4 Ways To Help Your Lawyer Enable You To If you want a legal representative for any reason, you should work closely using them as a way to win your case. No matter how competent they may be, they're likely to need your help. Allow me to share four important methods to help your legal team allow you to win: 1. Be Totally Honest Or Higher Your lawyers need and expect your complete cooperation - no matter what information you're gonna reveal directly to them. Privilege means what you say is kept in confidence, so don't hold anything back. Your legal team should know all things in advance - particularly information other side could check out and surprise you with later. 2. Provide Meticulous Records Keep a continuous and factual account of information associated with your case. Whether it's witnesses or payments being made, provide your attorneys with all the current data they should help them to win. 3. Appear Early For All Engagements Do not be late when you're appearing before a court and prevent wasting the attorney's time, too, by being on time, each and every time. The truth is, because you may want to discuss last second details or perhaps be extra ready for the case you're facing, it's a good idea to arrive early. 4. Demonstrate That You Have Your Act Together If you've been arrested for any kind of crime, it's important in order to prove to the legal court that you just both regret the actions and they 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 along with your legal team increases your likelihood of absolute success. Try these tips, listen closely to how you're advised and ultimately, you ought to win your case.
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Who Governs Or Oversee'S Claim Insurance Attorney'S?
I Have A Car Insurance Claim That Has Been Is Process Since 2001 My Attorney Has Not Really Been Good With Keeping Me Intone With What Is Going On. We Did Settle One Part But I Believe That He Got The Most Out Of That Settlement, But Now We Are Getting Around To The Second Half Of The Claim And My Attorney Is Trying To Interrogate Me About The Accident When I Call Him. He Never Calls Me, There Was Supposed To Be A Court Date Last Week But His Office Advise That They Canceled The Court Date. I Just Would Like To Know What Steps To Take To Get All My Information From This Attorney And Bring It To Another Or What Steps To Take To Sue Him For Bad Business Practices
First thing I would do is to write your state's Commissioner of Insurance. Tell him/her everything you know about this, and your insurance and the other insurance company.
There is absolutely nothing that will get you a quicker response from an insurance company than a letter from the insurance commissioner.
The insurance commissioner has the authority to shut down any insurance company that does business within the state. And if you car insurance is with a company that also writes life and medical and property, etc. they must cease signing up new business until the commissioner is satisfied they have treated you according to their contract with you. Insurance companies do not like getting letters from the commissioner; it puts their business in jeopardy, and is a great impetus to make them treat you right.
I am wondering where your agent is in all this? Agents are not all created equal; there are good ones and lazy ones. But with a good agent, you should not even need a lawyer.
And I think you have got a shyster for a lawyer. He probably decided that the part you settled made him the most money, and he's not willing to put in the time to work for the little that's left.
And another thing. Lawyers really like to take a case where you do not pay their fee up front, and let them take a third of the settlement. Unless a claim is less than ten thousand, never let a lawyer take your case on contingency. If he wins, he takes his expenses and court costs out first, then takes a third of what's left for his fee, and you wind up with about 40% of the total award. It's better to bite the bullet and pay up front.
Employment Law - Forced Holiday?
During The Winter We Get 2 Weeks Holiday, But Due To The Bad Snow / Weather, My Boss Called 3 Days Before We Were Due To Go Back To Work And Told Us To Take Another Week Off Work. He Paid Us For This Extra Week Holiday.
Now It Is Time For Our Trade Fort Night Holidays And He Is Saying We Are Only Entitled To 1 Week As We Had An Extra Week In January.
To Me, This Is Unfair, We Didn'T Ask For The Holiday And We Didnt Ask To Be Paid For It. There Is Only 3 Of Us At Work, And No-One Was Out, That Was My Bosses Decision, Can He Make Us Abide By His Rule On This? We Only Allowed 1 Week?
Contract Says - 2 Weeks Xmas, 1 Week Easter, 2 Weeks Summer And 3 Days September.. No Mention Of Bad Weather Etc Etc
We Are A Roofing Company, If That Helps Any?
