4 Ways To Help Your Lawyer Help You When you need an attorney for any reason, you need to work closely using them as a way to win your case. Regardless how competent they are, they're planning to need your help. Listed below are four important approaches to help your legal team allow you to win: 1. Be Totally Honest And Up Your lawyers need and expect your complete cooperation - regardless of what information you're likely to reveal directly to them. Privilege means whatever you say is stored in confidence, so don't hold anything back. Your legal team should know all things in advance - especially information the other side could find out about and surprise you with later. 2. Provide Meticulous Records Keep an ongoing and factual account of information related to your case. Whether it's witnesses or payments being made, provide your attorneys with all the data they need to help them win. 3. Arrive Early For All Engagements Do not be late when you're appearing before a court and prevent wasting the attorney's time, too, by being by the due date, each and every time. The truth is, because you may need to discuss very last minute details or perhaps be extra ready for the case you're facing, it's a great idea to arrive early. 4. Demonstrate That You May Have Your Act Together If you've been charged with just about any crime, it's important in order to convince the legal court that you just both regret the actions and they are making strides toward increasing your life. For instance, if you're facing a DUI, volunteer for a rehab program. Be sincere and involved with the cities the judge is presiding over. Working more closely with your legal team increases your probability of absolute success. Try these tips, listen closely to how you're advised and ultimately, you need to win your case.
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How Can I Find A Directory Of Lawyers Nationwide?
I Want To Put Together A Database Of All The Real Estate Attorney'S In The Usa. Is There A Website, Or Directory That Might Have This? Or Maybe Even A Directory That Just Has All Lawyers In General?
There is no one national database that includes all of them.
Martindale Hubbell keps a lawyers directory. LEXIS and WESTLAW keep records, as do findlaw.com and Lawyers Diary. None are official complete. Some of these might list whether the lawyers are real estate lawyers.
Every state keeps official records of all lawyers admitted to practice in that state. They are either kept by the State Supreme Court, the Board of Bar Overseers, or the state Bar Association. These records would not list whether they are real estate lawyers.
How To Become A High Paid Lawyer?
How To Earn 7 Figures As A Lawyer. I Have Heard That Being A Lawyer Is Overrated Because Many &Quot;Lawyers&Quot; Make Basically No Money.
Lawyers are a dime a dozen. Good lawyers are worth their weight in gold! There is a glut of Attorneys, with some taking jobs outside of law to get by. You've heard of puppy mills? There are tons of "law schools" that operate the same way. Stay away from the Acme School of Law for example. Law School online -- get serious.
If you want to become a high paid lawyer, first attend a reputable law school, have decent grades, seek a highly respected mentor while you are in law school.
If you sole reason for attending law school is to make a ton of money - YOU WON''T! To make the big bucks you've got to love what you are doing, with a passion!
One of the biggest mistakes young people make when addressing career choices, is focusing first on $$$$!
I am retired, and I have truly been there. When I retired I was the CEO of a Fortune 500 Firm, having been COO and CFO of a couple of other firms. My Compensation at retirement was esily in the eight figures, and didn't include money made from sitting on Boards of Directors, speechmaking, consulting , etc. Corporations pay the people that make up their Boards. Example: I sit on the board of one company that requires that I attend one monthly meeting, and their annual meeting. For this I receive more than a quarter of a mil per year.
The world does not hold out a brass ring that you simply grab ahold of;
never, ever forget that money follows performance. If you work your butt off, and become among the very best at what you do, there are tremendous rewards. The WRONG approach is to sit back in high school or college and focus on, "what career will make me really rich".
By your standards I am indeed loaded. I am rich alright I have a family I adore and that adore me, lots of loyal friends, live comfortably. I don't 'get off on $$$", my "high" is rolling on the floor with my grand kids!
How Can I Find A Lawyer For A Civil Problem?
The Person Who Put A New Motor In My Car Did Not Finish It And Dumped It 25 Miles Away From My House, And It Is Not Completed
THE best way to find a lawyer is by word of mouth. Ask your: family, friends, coworkers, anyone you might know in the same situation, etc.
Call your local (usually county) bar association. Ask for names of attorneys that handle your type of matter. (If money is a BIG problem, you could also ask for the phone number of your local LegalAid office. - the attorneys at LegalAid are "real" attorneys, but sometimes in the field of Law, how much you are willing to pay does affect the quality you get.)
Go to your local Public Library. Ask the Reference Librarian for their "MARTINDALE-HUBBELL" - and/or on the computer www.martindale.com - to find an attorney based on practice, geography, etc.
When you call the law office(s), insist on speaking with the Lawyer. Just tell the Secretary the main idea of your matter - do not tell all the little details of your matter to the Secretary - save the details for the Attorney. When you get the Lawyer on the phone line, ask him/her:
- Do they give >>>FREE, initial consultations for the FIRST meeting? (most do, but not all - you have to ask, don't assume)
- How much do they charge (per hour)?
