4 Approaches To Help Your Lawyer Enable You To When you really need an attorney for any reason, you have to work closely along with them as a way to win your case. Regardless of how competent they can be, they're planning to need your help. Listed below are four important ways to help your legal team allow you to win: 1. Be Totally Honest Or Higher Your lawyers need and expect your complete cooperation - whatever information you're likely to reveal directly to them. Privilege means whatever you say is held in confidence, so don't hold anything back. Your legal team should know all things in advance - especially information another side could find out about and surprise you with later. 2. Provide Meticulous Records Keep a regular and factual account of all the information pertaining to your case. Whether it's witnesses or payments being made, provide your attorneys with all the data they must help them to win. 3. Appear 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 on time, whenever. In fact, because you may need to discuss very last minute details or be extra prepared for the case you're facing, it's a smart 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 as to convince a legal court that you just both regret the actions and they are making strides toward enhancing your life. For example, if you're facing driving under the influence, volunteer for any rehab program. Be sincere and associated with the community the judge is presiding over. Working more closely along with your legal team increases your likelihood of absolute success. Try these tips, listen closely to how you're advised and ultimately, you should win your case.
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Anyone Know A Cheap Divorce Lawyer In Cincinnati?
I Need Ato Get A Diisloution, Or Divorce In Cincinnati On A Limitied Budget. Anyone One Know A Fair Priced Lawyer?
You don't need a lawyer to get a divorce in Cincinnati!!! Go to Barnes & Noble and buy a "do it yourself" kit. All it takes is both parties agreeing, filing at the courthouse, and running an ad in the newspaper for a statutory period. Yeah, it's really THAT simple.
Texas Correctional Officer And Pending Criminal Charges.?
I Have A Clear Understanding That When A Person Applies For Employment With Tdcj,They Can Not Have Any Pending Criminal Charges.
What If A Person Whom Is Employed Already With The State,Gets Pending Charges Of Domestic Violence Or Assault?
Is There A Common Policy That Requires The Person To Inform His Warden Of Such Events Or Can He Just Not Say Anything And Hope That His Job Will Not Find Out?
What Can Happen If They Have Such Charges?
In Ohio, by law, we are obligated to inform the Warden of all offenses, including traffic infractions. (The loss of driving priviledges will get you terminated in Ohio).
Same as in Texas, if a person has pending charges, they are not allowed to apply for hiring until the situation is resolved.
In the case of Domestic Violence for an employee already on board, the person is innocent until proven guilty. If convicted, different sanctions could be imposed depending on the level of DV charged ( felony is automatic termination, misdemeanor, at the minimum will result in being on the rubber gun squad until it can be expunged).
Conviction of any crime of moral turpitude or any crime that discredits the Department is automatic grounds for termination.
Last note. If any employee does not inform the Warden's Office of impending infractions and it becomes known later, it is automatic termination for witholding that information.
I hope this helps and you can find it useful
My Lawyer Ran Off With $3000, Bar Association Can'T Find Him?
In March, I Hired An Attorney To Help With Child Custody Paperwork. He Was Kind Of Hard To Get A Hold Of And Didn'T Show Up To Scheduled Appointments, But Seemed To Always Have A Legit Reason And Eager To Help Me Out. That Was Up Until A Couple Of Weeks Ago.
I Needed To Get My Paperwork Looked Over So I Could File It, And Tried Calling Him Several Times And Sending Emails, With No Response. Finally, The Phone Number Said It Had Been Disconnected, So I Went To Google And Started Searching For Him. I Tried Every Phone Number I Could Find But None Worked. That Day, I Went To His Office To Find Someone Else Occupying It And A Forwarding Address Of A Po Box.
I Called The Bar The Next Day And They Told Me That Address Was The Only Thing They Had For Him Because He Had Listed His Phone And Email As &Quot;Private.&Quot; I Decided To Send A Certified Letter To The Po Box Requesting My $3000 Back And Gave Him A Deadline, Which Has Now Passed And I Have Not Received A Check.
Has This Happened To Anyone? What Did You Do?
Or, What Would You Do? I'M Thinking Of Pressing Criminal Charges...
Wow, this is awful. The PO box would not be unusual since he moved out of his office and the easiest way to forward mail till he either found a new office or in this case to avoid being found.
Have couple of suggestions. Go to the court where your child custody case should have been filed and ask them if in fact he had filed any paperwork on your child custody that you hired him for. Also, many clerks who work at the court know many of the lawyers there, since they see a lot every week, either picking up other mail from the court or they might talk to them. See when the last time, they saw him.
The office that he formally had, go to it and talk to the new owners who are working there, or if it is leased, which most likely is, then find out who leases the place. Even though not there anymore, he would have had office furniture, phones, computer etc, and most likely may have it moved somewhere else or in storage. If this building has many offices there, ask other people there if they remember your lawyer leaving suddenly, or came in one morning and found out that he was no longer there and his office empty. Did the lawyer have a secretary, if so, do you know her name and maybe able to find out if she is working somewhere else to contact for any info.
The bar association having only his office address and phone is normal and expected. Now here is other suggestions on searching. Even though you have done a google search, you also need to look under white pages, which have many different companies out there that also call themselves white pages, so could have at least 3 to look for him. My husband has been a lawyer for over 40 years, and about 15 years ago, he had been listed in the phone book with his resident name and address, and then listed him also separately with his name and business phone number, but I took our address out, the reason was, I did not want his clients to know where we live. That may seem odd to a lot of people, but he had criminal defense work, plus all kinds of cases he handled, and we did not want someone showing up at our door, if they were unhappy with the outcome of their case. Years later, we did a white pages search and found our address out there, even though we had taken it out, and had to specifically tell them to remove it, but later found it on another white pages site. Or, do you know anyone who has a "real" (old) white pages phone book? It could be in there, or if you know the name of his wife, if he has one, many times police officers and others who don't want to be found, will list it under the wife's name, so not known where they live.
