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Jun 10

Family Solicitors And Lawsuits

It is never a good thing when members of a family cannot resolve their issues on their own and they involve lawyers. Involving the court should be the last resort to a dispute that could be solved amicable. Unfortunately, the number of conflicts that are solved in a court of law increases every year and the sole beneficiaries are the lawyers and the solicitors that work on these cases.

There are so many reasons as to why you should not easily consider lawsuits as the solution to your problems. First of all, lawsuits are expensive. You have to hire a lawyer or a solicitor to represent you and it goes without saying that the better they are the more money they charge. There have been numerous cases when the lawyers dragged the lawsuit just so they could make more money off their clients and unless your lawyer has been recommended to you by someone who knows and trusts him, you risk being a victim of such tactics.

Another reason why you should not hurry to file a lawsuit is that you may lose. You have to take that chance into consideration. You might think you know what is rightful yours but that does not always coincide with what is legally yours. Even if the law is on your side, if you hire a lawyer who does not know how to represent you, you risk losing especially if the other lawyer has arguments he can use in his client’s favour.

It is not necessary to involve lawyers in order for you and the other member of your family to reach an agreement. It is called compromising and it is a solution that can work if you take it into consideration. This way you both get what you want. Even if it is not all you want, it is better than the possibility of nothing. You should always keep that in mind.

Divorce lawsuits are cases when a compromise solution is harder to be reached. Neither party wants to back down hence what should be a simple division of assets could turn into a spectacle. It is worse when children are caught in the middle. Custody battles serve no good to anyone. Even more, children can be traumatized from the experience they’re subjected to. In cases like these it is ideal to find a lawyer that will treat your case with respect and that will not try to prolong the lawsuit to his benefit.