There are way too many divorce lawyers in Shenandoah. Visit Avvo.com and enter “divorce” as the practice area and then enter Shenandoah Virginia and click Search. You’ll see a lengthy list of divorce lawyers in and near Shenandoah.
You’ll notice that all those lawyers look and sound the same. They will all let you know within their short identical Avvo blurbs that they are “compassionate,” “aggressive,” “good listeners,” “blah…blah.” Whatever they believe you wish to hear, that’s what they’ll say.
If you click through to the internet sites of these lawyers , that won’t help either. Each of them have the exact same cookie-cutter websites.
Each of them look and sound the same. Each of them tell you various almost identical qualities about themselves. The problem is that not one of them can prove a single claim they make. You don’t want to listen to any of that noise. If they do not prove it, this means nothing. “I think I’m a genuine great guy, and you should too.” is not a very wise legal advertisement for a lawyer.
Let your spouse have that weak attorney. You need a lawyer of demonstrated higher quality to protect your interests. You want the best divorce lawyer in Shenandoah.
To be clear, there’s absolutely nothing wrong with a lawyer having an Avvo account, a Yelp Account, a LegalZoom account or a Google My Business page. What’s wrong is when they ONLY have those accounts and do not position themselves professionally to stand out from the lawyer-crowd.
It’s also wise to know that the prominent Avvo Rating displayed in each lawyer’s profile has absolutely nothing to do with the specific performance of the individual attorney. It is not based, as Avvo wants you to believe, upon client testimonials or any kind of performance metric by that attorney. It is founded on “peer recommendations.” Avvo informs you that should you hover over the small information icon next to the rating.
So because other divorce lawyers in Shenandoah are obviously not going to write testimonials for their divorce lawyer competitor, lawyers in various fields of legal practice dishonestly trade recommendations with each other.
So an area DUI attorney who does not have any necessary knowledge about the attorney s/he is recommending for divorce will write a great testimonial about some non-competitive divorce lawyer as a swap for a similarly dishonest and meaningless testimonial by that divorce attorney about his or her DUI practice.
Don’t get fooled. The Avvo Rating does not let you know how good or affordable any attorney actually is.
And yes, you do want a cheap divorce attorney providing your divorce is uncontested. Cheap divorce lawyers tend to be good divorce lawyers because they tend to handle a lot of divorce and other family law matters. So you can certainly tell your friends that you found an affordable divorce attorney through 1-800-DIVORCE, but let’s face it, if you have an uncontested divorce, you WANT a cheap divorce lawyer.
You will also notice that several divorce lawyer’s websites are “jack-of-all-trades” websites. You might have found them on Avvo’s divorce page, but many of these lawyers also handle bankruptcy, DUI, personal injury, crime, car-wreck, immigration, social security disability, etc. They’re telling you, “Hey, we do a|little bit of everything. Please hire us for something.”
You will want divorce attorney who handles only family law matters. You don’t want your Shenandoah divorce lawyer to pick up the telephone to you when she’s just been focusing on a criminal record expungement or a social security disability case. Those are different specializations involving different laws and thought processes.
So right now, as you read this, only you realize what’s involved with your impending divorce or family law case.
Armed with this personal knowledge, you’re looking for a local Shenandoah divorce attorney who demonstrates to you some kind of unique spark – some creative problem-solving indication that demonstrates his or her abilities. Again, don’t listen to what the attorney informs you about himself or herself. That form of self-praise means nothing to you. It could be accurate, but it may not be. You are searching for clear reliable proof.
Also, keep in mind that you do not have to find the best divorce attorney in Shenandoah. No-one knows who that is anyway. You need to find the best Shenandoah divorce attorney FOR YOU!!
How to find YOUR divorce attorney? Look at how each divorce attorney handles his or her law practice. Why? Because that’s how s/he will handle your divorce or other family law case.
