Lawyer Referral Service

LRS Blog

Posted by: Maricopa Lawyers on Jan 12, 2016

There are times in life when you absolutely need an attorney, such as being served with a lawsuit or charged with a crime. There are also other times when professional legal advice would do wonders to help you navigate through a challenging situation. If you’ve never consulted an attorney before, you may not even know where to start looking for one. To solve this problem, the Maricopa County Bar Association has created the Lawyer Referral Service.

How to use the MCBA Lawyer Referral Service

Thanks to this online resource, it’s easier than ever to find a licensed and experienced lawyer in your area that is well-versed in the laws pertaining to your situation. You can also rest assured that the attorneys who participate in the MCBA referral service are also reputable professionals in good standing with the bar association. The general public can find a lawyer that suits their needs by going here and following the steps that include:

  1. Filling out a request form or speaking to us about the nature of your legal matter.
  2. Being matched with the appropriate attorney and paying the one-time referral fee.
  3. Scheduling the consultation with the attorney to assess your situation.
  4. Deciding if you wish to hire the attorney at the end of the consultation.

When You Should Consult an Attorney

  • You’re in a situation that could potentially involve handcuffs.
  • You have suffered bodily harm, been in an accident or caused one.
  • You need an estate plan.
  • Someone in your family dies.
  • You are asked to sign a contract involving large sums of money and long-term commitment.
  • You are getting a divorce or legal separation.

The Lawyer Referral Service is particularly useful, because you are directed to experienced legal counsel that is close to your home, and since most attorneys specialize in particular areas of law, you can be assured of finding a lawyer that’s best suited to handle your case.