There are things in life that you don’t have to go through alone. When you buy a house, you need someone to make sure that the contract is according to the law. When you are facing criminal charges, you need someone who can help you and give you the best legal advice. When you are thinking about setting your will, you also need someone who can tell you what to do.
For all these situations and for many more that can arise, you need a lawyer. That is the only person specialized in offering you legal advice. As there are many areas and many possible issues, there are also different specializations that can be followed by the lawyers.