4 Strategies To Help Your Lawyer Assist You To When you want a legal professional at all, you should work closely using them as a way to win your case. No matter how competent they can be, they're planning to need your help. Listed here are four important ways to help your legal team assist you to win: 1. Be Totally Honest And Up Your lawyers need and expect your complete cooperation - whatever information you're going to reveal directly to them. Privilege means everything you say is kept in confidence, so don't hold anything back. Your legal team must know everything in advance - most especially information one other side could check out and surprise you with later. 2. Provide Meticulous Records Keep a continuing and factual account of all information associated with your case. Whether it's witnesses or payments being made, provide your attorneys with all the current data they have to help them to win. 3. Appear Early For Many Engagements Not be late when you're appearing before a court and steer clear of wasting the attorney's time, too, because they are promptly, each and every time. Actually, because you may need to discuss eleventh hour details or be extra prepared for the truth you're facing, it's a good idea to arrive early. 4. Demonstrate You Have Your Act Together If you've been responsible for any sort of crime, it's important so that you can prove to a legal court that you just both regret the actions and so are making strides toward increasing your life. For example, if you're facing driving under the influence, volunteer for a rehab program. Be sincere and included in the neighborhood the judge is presiding over. Working more closely together with your legal team increases your odds of absolute success. Try these tips, listen closely to how you're advised and ultimately, you ought to win your case.
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Does Power Of Attorney Give Custody?
Yes My Dad Gave My Sister Power Of Attorney For Me And My Brother For School And Such Because He Was Moving, Does That Give Her Custody Over Us?
Not exactly. An order of custody signed by a judge or commissioner would give your sister legal custody.
Power of attorney gives your sister the authority to make all decisions on behalf of your father. This would absolutely stand up in court. Your father can revoke the POA at any time but as long as the POA is in place your sister has constructive custody of you and can do anything that your father would be able to do. If there was an actual custody order in place, your father would have to go back to court and ask a judge to return custody to him.
Right To Work Laws. Yes Or No?
I have no experience with any right to work laws since Washington State is an At Will Employment State. But if Right to Work means that I would not be compelled to join a union in order to keep my job then I am all for it.
It's one thing to apply for a job that is already unionized and have to join the union if hired. But for a place to go union after the fact and compel those that didn't want to be in a union to join the union is wrong any way you slice it. It doesn't matter if the union is probably a better thing for the worker, if the worker is an otherwise good employee an out side entity has no right to terminate his/her employment if they don't want to join the union. Conversely that same employee has no right to any of the union benefits that the union members are entitled to unless he/she opt to join.
And yes I am against unions but I am more against being compelled to join a union as a condition of continued employment. If a person wants to join a union, fine, that is their choice but it should also be a choice not to join a union without fear of loosing your job.
Divorce Without Lawyers???
My Husband And I Are Ready To Get Divorced (We Lived Seperate For Two Years) And Have Two Children, We A Pretty Much On The Same Page On Everything.
My Question Is If I Have The Right To Take Him Back To Court To Modify Child Support If His Income Increases Later On (Which Will Most Likley Happen). Or If I Will Be Stuck With The Agreement We Make At This Point? Also What Would Be My Rights If I Find Out He Was Hiding Assets During The Time Of Our Agreement?
You need a lawyer. I'm sorry but when it comes to kids his "word" will never be good enough. He may be an awesome dad, who loves his kiddos, but if he loves them HE will insist on a lawyer. You may think you are on the same page, but one little thing can throw that into the wind and then where will you be. Get a lawyer. It doesn't have to be nasty. You are just protecting them...and you. This is especially important if you think he's hiding assets. This tells me that some part of you doesn't trust him now. Why would you second guess your gut?
Felony Attorney Needed. Please Help! My Son Is In Jail For Serious Crimes He Did Not Commit.?
The Charges Range From Breaking Into Vehicles To Armed And Unarmed Burglary Of Dwellings. Legal Aid Does Not Provide Attorneys For Crimes. Please Please Please Help. His Bond Alone Is $40,000. The Few Attorneys I'Ve Spoken To Will Charge $15,000 And Up.
