HOW IT WORKS

Once hired, the Provinziano Legal Team will take over your case and ensure that every detail is handled correctly and effectively so that you no longer have to worry. We are committed to exceeding client expectations including meeting all required legal deadlines, providing zealous and detailed case preparation, and delivering aggressive advocacy for you in court.

FREE INITIAL CONSULTATION

We provide a free initial legal consultation for all prospective clients. The purpose of the consultation is to discuss the issues of each client’s case and identify the client’s specific goals for the matter. During the initial consultation, the client will be advised of the legal fees associated with the case. Once the initial fee is paid and a retainer agreement is signed, the Provinziano Legal Team will then take over the case and effectively represent the client.

DEVELOPING A STRATEGY

Beginning with the initial consultation and continuing throughout each stage of the legal process, the Provinziano Legal Team provides clients with a detailed, customized, and strategic approach to their unique case. Our reputation of success stems from our extreme attention to detail, unique, thoughtful, and intelligent strategies, and our aggressive representation when our clients need it most.

COMMITMENT TO SUPERIOR CLIENT SERVICE

Clients can expect to receive excellent service from the entire Provinziano Legal Team from start to finish. Once hired, we provide clients with our direct contact information and are always available to answer any questions or to discuss the case. Current clients are also given priority when it comes to scheduling personal appointments to speak with Mr. Provinziano. Additionally, Provinziano & Associates is committed to communicating effectively with clients by returning calls and answering any correspondence in a timely manner and by providing frequent status updates to you as your case progresses through the legal system.

ALTERNATIVE DISPUTE RESOLUTION

Due to extensive pre-court case preparation The Provinziano Legal Team can often greatly influence the opposing party to settle the matter outside of court in favor of their client. This is accomplished by detailed and strategic case preparation where we outline the weaknesses in the opposing parties case. Once presented to the opposing party, they often decide not to pursue the case and instead agree to settle outside of court in our client’s favor. Throughout any settlement negotiation The Provinziano Legal Team will be by your side as we help you fully evaluate settlement offers and counter-offers to decide what is best for you.

AGGRESSIVE COURTROOM ADVOCACY

The cornerstone of our reputation comes from our aggressive courtroom advocacy. Our clients know that when it comes to a jury trial, court trial, or evidentiary hearing, Provinziano & Associates is the gladiator they want on their side. Drawing on years of trial experience as a deputy district attorney, Mr. Provinziano is an expert at representing his client’s interests in the courtroom. Past jurors have said that his clear presentation of the facts combined with his persuasive arguments have led to their decision in his client’s favor. Whatever the case, Mr. Provinziano has a strong track record of using creative and effective solutions to deliver the successful outcomes his clients have come to expect.

Frequently Asked Questions

How does a prospective client hire the Provinziano Legal Team?
Please contact us at 310.820.3500 or submit an inquiry to schedule a free initial consultation with a Provinziano Legal Team. One of our experienced staff members will ask you a number of preliminary questions and will schedule you with a phone consultation appointment with Mr. Provinziano. During this free initial consultation, Mr. Provinziano will discuss your case with you, develop an initial strategy, and discuss the applicable retainer cost. If the Provinziano Legal Team believes they can provide an effective legal solution to your matter and you wish to move forward, you will pay an advanced fee and sign a retainer agreement to begin services.
What is An Advanced Fee?
An advanced fee is a fee required when hiring the Provinziano Legal Team. It is a fee to be paid in advance of the work to be completed. It is much like paying a writer in advance, then he writes a book. The advanced fee is an estimate of the hourly work to be performed on the case and it is necessary to ensure that the work performed will be paid for by the client.
How is my advanced fee accounted for?
In most family law cases, billing is done on an hourly basis by the Provinziano Legal Team. Therefore, each team member has an hourly rate related to their work. All work performed on the case is accounted for based on the time worked. If the work exceeds the amount of the advanced fee, additional amounts may be due to complete the matter. If the work is under the amount of the advanced fee, any overage will be refunded to the client.
How do your fees compare to other firms?
The Provinziano Legal Team is fair and ethical in the fees charged and its billing practices. If a client has a question regarding a bill, they can easily speak to the team member responsible, including Mr. Provinziano. Our goal is to provide excellent customer service and aggressive advocacy in court, which includes attaining successful outcomes for clients. Every client is hoping for a successful outcome when they hire the Provinziano Legal Team and we strive to exceed expectations each and every time.
Do you ever work on a flat fee basis?
In some limited circumstances, work can be performed on a flat fee basis for family law matters. If applicable, this option will be discussed in the initial consultation. However, such cases are infrequent as family law disputes are often complex in nature.
What forms of payment do you accept?
We accept most forms of payment, including cash, check, credit and debit cards. We currently accept American Express, Mastercard, Visa, and Discover cards.
What is a retainer agreement?
A retainer agreement is an agreement between the law firm and the client which specifies the work performed, the attorney’s duties to the client, the client’s duties to the attorney, the amount of the advanced fee, the method in which work performed for the client is billed and accounted for, and other commercially reasonable terms. Mr. Provinziano typically reviews each retainer agreement with each prospective client and is always available to answer any questions.
What has been your historical success on legal matters?
The Provinziano Legal Team has a long track record of proven success. While we cannot guarantee the results of any case we encourage you to examine our past case results and reviews from former clients.
How will I be able to contact the attorney or team member of the Provinziano Legal Team?
Clients will always speak to a professional staff member upon calling the Provinziano office. All calls will be returned in a timely manner, typically within 24 hours or less. Upon hire, clients are provided with their team member’s personal e-mail address and direct contact information and are welcome to ask questions and contact us at any point during their case. The Provinziano Legal Team cares about each and every client and their case. To us, clients aren’t numbers – they’re people. We know that our clients are often entrusting us with their lives and that is a relationship we take very seriously.
What type of family law cases does the Provinziano Legal Team handle?

