LIFKA & LIFKA, P.C. is a professional corporation serving the legal needs of both individual and business clients. The firm's primary practice areas include estate planning, wills & trusts, probate, estate and trust administration, corporate & business law, employment law, and real estate. Many of the firm's clients are owners of closely held businesses, which affords us the opportunity to counsel clients on a broad range of legal matters.
Consider the following:
Comfort Level - Are you comfortable telling the lawyer personal information? Does the lawyer seem interested in solving your problem?
Credentials - How long has the lawyer been in practice? Has the lawyer worked on other cases similar to yours?
Cost - How are the lawyer's fees structured - hourly or flat fee? Can the lawyer estimate the cost of your case?
City - Is the lawyer's office conveniently located?
Here are a few to get you started:
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