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What is “unbundled” legal service?

Article from: Dealing with lawyers

Unbundled legal service is the term used to describe the arrangement where: You have a legal issue that needs a number of steps to be taken to sort it out You agree with your lawyer that the lawyer will help you with some of those steps, but You remain responsible for the overall issue. An example of … Read More »

Is telephone legal advice as good as face-to-face?

Article from: Dealing with lawyers

When most people think about getting legal advice, they think about going into an office to see a lawyer.  At Affording Justice we offer legal advice by telephone and also by video-conference.  So it’s a reasonable question for our clients to ask – is telephone legal advice as good as face-to-face? There are clear advantages … Read More »

What do you need to know when choosing a lawyer?

Article from: Dealing with lawyers

There are a number of factors that make choosing a lawyer difficult: The product lawyers sell (advice and representation) is intangible and it’s hard to assess quality The way lawyers price their services make it difficult to compare one with another Most people don’t need a lawyer very often Lawyers are more specialised now, so … Read More »

When can Legal Diagnosis Help?

Article from: Dealing with lawyers

Legal Diagnosis is the name we give to our innovative service where you talk to a lawyer to get an idea of where you stand and what can be done about your problem.  Think of it like a visit to your GP. You get to ask about something that’s bothering you, and if it’s straightforward … Read More »