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20 Apr

What are the benefits to hiring a lawyer?

Deciding whether you need to seek the help and expertise of an attorney can be a confusing and difficult decision. While an attorney might not be necessary for every legal matter you face, there are a number of instances in which having the help of an attorney will be beneficial to you. Some of these instances include matters such as injuries, breach of contract, losing a job, divorce, and criminal matters.

While it might be possible to represent yourself in some of the matters, lawyers have spent many years studying the law and its processes. They also know which legal documents to file, how to complete forms properly, how long you have to file your case, and many other legal technicalities which you might not be aware of. Missing deadlines or not filing documents correctly could at best result in a delay in your case, but at worst get your case dismissed entirely.

Chances are that an experienced attorney has handled situations like yours before, and therefore can make a better determination as to how to move your case forward. Your attorney is also there to help you with filing out any paperwork and to file documents with the court that might not be able to.

Attorneys are more than just legal advisors. Attorneys can lend a helping hand in times of stress and anxiety and can give you advice to help calm your nerves. Anything you say to an attorney is confidential, so you can feel comfortable sharing everything with you attorney, which will not only help your ease your mind, but will also help you attorney to handle your case better.

The experienced attorneys at Tompkins, Selph & Associates can provide the help and advice you need. Our attorneys are ready to help you draw up paperwork, investigate accidents, negotiate a settle, and protect your legal rights. Contact us now for a consultation!

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