The Provinziano Legal Team has handles a wide variety of family law issues including:

  • Divorce
  • Child Custody
  • Child Support
  • Guardianship
  • Grandparent’s visitation rights
  • Spousal Support
  • Marital Property Division
  • Pre-Nup Agreements (aka Pre-Marital Agreements)
  • Post-Nup Agreements (aka Post-Nup Agreements)
  • Domestic Violence Restraining Orders
  • Civil Harassment Restraining Orders
  • Contempt Proceedings
  • Enforcement of Judgment Proceedings
  • Post-Judgment Modification of Judgment Proceedings
  • Post-Judgment Modification of Child Custody Orders received as part of the conclusion of a CPS, DCFS, or Dependency Proceeding
  • Proceedings to Set Aside Default Judgments
  • Legal Separation
  • Annulments (aka Nullity of Marriage)
  • Dissolution of Registered Domestic Partnerships
  • Dissolution of Same Sex Marriages
  • Jurisdictional Disputes

If you have a unique family law issue not mentioned herein, please feel free to contact the Provinziano Legal Team, as we are always enthusiastic about the opportunity to tackle a unique legal issue with personalized legal representation.

How soon will you start working on my case when I hire you?
Once a client has signed a retainer agreement and paid the advanced fee, the Provinziano Legal Team will start work immediately. During this time we will provide you with a personalized case specific strategy and a timetable so that you know what to expect as the case progresses through the court system. If your case requires immediate attention, as many do, rest assured that the Provinziano Legal Team would take quick action to effectively take your legal problem on and represent you in court. In some cases, The Provinziano Legal Team has been hired with less than 48 hours to prepare for court, and has been successful at those hearings through swift preparation and aggressive representation in Court.
How will you update me on my case?
A client can expect that the Provinziano Legal Team to update them regularly as their case progress through the legal system. Clients can also expect periodic written reports and statements of their account, and will be notified of upcoming court dates in writing. Often, in preparation for court hearings, the Provinziano Legal Team will meet with the client personally to fully prepare the client for court and to explain the range of possible outcomes. In accordance with our philosophy, the client will also be able to call and set appointments to speak personally with Mr. Provinziano and Provinziano Legal Team Members and will have access to their direct contact information. At Provinziano & Associates our mission is to treat our clients as we would want to be treated and to provide each and every client with excellent, personalized service.
Do I have to attend court?
In most family law matters, the Provinziano Legal Team will require your attendance at court. If you live out of state, then the Provinziano Legal Team can request that you attend court by telephone. This request will have to granted by the court, and for out of state clients, it is reasonable to expect that it will be routinely granted. If you are unable to attend court, the Provinziano Legal Team can seek a continuance for you, many of which are required by law; for example, if a client is on a military deployment.
What is the Provinziano Legal Team's commitment to attorney client confidentiality?
We know that it is difficult to discuss sensitive issues with someone you’ve just met. Rest assured that at Provinziano & Associates your secrets are our secrets. Period. Anything that is said to an attorney or legal team member will never be divulged – this also includes anything discussed during your free initial consultation. If there are issues that arise during litigation that would cause sensitive information to be divulged, a Provinziano Legal Team member will strategize with you on how to best protect the confidential information.

Regarding the discussion of past case results and client reviews, the same result may not be available depending on the facts of a different case, such as cases of future prospective clients. Past case results and client reviews are atypical. The information on this website does not constitutes a guarantee as to a result. The information on this website does not constitute legal advice and is for informational purposes only. This website does not create an attorney client relationship. Expressions of opinion regarding the quality of representation does not constitute a guarantee and consists solely of the opinion of the author. This website is attorney advertisement.

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