Finding A Highly Skilled Lawyer Whatever your legal needs are you will recognize that there are many lawyers in your area that advertise that they can focus on your type of case. This will make the whole process of finding one with a lot of experience a bit of a challenge. However, in the event you follow the following it will be possible to restrict your research to the right one out of almost no time. The first task is to make a set of the lawyers that happen to be listed in your town focusing on your position. While you are making this list you ought to only include those that you have an excellent vibe about depending on their advertisement. Then you can narrow this list down by using some time evaluating their internet site. There you should be able to find the amount of years they have been practicing and a few general details about their success rates. At this time your list ought to have shrunken further to people that you just felt had professional websites plus an appropriate level of experience. You should then take the time to check out independent reviews for each attorney. Make sure to browse the reviews instead of just depending on their overall rating. The details from the reviews will provide you with a sense of the direction they connect with their clients and the length of time they invest into each case they are working on. Finally, you should meet with at least the last three lawyers which may have the credentials you are interested in. This provides you with some time to genuinely evaluate how interested they may be in representing your case. It really is important to follow many of these steps to ensure that you find someone containing the right measure of experience to help you get the very best outcome.
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Eliminating Spousal Support?
Adults should support themselves
Unfair for someone to mooch off a former spouse. When a marriage is over, it's over.
Someone who cheated or did something else seriously harmful to the marriage shouldn't qualify for spousal support since their behavior is what caused the marriage to end
Unfair to put a person with no or poor job skills out in the world to support themselves because their marriage ended
Stay-at-home spouses who divorce deserve some amount of support, at least temporarily, to give them time to get on their feet
Someone put in "X" number of years in a marriage and sharing life with someone, shouldn't be unfairly penalized when that marriage ends (since both probably took vows to be together until death), especially if their incomes were vastly different
Sell Personal Injury Settlement?
I Was T-Boned Coming Out Of School On 2/5/09. I Didnt Feel Hurt Then, But After The X-Rays I Was Told I Had 6 Torn Ligiments In My Neck And I Believe 4 Pinched Nerves In My Back From Hitting My Head On The Steering Wheel. Yes I Did Complete 3 Months Of Therapy. In March Of This Year, My Lawyer Made An Offer To The Insurance Company But They Denied Because They Want More Medical Records....But Now I Really Desperately Need Some Money So I Was Thinking Maybe I Could Sell My Settlement??
I Dont Know Much About This So If Someone Could Tell Me How It All Works, What Im Getting Myself Into Or An Alternative, Maybe A Guess Of How Much I Could Get, And Maybe Who You Would Recommend?
I Was Thinking Jg Wentworth?
You can't SELL something you don't HAVE yet. The reason it's not settled, is because the insurance is questioning the severity, or whether or not something ELSE caused this accident.
Keep in mind, the settlement goes first to your lawyer (40% of the total), then to the medical providers. You'll be lucky to get out of this with your medical bills paid.
Can't sell it. You're confusing a POTENTIAL for settlement, with selling a "structured settlement" which has already happened, and the monetary amount is KNOWN.
Community Service For Law School?
I Understand That Service Can Help You Get Into A Better Law School But How Do We Let The Law School Know That We Are Really Doing Community Service And Not Making It Up. Im A Freshman In College Wit A 3.3 Gpa At Cuny John Jay (It Is Going Up Higher Now) And I Intend On Doin Community Service. I Just Want To Provide Myself Wit Higher Percentage Of Acceptance Into A Top Law School. I Understand That Gpa And Lsat Score Goes A Long Way But Are There Any Other Side Tips That U Can Recommend. Im A Black Male Also. Thanks
Community service is good and any type of work in the community is a good diversity indicator. It shows that you not just about books and law but you care for and are active in the community as well. I would suggest becoming involved in charity work. Sign up for one weekend every couple of months of work with habitat for humanity. It doesn't take a lot of your time and it will show a long-term commitment of giving to the less fortunate. (Admissions love that). Find different things in your community that you can participate in.
