How to Select a Family Law Attorney Attorney in New York, New York

Setting Expectations for Your Divorce Lawyer

New York matrimonial and divorce attorney Jacqueline Newman of Berkman Bottger Newman & Rodd explains the importance of clients setting clear expectations in family law.

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I think, again, it’s one of those things that – if you’re not honest with your attorney; if you don’t tell your attorney exactly what you’re looking for – how are they going to be able to work for you? How are they going to be able to help you in the way that you need to be helped? People have different expectations. And so, what’s really important is that you talk to them; you tell them what’s important to you; you tell them what your goals are; and then, they’ll do the best job they can to achieve them.

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