what can I do to protect my self, legally, in all aspects. I need a GOOD,STRONG(mentally) lawyer ,in the Davenport area to help me and not be swayed.
I guess that will have to do.
First, you should begin with your state bar association. The Iowa Bar has a website, it is located at www.iowabar.org..
Your county bar association has a similar site that will be more specific to your location. Their site is located here, www.scottcountybar.org. .
Additionally, Martindale Hubbell is a national organization that rates attorneys across the country. Their website is located at www.martindale.com.
Another nationwide website is located at www.avvo.com. This site lists attorneys bygeographic location and area of practice.
Additionally, there is quite likely a legal aid society in your area. A quick internet search and/or phone book search should locate the society closest to you.
Each of these resources will have a wealth of information as to attorneys in your area that handle such cases. I would suggest you check each site out and you will surely find a great number of attorneys that meet your needs. Pick a few to meet with in person so that you can thoroughly explain your situation and then retain the one that you feel can best represent your interests.
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