Finding A Skilled Lawyer Regardless of what your legal needs are you will notice that there are countless lawyers in the area that advertise they specialize in your type of case. This could make the process of finding one with significant amounts of experience a bit of a challenge. However, in the event you follow the following it will be possible to limit your pursuit off to the right one out of very little time. The first task is to create a selection of the lawyers that are listed in your area specializing in your position. While you are making this list you need to only include those that you may have an effective vibe about based upon their advertisement. You may then narrow this list down by using some time evaluating their site. There you will be able to find just how many years they are practicing and some general information about their success rates. At this stage your list must have shrunken further to people that you just felt had professional websites along with an appropriate amount of experience. You must then take the time to search for independent reviews of every attorney. Make sure you browse the reviews instead of just counting on their overall rating. The info inside the reviews provides you with a solid idea of the way that they interact with their clients and how much time they invest into each case that they are focusing on. Finally, you should talk with no less than the very last three lawyers which may have the credentials you are looking for. This gives you enough time to truly evaluate how interested they are in representing both you and your case. It is crucial for you to follow every one of these steps to actually find someone that has the best level of experience to get you the very best outcome.
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Does Grandparents Have Rights In Florida? (If You Dont Know For Sure Please Dont Answer.) I Need Facts.
the florida statute regarding grandparent rights verbatim - feel free to e-mail me with questions....
.752.001 Definitions.--For purposes of this chapter, the term "grandparent" shall include great-grandparent
752.01 Action by grandparent for right of visitation; when petition shall be granted.--
(1) The court shall, upon petition filed by a grandparent of a minor child, award reasonable rights of visitation to the grandparent with respect to the child when it is in the best interest of the minor child if:
(a) The marriage of the parents of the child has been dissolved;
(b) A parent of the child has deserted the child; or
(c) The minor child was born out of wedlock and not later determined to be a child born within wedlock as provided in s. 742.091.
(2) In determining the best interest of the minor child, the court shall consider:
(a) The willingness of the grandparent or grandparents to encourage a close relationship between the child and the parent or parents.
(b) The length and quality of the prior relationship between the child and the grandparent or grandparents.
(c) The preference of the child if the child is determined to be of sufficient maturity to express a preference.
(d) The mental and physical health of the child.
(e) The mental and physical health of the grandparent or grandparents.
(f) Such other factors as are necessary in the particular circumstances.
(3) This act does not provide for grandparental visitation rights for children placed for adoption under chapter 63 except as provided in s. 752.07 with respect to adoption by a stepparent.
752.015 Mediation of visitation disputes.--It shall be the public policy of this state that families resolve differences over grandparent visitation within the family. It shall be the further public policy of this state that when families are unable to resolve differences relating to grandparent visitation that the family participate in any formal or informal mediation services that may be available. When families are unable to resolve differences relating to grandparent visitation and a petition is filed pursuant to s. 752.01, the court shall, if such services are available in the circuit, refer the case to family mediation in accordance with rules promulgated by the Supreme Court.
Will And Estate Planning With A Baby?
Did You Have A Will Or Other Estate Planning Documents Done After Your Baby Was Born? Did You See A Lawyer, And If So, What Documents Did You Have Done? I Am Most Concerned About Choosing Someone To Take Care Of My Son If We Both Die; Can You Offer Any Advice? I Am In The Usa.
You should definitely meet with an attorney and get your affairs in order. Talk to your husband about who you would want to name as guardian in the event that something were to happen to you, and find time to sit down and speak with the person or couple and make sure that they are willing to be your child's guardian.
Decide what you want to do with your assets, including any property, life insurance, investments, and retirement funds. You can set up a trust that will help your guardians with the expenses of raising your child, provide for college expenses when the time comes, and the rest can remain in the trust until your child reaches a designated age (usually 25 or 20, depending on your wishes). If you have several children, you may want to provide a sum of money up front for the guardians, because the expansion of their family might require a move to a larger home to accomodate everyone. And then you can set up the trust to provide a monthly payment to the guardians while your child is still living in their home.
Keep in mind that you can name a separate person (or more than one person) as the trustee, which is often advised, so that there is no conflict of interest. So you may also want to give some thought as to who you would want to control the funds in the trust. If there is nobody in your family you would want to name, you can designate your attorney.
You can set up an initial meeting with an estate planner to determine what your options are, and he can also advise you as to whether you have sufficient insurance and investments to provide for your children.
I'M Low Income And Need A Lawyer For A Law Suit?
You don't give enough information.
Depending on the type of suit, you can get inexpensive legal representation from a law clinic or law school. However, if you want to sue someone because they caused you an injury or something like that, you would work with a PI lawyer - they take a percentage of what you win.
To find an attorney, go to www.findlaw.com. You can submit your problem, and an attorney will contact you. If you cannot afford an attorney and there is validity to what you want, they will probably help you find free/low cost legal assistance -- they don't generally want someone who can't afford them.
