Hiring the Right Attorney – In order to find the right lawyer, a party should first try and identify what their needs are, and then try to find a lawyer who matches those needs. Also, the right lawyer should be able to explain the system and the process in a easy-to-understand manner; he or she should not be someone you find intimidating or unresponsive.
Having Realistic Expectations About Their Case – People often gain unrealistic expectations about their case by comparing their case to something they have seen on TV or what a friend has experienced. You should keep in mind that every case is different and each case depends on its own particular circumstances.
Doing Their Homework – Finally, a party could keep its costs down by being focused and doing their homework. The attorney should provide a list of things that need to be prepared for the litigation process, and if the attorney does not provide any guidance in that regard, the party should inquire about what needs to be done.