Limited Scope Of Service Agreements In Everett And Snohomish County
Not every family needs to bear the expense of comprehensive divorce representation. Some may simply need a particular document prepared or reviewed, or may want help preparing for an appearance in court, but plan to represent themselves before a judge (acting as a pro se litigant).
Unbundled legal services, offered on an as-needed basis, can give you the counsel you need without the cost of full-service divorce representation.
At Akiona Law, PLLC, we offer legal services according to my clients’ individual needs. If you are looking for a family law attorney who can handle your case from start to finish, we can provide that for you, but we are also prepared to represent you in specific issues you’d like addressed. This is done through a limited scope of services agreement, which outlines the services you request and the extent to which we will represent you as an attorney.
When Is Limited Scope Of Service Right For Me?
Keep in mind that this type of approach to divorce is not right for everyone, and should only be employed when cases are fairly simple and acting as a pro se litigant will not be a detriment to your case.
Consider a limited scope of service agreement for your divorce representation if:
- You anticipate your spouse will behave ethically and honestly in divorce proceedings
- You have an understanding of the financial and physical assets involved in the divorce
- Your assets are fairly common or simple (not necessarily highly valued or complex assets such as family-owned businesses or stock options)
- You are comfortable and prepared to appear in court to represent yourself and do not need your lawyer to handle correspondence between you and the opposing party or the opposing party’s legal counsel
Contact Us For Limited, Affordable Help With Your Divorce Proceeding
Before you make a definitive decision about limited scope of service representation versus full-service representation, contact our office in Everett, Washington. Contact us online or by telephone at 425-740-2209, toll free at 888-298-1003 for your initial consultation, and we will personally answer your questions to help you make the most favorable decisions possible.