Protecting the Client from the Client

Attorneys in California swear an oath when they become members of the California Bar Association; that oath includes a promise to faithfully discharge the duties of the profession to the best of the attorneys’ knowledge and ability.  One of the most sacrosanct...

WHY???? (Part One)

WHY are attorneys so expensive?   WHY does my divorce cost so much?   WHY is my attorney bill so high?   WHY can’t you tell me what it’s going to cost me to (enter your legal action here)?  WHY do lawyers get paid so much?   WHY do I even need...

WHY???? 
(Part Two)

WHY are attorneys so expensive?   WHY does my divorce cost so much?   WHY is my attorney bill so high?   WHY can’t you tell me what it’s going to cost me to (enter your legal action here)?  WHY do lawyers get paid so much?   WHY do I even need...

WHY???? (Part Three)

WHY are attorneys so expensive?   WHY does my divorce cost so much?   WHY is my attorney bill so high?   WHY can’t you tell me what it’s going to cost me to (enter your legal action here)?  WHY do lawyers get paid so much?   WHY do I even need...

The Cost of Being Right

I have heard clients say this innumerable times.  And often times, the client is correct – the client is right and the other side is wrong and taking advantage of a situation.  BUT . . . . . . being right isn’t necessarily the most cost-efficient way to...