No. We have all heard the horror stories about people being “taken to the cleaners” by their lawyers. The reality today is that the vast majority of family law lawyers recommend a “settlement-first” approach to their clients. You may be surprised at how affordable it can be for your lawyer to negotiate an out-of-court settlement on your behalf. If you meet with a lawyer who recommends starting a court battle against your former spouse, without first presenting the idea of a settlement, you should find a new lawyer.
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