4 Methods To Help Your Lawyer Allow You To When you need an attorney for any reason, you have to work closely together as a way to win your case. Irrespective of how competent these are, they're likely to need your help. Allow me to share 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 - no matter what information you're going to reveal for 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 - most importantly information another side could discover and surprise you with later. 2. Provide Meticulous Records Keep a continuing 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 current data they must help them win. 3. Show Up Early For Many Engagements Do not be late when you're appearing before a court and avoid wasting the attorney's time, too, because they are promptly, whenever. The truth is, because you might need to discuss last minute details or perhaps be extra ready for the situation you're facing, it's a great 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 so that you can convince a legal court that you just 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 included in the cities the judge is presiding over. Working more closely 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 Does Free Consultation Mean?
What Does It Mean If Lawyer Tells Me Free Consultation?
No fees for the first meeting!!!
High School Law Firm/Office Internship?
I'M A Sophomore In High School And It'D Be Awesome If Some Could Tell Me How I Could Go About Getting An Internship At A Law Firm/Office In The Local Area. Should I Write A Letter To The Different Places? E-Mail? Call? I'M Really Now Sure How To Go About Doing This. Also, What Type Of Things Would I Be Doing? Would I Learn Lots Of Things? Any Advice Would Be Fantastic. Thanks!
If the law office is a regular for-profit law office, then they would probably not be able to have you work as a volunteer there. This is due to the minimum wage law. If you are being paid zero, you are not earning the minimum wage. There are some ways of getting around this issue, but it is hard to imagine a law office being willing to go through all that. It is also hard to imagine a law office being willing to pay you because there would be so little that you could do there.
Nonprofit legal organizations, however, might be able to use volunteers. However, as mentioned by a previous answerer, your tasks would be quite limited.
What Is True Divorce Law In Wa?
Ive Used To Be Separated With Husband For About Two Month
He Ask Me To Be Divorce Since Then
We Have Two Kids
The divorce law in Washington (and really any state) is very complex and takes up several books. Far beyond what can be summarized here.
He does not need your permission to get divorced. He simply needs to file a petition in court. Washington is a no fault state so he does not need to prove anything about why he wants out of the marriage.
That all being said, you NEED a lawyer. Even a divorce lawyer that is served with divorce papers would hire another lawyer to represent them in court.
Why Is It So Hard To Find An Attorney?
I'Ve Contacted Half A Dozen Attorney'S After Having Screened For The Area Of Law, Yet They Either Don'T Respond To Email, Or Won'T Even Consider Consulting To Get Details?
Your facts may not be attractive (winnable) or not winnable without a LOT of work and maybe not even then AND/OR you've set them out in a very challenging, obstreporous manner that suggests you'll be client from hell. Maybe you appear needy and/or controlling. Maybe you appear to be looking for some kind of personal vindication, which is an unlikely outcome of any type of litigation. Your expectations may be wayyyyyy out of proportion or you may be o/w setting the agenda in the way that will mean more work and personality trouble than pay-off. You may have aquired a reputation already in the small community of experts in that area of law in your jurisdiction and once that's established, it's hard to lose.
Try to remember that all an atty has to sell is time! It's not a volunteer outfit, either. Like everyone else, we like to be paid.
Best advice: Set out your facts - who, what, where, when, why and how much $$$, including a two-liner about what you hope litigation will achieve and whether you expect atty to work on contingency - in a one-page e-mail. If you need more than a page 8 1/2 by 11, take it back to editing. Try circulating that and see where you get. If no joy, test your facts here but with anonymous substitutions.
When Are Lawyers Gonna Get Done &Quot;Practicing&Quot; Law?
I Hate Lawyers.
LOL ,,, I like the troll answerer down there. It needs to be quiet above me though as when I submit this that answer will be up higher than mine.
CHILDISH is fun sometimes and this one made me laugh. I have an ex that was cursing lawyers just the other day. He doesn't spell well, so this person just had me laughing too. At least this one was a little nicer. Sometimes, cursing helps as long as your not the one being cursed at.
Here is the TRUTH as I believe it... Lawyers are never done practicing law. They are always writing new ones, or thinking up loopholes around the old ones, or going back to maritime laws and using another countries laws, etc...it is never done. They are like mothers whoes work is never done. Except with these guys and gals, there scheming is never done :O)
and believe you me,,there is NOOOOO motherly love attached either !
How Does Civil Law Differ From Criminal Law?
How Does Civil Law Differ From Criminal Law
This is a question I could spend all night answering, but I'll try to simplify the best I can.
One major different is criminal law is laws that can be punishable by incarceration and civil laws are punishable by punitive damages.
Violation of a criminal law has to be proven without any dough and in civil law you just have to prove the possibility of a violation.
Let me give you an example, you're in a car accident and loose the uses of you right hand do to the accident. Because it was an accident the courts may not find any violation of the law that was criminal in nature; thus, no criminal action is taken. However, because you lost the uses of your right hand you can file a civil case and seek damages from the drive of the other vehicle for the damage cause to your right hand. This is very easy to prove (as you did loose the use of your right hand) and as result the courts will grant putative damage. On the other hand, if the drive is arrest for a DUI and is found guilty of those charges he can face criminal convection and you can still file a Civil case. But either way the civil case will not lead to a incarceration just monetary damages owed to you.
One easy way to remember the difference is: Civil Law deals with disagreements between citizens were no crime has been committed. Like I said difficult to answer in a Short paragraph.
This is a great article that goes into details http://www.rbs2.com/cc.htm