How did you find this lawyer? Was it because of someone referring him to you? If so, ask them if they know of any personal info on him, that he may have talked about while handling their case? The lawyer may have talked about his kids, that they went to a certain school, so could get an idea of where he lives.
My guess is that this lawyer, like my husband, was in sole practice, and was barely surviving. Most everyone thinks that lawyers are rich, but if in sole practice can have months that you make a decent living, in others can barely pay the bills, while waiting for cases to settle. If he took off with your $3,000, then there will be many others like you, who are looking for him.
I may have other suggestions for you, after I talk to my husband later and will add an edit.
You need to google Supreme court, disciplinary complaint of lawyer and then add your state where this is located. I gave example of my state, Indiana.
Then you will need to file a complaint with them on this lawyer. All lawyers must have an escrow account they set up. On any fees they receive, they draw against that account to cover legal expenses. For the lawyer to not refund or use those funds other than for his clients, is an ethics violation and the state where you live, they can take steps to disbar him, thus losing his license to practice law. Believe me they take this seriously. The bar association is just a "club" for lawyers, that gives referrals etc, but they have no authority, thus you need to contact the supreme court.
You have both a civil and criminal suit against this guy. Go the prosecutor and file for the criminal and for the civil, can file in small claims court. You should have no problem with the judge awarding you, but;;;;;may never see a dime.
Most likely his next step will be to file bankruptcy, is my guess, but even then, with him owing you money, and most likely others lining up, cannot be discharged since it is illegal.
Sorry, but for any lawyer to just up and leave like this, most likely does not have a dime to pay back everyone. Before this is over, you may find that he did this to a lot of his clients.
Sorry for the bad news. hope this helps.
My Boyfriend Recently Had A Dna Test Done And Found Out That Matthew(7 Months Old Is His)--He Has Been Fighting The Whole 7 Months For The Mother To Go And Get The Dna Test Done And Has Been Buying Everything For The Baby And Giving Her Money In The Meantime As Well. She Will Not Let Him See His Child At All Because He Is With Me And I Am Pregant With His Child. The Reason He Left Her Is Because He Found Out She Was Shooting Up And Using Drugs While She Was Pregnant. She Has Previous Felonies And Drug Charges And Violations Of Her Probation. She Laso Lost Custody Of Her One Child. My Boyfriend Wants To Fight For Full Custody Or Atleast Partial Custody Of His Son But Doesnt Know What Rights He Has? We Live In Tn...The Mother Of The Child Is Still Doing Dope And The Conditions She Has Her 2 Kids Living In Are Terrible---Trash Everywhere,Ashtrays Next To The Crib,Cats And Dogs Everywhere---Its Like A Dumpster In Their. What Would Be Th E Best Thing For My Boyfriend To Do About This?
Your boyfriend sounds like a caring man who is trying to do the right thing for his child, be glad he is that way, it bodes well for you and your child. Matthew needs to be removed from his mother...No doubts about that. I don't know the laws in TN, but the father of a child has rights and the law will usually choose the father in a case of an unfit mother. Go to a lawyer and explain everything, if you can't afford one, most states have some sort of Legal Aid. In a case like this, where the mother is obviously unfit to raise a child and the father wants it, "The Best" lawyer isn't always necessary, the state will do what is best for the child. Your lawyer will know what procedures to follow, but make sure he knows that it is an emergency...You have to get the child out of this situation! Good Luck with Matthew and bless you for being a caring enough person to care so deeply for someone else's child. I think Matthew and your child will have a great mother in you.
Unusual Scenario Involving Juvenile Law...?
Here'S The Hypothetical I'M Pondering:
Let'S Say An Arrest Warrant Is Issued For A Minor. It'S Not For A Felony Offense. It'S For A Status Offense Or, At Worst, For An Offense That Would Be A Misdemeanor Regardless Of One'S Age. Now Let'S Suppose That The Youth Has Run Away And Is No Longer Within The Relevant Jurisdiction. He/She May Have Left The State Even. The Kid Somehow Manages To Survive On The Street For A Couple Years And Is Now An Adult. Here'S My Question. What Happens To The Warrant? Is It Now Null And Void? Would The Warrant Stay Active? If So, What Would Most Likely Happen To The Offender If Caught? Obviously They Can Try A Juvenile As An Adult, But Surely They Can'T Try An Adult As A Juvenile? Would The Case Simply Be Thrown Out Once The Defendant Shows Up In Court? What Exactly Would Happen In This Scenario?
I Don'T Know Why I'M Thinking About This. I'M No Longer A Juvenile (Nor Did I Commit Any Crimes As One), So I'M In No Danger Of This Happening To Me. Maybe I'Ve Been Watching Too Many Of These True Crime Shows. Lol!
I do believe, but have been proven wrong on occasion, that what ever the kid did would stay on the records. If somewhere along the way the kid, now an adult, would we'll say apply for a job, this would show up on a back ground check. It's a case that has never been resolved and would still be open.
Had the kid done the right thing at the time of what ever he/she did it most likely could have been resolved at that time. However because it wasn't resolved it will still show up on court records.
I am not an attorney nor law student, therefore this is only my guess or other wise opinion.
What Is The Percentage Of People Applying For Social Security Disability Getting Approved Within The 1St?
6 Months Without Legal Representation?
Your question should be, how many times can you be denied before you get a lawyer. Some people do get approved in a few months. Other people take a few years.