When you are going through a divorce or family law case such as child custody, you may feel like you don’t know what to do next. You may be wondering if you should hire an attorney.

Here’s Why You Need One.

If you are facing a family law issue such as a divorce, child custody dispute, or another family law matter, you will likely need the services of a family law attorney. While not all family law cases will require legal representation, an experienced attorney can help you navigate the complex issues involved with these matters. They can also provide guidance on how to protect your rights during the process.

  1. A Lawyer Will Protect Your Rights
    As a client, you have certain legal rights when dealing with a family law matter. These rights include the right to privacy, the right to confidentiality, the right to due process, and the right to representation by counsel.
  2. An Attorney Can Help You Understand the Legal Process.
    An experienced family law attorney will help you understand the legal process and how it affects you as a client. He or she will also explain the different options available to you and help you make decisions about your future.
  3. They Can Help You Navigate the Court System.
    If you are facing a family law issue, you need to find an attorney who understands the court system and has experience with cases similar to yours. This means that he or she must be able to answer questions about the laws and procedures involved in your situation.
  4. They Can Help You Prepare for Trial.
    Should your family law case go to trial, an experienced family law attorney can help you prepare by making sure you understand the legal process and how it works. He or she can also advise you on whether it is possible to settle out of court.
  5. An Experienced Lawyer Will Make Sure You File the Proper Paperwork.
    When it comes to divorce and child custody cases, there are often forms, documents and paperwork to fill out. Missing one of these forms or failing to meet the filing deadlines can be devastating personally and financially. Hiring a lawyer will help you avoid these pitfalls.

At Sandoval Law Firm we understand the stress of dealing with divorce, child custody and domestic violence. Our firm consists of founding attorney Raul Sandoval Jr. and a dedicated support staff. Mr. Sandoval earned his law degree from Texas Tech University School of Law. Since that time, he has been practicing family law in the Austin area, as well as teaching seminars, classes and other forms of professional development.