Decatur, IL (217) 428-0948

Erickson, Davis, Murphy, Johnson & Walsh, Ltd. Frequently Asked Questions

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How long have you been in business?

The firm is celebrating its 50th year in business in 2021. If you're in need of experienced injury lawyers in Decatur, IL, or another kind of lawyer, call us today!

Do you charge for a consultation?

This would depend on the area of law and the nature of the consultation.  If there is a charge, this will be made clear in advance of the consultation. We offer a wide range of specialized attorneys, including probate attorneys in Decatur, IL. Call us today to find out more information!

What will your representation cost?

This would depend on the nature and complexity of the matter and would be agreed upon in advance of you incurring any cost. If you're interested in more information about pricing for a trial lawyer in Decatur, IL, or another kind of lawyer, be sure to call us!

How will I be informed about the status of my case?

Communication is important and we strive to keep our clients informed of important developments in each case.  Over the course of your case, you can expect to receive information from our staff and the attorneys handling your case. If you're looking to work with an estate lawyer in Decatur, IL, or another kind of lawyer, we understand the importance of needing open lines of communication and strive to make that possible.

In what area of the state do you practice?

We handle a variety of cases throughout Central and Southern Illinois in both state and federal courts. If you're in this area and in need of representation, contact us today!

How long will it take to resolve my case?

The length of time for cases to be resolved differs based on a number of factors including the complexity of the case, availability of witnesses and the court's calendar.  While some of these factors are out of our hands, we do our best to keep matters on track to reach a favorable resolution in a timely manner.

What lawyer will handle my issue?

The firm's lawyers have a broad range of expertise. It would be made clear at the outset what members of our team you can expect to work with based on how your issue aligns with the team's expertise but also, of course, your preference.

What are the primary benefits of mediation?

Mediation is generally a voluntary and non-binding exercise that is very effective in resolving disputes. It is also less time-consuming, less risky, and more cost-effective than having an issue decided by a judge or jury in court. Call us today for the mediation services Decatur, IL residents can count on.

Is mediation a confidential process?

Yes, the mediation will be treated as confidential and all participants will sign a Mediation Agreement that makes clear the confidential nature of the process. Give us a call for the mediation services Decatur, IL trusts.

What is the cost of mediation?

Effective January 1, 2022, fees are $250 per hour for all time expended including preparation and travel time. Unless otherwise agreed, it is expected the parties would split the fee evenly. If you need a mediator in Decatur, IL, contact us today!

PRIMARY LOCATION

132 South Water Street
Suite 610
Decatur , IL 62523
(217) 428-0948

(217) 428-0996 (fax)

Decatur Office Hours
Mon - Fri 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sat & Sun - Closed

Secondary Location

131 South Morgan Street
Suite 2
Shelbyville, IL 62565
(217) 774-2948

(217) 428-0996 (fax)

Shelbyville Office
Mon - Fri 8:00 am - 3:00 pm
Sat & Sun - Closed

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