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Legal Malpractice in
93023, 93024
4 Ways To Help Your Lawyer Allow You To When you want a legal representative for any reason, you should work closely together in order to win your case. Regardless of how competent they are, they're gonna need your help. Listed below are four important approaches to help your legal team enable you to win: 1. Be Totally Honest Or Higher Your lawyers need and expect your complete cooperation - no matter what information you're gonna reveal in their mind. Privilege means whatever you say is saved in confidence, so don't hold anything back. Your legal team must know everything in advance - particularly information another side could find out about and surprise you with later. 2. Provide Meticulous Records Keep a continuing and factual account of all information related to your case. Whether it's witnesses or payments being made, provide your attorneys with all the current data they have to help them win. 3. Show Up Early For All Those Engagements Do not be late when you're appearing before a court and get away from wasting the attorney's time, too, when you are punctually, whenever. Actually, because you may have to discuss very last minute details or even be extra ready for the truth you're facing, it's a great idea to arrive early. 4. Demonstrate Which You Have Your Act Together If you've been arrested for any type of crime, it's important so that you can prove to a legal court which you both regret the actions and are making strides toward increasing your life. As an example, if you're facing a DUI, volunteer for a rehab program. Be sincere and linked to the community the judge is presiding over. Working more closely with the legal team increases your odds of absolute success. Try these tips, listen closely to how you're advised and ultimately, you must win your case.

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Legal Advice?
If U Had A Family Member 65 Years Or So That Has Never Been Convicted Of A Crime For The Whole 30 Somewhat Years They Been In American But Is Not A Legal Citizen Of America. How Can U Go About Fixing This Situation For Them And Helping Them Become A Citizen? Will There Be A Penalty? Would It Cost Alot? How Do U Go About This? Serious Answers Please. Thanks In Advance.

You have to go to the immigration where you live and help them apply for naturalization. There is a fee for the processing. In NJ its about $400. The person then will be mailed a date to have fingerprinting done and then take a test. You can get study guides of the test from www.uscis.gov. It will also give you some more info.

Im Really Interested In Becoming A Criminal Defense Attorney.. Im In High School. Where Do I Start?
Any Advice? Where Can I Intern / Get Practice? What Do I Study (My School Dose Not Offer Any Classes For This Career)? Help?

I am a retired attorney and spent five years doing criminal defense work.

You do not take courses in criminal law until law school.

In high school get the best grades and board scores possible. Go to a good university. Most state universities are fine. I went to one and majored in history. Amy major which requires a lot of critical reading and writing is fine preparation for law school. There is no major called pre-law, which is simply a description of your reason for being in undergraduate school.

At the start of your senior year in college, apply to several law schools. You will need to take the Law School Admission Test (LSAT). The best time to take it is in June of your junior year in college or in September of your senior year, so you will need to take the test before you apply to law schools. The test is similar to the SAT, but much more difficult. It lasts half a day. Look at the LSAT website for info.

Apply to at least eight law schools. Just as for undergraduate school, include "fit", "reach" and "safety" schools. Be sure that the law school is approved by the American Bar Association. See their website.

Go to the best law school you can, but any ABA approved law school is fine. Unless you are going to one of the ten top national law schools, it is easiest to go in the state where you plan to practice. The law schools at state universities are fine.

In law school, compete for a position on the best law review. Law reviews are student-edited legal journals and membership on one is highly valued by employers. If you make law review, it will take a lot of your time.

In your summers in law school, try to do internships in law offices which handle criminal law. They may or may not be paid. It does not matter if they do prosecution or defense law.

In your third (last) year of law school, apply for a job in a public defender's office. This is the best on-the-job training you can get. You can also get good training in a prosecutor's office.

Take a bar exam review course before you take the bar exam.

Pass the bar exam, be admitted to the bar and you are now a lawyer!

I hope you enjoy criminal defense law. (Please read this whole paragraph before coming to any conclusions.) You will spend all day working with criminals, as most of your clients will not be first offenders, but will already have been convicted of other crimes and have spent time in jail or prison. Most of them are not very nice people. They will lie to you. You will lose most of your cases as district attorneys prosecute many more guilty people than innocent ones.

Perhaps after about five years, you will decide that you would rather be a criminal cases prosecutor and you will join a prosecutor's office.
I did and was much happier in this position. I then, due to circumstance outside my profession, was able to retire at age 51.

Good luck and please feel free to email me if you have other questions,

Where Can I Volunteer/ Do Community Service Because Of Trial?
Instead Of Paying My Lawyer 146 Dollars, I Can Do Community Services For 15 Hours. My Trial Is Aug. 14Th. Where Can I Volunteer Or Do This Community Service?

whom ever told you that 15hrs of community service will pay for your lawyer instead of money should have told you who to contact prior to
now considering court is so close.
most cases, you meet with the lawyer weeks in advanced. and during the discussion pay is discussed.talk with your lawyer.

