Massachusetts Lawyers is one of the largest online directories of attorneys in Massachusetts. Explore our listing covering everything from starting a business to divorce to coping with debt. Here you can find the best “lawyer near me”.
Comprehensive law firm profiles include information such as the business’s practice area, office location, office hours, and payment alternatives. Attorney profiles offer a biography, education and training, and client recommendations to assist you select who to hire.
Quite often it is not that easy to identify the type of Law you are dealing with as a normal Citizen. Knowing which type of lawyer you need can be a daunting task, especially if you are not familiar with the legal system. However, understanding the different types of lawyers and their specialties can help you choose the right one for your legal issue.
If you are not sure which Area of Law your Lawyer should be dealing with then please read our Which Lawyer do I need Guide.
And if you have no idea what to ask your Lawyer before hiring we have in our Guide for you 15 common questions to ask your Lawyer.
Consider the following:
Identify your legal needs:
Before choosing a lawyer, you need to identify your legal needs. Lawyers specialize in different areas of law, such as family law, criminal law, corporate law, personal injury law, and many others. Once you know the area of law you require help with, you can look for a lawyer who specializes in that area.
Are you comfortable disclosing personal information to the lawyer? Is the lawyer interested in resolving your issue?
How long has the lawyer been in practice? Has the lawyer handled any other cases similar to yours? Be sure to read reviews and check the lawyer’s credentials before making a decision.
How are the lawyer’s fees structured – hourly or flat fee? Can the lawyer predict the expense of your case?
Is the lawyer’s office in the city?