Can A Disability Lawyer Take Care Of A Warrant?My Friend Has Disability Court Coming Up In Sept Of 2011!?
Her Lawyer Has Been Working With Her For The Past 3 Years. He Has At Least 70,000 Coming To Him Once She Is Approved For Social Security!Now The Only Problem Is She Has A Warrant For Her Arrest In Regular Court!Her Disability Lawyer Told Her He Will Take Care Of The Warrant!
The Warrant Is Over Shop Lifting!I Think Shes Been Nailed For The 7 Time. If She Were Go To Court Right Now They Would Take Her In. She Has 2 Bonds Out Cant Recall The Amounts No More Then $1000.00!I Think She Was Facing 2 Months Or More In Jail!The Shoplifting Charges Were Not Very Big That She Stole But Its The Principle Of Her Stealing Trust Me I Know This. So Could A Disability Lawyer Take Care Of That Warrant For Her?She Told Me Her Disability Lawyer Told Her That.
She Went To Go See Her Disability Lawyer Today. She Is Training On How To Go To Disability Court! I Am Not Sure What Happened Cause I Didn'T Go With. I Am Just So Confused Cause I Know She Cant Go To Court With A Warrant & Also I Have No Clue How A Disability Judge Could Take Care Of A Warrant If All He Deals With Is Social Security!
In September She Has Court For Her Disability! If Any One Has Any Info For Me On This Please Let Me Know Thanks. Has Any One Went Threw This & They Loss Their Case?I Assume If She Has Her Warrant When She Goes To Disability Court Im Sure They Could Take Her In!
The shoplifting charge is irrelevant to her disability, in other words it did not cause her disability. Most disability cases are SSI or SSDI cases governed by the "medical necessity" rules under the Social Security Act.
The disability may be used to explain the shoplifting. Mental illness can explain a lot. It might even constitute a complete defense to criminal responsibility for the shoplifting.
Like I said before, her disability lawyer may be taking care of the defense of the shoplifting warrant, likely by filing a motion to vacate or set aside the capias (the bodily attachment order for the warrant) in order to keep her out of jail. That doesn't mean she's off the hook on the criminal charge, yet.
She will have to eventually show for the arraignment and trial on the shoplifting charge, unless the prosecution works out some kind of a deal.
Kleptomania can be a defense if its coupled with delusional behavior or some other provable disorder. This is so because if one is incapable of forming criminal intent due to a mental disability, in such cases the most that can happen is she's not held criminally responsible but may have to make restitution for whatever was taken and not returned.
A not guilty by reason of temporary or permanent insanity is a technical defense to most crimes, and every jurisdiction has different rules. Not knowing where she's charged no one can say.
Question For Lawyers? Salaries?
I Know The Top Salaries Are Pretty Much Reserved For The Brightest Kids At The Elite Schools, But I Was Wondering If Lawyers Salaries Really Increase Unless They Make Partner, Or Start There Own Firm? And What Causes Their Salaries To Increase?
Not true. The highest salaries are not always earned by the "brightest kids at the elite schools" -- sure, being smart helps and sure, a good school helps, but they are not requirements for high salaries. Making partner also does not necessarily equal a higher salary. Often, being a partner risks more of your income (based upon the total success of the firm as a whole), and partners often have to pay for their own insurance and other "benefits" that attorneys that are not partners would receive as part of their income. Starting your own firm can be very financially rewarding if you have the wherewithal to operate your own business. What causes salaries to increase? For whom? For partners, salaries can be a function of the total success of the firm or an amount proportionate to their client/cases that they handle apart from the other partners. For associates, salaries depend upon: hourly rate, salary rate, bonuses (once you reach the hourly requirements of your firm, the firm will often offer an incentive bonus to work harder and bill more hours) and things like that. For those that own their own firms, the salaries boil down to what you can take home after you pay all of your overhead, and after you deduct all of your business losses, etc.
How Much Is The Cost Of Average Biz Legal Advice?
I Am A Freelancer. I Recently Got A First Big Customer, So I Wanted To Be Smart And Do Things Right. I Purchased A Freelance Contract And All. I Added Some Things To It, Specific To What I Am Doing For The Guy.
However, He Had A Lawyer Look At It, And Now They Want To Add A Whole Page Of Mumbo Jumbo.
So Now I Think I Need To Have A Lawyer Look At It.
I Want To Start Calling Around But I Was Wondering If Anyone Knows How Much Lawyers Charge To Take A Look At A 5 Page Contract And Give Advice On In.
I Just Want To Know Who To Choose So I Don't Get Ripped Off. I Don't Have Alot Of Money. :)
Lawyers' hourly rates vary based on the length of time they've been in practice, the amount of cases they've won, the size of the firm and the amount of people employed by the firm.
However, anyone doing business should always have a lawyer--especially if you're doing business with someone who has a lawyer. Pick up the phone and contact someone you know that's in that same type of business and see if they could recommend a good lawyer for your type of situation.
Average rates I've seen in mostly smaller firms range from $150.00 and hour and up.