Pursuant to the Sixth Amendment he is entitled to a free public attorney if he cannot afford one himself, otherwise you will have to pay $15,000 and up for an attorney.
Legal Advice: Abandonment Of Property??
I Went To The St. Louis Arch The Other Day, And Had A Small Pocket Knife I Carry With Me Almost Everywhere. I Saw A Sign That Said No Weapons Could Enter The Arch, So I Hid The Knife In A Small Cabinet By The Front Door Where They Have Literature About The Arch. When I Left, I Went To Look And Found No Knife. It Was No Big Deal, So I'M Leaving And I'M Telling My Little Brother It'S Not There When I'M Approached By One Of The Security Guys There. He Overheard Me And I Was Honest And Told Him What Happened, So He Gives Me A Federal Citation For 'Abandonment Of Property'. They Never Saw Or Found The Knife, All They Know Is I Said I Did It. The Security Guy Was Being A Jerk And Treating Me Like A Criminal That Was Leaving Grenades Around Or Something, And Was Obviously On A Power Trip And Needed Excitement. Now I Can Pay $125 Or Go To Court, I Plan To Go To Court But Can Anybody Give Me Any Advice On This? How To Fight It? Anybody Had This Problem Before? Thanks
Enter a plea of not guilty. Then as trial time approaches, file for a continuance. File for as many continuances as possible, in order to delay the trial as long as possible. By the time you have to show up, its fairly likely that that cop wont even show up. If he doesnt- case dismissed. Its also likely he will have started forgetting facts of the case, which helps your chances of winning. If he does show up, then ask him basic questions like, did you see me do it? Did you find a knife as evidence? Etc. It might get thrown out. But dont lie- if none of that works, you're probably going to have to pay a fine + court costs- since you did admit to it, and I assume you wont be purguring yourself.
Compare And Contrast Criminal Law And Case Law.?
Help! Im Writting A Paper And I Need Some Input...
The Constitution of the United States mentions three areas of jurisdiction in which the courts may operate:
Common Law is based on God's law. Anytime someone is charged under the Common Law, there must be a damaged party. You are free under the Common Law to do anything you please, as long as you do not infringe on the life, liberty, or property of someone else. You have a right to make a fool of yourself provided you do not infringe on the life, liberty, or property of someone else. The Common Law does not allow for any government action which prevents a man from making a fool of himself. For instance, when you cross over the state lines in most states, you will see a sign which says, " BUCKLE YOUR SEAT BELTS - IT'S THE LAW. " This cannot be Common Law, because who would you injure if you did not buckle up? Nobody. This would be compelled performance. But Common Law cannot compel performance. Any violation of Common Law is a CRIMINAL ACT , and is punishable.
Equity Law is law which compels performance. It compels you to perform to the exact letter of any contract that you are under. So, if you have compelled performance, there must be a contract somewhere, and you are being compelled to perform under the obligation of the contract. Now this can only be a civil action - not criminal. In Equity Jurisdiction, you cannot be tried criminally, but you can be compelled to perform to the letter of a contract. If you then refuse to perform as directed by the court, you can be charged with contempt of court, which is a criminal action. Are our seatbelt laws, Equity Laws? No, they are not, because you cannot be penalized or punished for not keeping to the letter of a contract.
This is civil jurisdiction of Compelled Performance which also has Criminal Penalties for not adhering to the letter of the contract, but this only applies to International Contracts. Now we can see what jurisdiction the seatbelt laws (all traffic codes, etc) are under. Whenever there is a penalty for failure to perform (such as willful failure to file), that is Admiralty/Maritime Law and there must be a valid international contract in force.
However, the courts don't want to admit that they are operating under Admiralty/Maritime Jurisdictions, so they took the international law or Law Merchant and adopted it into our codes. That is what the Supreme Court decided in the Erie Railroad case - that the decisions will be based on commercial law or business law and that it will have criminal penalties associated with it. Since they were instructed not to call it, Admiralty Jurisdiction, they call it Statutory Jurisdiction.