How Much Does it Cost to Hire a Consumer Protection Lawyer in Wisconsin?
Everyone fears that hiring a lawyer is expensive. People often wonder "Can I afford a consumer protection lawyer?" Or, "How much money will I have to pay for a consumer protection lawyer?" Others ask "What retainer will a consumer protection lawyer cost me?" If you're facing a consumer law issue, cash is often tight and these are legitimate questions and concerns.
But here's the good news: in many cases there are no out of pocket costs for a consumer protection lawyer. Attorney Nathan DeLadurantey utilizes laws in many cases that require the other side to pay any legal fees and costs incurred. During a free initial consultation, your situation and case will be reviewed to determine if the matter can be handled at not out of pocket costs.
What Questions to Ask when Hiring a Consumer Protection Lawyer
Often the victims of consumer protection abuse have never hired a lawyer before. Sometimes they are concerned that they won't know what questions to ask, or how to hire a "good" lawyer. Here are some questions to consider:
1. Do You Handle Consumer Law Cases?
Consumer protection laws can be complex and difficult. Find out if your lawyer has handled consumer rights cases in the past. You should also ask if the lawyer has filed the same (or similar) cases in the past. This will give you an idea of their experience. Attorney Nathan DeLadurantey has handled cases and trials on consumer issues throughout the State of Wisconsin.
2. Have You Represented Consumers with My Specific Legal Issue
There are wide range of consumer laws that protect Wisconsin consumers. Many lawyers handle a variety of consumer protection issues; other only take a very narrow range of consumer protection issues. It is important to ask the lawyer if they've handled your specific type of case. You can even ask if they've had cases against your specific lender/company that's treated you illegally. Attorney Nathan DeLadurantey has handled a wide variety of cases all over Wisconsin, including jury verdicts.
3. My Case is Unusual and I Can't Find a Lawyer
Sometimes consumers have a case that other lawyers call "weird" or "unusual." They want to give up hope as it doesn't appear that anyone can help. Attorney Nathan DeLadurantey has handled countless "weird" cases over the course of his career. Consumer protection laws can be used in a variety of situations. It never hurts to schedule a free consultation to see if your "weird" situation is one that deserves and requires a lawyer. If it's not a case that Attorney Nathan Deladurantey handles, he often will know the right lawyer for you.
4. What to Expect when Interviewing a Consumer Lawyer
Most lawyers have a list of questions they will need to cover during your initial consultation. Attorney Nathan DeLadurantey covers a variety of questions and topics during initial consultation, so you can prepare for that meeting. During that initial consult, the lawyer may need you to gather additional information and/or documents related to your situation. Don't worry, this is very normal. Many consumer protection cases are based on documents or other information, and getting these details will be helpful. If this should arise during your consult with Attorney Nathan DeLadurantey, he will direct you on how to send those documents to his offie, along with the process to schedule a follow-up call. Online scheduling and access to Attorney DeLadurantey makes this process very easy.
Schedule a free consultation and explore your rights, options, and potential remedies. All cases and outcomes are different, but a free consultation will make sure you understand your legal rights under Wisconsin’s consumer protection laws. We provide representation in consumer cases in Wisconsin, including Racine, Kenosha, Green Bay, Appleton, the Fox Valley, Milwaukee, West Allis, Waukesha, Walworth County, Dane County, Madison, La Crosse, Eau Claire, Superior, Ashland, and anywhere in-between. We offer free online scheduling for appointments.