Attorney Client Relationship

You are going through divorce — you retain an attorney and at the end of the day you have a visceral reaction — you either love or hate your divorce attorney. While a good attorney could use his legal knowledge and skills to get you a better settlement, the facts of your case largely determine the outcome of your case. So why then, do clients have such extreme reactions to their lawyers?

In large measure, the client’s satisfaction with his legal representation is directly related to his expectations from the attorney-client relationship. So what can the client expect of his attorney?
Continue Reading Divorce Attorney Expectations

Recently I posted an entry about the lamb, the bulldog and the fox, In keeping with that post it is fitting to share an entry which describes the perils of being overly aggressive. In Fox Rothchild’s New Jersey Family Law Blog the author described how fighting for the sake of fighting distracts the court from the two most important things: (1) our client; and (2) our client’s rights and needs.
Continue Reading It is best to win without fighting.