If you’ve made the difficult personal decision to get a divorce in Baltimore or the surrounding area and you and your spouse are fortunate enough to have an uncontested divorce where you will not be contesting any issues in court, then you want an experienced divorce lawyer in Baltimore or the surrounding area to handle your divorce or other family law situation. However, you also want to know the divorce lawyer cost.
You’re looking for a Baltimore divorce lawyer who handles only divorce in Maryland (and other family law matters) and a lot of them. Baltimore divorce lawyers who handle a lot of divorces tend to be the best divorce lawyers in Baltimore. And they tend to have the lowest divorce lawyer cost.
You want to know the divorce lawyer price up front. You do NOT want traditional divorce lawyer fees of $3500-$7500+ as a retainer fee and then the $400 billable hour treadmill that allows them to churn your case until you BOTH run out of money. That’s a high divorce lawyer cost.
That type of traditional lawyer will always scare the heck out of you about something that MIGHT happen in your divorce. The intent of such scare tactics is to cause you to hire that dishonest lawyer and to cause your spouse also to hire a divorce lawyer. Those lawyers will know exactly how much money you’ve got and how much is left on your credit cards. You’ve told them that info as part of your case data.
Then, between them, the 2 divorce lawyers will churn your case with requests for court orders, hearings and postponements until there is no money left. Then they will settle and each of them will tell you they did a great job.
What you really want in terms of divorce lawyer fees depends on the facts and circumstances of your case. If you have a simple uncontested divorce with no kids, you should not have to pay a high traditional retainer fee. You should aim to get a low flat fee unbundled package of family law services where the lawyer only performs certain agreed critical work in your case. In other words, you only use the divorce lawyer where you NEED the lawyer.
If appropriate to your case, be sure to check out the unbundled flat fee packages Law Office of Elizabeth C. Smith offers in an uncontested divorce. These are low divorce lawyer fees.
Law Office of Elizabeth C. Smith offers low fixed fee uncontested divorce packages where you will not only know your cost up front but also will not pay for legal services you do not need in your uncontested Baltimore divorce.
So, instead of telling your friends and colleagues that you got a cheap divorce lawyer, just tell them that you got the best divorce lawyer and a low divorce lawyer cost.
Oh yeah. And You’ll NEVER Forget Your Baltimore Divorce Attorney’s Phone Number!
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Just when all local divorce lawyers look and sound exactly the same to you, 1-800-DIVORCE provides a referral to a unique, local, cost-effective, commercially competitive, experienced divorce lawyer who handles only (or primarily, in smaller towns) family law matters. You get the benefit of the judgment we acquired across a 30+ year period of assessing and qualifying problem-solving divorce lawyers – and you get that benefit just when you need it.
For their part, the lawyers we selected have acted decisively to get your business and your future referrals through 1-800-DIVORCE. By signing up to be the exclusive 1-800-DIVORCE lawyer in your town, that lawyer has proved to you that s/he is unique, will compete for your business and will look after your legal and economic interests if s/he wants to get your future 1-800-DIVORCE referrals to friends and colleagues.
Referral business is GOLD to a divorce lawyer. That is to your huge advantage. Take that advantage.
So 1-800-DIVORCE is designed to be a win for both the divorce lawyer and the divorce consumer.
While we cannot legally guarantee the work done for you by your local 1-800-DIVORCE lawyer, we can certainly make sure that lawyer remains business-like and respectful during your case.
We value our 1-800-DIVORCE brand. We appreciate your use of 1-800-DIVORCE. And we also value your future referrals to it. So if you are not treated well by your local 1-800-DIVORCE lawyer, we’ve got your back. We definitely want to hear at 1-800-738-3764 about any very rare client support problem.
We listen, and when any unacceptable pattern of service quality is seen, we act. Thank you for helping us protect the value of 1-800-DIVORCE for future divorce consumers.
All of those divorce lawyers still look the same– just like they did on your original search. How can you possibly tell which Baltimore divorce lawyer or family lawyer is the best divorce lawyer for you?
They all tell you they are aggressive, will handle your case like it was their own and blah blah blah. But not one single lawyer can prove a darn thing to you.
Law Office of Elizabeth C. Smith is proving to you that they stand apart from all other Baltimore divorce lawyers. Law Office of Elizabeth C. Smith approaches its family law practice intelligently, creatively and competitively.
Aren’t those the same qualities you are seeking in a Baltimore divorce lawyer?
Law Office of Elizabeth C. Smith has secured exclusively the best family law brand in the world.
