4 Strategies To Help Your Lawyer Assist You To When you really need a legal representative at all, you must work closely with them so that you can win your case. Regardless how competent these are, 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 - irrespective of what information you're going to reveal in their mind. Privilege means everything you say is stored in confidence, so don't hold anything back. Your legal team must know all things in advance - particularly information one other 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 the data they have to help them to win. 3. Turn Up Early For All Those Engagements Not be late when you're appearing before a court and avoid wasting the attorney's time, too, because they are by the due date, every time. In reality, because you may have to discuss last second details or perhaps be extra prepared for the way it is you're facing, it's a good idea to arrive early. 4. Demonstrate That You Have Your Act Together If you've been charged with any kind of crime, it's important so as to prove to the court that you both regret the actions and so are making strides toward improving your life. For instance, if you're facing driving under the influence, volunteer for the rehab program. Be sincere and associated with the community the judge is presiding over. Working more closely together with your 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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Employment Legal Question?
Is It Legal For An Employer To Make Employees Take Off Of Work Because Of Renovations To An Office, And Not Pay The Employees For That Day? Or To Force Us To Use A Vacation Day Because Of Their Choice To Do Renovations, Which Means Just Adding More Desks To The Workspace.
Unless you have a contract stating otherwise, this is perfectly legal. As very few occupataions are contract-based, you probably do not have a case.
By the way, it is also legal in most places for the employer to fire you if you complain about the policy, with the justification being that others will alos bvecome upset with the poilicy and workers will become less productive.
If you have a complaint, take it to management. There may be another option. That is your only logical choice, without risking losing you job.
What Exactly Does A Criminal Defense Lawyer Do?
I Was Thinking Of Majoring In Poli Sci And Go To Law School To Be A Lawyer, But What Exactly Does A Lawyer Do, Especially A Criminal Defense Lawyer? Do Criminals Hire Them To Back Them Up In Court? What If Someone Was Caught Red Handed Doing Something? Would The Lawyer'S Job Be To Make The Judge Give The Client A Lesser Punishment?
The job is to provide a good defence. Which might be difficult if the client is obviously guilty, but everyone deserves a fair trial and the job of a defence lawyer is to make sure their client gets one. You put the case the best way you can without actually lying. And yes, your clients will be criminals - or at least people accused of breaking the law. You may well find that you're "trying to make bricks without straw" (if you know that Bible story!) but you do the best you can. And then if your client is convicted, you did your best for them. If the client was caught red-handed, then obviously your job is a lot harder, but your job is to TRY and present it the best way you can. You really cannot do the job if you only want to represent clients you actually believe.
To that end, in court you will be cross-examining prosecution witnesses to try and shake them and make them admit they COULD be wrong. "That's not how it happened, is it? I put it to you that THIS is what happened..." And questioning defence witnesses to bring out what looks best for your client.
Then there are things such as plea bargains to negotiate whatever you can get for your client. You try anything you can get away with.
As you can tell from my spelling, I'm English, and I've done jury service. The trial I was on was of a paedophile with 17 counts of rape and sexual assault against 4 girls, including all his own daughters. So there was all of them as prosecution witnesses, plus his very disgusted ex-wife, and a few more who were at the family row about it. The only defence witness was the man himself, and in my opinion he wasn't at all convincing. Not surprisingly we found him guilty of everything. Looking back on it, I'm sure he must have been advised to plead guilty because he really didn't have a leg to stand on.
But my point in telling you all this is to tell you about his barrister. (The profession is split in England - you go to a solicitor first, and they can handle most things, but if the case goes to any higher than the lowest level of court, they can't represent anyone there and the client has to hire a barrister as well, who will appear in wig and gown.) She really tried hard to put up a good fight, and I'd say she can represent me any time! I don't think anyone could have done better to try and discredit the prosecution case. She was just fighting against overwhelming odds. But her client got the best anyone could possibly do.
You will also find that you don't spend all your time in court, because you need time to prepare the case and work out how to make it look good.
Free-Downloading Moral And Legal Defence?
Can Free Downloading Be At All Justified Morally....Ie Isohunt And Others Are In The Middle Of Lengthy Court Battles....What Arguments Are They Putting Forward In Their Defense?
I Know A Lot Of Ppl That Were Taught Right From Wrong Growing Up And Were Never Thieves, But They Still File-Share And Dont See It In The Same Way As Stealing From A Shop.... Is There Any Logic To This Or Is It 100Pc Hypocritical?
I Do It Too, And Have To Say I Dont Feel Great About Doing So, Which Is Mainly Why Im Asking For Your Opinions And Insights, And If You Have Any Fact Based Sources And Statistics Then Even Better
Downloading is perfectly legal, as long as the person who owns the copyright on the material has authorized it. Other than that, any copies of unauthorized uploads are, by definition, "illegal" and may not be downloaded without permission.
