3 Methods To Know You've Picked The Proper Lawyer It's pretty intimidating to go through the legal court system, specifically if you lack confidence inside your legal team. Listed below are three important ways to realize that you've hired the correct lawyer: 1. They Are Experts In Your Type Of Case Legal requirements is usually tricky and therefore requires specialists to tackle the tough cases. If you want a legal representative, try to find one who relates to the issue you're facing. Even when a family member or friend recommends you employ a firm they are fully aware, when they don't have got a focus that's just like your case, keep looking. When your attorney is an expert, especially in the difficulty you're facing, you understand you've hired the right one. 2. The Lawyer Carries A Winning Record Dependant upon the circumstances, it might be hard to win an instance, specifically if the team helping you has hardly any experience. Try to find practices which may have won numerous cases that pertain to yours. Although this is no guarantee that you case will likely be won, it will give you a significantly better shot. 3. They Listen And Respond When the attorney you've chosen takes enough time to listen for your concerns and reply to your inquiries, you've probably hired the best one. No matter how busy they are or how small your concerns seem using their perspective, it's essential that they answer you in the caring and timely manner. From the aim of look at a common citizen who isn't acquainted with the judicial system, court cases may be pretty scary you require updates as well as feel as if you're part of the solution. Some attorneys are merely more suitable to your case as opposed to others. Ensure you've hired the most suitable team for your personal circumstances, to ensure that you can put the matter behind you as quickly as possible. Faith in your legal representative is the first step to winning any case.
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Is An Undated Power Of Attorney Valid?
Laws vary by state. Generally, a date is required on a legal document whenever that date might be relevant. The blanket statement that all legal documents require dates is incorrect.
As far as a power of attorney, this allows a person (the agent) to act on behalf of another person. Dates on the document might become relevant if there is a question of whether the agent was acting before or after the power of attorney had been signed. Without a date, there may be grounds to challege the action as not having been authorized at the time.
All such laws vary by state. Check your local listings for details.
How Can I Find A Lawyer?
My Childrens Father Passed Away Last Year. He Died Leaving A Mortgage On His House. His Father ( Childrens Grandfather) Took It Upon Himself To Take Care Of The Legal Matters, Even Hired A Lawyer For This. He Came By The House To Try To Get My Autistic Son ( Age 21)To Sign Over His Rights To The House But I Told My Son Not To Sign Anything Just Yet. Well The Father Gave The House Back To The Bank, When He Did This, The Bank Went After The Children And Sued Them ( Ages 13, 16 And 21 ) My Chidlren Have Not Gotten Anything From Probate, No Money, Only The Clothes They Had At Their Fathers House. The Grandfather Even Kept Their Fathers Ashes. I Have Been Trying To Find A Lawyer To Help With This Case But No One Will Help ( Something About Tort Reform ) I Am Not Asking For A Lawsuit, I Only Want Someone To Represent The Kids In This Matter. I Will Tell You This, My Handicap Son Has Had On Going Melt Downs Because Of This Lawsuit. He Keeps Asking Me If He Is Going To Jail When He Has Done Nothing Wrong. How Can I Find A Lawyer? I Have Had 5 Lawyers Turn Me Down And I Am Not Asking For A Lawsuit Either, Just A Lawyer To Handle This For The Kids. Should I Just Let This Go? What Can They Get From Kids When The Kids Have Nothing?
If you need help finding a lawyer in your area, try the state bar association web site.
If you have found lawyers, but they are unwilling to take your case, that may be because you don't have one that they can win. Lawyers run businesses, and if a potential client walks in, and doesn't have a case or can't pay, most lawyers will not be willing to represent them. Additionally, lawyers have a professional obligation to not make frivolous arguments to the court, and they may deem your case to be frivolous.
I'm not saying you don't have a case, just that that may be a reason lawyers aren't taking yours.
Need Help Finding A Lawyer For Ada Law Regurading Service Dogs?
