Working with lawyers is much like working with any other professional

The law is part of your daily life and as trusted advisors, skilled negotiators, effective advocates and creative problem-solvers, lawyers can guide you through legal processes. A lawyer can help you buy a home, write a will or run a business. A lawyer can also help you when you have an accident, when you and your spouse separate or when you have to go to court.

Working with a lawyer is much like working with any other professional: people hire lawyers for the specialized skills and knowledge they bring to a particular task. However certain details may be confusing to those unfamiliar with the profession. Here we offer answers to some of the most common questions people have about working with lawyers.