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Questions to Ask During Your Divorce Consultation

Questions to Ask During your Divorce Consultation with an Overland Park Attorney

Kansas firm offers guidance for individuals starting the marriage dissolution process

When you are seeking a divorce or responding to your spouse who is looking to end your marriage, you need an attorney who will effectively represent your interests and pursue the right strategy for you. The Henry Law Firm, P.A. in Overland Park can handle your divorce, regardless of whether the breakup is bitter or relatively amicable. When you meet with one of our experienced Kansas attorneys, these questions and answers might help you to learn if our firm is right for you:

Does your practice focus on divorce?

We focus exclusively on divorces and other aspects of Kansas family law, including child custody, child support, spousal support and same-sex family law, so we are familiar with the applicable law and practical considerations no matter how complex your case might be.

What type of strategy will you develop for my case?

That depends on a number of circumstances, such as how reasonable or unreasonable your spouse is and what your goals are. Our attorneys work closely with clients to determine what strategies will give them the best chance to accomplish their objectives. We will give you honest advice on your options so you can make important decisions with confidence.

How responsive will you be when I have questions?

We pride ourselves on partnering with our clients and keeping them fully apprised of case developments. Our lawyers will answer all of your questions and concerns promptly.

How experienced are the people who will work on my case and can I meet them?

You can meet and discuss your case with both of our attorneys, who have over 25 years of combined experience. Our legal assistant also provides vital support to our clients throughout their divorce proceeding.

What is your fee structure?

Our firm requires an initial retainer fee to commence representation and bills attorney’s fees on an hourly basis after receipt of the initial retainer. Depending on the circumstances, your case may require the  need to hire investigators,  expert witnesses, or incur other costs; however, those factors are always thoroughly discussed before engaging. We itemize these costs in each bill and explain why they are necessary.

How much will my divorce cost in total?

Frankly, that is impossible to know at the outset. We will try to keep costs low by making every effort to resolve parenting, financial, and other disputed issues out of court.

What can be done keep the costs of the divorce low?

We have a whole page on that subject. Typically, the most important factor is whether the terms of a divorce can be finalized before the case goes to trial. We often achieve satisfactory settlements through mediation or direct negotiations with your spouse’s attorney. Your ability to provide necessary information and documents can also help.

How can you make the divorce easier for me?

We understand how stressful it can be for our clients. We answer all your questions, keep you well informed and, when we need your assistance, you can count on us to provide helpful guidance on what you need to do.

Will I need to face my spouse’s attorney?

In certain situations, your case might go to trial where you might be cross-examined by your spouse’s lawyer, but you will not be alone. We will help you prepare and protect you from any improper questions. For most or all communications, we will be the ones dealing with your spouse’s attorney on your behalf.

You can count on us for honest answers, skillful representation and strategies tailored to your circumstances and goals.

Contact knowledgeable Kansas divorce attorneys you can trust

At The Henry Law Firm, P.A., we understand how important it is to answer our clients’ questions and are happy to do so. Call us at 913-381-5020 or contact us online to schedule a consultation with one of our attorneys in Overland Park.

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