Dayton Ohio Legal Expert Reveals How to Find 5 Star Divorce Attorney

Exercise due diligence in selecting a divorce lawyer -- someone that is experienced, empathetic, a good communicator, and has an adequate support staff. The trust level between both of you is fundamental to successful representation.

No one wants to get a divorce or find a divorce lawyer. If you find yourself in such a situation, locating the “right” divorce lawyer can be a bit daunting. It makes good sense to get attorney recommendations from friends and colleagues. But, further “due diligence” research is wise as well as doing some online research. This can pay major dividends.

READ FORMER CLIENT REVIEWS posted online and drill down deeply into the websites of prospective lawyers.

WATCH VIDEOS on their website or on YouTube to evaluate how your personalities might mesh. Are they passionate about divorce and family law litigation?

ARE THEY RECOGNIZED AS AN AUTHORITY in their field? As an experienced Dayton Ohio divorce attorney at Holzfaster, Cecil, McKnight & Mues, LPA, and the publisher of the Ohio Family Law Blog since 2007, Robert Mues runs into many individuals very unhappy with their prior legal representation. Ethics, professionalism and integrity are important.

CHECK THE ATTORNEY’S RATINGS from a recognized impartial attorney rating companies, such as AVVO, as part of your “due diligence” research. AVVO is a national organization that rates attorneys in specific regions throughout the country. AVVO is recognized as one of the leading websites where consumers go to find information about attorneys. AVVO for over 90% of licensed attorneys in the U.S. They also include client reviews, peer endorsements and any disciplinary histories.

AVVO’s comprehensive rating system carefully reviews a lawyer’s background and overall profile, which includes years in practice, disciplinary history, professional achievements and industry recognition. AVVO performs rankings in 19 different legal categories and periodically collects background data from multiple sources, including state bar associations, court records, lawyer websites, and other pertinent information. Importantly, AVVO utilizes a system which uses a mathematical model which is confidential. There is no room for bias and ALL lawyers are graded by the same algorithm.

ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Robert “Chip” Mues, the Managing Partner of the Dayton Ohio law firm of Holzfaster, Cecil, McKnight & Mues, LPA, is rated a 10 out of 10 and as a top “Superb” lawyer. Mr. Mues concentrates his practice primarily in Ohio divorce and family law matters and litigates cases in Dayton and throughout Southwestern Ohio.

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