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Why Hire A Family Law Attorney

We see it over and over again. People come to our office after they have a bad result in their divorce or custody case. In many of these cases, there is nothing we can do to help them. The damage has already been done.

We wanted to take a few moments to stress why you should hire a family law attorney when you are going through a divorce or custody dispute. We feel like this information can help you decide if we are the right firm to help guide you through this process.

Making A Mistake Is Easy Without Experienced Legal Guidance

Handling your divorce or custody dispute without an attorney is like driving cross-country without a map. You might end up where you want to go, but it is going to cost you a lot more time, money and stress getting there. In a family law case, your lawyer helps make everything easier for you. You are able to explain what you want to do, and your attorney can help you understand how to get there.

Your attorney is there to not only help you achieve your goals, but, also, in a way to save you from yourself. This is not an easy thing to go through. Everyone in your life is giving you advice, often times bad advice. You might be pushed emotionally in a way that you have never been before. This can lead you to do things that you do not think through, and by the time you realize your mistake it is too late to do anything about it. We want to make sure this doesn't happen to you.

Every Decision You Make Will Have A Consequence

Each time you face a choice, you have to weigh what happens now with what happens in the future. Many people put a huge emphasis on winning now. They pay little attention to two or three years down the road. They do not concern themselves with life after divorce, and this is a very problematic mistake.

At San Joaquin Family Law, part of our responsibilities is to educate you on the process, and also what your life will be like after divorce. We help you understand what potential consequences may result from the choices you make, and the impact that this may have on you and your family.

So, Why Choose Us?

Really, we feel that there are two major reasons to hire us to handle your family law case. First, we help you find the best possible approach for your situation. This means that we look at the big picture, and explain the various methods available to us to reach your specific goals. We do not simply just say what you want to hear and run up costs pursuing a path that will leave you in a terrible position when your case is over.

Second, we have the skills and knowledge that you need when facing such an important legal issue. We are in the family court almost every day, appearing before judges and working with opposing counsel while advancing our clients' interests. This is something we take seriously. We know how the judges and mediators react to specific circumstances, what they want to hear and what they don't want to hear. We give advice based on years of family law experience.

Schedule Your Consultation

To speak to our lawyers about your particular family law concern in a free, half-hour consultation, please call our office at 209-478-2700 or send us an email using the contact form. Our office is conveniently located in downtown Stockton, one block from the courthouse.