WHEN TO HIRE A LAWYER
- If you are involved in an accident, protect your rights by speaking with a lawyer before you speak with an insurance company. Insurance investigators are highly trained as advocates for the insurer, and can frame your words in ways that could limit the compensation to which you are entitled. No matter how confident you are in your ability to protect your own interests, call an attorney first. Too many clients only seek counsel after causing damage to their cases that cannot be undone.
- If you are involved in a real estate transaction, you need to have a lawyer on your side from the start — before you sign an offer to purchase. It is your lawyer’s role to represent your sole interests at every stage of the process, from the initial offer, to the inspection, purchase and sale agreement, and closing. By providing guidance all along the way, your attorney gives you the clarity you need to make sound financial and legal decisions, ensuring that you do not lose your deposit or become locked into unfavorable terms.
- If you hire your lawyer after you have already signed documents, you have significantly hampered his or her ability to protect your interests. Atty. Jason’s only agenda is to protect you, unlike brokers, bank attorneys and lenders who have their own interests in the transaction.
- If you are involved in business negotiations, such as purchasing or selling a business, or forming a partnership, an attorney can help guide you through the complex rules and laws.
The best way to decide whether or not you need a lawyer is to call for a no-obligation consultation with an experienced attorney. At Jason & Fischer, we welcome the chance to hear about your personal situation and to describe how we can represent you, or refer you to another law firm with the experience that best meets your needs.
They went above the call of duty by making a house call when I was immobile.