This really isn't an employment issue. This would be a contractual issue. You would have a very hard time fighting this and in the end, I can guarantee it would be more pain than what it is worth. Since he is offering you the same amount of paid time, I don't see a judge ruling in your favor despite what the contract says. You are still receiving the same paid time off. You didn't mention whether or not you disputed the bad weather paid vacation. If you have a documented dispute with your employer that states you disagreed with the extra paid week off, then you might have something. The fact that you accepted that extra week off will be construed as you agreeing to the new terms whether or not you verbally accepted it. Your act of not disputing the extra paid week off at the time will constitute acceptance of your summer week early. A contract isn't needed for that. Your boss would just need to prove that you willingly accepted the paid week with no dispute. Your lack of getting "the facts" and asking your boss how that week was going to be paid is your fault. Not your boss'. Consider it a change order, or amendment to your employment contract.
If you refuse to accept his interpretation, you can sue him, but what do you hope to gain? You technically are NOT losing anything. You are still receiving the same amount of paid days off. There is nothing to gain here. Take your one week and consider it a lesson for next winter.
I'M Thinking Of Becoming A Lawyer. In Fact, I Want To Be An International Lawyer. Is It Possible? I Can Speak And Write Four Languages. What Laws Should I Take? Any Suggestion On Colleges Or Universities Which Offer The Particular Laws? Which Country Offers Better Pay?
Thanks In Advance.
An international lawyer isn't someone who lives in another country, but someone employed by a law firm to handle international legal disputes (for example, there may be an international business deal which goes bad, and each party to the deal is in a different country and assuming a different legal system will control). You may, or may not, travel between countries, depending upon the types of clients you have and what they want you to do for them. You would normally study international law within your own country (although I know that within the EU, those who study international law are expected to spend time working in several of the EU countries), rather than going to the one which pays better!
What Questions Should I Ask A Lawyer For Child Support?
Any Dad Who Has Gone Through This, Can You Give Me Any Tips Or Pointers?
I Don'T Live In The State That The Court Session Will Take Place. Do I Have To Be Present? Does My Ex Have To Be Present?
What Questions Should I Have While I Am Looking For A Lawyer?
Do I Need A Lawyer?
Do I Need Any Kind Of Proof For Anything?
What Should I Look Out For?
What Should I Expect?
I Am Full Time College Student, With A Low Paying Part Time Job, Who Lives With His Parents, What Will The Court Say About This?
Please Be As Detailed As Possible, This Is New To Me And I Want To Be Prepared.
Will It Help My Case If I Tell The Court That My Ex Won'T Let Me Talk To My Child Unless I Give Up My Parental Rights?
Since I Live Over 1,000 Miles Away From My Child, Will I Have My Child More Time During The Summer? Or Will It Be The Typical 6 Weeks?
Fyi We Never Got Married
I have been on the other side of this situation, so I may be able to help you.
Any time someone asks if they need a lawyer, the answer is usually "yes." If you do not plan to be present, have your lawyer present for the hearing. Depending on the nature of the hearing, it may not be necessary to have a lawyer if you plan to be present. For instance, if you agree to paternity, the only issues remaining are custody, visitation, and child support.
Your ex does not have to be present for some types of hearings if her attorney is present.
For you to present information about your income or other facts, you would need to be present, so the other side can question you.
You do not have to agree to give up your rights. If you are even considering this, consult your attorney first. As soon as you give up your rights, your ex can stop all contact and you might be left with nothing to do about it. And giving up your rights does not allow you to give up your responsibilities. You would still be obligated to pay child support. Be very careful. Don't sign anything she offers you unless your attorney thinks it is a good idea.
Some colleges that have law schools include some basic services for students. Check it out. Other colleges have information and referral services as part of student services. Check it out.
In A Child Abuse Case Will A Contingency Lawyer Take The Case?
There is no such thing as a contingency lawyer. Lawyers in specific fields of law take cases on a contingency basis. That does not make them contingency lawyers. There is no contingency on their licenses whatsoever. It is unlikely that such a case would be taken on contingency.
I Have To Sue Legal Aid Legal Aid Says To Sue Legal Aid How Do I Get A Lawyer How?
Lawyers That I Can Not Pay Say To Get A Lawyer
Before you sue an attorney what you need to do is to contact the local bar association and file a complaint. This puts the attorneys office under review, in your case it would put the legal aid office under review.