Hiring an Attorney

Edina, MN Family Law Attorney, Jane Van Valkenburg talks about what you should look for in a lawyer when pursuing counsel.

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And I think the word used is experience is really important; looking for an attorney with experience in family law. Knowing – it may sound silly, but knowing the other attorneys in the area is important. Having a reputation in the area is important. Knowing the judicial officers is important. It’s also important the level of comfort that you have. Do you feel that you can communicate with your attorney? Are they listening to you? Do they understand what your issues are going to be? Do they have an idea of how to get through that? So that, again, you can take that fear and have a way of coming through that to be in a safe place when you’re done.

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