https://youtu.be/0M7wrcasc80 Many parents with family law cases say, “I can’t afford a lawyer.” But actually, there are affordable lawyers available, you just need to know where to look. Traditional family law representation might be unaffordable to over 90% of the public, and it’s rightfully considered grossly inefficient. But many family law lawyers have recognized this …
Traditionally, people get a lawyer for their family court case. Hiring a lawyer means you trust someone else who’s educated, experienced, and knows how to study the particular facts and apply them to the law. That’s the best way to get help, but also the most expensive. How do you prepare without the money to pay a lawyer?
If you can’t afford a lawyer, you’re not alone. The vast majority of people in family court can’t either, and don’t have lawyers – they go it alone. Depending upon where you live or who you ask, the number of self reps can range anywhere from two-thirds to 90 percent. The first thing to ask yourself before you decide to go without you, is will it hurt you? Can you do it?
The worst thing about court can be the attorney fees. For instance, legal fees in custody and divorce court is a common cause of bankruptcy.
There are many things that you can do, and steps that you can take to reduce your legal fees.