It’s even better if you can get on a committee or be a part of the leadership team for a charity event, that looks awesome when it comes to admissions. I worked on an American Cancer Society Annual Golf Tournament Committee. It was 2 meetings every quarter, and one weekend in August in which we had the event. Plus I got to play 18 holes for free. Go to local high school or middle schools and say that you would like to help organize their next charity drive. They will appreciate the help and you will benefit from having the "soft factor" on your application.
This is a general rule of thumb when it comes to adcomms and it basically answers your question in a nutshell.
You GPA and LSAT can get you into consideration for a school, your soft factors get you noticed and make you stand out from all the other people with your exact same numbers.
How To Find A Free Labor Law Attorney To Lookup My Backround-Especially Bcs Of Work History?
I Need To Clear My Backround Up Via This Type Of Attorney-For I Have Been Black-Listed To Do With Work-And Didn'T Commit A Crime (Especially As Felony)-To Prove A Non-Viable Candidate For New Employer(S)
Uh, attorneys make their living by CHARGING for their services. If you want one to help you, expect to pay.
What Do Lawyers Do? Seriously..?
Is It Hard Being A Lawyer? Do U Have To Write Alot?
Do They Get Paid Alot?
It is difficult and expensive both to become and to be a lawyer. Almost all lawyers have doctoral degrees, at least in the U.S. That's 4 years of college followed by 3 years of law school. Law schools are difficult to get into, so you have to study hard in college. Once in law school, your professors literally expect you to read and understand hundreds of pages each week.
The American Bar Association does not allow law students to work in the first year of law school, and limits work to 20 hours a week for second and third year students. Therefore, you pay for your education with loans. Then you have to pay to take the Bar Exam, which can cost a couple thousand dollars, and you have to pay to take an intensive study program to help you prepare for the Bar Exam, which is another several thousand dollars. Some of my colleagues graduated almost $200,000.00 in debt. If you do not pass the Bar Exam, then all that money you spent on your education is wasted.
A common joke among new attorneys is "I should have become an author. I would have typed less." It is not uncommon for me to type over 20 pages a day. I also work long hours, often until 8:00 or 9:00 several nights each week.
Many attorneys make very good salaries. However, many do not, especially prosecutors, defense attorneys, and other government attorneys. I recently switched from government to private practice. My salary more than doubled. However, I have to earn at least three times my salary in order to pay for my staff, their insurance, my licensing fees, and rent.
Is Low Cost Legal Help Available To Tennants,And Where?
I Have Compleated My Anual Section 8 Review. The Hud Office Wants To Cancel My Voucher Because They Found Unreported Income From 3 Years Ago. Huds Own C.F.R.'S State That The Anual Reexamination Will Specifically Cover Only The Previous 12 Months Period Prior To My Renewal/Aniversary Date. It Also Describes Anual/Review In Detail. If I Was Approved And My Voucher Was Valid For These 2 Years, Can They Deny My Voucher Based On Infomation From 2 Years Ago? The C.F.R.'S Clearly State That The Anual Review/Recertification Shall Only Cover The Previous 12 Months Of The Vocher/Conract. Can I Appeal This Action To A Administrative Law Judge? Right Now Im Going Thru The Informal Hering At This Time. Also Are Laywers Avial. That Deal With This Type Of Issue. Thank You. Mr. Curtis
First of all, stop typing in all caps. It is hard to read and very annoying.
Housing Authority does periodic and random checks on all Section 8 tenants for unreported income and assets. They did not catch up with you for 2 years and just because the annual re-certification covers only the previous 12 months does not mean they dont check further back.
You were approved for a voucher and qualified but they had not found out about under-reporting of your income until now.
The penalties for falsifying your questionnaire about income are losing your voucher, suspension from Section 8 for a certain number of years, not being eligible for any federal assistance programs, repayment of all underpaid rent amounts and possible criminal prosecution for fraud.
If there is a Legal Aid where you live and they deal with public benefits they might help.