It is reasonable to believe that the way business people (like lawyers) handle the difficulties and challenges in their very own businesses will be the way s/he handles the difficulties and challenges in your case.
People generally bring the same knowledge, intellect, analysis and incentive to each and every problem that faces them. So just how each attorney positions and promotes his or her own law practice will be a strong indication of how s/he will conduct your case.
Why would you hire a attorney to take care of your own personal legal and economic interests when they don’t even look after their very own business interests?
So look carefully at each attorney. If they ONLY stand in line at Avvo with a phony rating, leave them alone. If they represent themselves only on a cookie-cutter website and only with self-praise, leave them alone. There is no dynamic or creative insight or spark in this lawyer.
So what is a good example of a lawyer who represents himself or herself well? What about a divorce attorney who has seized the very best family law brand in the world? What about a divorce attorney who has secured the 1-800-DIVORCE brand to the exclusion of all other divorce lawyers in Shenandoah? What about a divorce attorney who is smart enough to possess one single word as his or her brand, firm name and forever memorable telephone number?
Isn’t that the kind of dynamic problem-solving divorce attorney you’re looking for?
You don’t need to hire a “jack-of-all-trades” attorney . And you don’t need to hire a non-descript attorney who just stands in line with every other divorce attorney in Page County. You need a lawyer who represents himself or herself decisively because that means s/he will handle your interests in the same manner.
However, there’s more. 1-800-DIVORCE is not just the best divorce marketing brand on the planet. Think also about what else 1-800-DIVORCE means – to you AND to your 1-800-DIVORCE attorney.
1-800-DIVORCE brings your local 1-800-DIVORCE attorney many more cases than their competitors. Lawyers who handle many divorce cases are usually better at handling divorces than their local competitors. You want a busy divorce attorney who is well-versed in family law and understands the intricacies of divorce.
1-800-DIVORCE also has a cost-effectiveness component. The brand provides 1-800-DIVORCE lawyers divorces at a lower case acquisition cost than their lawyer competitors mustpay. That means your local 1-800-DIVORCE attorney is LIKELY to charge lower fees.
Many additionally have fixed fee a la carte service packages such as a case review legal services offering, where you will not only have your complete fee up-front but also pay only for the services your situation really requires.
Most 1-800-DIVORCE lawyers also offer free initial consultations.
However, maybe the best financial factor for you to consider is that because of the memorability of 1-800-DIVORCE, it is a referral bonanza. What will you be saying to a friend or relative who needs similar legal assistance in the future? You’ll just be able to say, “Call 1-800-DIVORCE. They took care of me.” And that’s the payoff for the lawyer – a free case. That and all of your other referrals (and the referrals from your referrals) are the icing on the cake to your local 1-800-DIVORCE attorney for many years to come. S/he WANTS that free business.
Your 1-800-DIVORCE referrals are what bring your local 1-800-DIVORCE lawyer’s case acquisition cost way down. They may get 2, 3, 6 divorces for the cost of one (yours). And that’s why they signed up. And you know that, and they know that, and they hope you know that.
So take advantage. Make sure that your 1-800-DIVORCE attorney knows that you will refer friends and relatives to him or her through 1-800-DIVORCE but that you expect to have a real good job done in your divorce.
Only a great job will lead to future referrals. You don’t have to be nasty or mean about that reality. Just state it as a business proposition. Your 1-800-DIVORCE attorney will know it’s true. Tell him or her that you know a lot of people.
If your local 1-800-DIVORCE attorney didn’t have 1-800-DIVORCE, how would you refer people to him or her. You’ll forget his or her name and you’ll lose his or her email address. In 2 or 5 years, you’ll never remember, but you’ll never forget 1-800-DIVORCE.
Call 1-800-DIVORCE or complete the web form below to be connected directly to your local 1-800-DIVORCE attorney . S/he is exactly the kind of Shenandoah divorce attorney you are looking for.
All of the above advice tells you what situations to avoid and what situations to look for in hiring the best divorce attorney for you in Shenandoah.
