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Capdevielle US Tax and Business Law boasts a team of highly skilled attorneys and tax professionals who bring a wealth of knowledge and experience in both domestic and international tax law, corporate law, mergers and acquisitions, family law and more. Our team's diverse backgrounds and expertise allow us to offer a broad range of services, from tax planning and compliance to corporate restructuring and beyond. Whether you are a startup navigating your first tax season, a multinational corporation looking for strategic business restructuring, or somewhere in between, our team is equipped to provide the guidance and solutions you need to thrive. Our Services Our services are designed to cover many aspects of tax and legal business advice. Here's a glimpse of what we offer: Tax Planning and Compliance: Navigate the complexities of tax laws with our expert planning and compliance services. We help ensure that your business meets all tax obligations while maximizing tax-saving opportunities. Corporate Law: From formation to dissolution, contracts to compliance, our corporate law services cover the entire lifecycle of your business. Mergers and Acquisitions: We provide strategic advice on mergers, acquisitions, and divestitures, helping you navigate the legal intricacies of business transactions. Business Law: For businesses, our firm offers comprehensive advice on tax issues, transactions, and compliance. Our Approach We pride ourselves on our proactive approach. We don't just react to issues as they arise; we anticipate them, enabling our clients to stay two steps ahead. Our team works closely with each client, offering tailored advice and strategies that align with their business goals and objectives. This service model ensures that our clients receive the most relevant and effective guidance. Why Choose Us? Choosing us means partnering with a law firm that is dedicated to your success. Here are just a few reasons why we stand out: Expertise: Our attorneys and tax advisors are leaders in their fields, with the knowledge and experience to handle even the most complex legal and tax challenges. Personalized Service: We believe in building lasting relationships with our clients, offering personalized service that is rare in the legal field. Innovative Solutions: We combine traditional legal and tax strategies with innovative approaches, always looking for the best path forward for our clients. Integrity and Trust: Our firm is built on a foundation of integrity and trust, ensuring that our clients' interests are always our top priority. Let's Talk Your business deserves the best legal and tax advice. Contact us today to learn how our team can help your business navigate its legal and tax challenges, achieve its objectives, and set the stage for future success. We look forward to partnering with you and contributing to your business journey.See more

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Answers to commonly asked questions from the experts on Thumbtack.

How much does it cost to hire a divorce lawyer?

The average cost to hire a divorce lawyer is roughly between $175 to $325 per hour. However, your costs may be higher or lower — it depends on several factors. For example, an uncontested divorce may cost less than a contested divorce.

Reach out to several divorce lawyers to find out how much they charge and what you can expect to pay. 

Also read, “How much does a divorce cost?

How do I hire a good divorce attorney?

It’s important to spend an adequate amount of time researching and vetting several divorce attorneys before you hire one. Start by searching for top-rated lawyers near you, and read through their clients’ reviews. Get an idea of their reputation, how successful they are and how they set their pricing. 

Make sure each attorney you’re considering is admitted to the bar in the state where your divorce could be adjudicated (ask your prospective lawyer first if you aren’t sure which state is right). And when you feel like you have a good list of potential divorce lawyers who can handle your case, contact them to get price estimates, their hourly rates and any other pricing terms.

Who pays for a divorce?

Often, each spouse pays their own respective lawyer’s attorney fees and costs during a divorce. However, certain circumstances may lead to one party paying for the other’s legal fees.

Do divorce lawyers work on contingency?

It’s unusual for divorce lawyers to work on contingency, where they receive an agreed-upon proportion of the awarded amount if and only if they win the case. It's much more common for lawyers to work on a retainer or on a fixed hourly fee. Always discuss the fees and payment options with lawyers you’re considering hiring.

When should I hire a divorce attorney?

You should hire a divorce attorney in situations where settlements are hard to reach between you and your spouse, or if you want to better understand your rights. This includes a wide range of complicated issues, with common examples being:

  • Child custody and child support
  • Debts owed
  • Future assets like inheritance
  • Current assets like houses, cars and valuables

You should hire an attorney if you and your spouse are having difficulty agreeing to terms on how to handle these issues.

What do lawyers do in a divorce?

A divorce lawyer handles negotiations regarding how assets are divided between spouses, as well as who assumes debts. The divorce lawyer can also help establish an agreement for child support and child custody between the spouses. All of this requires research and evidence gathering, as well as compiling and filing paperwork with the court that summarizes the evidence. 

How do lawyers get paid if they lose a case?

Lawyers typically charge for their time (typically a hourly rate) regardless of whether they win a case. Sometimes, the losing party is ordered to pay the other party’s lawyer fees on top of their own. Some lawyers also work on contingency, meaning they will take a percentage of the awarded amount only if they successfully win the case. 

Before hiring a lawyer, make sure you understand their fee structure.

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