My Uncle Is A Retired Army Vet. And Suffers Sever Pts Disorder Along With Various Physical Illnesses That Require A Service Dog. He Has A Service Dog Named Lulu Who Is A Pug. She Is Registered With Service Dogs Of America And My Uncle Has Many Signed Documents By Doctors Stating That This Service Dog Is Needed Along With Vet Signed Statements Saying That Lulu Qualifies A Service Dog. The Problem: My Uncle Lives In Largo, Fl In A 55+ Trailer Park. The Park Has A No Pet Rule In Affect. The Hoa Lawyers Have Sent Him Paper Work To Complete To Make Lulu Exempt From This Rule. He Had All Of The Forms Completed By The Doctors And Vet Again And Returned Them To The Lawyers. The Lawyers Are Now Saying Because His Doctor Is Not A Mental Illness Doctor The Service Dog Is Not Exempt. He Is Being Harassed Very Badly And Is In Fear That He Will Loose This Animal. I Need To Know What We Can Do To Protect Him And What Kind Of Lawyer Could He Hire To Handle This Issue. We Were Told By The President Of The Hoa That We Would Have To Speak To The Lawyers And When We Called They Refused To Speak With Us, Because They Are Not Our Lawyer? What Kind Of Run Around Is This? I Can Not Ask Questions About Anything Having To Do With This? I Need Any Kind Of Help Anyone Can Give Me. He Was Good Enough To Serve In The Vietnam But Not Good Enough To Get The Help Of A Therapy Dog He Needs On A Day To Day Basis? Lulu Helps Him With Social Panic Attacks And Can Retreive Various Items That Are Dropped, Since He Can Barely Bend Over, He Has Hearing Aids That Don'T Really Work Well And She Lets Him Know If The Phone Is Ringing And If There Is Someone At The Door. Thank You All In Advance.
The simple answer is to get a letter from a psychiatrist. A person with severe PTSD is surely going to be under psychiatric care for that condition. The VA should cover it, no problem.
Now I have to address the Service Dogs of America issue. Organizations that sell fake certification over the Internet are a rip off. They take advantage of people with disabilities with legitimate needs for an emotional support animal or a service animal just to make a buck. A real certifying organization would have tested the dog and would be prepared to testify in court as to the dog's training and qualifications as a service dog. All that organization can swear to is they nicked your uncle for $40 (I hope it wasn't the organization that suckers people for $250 instead of $40).
Here's some additional information on emotional support animals:
In future, do not speak with either the HOA or their attorneys by phone. Keep it all in writing so you have a record of exactly what was said, by whom, and when. The two sites above offer some templates for you to draft your own letters requesting a reasonable accommodation. The first site (Service Dog Central) includes information on filing a complaint with Housing and Urban Development. The HOA may be correct about the documentation for your uncle's disability needing to come from a mental health professional. At any rate, it does seem to me to be the fastest, simplest, and least stressful solution is to simply see a psychiatrist or psychologist to get the letter.
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The ADA does not apply to most housing. It covers public housing (owned by a government entity) but not much else. The correct law most often would be the Fair Housing Amendments Act (FHAA). So you wouldn't need an ADA lawyer, but a disability housing law specialist. But you might not need one at all. You have not yet exhausted your other options:
1. file a complaint with HUD.
2. file a complaint with your state's Human Rights Commission.
Often filing a complaint, which causes an investigation, is sufficient to get the landlord to reconsider their position. However, in order to file a complaint, the complainant will most likely be required to prove he is disabled and to prove that his dog is trained as a service dog. So I keep going back to needing to see that mental health professional any way you look at it.
If he has a second disability, such as deafness or spine damage, and the dog is individually trained to perform tasks to mitigate that other disability, he might make a claim that way. However, hearing and retrieving work wouldn't tend to justify the dog as a service dog unless his disability is the reason why he needs that kind of help.
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It typically takes 18-24 months to fully train a service dog.
It is not uncommon for the landlord to require a letter from a specialist. As I mentioned, a person with PTSD severe enough to disable them should be seeing a psychiatrist. A letter from either a psychiatrist or a psychologist would be sufficient for a claim of disability due to PTSD. For deafness, the expert would be an audiologist and for a spine problem it would be an orthopedist. The VA has all of those available for our veterans. When they don't have an appropriate expert available on site, they will do referrals to other area experts. A friend of mine is an oncologist and was called in to work on a special case with a veteran because our local VA hospital didn't have the equipment needed to treat him properly. So he was treated at my friend's hospital instead. The VA still picked up the cost of his treatment.
