Our family law attorneys at the Law Offices of Richard Sax want you to be as informed as possible before your court date. Here are some tips to keep in mind before your trial. While our law firm is situated in Santa Rosa, California, these tips apply to anyone with an upcoming family law trial.

BEFORE COURT: Hire a Family Law Attorney

Preparing for courtBefore your court date, find a family law attorney that can help make your case its best. Family court matters can be very emotional and complex, so it is imperative that you hire an experienced attorney who knows what they’re doing.

Ask Your Lawyer Questions

Once you’ve hired your family law attorney, ask them any question you have about your trial before the court date. This allows open and easy communication between you and your lawyer. An attorney like Richard Sax will answer any question you have, which will help you be better prepared.

AT YOUR TRIAL: Dress Professionally

You want to show the courtroom that you take this trial seriously, so dress appropriately. Stay away from shorts, flip flops and exercise clothes. Instead, dress conservatively and professionally. Be sure that your clothes fit well and are not too revealing. Men: wear a suit with a tie or a button-down shirt with a collar and long pants. Women: wear a nice conservative dress or business suit.

Arrive Early

Arrive at least 30 minutes early to your trial. If you are unsure where to go, arrive an hour early. Showing up on time lets the court know that you take this family law matter seriously. Showing up late could result in consequences.

Remain Calm

These cases can be full of emotions, and it can be hard to stay calm. Outbursts will not be tolerated. Take a deep breath and trust your family law attorney.

Hiring a lawyer from our Sonoma County law firm means that your case is in good hands. Richard Sax and the rest of our expert family law attorneys will do everything they can to find the best resolution possible for you and your family. With over 4 decades of success in family law, Richard is an easy attorney to put your trust in.

If you or someone you love is in need of a family law attorney in Santa Rosa, California, contact us at 707-525-1824 or email richard@rsaxlaw.com to schedule a free initial consultation.


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