If you read our articles about divorce in Santa Clarita, California, you know that we only recommend you hire a divorce attorney as a last resort.
I came across an attorney blog who had written a great post on how to find a good divorce lawyer in California, and I wanted to add my insights and comments. You can find the link at the end of this article to the blog in question.
We would never say not to consult with an attorney if you need legal advice, we are just simply saying that most divorce cases in California don’t require an attorney.
That said, there are just some folks that will need an attorney for their divorce in Santa Clarita. The question becomes, how do you go about hiring a divorce attorney in Santa Clarita?
I found this article to be well written and address several things you should consider when deciding on what divorce attorney to choose.
One thing to consider is that every divorce firm in Santa Clarita, CA runs their office slightly different. I would know. I have work for and with most of the divorce lawyers in Santa Clarita in one fashion or another.
Some of the divorce attorneys in Santa Clarita are what you call “Solo Practitioner’s” who work by themselves and may or may not have a paralegal in their office. These types of attorney’s will generally be answering their own phone and handling all the paperwork on their own.
To the other extreme, you have large family law firms in Santa Clarita, CA that have multiple attorney’s working for them, multiple paralegals and receptionist, etc.
One thing I would add to this article about how to hire a divorce attorney in Santa Clarita is that you have to trust your gut.
Use the ideas and thoughts in this article, but at the end of the day go with the attorney you feel will be right for you.
Here is the article if you were interested in learning more.