If you have been presented with an Agreement to sign, consult with an attorney right away. You need to make sure that you are not waiving important rights.
Please visit the our Client Forms page, select the appropriate form aligned with your legal matter. Print and complete the form and bring it to your consultation.
Attorney’s fees in most divorce cases are handled on an hourly basis. You can save money by saving your legal counsel time.
A few ways you can make your divorce more cost effective include:
Begin with the best. Changing attorneys is costly, do your homework ahead of time and start with legal counsel who will meet your needs.
Be prepared and organized for your meetings. Make extra copies of any needed documents, keep them organized and properly labeled.
Communicate effectively. Consolidate all of your questions and information into one email or phone call.
Inform yourself. Take the time on your own to learn about divorce in Virginia.
While this should never be used as a substitute for the advice of experienced counsel, this education empowers you and can help frame your discussions with your attorney.