionally, an experienced attorney can also handle international and interstate custody disputes.
Asking family and friends for recommendations
Referrals from family and friends are a great way to find a good custody lawyer. You can also contact court clerks or the state bar association for a list of lawyers in your area. In some states, there is a network of lawyers maintained by the court, so it may be helpful to ask a judge who she has used in a custody case. However, referrals are often the best bet because they can be trusted and they can often provide you with personal recommendations.
A lawyer’s personality and attitude may be important to you. It is important to interview prospective attorneys before hiring them. Find one who is comfortable with you and your needs, and ask questions about their experience, background, and any applicable custody laws. It’s also important to inquire about the lawyer’s fee structure and case management. Consider the lawyer’s approach to your case and whether or not they will fight for you.
If you need an Child Custody Lawyer, please call this law firm for a free consultation.
Ascent Law LLC
8833 S Redwood Road Suite C
West Jordan UT 84088
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8833 S. Redwood Road, Suite C
West Jordan, Utah
84088 United States
Telephone: (801) 676-5506
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Layton is a city in Davis County, Utah, United States. It is part of the Ogden-Clearfield Metropolitan Statistical Area. As of the 2020 census, the city had a population of 81,773, with 2021 estimates showing a slight increase to 83,291. Layton is the most populous city in Davis County and the ninth most populous in Utah.
Layton has direct access to Salt Lake City, Ogden, Salt Lake City International Airport, Antelope Island, and the FrontRunner commuter rail. Layton City is a leader in economic development for the region, with immediate adjacency to Hill Air Force Base, a large hospitality district (1,000+ hotel beds) and conference center, the Layton Hills Mall, multiple nationally recognized retail and food chains, the East Gate Business Park, and the Weber State University-Davis campus.
In 2014, Layton contributed $1.34 billion worth of retail sales activity, the second largest market north of Salt Lake City and seventh largest in Utah.
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