What is limited scope representation?
Limited scope representation means that you and your attorney agree that your attorney will perform some of the work on your domestic case (such as divorce and child custody issues), and you will do the rest. For example, you may agree that you will gather necessary information while the attorney does the paperwork to be filed with the court. You may ask the attorney to coach you on how to prepare documents yourself, or review documents you have prepared. You may ask the attorney to coach you on how to appear in court yourself, or you may ask the attorney to handle the most complicated parts of your case and give you advice on how to handle the simplest parts. You pay the attorney only for the parts of the case the attorney handled.