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Three Key Questions When Seeking Legal Advice

If you find yourself looking at the possibility of a court case or legal matter that you don’t have proper guidance for, you may be thinking about seeking legal advice from a qualified attorney at law. In fact, seeking out the legal advice of an experienced attorney may be one of the best things you can do. What’s more important is knowing what questions to ask when you sit down for your consultation. Here are a few important things you should ask:

  • What are my options? Any time you are seeking legal advice, it’s important to know your options and which ones make the most sense for your unique situation. Asking your attorney about the different scenarios that you may be dealing with and the choices you have for handling them can be a guiding factor in your decision making.
  • Do I need to file paperwork? Another important question to ask when seeking legal advice is whether you need to file specific paperwork, and whether there are any deadlines associated with filing. Making sure you have all of your documents in order, signed, and properly filed can make a big difference in the results of your legal matter.
  • What are the potential outcomes? With many legal matters, there are often several different potential outcomes depending on the needs of each party involved and the type of case you are involved with. Asking your attorney for legal advice about each possible end result will not only prepare you for the possibilities, but also help you determine your next steps as you move forward.

At the Law Office of Melissa Stewart, formerly Groff Law Firm, we are dedicated to providing you with sound legal advice on many different matters that are important to you. Contact us today to schedule a consultation.