TITLE

HEADING OFF PROBLEMS with Good Clients and Salvaging Bad Ones

AUTHOR(S)
VAVRA, JANET MCCULLAR
PUB. DATE
February 2012
SOURCE
Family Advocate;Spring2012, Vol. 34 Issue 4, p10
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses how to avoid bad client relationships in family law matters. Lawyers need to tell in advance their clients involved in divorce cases, about the changes which the divorce will bring to their lives. Such clients sometimes have unrealistic expectations about their spouse and children, and a lawyer has to deal with it. According to the author, most lawyers are not well equipped to deal with impaired clients.
ACCESSION #
76453774

 

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