You are concerned because your spouse has hired a family law attorney that has a reputation for being unethical or overaggressive. You don’t know where to go and whether you should respond in kind or search out an ethical and honest divorce lawyer.
We understand your stress. We will also let you in on a little secret. The good lawyers just don’t know the law and are familiar with the judges. We also know our opponents. In a perfect world, all the family law attorneys would be reasonable people who have their client’s best interest in mind and the goal of a fair and swift resolution of the family law case.
Unfortunately, there are plenty of unreasonable, overaggressive or bad lawyers who practice family law. Fortunately, we generally know from experience who they are and how to handle them. This gives our family law clients a distinct advantage because not only are we able to tell our client and educate him or her on the law and strategy during the course of the divorce case but will also be able to help them understand the kind of attorney that represents their spouse and what our client can reasonably expect to see and hear.
Let’s go through the types of family law attorneys that attempt to cause problems and the way we handle cases against them. [Read more…]