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Tips For Finding a Brisbane Solicitor

Laws are often complicated to understand and so it is usually best to use the services of a lawyer when entering any legal agreement or dispute.

There are lots of lawyers around but how do you choose which one to use?

It will help if you are clear what type of lawyer you need – a generalist or a specialist. Specialists are very broad in their chosen areas of expertise and are therefore very useful to have on your side if you need advice in a particular area of law. You'll find that qualified solicitors in Brisbane often have several specialisms like Wills and Probate Court and Tax Protection.

The first thing you might do to go about finding a suitable lawyer is to ask friends and family if they can recommend anyone. This is useful because if they advise anyone, the advice is coming from a reliable source and lawyers who are more likely suited for you.

If you can not get a personal recommendation then you will need to look around yourself. The easiest place to start is on the internet. Find a lawyer in your area by searching for something like 'Lawyers Brisbane' or 'Lawyers in Brisbane'. You will find that there are some that are listed only on the first page of results.

Anything listed under the 'ad' is paid listings. People sometimes trust them less because a company is paying their way to the first page listings rather than using the organic method where (in very basic terms) links from other websites act as an endorsement for a site and help push it to the first page.