What if I were to give out free housekeys to your property and tell people to go and take whatever they want. Would I be liable for the thefts? Of course. It isn't much different for copyright theft, except it's much easier to do, and the basic penalty is much higher if you get caught (up to $150,000 for each work stolen).
Legal Questions Concerning Family Law.?
I Am Looking For Some Legal Advice Before I Determine Whether Or Not I Can Pay For An Attorney. So, If Someone Could Help Me Out ; I Am Looking For A Legitimate Legal Site That Offers Sound Advice. Preferably In Pa, Thanks So Much.
Some free hints: If you are in PA, do not get confused by looking at sites that discuss other state's laws. Because each state has its own laws you are limited to laws in PA.
Legal stuff on the Internet is not controlled. You get what you pay for here without guarantee it will be correct.
You can do an Internet search on PA Statutes and read the actual law. You can do a search of PA Family Law attorneys. Sometimes the law firms will post legal info on their websites.
If you have no income you may be able to find a legal aid group who has an opening. Federal gov has restricted funds to a point where most of these groups are full. A local bar association may be able to give you a referral for legal aid groups.
Finally, you can look at each an every law site on the Internet, spend days and weeks reading each word, but until you discuss your case with a family law attorney who is licensed in your state you will only be making a layman's guess at how your case will be handled.
What Is The Difference Between Private Defence Attorneys And Criminal Defence Attorneys?
I Have To Do This Project For School And I Have No Idea Which One I Would Like To Do.... Can Someone Please Help Me...Thank You
Criminal defense lawyers fall into two categories. Private lawyers that one can hire and those who are paid by third parties such as the government. The latter includes public defenders and appointed counsel. Some private lawyers are criminal defense lawyers and some are not. Some criminal defense lawyers are private and some are not.
Need Help Now With Legal Advice! Please Serious Answers Only?
Help! Received Citation With Inaccurate Information, Was Given Higher Fine Then Everyone Else! Help!?
I Received A Citation For &Quot;Def Being Less Than 21 Years Of Age, Did Consume A Liquer Or Malt Brewed Beverage, Namely Four Loko Alcohol And Or Coors Light Beer&Quot; Sorry For The Misspelling But I Was Quoting Exactly What He Wrote Down. I Did Not Say Any Of This, And Had Nothing In My Hand. I Had 3 Friends In The Car, One Who Was Driving And Two Others With An Open Container. The Driver Had A Few Drinks And Blow A 0.026 And Is Underage, 19. (He Was Only Given A Fine Of $115.50 For Allowing Open Containers In A Vehicle.) Despite Him Driving Drunk, And The Officer Let Him Drive Us All Home Drunk. The Passenger Is 19, And Revived The Exact Same Fine For Having An Open Container On The Highway. In The Back Seats Behind Driver Was My Girlfriend Who Is 21, And Had An Open Container And Received The Same Fine $115.50. I Admitted To Having A Few Drinks And Was Polite To The Officers (As Well As Everyone Else In The Car.) And... I Revived A Fine For $445.00. I Was Wondering How This Is Even Possible. I Had No Open Container, And No Beverages On Me And The Only Person Who Took A Breathalyser Was The Driver. (Who They Let Drive Us All Home And Did Not Recive A Dui Or Even On His Ticket For Drinking.) Also On My Citation My Last Name Is Spelled Wrong, And Also Says That I Was &Quot;On-View Arrest&Quot; Rather Then &Quot;Citation/Summons&Quot;. Also It Claims That The &Quot;Defendant'S Signature-Acknowledges Receipt Of Citation: Is &Quot;Filed.&Quot; However, None Of Us Signed A Citation. My Citation Is Also A &Quot;Non-Traffic Summons&Quot; And Everyone Else Who Was In The Vehicle Revived A &Quot;Traffic Citation&Quot;. Is There Any Reason Why I Would Receive A Higher Fine Then Everyone Else? My Fine Is 4 Times Higher Then Everyone'S. I'M A College Kid And Have No Money To Pay This I Need Help
Im Not Lieing, Im Not Trying To Waste Your Time... Im Well Aware Of The Fact That The Driver Shoudl Have Been Arrested. Personally If I Were A Police Officer, I Would Of Arrested All Of Us, But Im Not, And I Was In The Wrong, But Please Help! Serious Responses Only Please
Basically I Need To Know How To Fight This, Also My Friends Dont Want Me Bringing This Up, Because They Got Lower Fines, And The Driver Got Off Scott-Free Basically... But I Really Think I Need To Bring This Up Its Ridiculous!
Intresting story Bro.
some college kids always seem to get caught up in stupid things (not you).
What the cops just did there was something called corruption.
I understand how you feel bro, what they did to you is unfair.
First of all, how can the police be so lenient with the driver, how can they let him go if he did underage drinking? How stupid.
Perhaps you shall settle it in court????
Plus those cops are jerks! They should've gave you a breathlyzer test to have COMPLETE proof of all of this baloney.
It doesn't have enough evidence to prove it. Because of those cops never gave you a breathlyzer.