Can An Iraq Veteran With 4 Felonies Become A Lawyer?

the bar can keep you out if you have unpaid parking tickets.

I'm guessing 4 felonies is considered a little worst.

Isn'T It Unusual For A Law Firm To Ask The Attorney To Take Time Because The Firm Is Slow?
This Is The First Firm I Have Worked For A Firm Where This Is Happening. Business Is Slow So They Are Having Two Attorneys Take Their Vacations (Without Them Requesting It). I Found It Kind Of Odd. Any Thoughts On This?

Right now the business of law is slow all over. It is generally slow during summer and the law schools keep graduating more and more attorneys to compete for a limited number of cases. At the same time costs to run a busines, any business, is rising. Plus add to that a country where attorneys are ridiculed just for their profession and the common person will do anything, including trying to be his/her own Perry Mason, to keep from hiring an attorney. When business is down it is the small & medium sized firms who feel these problems first -- (whole other answer as to why).

While I have never heard of asking attorneys to take some time off, it is really a good idea. In my firm I do things the reverse way, I only hire attorneys on a temp basis when the number of cases dictate. I have represented small factories who routinely close the plant or cut back to 4 day weeks when their business is slow. Actually doing the same for a law firm is not a bad idea, because law is a business and you need to deal with business problems (like slow downs).

Website For Louisiana Criminal/Penal Laws?
Im Just Wondering If There Is A Site For Criminal/Penal Laws For Louisiana To Look For The Dating Laws. Can Anyone Help?

Louisiana Revised Statute 14:80
Felony carnal knowledge of a juvenile

A. Felony carnal knowledge of a juvenile is committed when:

(1) A person who is nineteen years of age or older has sexual intercourse, with consent, with a person who is twelve years of age or older but less than seventeen years of age, when the victim is not the spouse of the offender; or

(2) A person who is seventeen years of age or older has sexual intercourse, with consent, with a person who is twelve years of age or older but less than fifteen years of age, when the victim is not the spouse of the offender; or

(3) A person commits a second or subsequent offense of misdemeanor carnal knowledge of a juvenile, or a person who has been convicted one or more times of violating one or more crimes for which the offender is required to register as a sex offender under R.S. 15:542 commits a first offense of misdemeanor carnal knowledge of a juvenile.

B. As used in this Section, "sexual intercourse" means anal, oral, or vaginal sexual intercourse.

C. Lack of knowledge of the juvenile's age shall not be a defense. Emission is not necessary, and penetration, however slight, is sufficient to complete the crime.

D. Whoever commits the crime of felony carnal knowledge of a juvenile shall be fined not more than five thousand dollars, or imprisoned, with or without hard labor, for not more than ten years, or both, provided that the defendant shall not be eligible to have his conviction set aside or his prosecution dismissed in accordance with the provisions of Code of Criminal Procedure Article 893.

Amended by Acts 1977, No. 539, §1; Acts 1978, No. 757, §1; Acts 1990, No. 590, §1; Acts 1995, No. 241, §1; Acts 2001, No. 796, §1.

Louisiana Revised Statute 14:80.1
Misdemeanor carnal knowledge of a juvenile

A. Misdemeanor carnal knowledge of a juvenile is committed when a person who is seventeen years of age or older but less than nineteen years of age has sexual intercourse, with consent, with a person who is fifteen years of age or older but less than seventeen years of age, when the victim is not the spouse of the offender, and when the difference between the age of the victim and age of the offender is greater than two years.

B. As used in this Section, "sexual intercourse" means anal, oral, or vaginal sexual intercourse.

C. Lack of knowledge of the juvenile's age shall not be a defense. Emission is not necessary, and penetration, however slight, is sufficient to complete the crime.

D. Whoever commits the crime of misdemeanor carnal knowledge of a juvenile shall be fined not more than one thousand dollars, or imprisoned for not more than six months, or both.

E. The offender shall be eligible to have his conviction set aside and his prosecution dismissed in accordance with the appropriate provisions of the Code of Criminal Procedure.

F. The offender shall not be subject to any of the provisions of law which are applicable to sex offenders, including but not limited to the provisions which require registration of the offender and notice to the neighbors of the offender.

Louisiana Revised Statute 14:81
Indecent behavior with juveniles

A. Indecent behavior with juveniles is the commission of any lewd or lascivious act upon the person or in the presence of any child under the age of seventeen, where there is an age difference of greater than two years between the two persons, with the intention of arousing or gratifying the sexual desires of either person. Lack of knowledge of the child's age shall not be a defense.

B. The trial judge shall have the authority to issue any necessary orders to protect the safety of the child during the pendency of the criminal action and beyond its conclusion.

