4 Ways To Help Your Lawyer Help You If you want an attorney at all, you should work closely with them to be able to win your case. Regardless of how competent they are, they're planning to need your help. Allow me to share four important strategies to help your legal team help you win: 1. Be Totally Honest Or Higher Your lawyers need and expect your complete cooperation - whatever information you're going to reveal to them. Privilege means whatever you say is stored in confidence, so don't hold anything back. Your legal team must know all things in advance - most importantly information another side could learn about and surprise you with later. 2. Provide Meticulous Records Keep a regular and factual account of all information related to your case. Whether it's witnesses or payments being made, provide your attorneys with the data they should enable them to win. 3. Turn Up Early For Those Engagements Do not be late when you're appearing before a court and get away from wasting the attorney's time, too, because they are by the due date, each and every time. In reality, because you may need to discuss eleventh hour details or even be extra prepared for the truth you're facing, it's a smart idea to arrive early. 4. Demonstrate That You Have Your Act Together If you've been involved in any kind of crime, it's important to be able to prove to the court that you simply both regret the actions and so are making strides toward increasing your life. For example, if you're facing a DUI, volunteer for the rehab program. Be sincere and linked to the neighborhood the judge is presiding over. Working more closely together with your legal team increases your chances of absolute success. Try this advice, listen closely to how you're advised and ultimately, you should win your case.
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What Area Of Law Should I Go Into?
I'M Working On My Associates In Paralegal Studies(An Accredited School), And I'M Wondering Which Area Of Law I Should Go Into. I'M Thinking About Litigation But I Haven'T Taken Any Other Areas Of Law, So I'M Not Sure Yet.
Any Info From A Paralegal Working In That Field Will Be Great. And Bonus If You Can Give Me Info On Other Areas Of The Law.
Please Actual Answers And Please Answer Based On Your Experience In That Field.
Just Want Some Info On The Different Areas Of Law And What A Paralegal Actually Does.
I'm a commercial construction litigation paralegal in Texas. I handle basic civil litigation, mass multi-party construction litigation, basic collection suits, and administrative claims.
No matter what area of law you enter, you will typically be responsible for knowing your state's civil procedure, filing procedures, filing deadlines, and other administrative tasks. Each paralegal's tasks vary. Some attorneys refuse to let you help and some expect you to draft, edit and do everything except sign the pleading. What you will do will really depend on where you work. Each attorney has different ideas of what a paralegal is and what they do.
I love being a litigation paralegal, but what I do is really unique. Very few of us do construction law. It is a whole different beast. The only other thing I can say is do what you like and be honest with yourself. Choose an area of law that interests you, because it can get boring.
Insurance With A Dwi?
I Recently Got A Dwi, Before Anyone Jumps Down My Throat I Know How Wrong It Is. It Is Truly The Biggest Mistake I Have Ever Made And One That Will Follow Me Forever Probably. That Being Said I Know My Insurance Will Increase For Three Years Following A Dwi. If My Driving Record Is Clean For Those Three Years Will My Insurance Lower At All Or No?
Your insurance will go down after 3 years (well the renewal AFTER your DWI becomes 39 months old). I believe Progressive now writes auto insurance in NJ & with a DWI the only choices you really have are the assigned risk or Progressive. They tend to have lower surcharges for tickets (especially the more serious ones) than other companies. So, it is worth getting a quote with them. They work with Independent agents (also directly online & on the phone) so look in the phone book & find someone close that represents them. They do have pretty high standards for their agents (I know of an agent that they cancelled - the agent is no longer in business).
Sorry, NJ does not expunge your record. I see that they have increased the suspension - used to be 6 months suspension & $1,000 per year for 3 yrs fines to the State to keep your license once you get it back.
Some insurance companies look back 5 years for serious offenses, but can't surcharge for more than 3.
You don't have to worry about an SR22 in NJ, there is no such thing there.
Is There A European Bar Association?
I Need To Write A Report On Their Activities, But I Can'T Find A Website? I Can Find The International B.A And The European Criminal B.A But No European Ba.
Any Help Much Appreciated!
No. Different countries in Europe have their own legal systems and legal traditions.
Reply: I don't think there would be enough of a reason for such a thing to exist - the legal traditions of Britain and France, for example, are too different for competence in one to say much about competence in another. Sometimes you'll hear about "European Bar Associations", meaning simply the collection of individual bars specific to nations, but I don't believe they're at all federated. Attached as a link is such a list.
Request Attorney Referral For Nh Civil Lawsuit Entitled Thomas V. The Telegtaph Pub. Co., Etal?
I Am An Unemployed/Indigent Plaintiff Who Filed This Libel Lawsuit Pro Se On 12/2002. This Case Has Twice Been Remanded By The Nh Supreme Court And Is Now Pending Trial. (See Nh Supreme Court Docket #2005-0751). I Am Now Struggling To Obtain The Resources Necessary To Litigate. Any Advice Or Assistance Would Be Appreciated.
Contact the state bar association - which undoubtedly has a referral service.
Rent Security Law In Nj?
Hello, I Want To Know When Did Rent Security Law Start? I Believe In The Late 1990S. My Question Is I Have Been Living In An Apt Bldg (Passaic County, Nj) Since 1978, Am I Still Entitled To My Security Plus Interest Since '78 Or When The Law Was Passed Or Am I Even Entitled To Interest Being This Was Before The Law Passed? I Have Never Received A Statement Of Where My Security Is.
The Security Deposit Law applies to all rental premises or units used for dwelling purposes except owner-occupied premises with not more than two rental units, irrespective of when the contract began. Therefore, you will be entitled to interest exactly as the law dictates. Here is the full text of the update: http://www.nj.gov/dca/divisions/codes/pu...
What Are The Legal Rights Of A 13 Year Old Girl In New York? Things That You Have Contol Over Your Parents.
At 13 you are basically under your parents thumb. As long as you are a minor (under 18) they control you not you control them. The only thing that you might have a right to a decision on would be if your parents were divorced- the court might let you decide which parent to live with, but it would still have to be in your best interest. How about FORGET control & learn COMPROMISE on both sides. Why not talk to your parents about whatever it is that you want to control. Who knows maybe they will listen & if all of you could give a little bit on some issues it might work out for everyone, then there would be a happy ending. (but do it very calmly, & respectfully) you will be able to hold thier attention longer if you have all your "ducks in a row" meaning - before you confront them make a list of all the positive & negative things about the subject & try to have a good answer for the negative ones. STRESS THE POSITIVE as much as you can!!!!