Documents to Know About When Hiring A Lawyer [INFOGRAPHIC]

When you hire a lawyer, there will be some paperwork involved.  

Don't be intimidated by the sound of an "engagement letter" or a "fee agreement" - they are very common letters that you sign with your lawyer before he or she starts on your issue. Similarly, if you've already hired a lawyer, know that "closing letters" are documents that lawyers generally send out at the end of your case or deal. 

Here is a description of these common documents, along with what you should look out for when you hire a lawyer. 

Know what kind of documents you'll be presented with when you hire a lawyer.