C. Whoever commits the crime of indecent behavior with juveniles shall be fined not more than five thousand dollars, or imprisoned with or without hard labor for not more than seven years, or both, provided that the defendant shall not be eligible to have his conviction set aside or his prosecution dismissed in accordance with the provisions of Code of Criminal Procedure Article 893.

Amended by Acts 1956, No. 450, §1; Acts 1968, No. 647, §1; Acts 1977, No. 537, §1; Acts 1984, No. 423, §1; Acts 1986, No. 406, §1; Acts 1990, No. 590, §1; Acts 1997, No. 743, §1.

Louisiana Revised Statute 14:81.2
Molestation of a juvenile

A. Molestation of a juvenile is the commission by anyone over the age of seventeen of any lewd or lascivious act upon the person or in the presence of any child under the age of seventeen, where there is an age difference of greater than two years between the two persons, with the intention of arousing or gratifying the sexual desires of either person, by the use of force, violence, duress, menace, psychological intimidation, threat of great bodily harm, or by the use of influence by virtue of a position of control or supervision over the juvenile. Lack of knowledge of the juvenile's age shall not be a defense.

B. Whoever commits the crime of molestation of a juvenile shall be fined not more than five thousand dollars, or imprisoned, with or without hard labor, for not less than one nor more than ten years, or both, provided that the defendant shall not be eligible to have his conviction set aside or his prosecution dismissed in accordance with the provisions of Code of Criminal Procedure Article 893.

C. Whoever commits the crime of molestation of a juvenile when the offender has control or supervision over the juvenile shall be fined not more than ten thousand dollars, or imprisoned, with or without hard labor, for not less than one nor more than fifteen years, or both, provided that the defendant shall not be eligible to have his conviction set aside or his prosecution dismissed in accordance with Code of Criminal Procedure Article 893.

D.(1) Whoever commits the crime of molestation of a juvenile when the incidents of molestation recur during a period of more than one year shall, on first conviction, be fined not more than ten thousand dollars or imprisoned, with or without hard labor, for not less than five nor more than fifteen years, or both. At least five years of the sentence imposed shall be without benefit of parole, probation, or suspension of sentence. After five years of the sentence have been served, the offender, who is otherwise eligible, may be eligible for parole if a licensed psychologist or a licensed clinical social worker or a board-certified psychiatrist, after psychological examination, including testing, approves.

(2) Conditions of parole shall include treatment in a qualified sex offender program for a minimum of five years, or until expiration of sentence, whichever comes first. The state shall be responsible for the cost of testing but the offender shall be responsible for the cost of the treatment program. It shall also be a condition of parole that the offender be prohibited from being alone with a child without the supervision of another adult.

(3) For purposes of this Subsection, a "qualified sex offender program" means one which includes both group and individual therapy and arousal reconditioning. Group therapy shall be conducted by two therapists, one male and one female, at least one of whom is licensed as a psychologist or is board certified as a psychiatrist or clinical social worker.

(4) On a subsequent conviction, the offender shall be imprisoned for twenty years at hard labor without benefit of parole, probation, or suspension of sentence.

Acts 1984, No. 220, §1; Acts 1990, No. 590, §1; Acts 1991, No. 925, §1; Acts 1999, No. 1309, §2, eff. Jan. 1, 2000.

Louisiana Revised Statute 14:81.3
Computer-aided solicitation of a minor

A. Computer-aided solicitation of a minor is committed when a person eighteen years of age or older knowingly contacts or communicates, through the use of electronic textual communication, with a person who has not yet attained the age of eighteen or a person reasonably believed to have not yet attained the age of eighteen, for the purpose of or with the intent to persuade, induce, entice, or coerce the person to engage or participate in sexual conduct or a crime of violence as defined in R.S. 14:2(13), or with the intent to engage or participate in sexual conduct in the presence of the person who has not yet attained the age of eighteen, or person reasonably believed to have not yet attained the age of eighteen.

B.(1) Whoever violates the provisions of this Section shall be fined not more than ten thousand dollars and shall be imprisoned at hard labor for not less than two years nor more than ten years, without benefit of parole, probation, or suspension of sentence.

(2) On a subsequent conviction, the offender shall be imprisoned for not less than ten years nor more than twenty years at hard labor without benefit of parole, probation, or suspension of sentence.

C.(1) Consent is a defense to a prosecution brought pursuant to this Section if the person under the age of eighteen, or the person reasonably believed to be under the age of eighteen, is at least sixteen years old.

(2) Consent is not a defense to a prosecution brought pursuant to this Section if the person under the age of eighteen, or the person reasonably believed to be under the age of eighteen, is actually under the age of sixteen.

(3) It is not a defense to a prosecution brought pursuant to this Section, on the basis of consent or otherwise, that the person reasonably believed to be under the age of eighteen is actually a law enforcement officer or peace officer acting in his official capacity.

D. For purposes of this Section, the following words have the following meanings:

(1) "Electronic textual communication" means a textual communication made through the use of a computer on-line service, Inte