Of course, we could have just said to call 1-800-DIVORCE. 1-800-DIVORCE has been qualifying great and most affordable divorce lawyers and introducing them to divorce buyers ever since June 1991.
1-800-DIVORCE knows what to look for in a top local divorce attorney. But we needed to tell you a little with regards to what 1-800-DIVORCE seeks in finding your local 1-800-DIVORCE attorney. We didn’t just throw a dart at a local map.
So right now we ought to tell you a little about the usual family law services that are offered by 1-800-DIVORCE lawyers. Of course, the most usual is divorce. Legal separations are less common.
In a common family law case, there will be multiple family law services offered – maybe as well as divorce or legal separation or as a separate service if the divorce itself has been completed or will not be requested currently.
Here are perhaps the most common additional family law service offerings, which is not to say that they are any less important.
If there are minor children, then the issues of child custody and visitation/parenting have to be resolved and be determined by legal court orders.
Child custody and its related issues are always regarded by the court to be more significant than a divorce itself or any other issues such as property division. Obviously, child custody and visitation can be emotional topics for the parents.
To get a child custody case assessment and a firm impression of what the likely results of a child custody and parenting action would likely be, call 1-800-DIVORCE or complete the web form below.
The issue of child support is also potentially emotional. Frequently, it is also a concern of financial well-being and justice.
No matter whether your child support issue is a matter of determining the correct dollar figure of child support that should be paid, based upon the relative incomes of the parents and the percentages of primary physical custody of each parent or alternativelyif it is a situation of either enforcement or modification of an existing child support order, your local 1-800-DIVORCE lawyer in Shenandoah has you covered.
To speak with your local 1-800-DIVORCE attorney and obtain a free child support strategy session, call 1-800-DIVORCE or complete the web form at the bottom of this page.
Often in a long term marriage, but additionally in shorter marriages, spousal support can be an important matter. It will be the job of the court to require that the financial positions of the parties after the divorce are kept as much as is possible the same as the standard of living the parties enjoyed during the marriage.
For a free spousal support assessment, call 1-800-DIVORCE or complete the web form at the bottom of this page.
Even when spouses cannot agree, a divorce does not have to mean an expensive trial. For many couples, divorce mediation is an excellent and affordable alternative to battling it out in court.
In divorce mediation, both of you meet with a trained, un-biased mediator to weigh up and resolve the issues in your case. Mediation sessions frequently take place in an informal office setting, though you may also be able to go through your mediation online.
To learn about the divorce mediation services available from your local 1-800-DIVORCE attorney in Shenandoah, call 1-800-DIVORCE or complete the web form at the bottom of this page.
Uncontested divorces are divorces in which both parties agree they want a divorce and that neither spouse will fight the case or any of its issues, e.g. custody, support and property/debt division.
In most cases, the court process for uncontested divorces will be completed in a much shorter time than in contested divorces.
You might sue for divorce thinking the case should be uncontested, but find later that your spouse has decided to contest. This does not happen often, but it happens.
You will want to ask your 1-800-DIVORCE lawyer about the availability of flat-fee unbundled services in an uncontested divorce. Bear in mind that these are not suitable in ALL uncontested divorces.
The important factor in an uncontested divorce is to have an experienced and cost-effective lawyer on your side from the beginning just in case your uncontested divorce becomes contested or requires extra family law services.
Call 1-800-DIVORCE or complete the web form at the bottom of this page.
If you have made the difficult personal decision to terminate your marriage or to seek other family law relief, you should definitely proceed with your divorce lawyer hiring decision at your own pace. The process must be comfortable for you.
So we thank you for considering using 1-800-DIVORCE for such an important matter as your own divorce or other family law matter.
We ask only that you remember our phone number. We think you will. Whenever you are ready to proceed, just dial 1-800-DIVORCE and you will be connected automatically to the exceptional divorce lawyer 1-800-DIVORCE qualified in your area.