- Could you make payments on your account?
- Can they help you? OR Refer you to someone who can help you?
(This is based on my knowledge, information, belief, and life experiences. This was intended as personal opinion, and not intended to be used as legal advice. Seeking advice over the Internet is not a good idea - the field of Law is too complex for that. Please be careful and do your research.)
Child Visitation Rights In Texas?
My Grandchild Does Not Want To See His Mother He Is 6 Years Old And He Just Can Not Go With Her On Her Weekends Without Throwing A Fit. I Understand That We Must Let Her Have Him Or We Are In Contempt Of Court. If We Take Her Back To Court Is There Anything That Might Be Done. She Lost Custody Because She Did Live A Very Poor Life And She Was Not Keeping Him Clean And She Has No Stable Life And Many Other Things, But We Want Him To Live A Good Life With A Good Standard And He See She Has None And We Would Like For Something Else To Happen So He Does Not Have To Throw A Fit Every Time He Has To Go With Her Thanks For All The Help
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Q: Child visitation rights in texas?
my grandchild does not want to see his mother he is 6 years old and he just can not go with her on her weekends without throwing a fit. I understand that we must let her have him or we are in contempt of court. if we take her back to court is there anything that might be done. she lost custody because she did live a very poor life and she was not keeping him clean and she has no stable life and many other things, but we want him to live a good life with a good standard and he see she has none and we would like for something else to happen so he does not have to throw a fit every time he has to go with her thanks for all the help
A: There is no quick answer to your question.
You may not like the answer you're about to get. Because if your grandchild is six years old, then your fact pattern is surely inaccurate where you say "we want him to live a good life with a good standard and he see she has none ." Six year olds don't make judgments like that-- not even in Texas.
A six year old child will usually want to be with his mother no matter the physical circumstances of the mother's dwelling or her moral choices. Maybe some other things have happened with the mother that are important enough to consider in the context of a visitation issue, but you haven't mentioned them.
There's a good chance that the six year old "throws a fit" because your son-- the custodial parent-- has failed to raise a child that doesn't "throw fits" and because you and your son have so little respect for the child's mother and the visitation arrangements that the court has ordered that the child senses it and acts out.
While I suspect you and your son are not doing everything you can do to make for a better situation, if you think you are, then you need to seek counseling for the child (and maybe you and your son too)-- not more family court involvement.
Your son had sex with that woman. They had a child. And both parents failed to make a better situation by staying together as a family. Instead of trying to get the court to remove that child's mother from the child's life (as it seems you'd like to do) you should be MORE supportive of the mother by trying to help her overcome the difficulties she appears to face (according to you). If the mother has serious issues, then have your son call child protective services for HELP-- not punishment. Otherwise, you should really and sincerely encourage your grandchild to have a good relationship with his mom. Your grandchild will not be best served by alienating him from his mother-- no matter what issues you may have with her "cleanliness" and "standards."
[This is not legal advice. You should consult a licensed attorney-at-law for legal advice or representation before making decisions that may affect your legal rights.]
How Do Your Find Out Your Lawyers Record?
I Was Wondering If There Was A Website That Could Tell You How Many Cases Your Lawyer Has Won, Lost, And Pleaded No Contest On? Also I Cant Find My Lawyer Listed Under Any Internet Database For Lawyers, Is This A Problem?
There is no website for that information. Don't worry about not finding your attorney in an internet db - there are many reasons you may not find an attorney there - it could be a fee paid db that the attorney has no interest in, it may be run by another lawyer or firm who adds attorneys after dealing with them or knowing of them, probably also for a fee.
Assault Charge For Punching?
Today Been A Missed Up Day For Real. Im 15 And In The 9Th Grade. Yesterday At School Someone Stole My Property At The Gym. And There Is Two Suspects. So I Confronted One Today. And I Do Not Know What Happened But My Anger Just Controlled Me And I Just Hit Him In The Face And Thats It...Just One Little Punch. So His Parents Came Up To The School. And Said They Are Going To Press Charges. I Mean Come One If Someone Punched Me Im Not Going To Press Charges. And This Is The First Time Anything Like That Is On My Record. So I Have To Go Before A Judge. Can You Tell Me Whats Going To Happen And Is There Going To Be Any Fines.....Any Help Is Greatly Appreciated Thanks
I'm not sure about your states but even for Assault 3rd, which is the lowest form of assault charges, you have to cause bodily harm. If there is no bodily harm its considered "Harassment in the 2nd Degree" which is a violation which doesn't go on your criminal record. Unless you broke his nose, jaw, etc it would be impossible to prove Assault. At most it would be harassment and the max punishment for a violation is 15 days in jail, which they wouldn't do to a minor anyways. That's pending your charged as an adult if they even arrest you over 1 thrown punch. I wouldn't worry about it much. That's how it works in NY which im told is the norm.