4 Approaches To Help Your Lawyer Enable You To When you want an attorney for any excuse, you should work closely along with them in order to win your case. No matter how competent they may be, they're going to need your help. Allow me to share four important approaches to help your legal team help you win: 1. Be Totally Honest Or Higher Your lawyers need and expect your complete cooperation - whatever information you're planning to reveal directly to them. Privilege means what you say is kept in confidence, so don't hold anything back. Your legal team needs to know everything in advance - particularly information one other side could learn about and surprise you with later. 2. Provide Meticulous Records Keep an ongoing and factual account of most information associated with your case. Whether it's witnesses or payments being made, provide your attorneys with the data they must enable them to win. 3. Arrive Early For All Engagements Never be late when you're appearing before a court and get away from wasting the attorney's time, too, by being by the due date, every time. In fact, because you may have to discuss very last minute details or 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 responsible for any sort of crime, it's important in order to convince the legal court that you both regret the actions and so are making strides toward improving your life. By way of example, if you're facing driving under the influence, volunteer for any rehab program. Be sincere and involved with the cities the judge is presiding over. Working more closely with your legal team increases your chances of absolute success. Follow these tips, listen closely to how you're advised and ultimately, you must win your case.
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Should The U.S. Adopt Legal Aid Instead Of Having Public Defenders?
Some Countries Have Legal Aid As Oppose To Public Offenders. I Want To Know The Pros/Cons Of Both Ideas. For Those Who Don'T Know What Legal Aid Is, It Is Using Government Money To Pay For Lawyers Who Work In Private Practice, For Those Who Can'T Afford A Lawyer On Their Own. It Could Be Anywhere From Criminal Defence Lawyers, Civil And Litigation Lawyers To Family Lawyers. That Way People Who Can'T Afford A Lawyer For Their Legal Troubles Can Hire The Same Lawyers That Other People(Who Can Afford A Lawyer) Hire Out Of Their Own Pocket. Expierenced Lawyers Who Work In Private Practice.
We have legal aid. Legal aid is for civil matters like divorce, custody, home eviction, etc. for people who can't afford an attorney but aren't entitled to one Constitutionally per the 6th Amendment.
Many attorneys participate in legal aid to add extra pro bono hours or just because they want to help people who can't afford an attorney but need one in one of the above stated matters I mentioned. And guess what - many of these lawyers receive no tax dollars. They do it on their own dime and their own time. There are staff attorneys who do get tax money salaries, but many of the contract attorneys just do it out of the goodness of their hearts to make the legal system accessible to those who need it. We would rather people settle their differences in a civil place, than to have them settle their differences with knife fights on the streets.
What Exactly Is An &Quot;Employment&Quot; Lawyer And How Should I Go About Finding One?
An employment lawyer deals in one or more aspects of employment - discrimination based on race, gender, disability, age. They may also deal with other employment type laws including Social Security, worker's compensation really, any aspect of employment.
To find an attorney who specializes in employment law, contact your local bar association. They usually have lists of attorneys by specialty area. Also www.findlaw.com has lists of attorneys by specialty, as well.
My Civil Appeal Is A Complicated Case What Do I Do If I Can'T Afford An Attorney?
My Financial Means Are Limited, And There Were Two Cases Ruled In The Same Manner. (Same District Two Different Court Houses) My Parents Manipulated The Legal System For Their Own Personal Gain. By Then Filing In Two Different Court Houses To Serve Their One Purpose, I Wouldn'T Know Where To Begin.
"My Civil Appeal is a complicated case what do I do if I can't afford an attorney? My financial means are limited, and there were two cases ruled in the same manner. (same district two different court houses) My parents manipulated the legal system for their own personal gain. By then filing in two different court houses to serve their one purpose, I wouldn't know where to begin."
There is no quick answer to your question. And it would help to know what kind of cases were heard, what the issues were, etc.
