Shon Cook is a remarkable Family Law Attorney and Mediator and believes that the best way to assure that a trusting relationship with any of her clients is built on being up front and open with them about the practice and procedures that they employ to work toward the best outcome. Part of that extends here to the Muskegon Channel where she adds a weekly segment talking about some of the things that the legal world has to do, but might not be exactly as "seen on tv" or that the general public doesn't really stop to think about. After all, if Shon's field was easy, everyone would be doing it, right?
This week, Shon is going to go into great detail about the sometimes unexpected and hidden costs that surround a divorce going to trial. Yes, there's of course a retainer to the law firm and billing for the hours of work, however there's a long list of other things that can add up quick that people don't often put into consideration before they begin. How about things like the costs of getting research done? Costs of court documents, costs of appraisals costs of things like specialists who might need to testify in the matter of custody issues. These are all some of the things that are the "hidden costs" of the work that needs to be done in the legal world.
Shon goes even further with this weeks discussion and it's quite eye opening. Of course, out conversation here is for general knowledge purposes and ever legal case has specific things and needs that you need to discuss one on one with your attorney, but Shon is here to at the very minimum give you enough know how to know to ask the right questions. Take a listen.