Questions You Need to Ask During a Divorce and/or Family Law Consultation

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  1. How often do you practice family law or divorce cases?
  2. How often do you practice child custody cases?
  3. How do I start the divorce process?
  4. Typically how long does a divorce take?
  5. How much is a divorce?
  6. What is your hourly rate?
  7. Who will handle the case, which attorney?
  8. What if my spouse does not agree to the divorce?
  9. Am I able to obtain alimony or must I pay alimony?
  10. How is child support calculated?
  11. How often must I attend court?
  12. Do I have to attend marriage counseling?
  13. Do I have to attend parenting classes or mediation?
  14. We agree on everything, do we need to go to court?
  15. I cannot find my spouse, how can I get a divorce?

These are some very general questions people usually ask or should ask when meeting with an attorney. You should also feel comfortable with the attorney you meet because you will need to work together to achieve your case goals. For an appointment in our Jersey City office, contact us on 201-706-7910.