The Danger of “Dabbling”

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As the old saying goes, “you don’t know what you don’t know.” This maxim also applies to attorneys, especially those who choose to stray out of their usual practice area. 

While it may be tempting to rely on a trusted attorney who has completed various legal work for you over the years, it may be a costly mistake to assume they possess the necessary knowledge and competency to handle your family law matter. Unless a significant portion of their practice is dedicated to such cases, you may be putting your most important priorities at risk.

Attorneys have an obligation to their clients to have “reasonable competency” before agreeing to take on representation in a matter. [1] To this end, it is important to ask your attorney the following questions:

  1. How long have you practiced family law?
  2. What percentage of your practice is dedicated to handling family law matters?
  3. How many cases like mine have you handled?

In specialized areas of law, such as family law, experience and expertise matter.  At Zoller Biacsi, we do not “dabble.” Our firm is 100% dedicated to family law matters. Mary Biacsi and John Zoller are Certified Specialists in Family Relations Law by the Ohio State Bar Association and have extensive experience handling the nuances and complexities of your unique case. Do not make the mistake of hiring an attorney who does not regularly practice in family law. Get the experience, attention, and expertise your case deserves by hiring dedicated family law attorneys.

 

[1] Ohio Rules of Professional Conduct, Rule 1.1