You generally have a certain period of time to appeal a final ruling-- 30 days comes to mind, but it varies from jurisdiction to jurisdiction. And, usually, your trial record will have to show that you made timely objections to the issues of law that you disagreed about and that you exhausted your remedies at the trial level (filing for a reconsideration, for example) in order for you to appeal on those issues. The only other reason to appeal is that the judge's ruling was against the manifest weight of the evidence, but Courts of Appeals do not often overturn a trial court judge for that since the presumption is that he did his job correctly.
You'll have to file your leave to appeal within the allotted time. And then you'll have to present the Court of Appeals for that jurisdiction with your appeal-- including a complete record of your case(s). That means the legal arguments with legal citations to back them up and a complete case file and transcripts from the Court Recorder. If you are poor, you may be able to file "in forma pauperis" ("in the form of a pauper") where the courts will assume the costs of your court record and waive certain formal requirements in filing your papers (doesn't need to be typed, doesn't need to be on particular paper with particular fonts, etc.). Persons filing in forma pauperis are also usually given a great deal of latitude in framing their arguments in their filings.
Appeals practice is a specialty in itself, and many trial lawyers send their appeal's cases to those specialists. So, you are in for a steep learning curve with little chance of success against a trained attorney.
[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.]
Do I Need A Lawyer For A Petty Theft Charge?
I Was Arrested For Attempting To Steal A $ 1.75 Can Of Beer From Cvs (Really Stupid I Know , Was Really Wasted At The Time And Not Thinking). I Was Arrested And Taken To The Local Precinct And Given A Paper With A Court Date. They Released Within The Hour. I`Ve Never Been Arrested Or Fined For Anything In My Life, Never In Trouble With The Law . Should I Get A Lawyer For The Court Date Or Can I Just Represent My Self ? Is This A Charge That I Can Be Sent To Jail For ?
You don't really a lawyer, but if you think you need one, get one. I doubt that you will be sent to jail, just a fine, and possibly probation.
Applying For Probate....Deceased In Debt?
I Am The Sister Of The Deceased, I Have Completed The Pa1 Probate Form And Also The Iht205 Inheritance Tax Form. There Is No Money In The Deceased Estate, The Value Of His Property Will Only Pay Off The Mortgage Lender. However, There Is Debt Of Approx £12 000. All His Debt And Property Were In His Name Only As He Was Single. When I Receive The Grant Of Administration I Will Be Able To Communicate With The Mortgage Lender And All The Creditors Fully. However, If I Explain The Situation To The Creditors That Make Up £12000 Debt And Explain That There Is No Money Left In The Estate Firstly, How Do I Prove It?? Secondly Will They Keep Writing To Me Chasing The Debt Or Will They Just Eventually Write The Debt Off. Thanks
I am not trained in probate law and don't live in the UK, but you haven't gotten any other answers so far so I will tell you what I think I understand about the law in the US which is probably somewhat similar in the UK.
In the US, I'm almost certain that the creditors will have to write off any debt that exceeds the assets that your brother had. They might keep chasing you for awhile but here at least I don't think you have any legal responsibility to pay as long as your name wasn't associated with any of the debt.
There might be rules about how you are supposed to distribute what assets he had though so I think it would be a good idea to contact someone knowledgeable about the laws in the UK on this. If you give all the money to the mortgage lender and that's not how you were supposed to do it, then it's possible that the other creditors could come after you for whatever amount they should have gotten.
Can Anyone Recommend A Good Child Custody Attorney In The Chicagoland Area?
I Am Firing My Current Attorney And Need To Start All Over After 2 Years. I Need Someone Who Will Do The Work I Pay Them To Do And Within A Reasonable Time. My Attorney Has Let Too Much Time Pass And I Have Lost Out On A Lot. Thanks In Advance. I Do Not Want To Pick Another Attorney Blindly And End Up In The Exact Same Situation.
I Don'T Know Anyone Else Going Through A Similar Situation Or Divorce! Any Advice Is Welcome.
divorce can tak a lot of time also the same goes for child custody..
i would ask around witht the peopel you work with or your friends also just look in the yellow pages and then ask before making a comitment to a an attorney