This should be differentiated from those situations in which Mr.
Schmidt of this firm is hired NOT to represent our client as his or her attorney, but instead to act as the Houston Divorce Mediator himself in order to facilitate an agreement between two spouses and their respective Houston divorce lawyer. Your consultation will Of course, my office also deals with other types of Family Law Cases. returns and paystubs -- if your issue is "child support).
I would be happy to meet with you for an attorney consultation on any family law matter. Due to the nature of these types of matters, I do require a consultation fee in these cases.
I ask that you bring with you any Court Orders, if any, or other documents which might be pertinent to your issues (ex. Often, you will receive all the legal advice you will need during this single consultation.
However, if conflict resolution attempts should fail, you can rely on me to be strong trial advocates at Court!
Marilyn Gale Vilyus, retired founding attorney of the firm, in the past conducted family law mediations and continues to be involved in the firm in an advisory capacity.
We also provide travel companions for your long business trips.
He has a proven record for working well with opposing counsel to resolve cases through settlement and/or mediation.
(Formal mediations only occur in "contested cases," ie.
those in which each party is represented by his and her own individual attorney.) I always make certain my client understands the process, and I will meet in advance to answer any questions, update needed information and to outline our position and to formulate specific goals and strategies.
I will explain the different ways to get divorced -- for example -- and help you decide "which way to go! " There is NO insurance company to write you a big check at the end!
If you are getting divorced, the less money you spend on attorney's fees, the more money you have to divide between yourself and your spouse!