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How To Keep Legal Fees To A Minimum – Podcast Episode 9

 

We have all heard the perception that all lawyers are expensive and have high fees, so here on the Divorce Collective Podcast, Caralee breaks down her tips and tricks as to how you can keep your Lawyers fees down and under control!

It is very normal for your lawyer to charge anywhere between $370.00 per hour, to $550.00 per hour. So, how do you keep your fees to a minimum? Listen in as Caralee dives into the below:

1. If you can negotiate with your ex-partner, do so!

2. Choose an excellent family law firm;

3. Get a cost agreement prior to getting started with the retaining of a lawyer;

5. You are paying for every phone call and email, ensure you are organized and timely!

6. Do not use your lawyer as a councilor;

7. Be clear about your instructions;

8. Be honest!

9. Choose an experienced family lawyer;

10. Listen carefully to your lawyer and act accordingly;

If you would like to discuss fee management or discuss in depth your family law matter, call us on 5574 0971 to arrange an initial consultation on Zoom or in one of our offieces.

We hope this podcast was helpful to you and remember, you’ve got this!

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