4 Methods To Help Your Lawyer Help You When you want a lawyer for any reason, you need to work closely along with them so that you can win your case. No matter how competent they may be, they're going to need your help. Allow me to share four important ways to help your legal team allow you to win: 1. Be Totally Honest And Up Your lawyers need and expect your complete cooperation - whatever information you're gonna reveal in their mind. Privilege means everything you say is kept in confidence, so don't hold anything back. Your legal team must know everything in advance - most importantly information the other side could discover and surprise you with later. 2. Provide Meticulous Records Keep an ongoing and factual account of all information pertaining to your case. Whether it's witnesses or payments being made, provide your attorneys because of the data they must help them to win. 3. Turn Up Early For All Engagements Do not be late when you're appearing before a court and steer clear of wasting the attorney's time, too, when you are promptly, every time. In fact, because you may need to discuss last minute details or even be extra prepared for the situation you're facing, it's smart to arrive early. 4. Demonstrate That You Have Your Act Together If you've been arrested for any kind of crime, it's important so that you can prove to the court that you both regret the actions and therefore are making strides toward improving your life. By way of example, if you're facing a DUI, volunteer for any rehab program. Be sincere and linked to the neighborhood the judge is presiding over. Working more closely along with your legal team increases your likelihood of absolute success. Try this advice, listen closely to how you're advised and ultimately, you must win your case.
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Need Advice On Finding A Laywer/Law Firm Specializing In Estate Litigation In Multiple States...?
My Grandmother Passed Away Without A Will A Couple Months Ago And I Need To Find A Lawyer To Settle Her Estate. My Father Was Her Only Child And Both Him And Her Husband Are Deceased. I Was Informed That I Am Her Next Of Kin (Correctly? Incorrectly?) In Accordance With Pa Law. She Had A Brother Who I Am Not On Speaking Terms With.. I'M Not 100% Sure If He Is On The Deed But Tend To Think He Is Not.
Problem Is, I Live In Richmond, Va And The House Is In Philly, Pa. I Have Received A Tentative Offer Of $100,000 For It In As-Is Condition But Can'T Sell Without Being Made Administator Of Her Estate. I Have A Younger Brother But But I'M Fairly Certain I Could Get Him To Sign A Renunciation.
Financially, I'M Not Loaded But Not Entirely Broke. I Also Have Several $K Insurance Money Tied Up In Red Tape Right Now. Ideally I Could Find A Lawyer With Reasonable Initial Fees Who Would Be Willing To Work For A Percent Of The Profit Made From The House Sale. What Is The Best Way To Find One?
you could contact a probate attorney in your state and have him do the legwork for you, retaining counsel in pa., back draw it would lead to a shared fee agreement and nobody is really hot on that.
contact Danziger, Shapiro & Leavitt in Philadelphia
Phone (215) 545-4830
ask for Adam Shapiro
am certain they are going to advise you on the issue.
Should I Be A Marketing Major?
I Am Currently A Community College Student Who Will Be Transferring To Louisiana State University Next Semester. I Plan On Being A Double Major In Marketing And Art History, With A Minor In Entrepreneurship. If I Plan On Attending University Of Chicago Law School With A Focus On Commercial Litigation, Would Marketing Be A Good Choice? Or Should I Switch To Something Else?
(Besides Political Science)
Any And All Help Will Be Very Much Appreciated. Thank You.
Marketing may be an asset for Commercial Litigation, but in all honesty I don't know if it is necessarily the best background for an individual heading into Law. Majoring in Accounting, Finance and Human Resources will all provide you with a stronger background for corporate governance principles and corporate doctrines and legislation.
If you really enjoy marketing and feel as though it is something you have a personal interest in, then marketing is still a strong choice, but I'd suggest also completing coursework that will directly pertain to commercial litigation. A law school won't put a particular weighting into your major, but you will be better prepared if you've developed a strong foundation
Trying To Get Legal Aid Assistance?
I Went To Legal Aid Bureau For Assistance With A Housing Matter (Housing Violations), I Was Denied Services Because They Said At Some Time Ago They Represented My Ex-Husband, And That It Would Be A Conflict Of Interest (He May Have Been My At The Time, I'M Not Sure. That Was All The Infor I Was Able To Receive From Them). I Am Not Clear As To Exactly Why And How This Could Be Considered A Conflict Of Interest. I Am Not Suing Nor Is My Ex Suing Me. It Is The City That Has Given Me Violation That I Must Answer To.
Because they have a prior relationship with someone that has a legal relationship with you. they may be privy to things he told them about you, or not, or you could tell them things about him that would jeopardize their prior relationship with him and ability to represent him
hey he may be about to sue you via them, you never know!.
Question About Disability And Lawyers?
Do Lawyers Take Your Case Because They Know They Can Win It What Are My Odds In Winning I Have Congestive Heart Failure With Acute Decomposition My Mother Tried Disability When I Was 9 And I Was Denied Even Though I Was In The Hospital Day After Day Now Im Looking At A Possible Transplant And A Heart Pump And My Lawyer Wants To Go Back Years For Me Any Info And Different Opinions Would Help Thanks Thanks For Reading
Most lawyers won't take on a disability case if they know the person doesn't have a snowballs chance in you-know-where of being approved. But they do take cases where they believe a claim should have been approved or if it's iffy.
As for going back "years" that isn't up to the attorney. If you filed for SSI, disability payment can't go back any earlier than the month and year you filed your last claim since SSI is the federal welfare program based upon current need - not past need. And if you filed for social security disability two factors are used in determining your date of entitlement - No benefits can be paid any earlier than 12 months before the claim is filed so if you filed a claim in January 2013 the earliest possible date of entitlement is January 2012 and the second factor is the date social security establishes as your disability date which can't be any earlier than the date you stopped working and earning $1040 a month or a date they set as later. Also social security disability does not pay any benefits for the first five full months you are disabled so if they determined you became disabled Feb 3 2013 your month of entitlement would be Aug 2013 and the August benefit is paid in September. The five month waiting period does not apply to SSI disability - only social security disability.
Your doctor doesn't make the medical decision. You must be incapable of working and earning $1040 a month in any type of work activity (not just what you've done in the past) for at least 12 months in spite of treatment. Many people with heart problems are perfectly capable of doing desk work. If you are under age 50 you are considered to be a young individual capable of learning whatever skills are needed to do desk work.
If you were denied based upon lack of severity then you need to explain how your condition prevents you from doing ALL kinds of work.
What Occupation Helps Child Abuse?
Im Trying To Decide What Career I Want For The Future. I Was Thinking Criminologist. But Then I Would Also Like To Stop Child Abuse And Help Counsel Them. Any Help.
1. Pediatric lawyer / advocacy work for the Children's Defense Fund
2. Physician (it was the invention of the xray machine that allowed physicians to start picking up on the first signs of child abuse...although this is obviously a very indirect way to "fight" against it)
3. CASA volunteer (court appointed special advocate) - basically people who try and help the judge make a decision in the best interest of the child - this is an option in case you decide on a different career and want to do something on the side.
6. Social worker
Congratulations on wanting to help victims of child abuse. Good luck!
PS I found a quote from Helen Keller:
Although the world is full of suffering, it is full also of overcoming it.
Can Anyone Recommend A Good Criminal Defense Law Firm?
There Are A Ton Out There... They All Say That They'Re The Best And That They'Re Better Than Everyone Else.
They All Look The Same, So Does It Really Come Down To Price? What Happened To The Idea Of Getting What You Pay For?
It depends on where you are.