3 Occasions Where a Lawyer Will Actually Save You Money

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While hiring a lawyer can be expensive, sometimes not doing so can cost you far more. If you are in any of the situations described below, it’s time to find a lawyer.

Handling a Divorce Settlement

As the Huffington Post points out, a divorce lawyer is important to have when you’re seeking to protect your interests, as “An experienced attorney can help a person to make certain to receive everything that he or she deserves during a divorce.” A divorce lawyer will make sure you get a fair settlement (meaning more money for you) and help you navigate the legal landscape at a time when you may be too stressed to handle the complexities and emotional drain of a legal battle.

Negotiating Alimony and Support

The Huffington Post reminds those going through a divorce not to underestimate the value of expert advice. A divorce lawyer has the knowledge necessary to help you get more alimony and support, as they are aware of arguments in your favor and mistakes to avoid that might never occur to someone not in a legal profession. A divorce lawyer also isn’t under the same emotional stress as the people getting divorced, meaning that they can think with a clearer head due to the distance they can maintain from the case at hand. Finally, an attorney can ensure that your agreement is legally binding by going over everything and checking for areas that could be re- or misinterpreted.

Dealing with a Traffic Violation

If you’re facing fines (or worse) for a traffic violation, a lawyer can help. They’ll know more about the legal landscape and be able to present your case as favorably as possible. Perhaps most importantly, a lawyer can keep you from losing your license.

You may need your car to get to work, or as part of your job. So losing your licence could not only hurt your ability to get to work, but your very livelihood itself. An experienced and skilled traffic violation lawyer can keep this from happening, and keep you on the road.

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Whether you need help with your divorce or are facing charges due to a traffic violation, Colgan & Associates has the knowledge and experience necessary to help you.

Colgan & Associates, LLC is a trusted law firm that specializes in family law matters, traffic matters and criminal defense. We represent clients in both State and Federal Court, with offices in Harrisburg, York and Dillsburg.

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