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How Not to Hire an Attorney

When it comes to finding the right family law attorney, you need someone with the experience, skill, and knowledge effectively guide you through the divorce process. When you work with Hager, Schwartz & Ross, P.A., you can have peace of mind that your case is in good hands. Divorce is financially taxing, but this doesn't mean that you should to cut costs with your attorney. An experienced lawyer can help you preserve your finances, not to mention your peace of mind, by negotiating a fair divorce settlement.


  1. Trying to represent yourself (not hiring a lawyer)
    Florida law does not require you to hire a legal advocate, but representing yourself can lead to serious complications. In the midst of a divorce, it can be difficult to know what property you are entitled to receive, etc. Without a lawyer, many important decisions – such as child custody and alimony – will be determined by emotions instead of your best interest.
  2. Hiring a lawyer without the right experience
    Our legal team has more than 70 years of collective legal experience handling all types of family law cases. Divorce is complicated. Before you hire and attorney, make sure that he / she has the right kind of divorce experience. Divorce law has many facets, including child custody, alimony, mediation, visitation, asset division, and other practice areas.
  3. Going with the cheapest option
    Bargain shopping isn't a bargain. Hiring an attorney with low rates can lead to low results. At Hager, Schwartz & Ross, P.A. we provide high-quality legal guidance that focuses on getting the results you need. Working with the wrong attorney may seem like a bargain at the time, but will end up compromising your finances and your best interest in the future.

How can we help you?

At Hager, Schwartz & Ross, P.A., our firm has served the residents of South Florida for over three decades. Our legal team has over 70 years of combined experience in divorce cases and we have many satisfied clients whom we have represented in the past. If you are facing divorce then do not hesitate to contact our firm for legal representation of your case. We will be able to answer any questions you may have regarding your case, discuss your options with you, advise you of the best legal action for you to take and provide you with aggressive representation of your case in court if you choose to work with us. To start you case today, fill out our free case evaluation form online.