Your First Meeting With a Divorce Attorney. The first thing you should know about your meeting is that it is confidential. You should feel comfortable when meeting your attorney, and they should make you feel comfortable as well. Good divorce attorneys know that they are meeting you on one of your worst days; and they should do their best to make you feel as comfortable as they can. Many clients experience different emotions, ranging from fear to anger, when coming to speak with an attorney. You should make sure that your attorney is clear when explaining your next steps. If you do not understand, tell the attorney. They should avoid using legal language that is confusing. It would be wise to research the attorney you intend on meeting with. You can do this by looking at their reviews and learning how many years they have been practicing. After giving the information of your case, the attorney should try to accurately predict what will happen next and what you should prepare for. This will include custody of children, child support, alimony, and division of property and debts. You should be well prepared and be able to answer questions on these subjects in order to make the most out of your first meeting. When you leave your appointment, you should feel confident that you understood what the attorney has explained to you. Please contact us at 205-623-1001 to set up a consultation.