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How do I pay for a lawyer?

How do I pay for a lawyer?

If you want a divorce but don't have the money to pay for one, you may be wondering ways to pay for a lawyer. Many people face this issue when getting a divorce.

When interviewing lawyers for your divorce, you ought to be forthcoming about your finances. Divorce lawyers know that some clients may have little or no money to pay for their divorce. Sometimes, there is one spouse that may be the breadwinner and the other spouse may not have any knowledge about the family finances.  In family law, the code says that each party is entitled to a “level playing field.”  For example, you can go to court and ask the court to order your spouse for a contribution towards your attorney fees.

You can also review the following article on further information. https://www.consumer.ftc.gov/articles/0180-hiring-lawyer

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