How to find an English-speaking legal professional in the Stavanger region.
Understanding the legal system in Norway can be a confusing, difficult and intimidating experience for expats, no matter how good your Norwegian. Yet new residents are often the ones most in need of legal counsel, for everything from settling immigration claims to understanding real estate law and employment contracts.
It’s very important to hire a lawyer that practises in the specific legal field you require. Some of the specific fields you can find legal experts in Stavanger for include:
- Settling in: Residence permits and citizenship claims
- Workplace: Employment contracts and disputes
- Finances: Arranging your tax affairs and estate planning
- At home: Family law, including how marriages and divorces work in Norway
- Criminal law
- Property law
- Business law: Understand the ins and outs of starting a business
How to find a lawyer in Stavanger
The biggest problem faced by English speakers in Stavanger and Sandnes is knowing where to start in their search for a legal professional. The ability to speak, listen and understand English is relevant of course, but much more important is the professional’s ability and experience in their chosen specialism.
Thankfully, this free service from Ageras can help.
Simply describe your situation and Ageras will obtain three quotes from legal specialists that are ready and willing to take on your case.
Although the website is in Norwegian, it is super simple to use. In the large text box, simply enter brief details about the kind of help you need, making sure you specify that you require an English-speaking professional in the Stavanger region. Give all the details you need for a realistic quote, making sure not to reveal too much personal information. In the other boxes, fill out your name, email address and telephone number, and click “Få Tilbud”, which simply means “Get offer”.
Within a day or two, you will be contacted by up to three lawyers or attorneys that have been selected by Ageras as the most relevant to your case and to your personal circumstances.
Ageras has helped more than 70,000 people across Scandinavia through their network of more than 6,000 professional services firms.