How to Evaluate a Good Divorce Attorney?

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    Finding a Good Divorce Attorneys in West Virginia

    Whether in court, mediation, or through negotiations, important decisions are made during a divorce that affect the rest of your life. At Kaufman & McPherson, PLLC, we know that the divorce attorney that you choose makes a difference in the outcome of your divorce.

    Are you hoping to settle issues amicably, quickly, and as cost-effectively as possible? If so, an out-of-court settlement may better suit your situation – whether accomplished through negotiation or mediation. The Kaufman & McPherson, PLLC family law attorneys are skilled in the art of negotiation and are experienced mediators. Agreements often keep costs down and reduce hostilities that may affect your ability to co-parent in cases that involve children. However, if a fair and reasonable agreement cannot be reached, Kaufman & McPherson, PLLC attorneys are experienced litigators who have tried hundreds of cases. They will prepare you every step of the way before you enter the courtroom. You will not face the courtroom unprepared or alone.

    Becoming informed about the ways to approach divorce, discussing divorce grounds, and considering the challenges you anticipate are good starting points in a first consultation with a divorce lawyer.

    Facts to Consider about West Virginia Divorce Attorneys

    • Focus and experience. Some law firms handle cases in many different areas of law. Finding a divorce attorney in West Virginia that focuses a significant portion of its practice in family law ensures that lawyers have experience with divorce cases.
    • Compatibility. If you find the lawyer intimidating or difficult to speak with, you may never have the chance to discuss your objectives and ensure the attorney is sensitive to your needs. The more open your communication, and the more comfortable you feel with your lawyer, the more likely you are to coordinate your efforts in helping to achieve your goals.
    • Commitment. Some law firms take so many cases that their efforts are spread too thin and they cannot devote the time your case deserves. If your firm provides you with personal attention and is responsive to your needs, you can see you are placing your case in good hands.
    • Accessibility. Divorce is not an easy matter, and situations may arise where you need to speak with your lawyer. Firms that provide easy access to their lawyers allow you to get the legal help you need when you need it most.

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    To obtain free information or arrange a consultation about divorce, contact Kaufman & McPherson, PLLC today by calling 304-842-4300; clicking the chat button; or by signing up for a local divorce attorney to contact you.

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    About the Author

    Kevin Kaufman
    Kevin Kaufman

    Kevin S. Kaufman is a 1977 graduate of Bridgeport High School, where he received a National Merit Scholarship, a Consolidated Natural Gas Company full scholarship, and a West Virginia Achievement scholarship. Mr. Kaufman completed his education at West Virginia University, where he received a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration, an MBA, and his law degree.