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03/22/2015
By: Lucinda S.
Ghee, Draper & Alexander
I am so thankful my friends recommended this law firm to me. I have been very pleased with the excellent service I have received from Wendy Draper. The lawyers in this firm are well respected by their peers and obviously by the judges. Wendy Draper handle my case in a professional, competent, and timely fashion and got results that exceeded my expectations. Her secretary is also very helpful and friendly. If you need an attorney in Anniston, Alabama, you can not go wrong with any of the attorneys in this firm.
02/26/2015
By: M R.
Ghee, Draper & Alexander
Wendy Ghee Draper is the best attorney in Alabama! Me and my family have always used Ms. Draper and she has always done a really great job for us. She did our adoption and really helped us through those difficult times. It really helped that our birth mother like Ms. Draper so much. She knows her stuff and gets things done fast.
02/18/2015
By: Lisa E.
Ghee, Draper & Alexander
Laura Alexander is a great attorney!!! She listens and us very knowledgeable. Laura Alexander is top notch attorney and I recommebd her and the Ghee and Draper law firm!!
09/14/2016
By: Tina T.
Henderson Susan
Great attorney! Very good problem solver and listener. Won't steer you wrong no matter what. Love this office.
04/15/2011
By: jimdoering
Fite Law Firm LLC
I've always had great service from the professionals at The Fite Law Firm. Highly reccomended
Tips & Advices
When it comes time to choose a lawyer, you should start by searching close to home. If you do have attorneys you are familiar with, ask who they believe would be best for you. After going through personal references - especially from individuals who had similar needs - you should broaden your search through public information resources. You can call your area's attorney referral service or check legal organizations like Martindale-Hubbell. There are other resources available online, such as yellowpages.com. You can check websites for client reviews and other third-party forms of approval.
If you sign documents and you come across a word you don't recognize, or you need help to navigate important employment or real estate paperwork. Also, during times when personal matters intersect with legal proceedings, you might need to have an advocate to prevent your emotions from getting in the way. If you've been accused of a crime or are in a terrible financial situation, you can find an attorney who will work with what you have available.
When you hire a lawyer, you're agreeing to work with someone over a certain period of time. The more forthcoming the lawyer appears to be with individual needs, the better.
  • You need to ask questions about how the attorney will communicate with you and what responsibilities you hold in the relationship.
  • The attorney should let you know the best channel for quick communication and you need to inform him or her when you want updates.
  • You should also ask questions to get to know the attorney as an individual in order to ensure this is a person you can trust. Ask about their legal philosophy and how he or she views the lawyer/client relationship. Ask as how to keep fees down or what daily disruptions you should expect from a long legal battle.
You need to ask about every possible fee that will come up when working with an attorney. You should request a list of all costs in advance so you won't be surprised by additional expenses like overhead. Also determine exactly when you will start being billed. You want to inspect paperwork carefully. If the attorney charges you for his or her experience, you need to make sure he or she will perform tasks personally and not hand it off to an assistant. Find out if the attorney has a flat fee or charges by the hour. Many civil lawyers work on contingency. Make inquiries about how the lawyer plans to provide service for your money and what you can do if you start to feel unsatisfied with his or her performance.
You can ask how many similar cases they have handled and if they have special skills or training that applies specifically to your needs. Lawyers can't mention clients by name, but you should ask for basic details about identical past cases. You should check their office for the appropriate certifications and diplomas. You can also ask how long he or she has practiced law and request information that demonstrates the practice's success. Look for precise details such as percentage of cases settled out of court.

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