As a result, you have a memorable way to contact your divorce lawyer. And 1-800-DIVORCE ensures that your divorce lawyer is very experienced and cost-effective.
You also have an excellent way to refer your friends, colleagues and relatives to 1-800-DIVORCE of Baltimore should they require similar family law assistance in the future.
Those lawyers try to get ANY kind of legal work. In family law, they hope to get the same 1 or 2 divorces every couple of months as all other me-too divorce attorneys in the Baltimore area.
You do not want your divorce to be handled by a lawyer who works on your divorce in the morning and a drunk driver case in the afternoon. Those areas of law are very different. Specialization is everything in family law. “Jack-of-all-Trades” lawyers are not experienced enough in family law to handle your case.
You also don’t want a “Jack-of-all-Trades” divorce lawyer for economic reasons. If a “general practice” lawyer gets just 1 family law client every 2 or 3 months, s/he has to charge you higher than average fees because you are one of very few clients.
1-800-DIVORCE lawyers specialize in divorce and family law. They are experienced in family law and have no difficulty getting enough cases to keep them experienced and to keep their fees lower.
Please note that while we have a strong preference, for reasons stated above, for lawyers who handle ONLY divorce and family law, in more rural small-town America, finding such a lawyer is sometimes impossible. There are simply not enough local divorces to enable a specialized family lawyer to remain in business. When that situation arises, please be assured that we maintain our preference. We will either find a local lawyer who handles PRIMARILY family law (but perhaps also related areas of civil law) or we will simply not sign up any lawyer in that town.
Baltimore divorce attorneys who pay per click to get cases are on a treadmill. They and other pay-per-click divorce lawyers in Baltimore constantly bid against each other. That increases the cost of clicks.
When those divorce lawyers get cases from pay-per-click, they can either keep their fees the same and make less money per case (because of the increased cost of getting cases) or they can increase their fees to cover the increased cost of getting cases.
They can’t keep their fees the same forever if costs of getting cases keep going up. The more lower-profit cases they get, the more lower-profit cases they need just to pay their bills.
Why would anybody hire a Baltimore divorce attorney who continuously earns less money per case and therefore has increasing difficulty paying his/her own bills. You don’t want your divorce attorney to be handling your divorce while worrying about his or her own law practice failure.
So they must inevitably raise their fees. And that means that you, the Baltimore divorce consumer, end up paying the higher costs your dumb lawyer paid just to get your case.
So how smart is that? Those lawyers do not control the future of their own law practices.
That’s because they were not smart enough to figure out how to get cases cheaper. They did not figure out that 1-800-DIVORCE brings more cheaper cases. Elizabeth C. Smith, Esq. did figure that out.
Which Baltimore divorce lawyer do you want to be resolving problems in your case.
Put the power and cost-effectiveness of the best family law brand in the world to work for you in your Baltimore divorce or other family law case.
Right now, divorce lawyer referrals to your friends are probably the furthest thing from your mind, but don’t miss the boat on this consideration. It can really help to get you the best performance from your divorce lawyer and the best possible result in your divorce or other family law case.
Your divorce lawyer will value your future referrals, and you should too.
One of the reasons Law Office of Elizabeth C. Smith signed up to become the exclusive 1-800-DIVORCE lawyer in Baltimore is that 1-800-DIVORCE brings LOTS of free referrals from prior satisfied clients.
In many situations where divorce lawyers have done a fine job, they don’t get any referrals because the prior client will forget their name or more likely forget and not be able to find their phone number or email address. These things are easily forgotten over a very short period of time.
But when your divorce lawyer was 1-800-DIVORCE, how can you forget that?
So it is not a bad idea for you, politely and quietly, to mention that you have very many friends and colleagues and that at least some of them will need family law services in the future.
Your divorce lawyer will understand what you mean. It will help to adjust the balance of power between you and further assure that you get the best effort you paid for.
You are hoping for the best possible outcome in your case and your divorce lawyer is hoping for your future referrals through 1-800-DIVORCE. It’s a good bargain.
If you have made the difficult personal decision to terminate your marriage or to seek other family law relief, you should definitely proceed with your divorce lawyer hiring decision at your own pace. The process must be comfortable for you.
So we thank you for considering using 1-800-DIVORCE for such an important matter as your own divorce or other family law matter.
We ask only that you remember our phone number. We think you will. Whenever you are ready to proceed, just dial 1-800-DIVORCE and you will be connected automatically to the exceptional divorce lawyer 1-800-DIVORCE qualified in your area.