Questions to Ask a Lawyer
Is it proper to ask if anyone else will be working on my case?
Yes. Ask if nonlawyers, such as paralegals or law clerks, will be used in researching or preparing the case. If so, will there be separate charges for their services? Who will be consulted if the lawyer is unsure about some aspects of your case? Will the lawyer recommend another attorney or firm if this one is unable to handle your case?
>>What sort of questions should I ask?
>>Is it proper to ask if anyone else will be working on my case?
>>What should I ask about fees and costs?
>>Should I ask about the possible outcome of the case?
>>During our first meeting, should I ask what will happen if the lawyer and I disagree?