Legal Toolkit Pennsylvania Family Law and Divorce

What to Ask About Family Law and Divorce

a

What are your fees?

b

How will you calculate them?

c

Will you allow a payment plan or credit card payment?

d

Do you require a retainer up front? How large will the retainer be?

e

After the retainer is used up, do you allow a payment plan or require a lump sum?

f

What is your time table expectancy for the entire case?

g

Will a temporary hearings or orders be set? If so, when?

h

What should my first response be (hold on banking accounts, informing school, informing mortgage company, etc.) ?