5 Reasons Why You Should Go Beyond Twitter To Find A Will Lawyer

Posted by smith clea on February 21st, 2020

People look for referrals all over on the internet because the web can be a great place to find a will lawyer. But not all information on the internet is created equally and you need to be conscious of the platforms you are searching on when looking for a will lawyer.

Different platforms and search engines have different purposes on the internet and some provide more reputable information than others. It’s tempting to think information is automatically trustworthy just because you found it on the internet.

We’re not saying don’t trust any information on the web, just be conscious of the source of the info and the intent of the platform you are on.

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What do we mean by intent of the platform? Today we are talking about Twitter, so let’s use that as an example. Twitter is mainly used by companies to share content with headlines that entice people to click into their website.

While it may be a great resource for finding informative articles, it’s probably not the best place for research referrals for an attorney.

When you hire a will lawyer you are hiring a professional to help you pass on your assets from one generation to the next. This is a big deal. If it’s done wrong, your heirs may have to pay a lot of money in probate court fees and probate lawyer expenses.

Picking the right attorney can save you a tremendous amount of money and heartache in the future.

Here are the 3 reasons why you should go beyond Twitter to find a legal professional to draft your will.

Twitter Is For Content, Not Reviews

If you are looking to find reviews on an attorney, there are much better platforms to find this information. That’s because Twitter was not designed as a review platform. It is a place where people go to share opinions and have conversations.

It’s also where content creators go to share their content. Now, this may be a good place to find articles that a lawyer or law firm has written about a topic you are interested in, but it is rarely a good place to find reviews.

Instead, you should go over to a platform like Google or Yelp that has applications specifically designed for you to get review information on service professionals.

Fragmentary Information

If you receive a referral for a good will lawyer from a friend, you might be thinking that you want to cross reference that attorney on Twitter. At best you are probably going to find fragmentary information. 

In other words, the information  will come in drips and drabs and it’s not really going to give you a complete picture of the attorney’s competence, background and most importantly, ability to deliver the kind of outcome you are looking for.

Maybe the attorney uses Twitter to publish or promote content. Maybe they use it to advertise offers for their services.

Or, maybe they don’t have a Twitter account at all because they don’t feel it has any value for them. There are a whole range of possible scenarios that exist as to why you may not get a great picture of a lawyers capability from Twitter.

Your Will Lawyer Is Often Unable To Respond Or Give Legal Advice On Twitter

If you try to reach out to a lawyer on Twitter, the chances of the actual attorney receiving the message is very low. That is because the attorney often doesn’t have the time to man their own account 24/7 a day.

Instead, they are helping clients solve their problems. Additionally, most lawyers can’t give legal advice to you over social media.

If you find a will lawyer you are interested in, you should reach out to their law office and book and initial consultation. This way you can get a feel for the attorney and have a solid conversation about your estate planning needs and goals.

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