How to Choose a Divorce Lawyer in Colorado

How to Choose a Divorce Lawyer in Colorado

10 Things to Consider When Scouting for Legal Representation It can be difficult to try to choose a lawyer during the emotional upheaval that often accompanies the start of a divorce. It might be the first time you have really needed to hire an attorney and you may have no idea of what is reasonable for a rate. How will you afford an attorney? How will you find one? What questions should you ask? Choosing the right attorney is important to assure your matter moves forward smoothly and efficiently and at a reasonable cost. This article has some strategies to get you … Read more

Mediation – How to Prepare

Mediation – How to Prepare

Reset your thinking Resolve to get the most out of this mediation. Be positive and optimistic. Really, try hard! Be realistic Don’t ask for the moon. Manage expectations. Envision a good outcome, not a perfect one. Go into mediation as an interest based negotiator not as a positional bargainer. Think about to how to communicate what is important about an issue rather than arguing for a specific position or solution. Try to communicate your underlying concerns, needs and interests. This will allow your mediator to look for ways to create a win-win solution. Write out a confidential statement This is a … Read more