Tonight's post on affordability and the high cost of attorney fees was written by one of our Marietta divorce attorneys, Naomi Lumpkin.
Four years ago, I had a dream. I dreamed that Michael and our team at The Manely Firm, PC could expand access to justice for all through affordability. Then in law school, I dreamed that we could hire and train newly-minted attorneys seeking work to offer affordable legal services to the many who would otherwise go unrepresented and therefore, go without access to justice.
I always tell my clients that everything in family law has a dollar value and therefore can be and should be evaluated from a cost/benefit analysis. Everything, that is, except for one thing, the children. When the issue is the children you leave the realm of apples to apples comparisons and enter the land of apples to oranges, or more correctly, apples to antelopes or atoms or the andromeda galaxy. When custody is at stake, how can you ever place a dollar value on it?
Tonight's post on Street Justice in Family Law was written by our Atlanta Family Law Attorney, Cherese Clark.
Tonight's post on divorce and compromise is the first offered by one of our newest family law attorneys, Naomi Lumpkin.
Tonight's post about marketing a Family Law practice was written by our Business Manager, Shelia Manely.
Tonight's post on mediation was written by our Lawrenceville Family Law attorney, Wesley Wilson.
Let's talk about affordability, how to take control of the costs on your case. Even when the opposing party or counsel want to make trouble and increase your costs, there are steps you can take to help keep your costs down and avoid some of that trouble.
We recently finished a big divorce trial, the kind with seven figure incomes plus assets. Our opposition was one of the most expensive firms in town. They had taken over the case mid-stream from one of the other most expensive firms.
I like George Washington. I really like Abraham Lincoln, but I revere Dr. Martin Luther King.