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The ADA is a federal law. The U.S. Department of Justice administers it, not individual states. It also doesn't apply in this case because the ADA only covers public housing (like housing projects owned by the government). The ADA's primary coverage is for public accommodations (businesses a person might patronize), not housing. The correct law is most likely the FHAA, which means filing a complaint with HUD.
Need A Attorney Car Accident?
Insurance Company Of Other Driver Is Asking For Fee Of Damaged Car. Accident Occurred While I Was Heading Down The Road With A Green Light On My Side Of The Road. While Heading Down In The Opposite Side Of The Road A Car Turn Left On Their Side. Resulting In Me Crashing Into Them. Police Arrived And Filed A Report Stating None Was At Fault, And To Deal The Situation With The Insurance Company. In That Time I Did Not Have Insurance. So Now The Company Wants Money For The Other Driver'S Damaged Car
Happened In Ca
Can Anyone Guide Me To A Direction Where I Should Find A Good Attorney?
I Been Surfing The Web But All I See Is Injury Attorney And Didn'T Know If It Was The Right One
What do you expect an attorney to do for you. Already you have stated 2 facts. #1 you did not have insurance at the time so all accidents even if caused by another driver are your fault (nation wide law). 2# police report puts none at fault giving 50/50 damage responsibility. But since you had no insurance it then becomes 100/0. In most cases you are gonna have to pay for the damages out of pocket. If you don't the insurance company may take you to court.
Alright I Am Pregnant With My First At The Moment. Me And The Father Are Not Together But We Are Good Friends. I Want This Baby To Have Both Parents In Her Life. At The Moment We Are In Different States Across The Country Because I Am Studying Here And He Has Probation, However He Will Be Off Probation When She Is Around 6 Months Old And Will Probably Come Here, Or Maybe I Will Switch Schools And Go There. I Don'T Know Whether We'Ll Live Together Or Not. How Does Joint Custody Work? Do The Children Switch Schools Back And Forth And All That. Is It Difficult On The Kids? Do You Think Joint Custody Would Be Making My Daughters Life More Difficult Than If I Had Sole Custody? Easier? If You Have Personal Experience Of Separation Either With Your Kids Or Parents Please Tell Me How You It Works Out And What You Think Is Best?
Joint custody will only work if you live reasonably close together. I know in CA, the courts will award physical custody to one parent with visitation to the other, and joint legal custody to both parents. Your best bet if you are wanting a joint custody scenario is to live fairly close to each other. That way your child won't have to change schools, and the routine of having two houses, etc. will be 'normal' from the beginning.
Going Through Divorce Need Custody Advice?
I'Ve Been Sole Care Giver Of Our 4 Month Old Breastfeeding Son. I'M Scared Because My Husband Says He Will Fight To Last Penny To Get 50/50. Courts Now Say 50/50 Is Best For Child'S Interest. Here'S The Thing I'M Fighting My Husband Is Bipolar ( He Really Is He Goes From I Love U To Screaming Swearing Clenching Teeth And Possesed Looking In Front Of Baby) ( His Mom Said Hes Got Family History Of It) Unstable Works And Travels A Lot. Also Owns Over 50 Riffles Guns Etc And Plays With Them In The House. Once Went Off When I Was Pregnant. He Loves To Physically Fight He Smokes Cigars And Has Bad Friends Cocain Dealer Friends. Which I Can'T Prove. He Also Beats His Dog Beats!!!!!! And Punches Walls. Took Or Takes Steroids For Over 9 Years. He Was Abused As A Child And Says I Don'T Know Another Way To Discipline A Child Then How I Was. Also He Threatened His Mothers Life And Tried 2X To Kill Her. Only Cuffed Once But Requested Because Mom Pleaded With Cops. He Recently Threatened Me So That'S When I Left. With My Mom And Son. We Stayed With Friends And Now I'M Getting An Apartment But My Attorney Says That Looks Bad Because The Stipulation Why I Got Him Back Was Because I Was Stable. Well I'M On My Way But I Was Stable Before But I Left Because I Feared For My Life And My Sons Life. So To Full In. My Husband On False Pretenses Got A Judge To Sign A Pickup Order To Take Our Son Away. How Sick He'S Breastfeeding For God Sakes! My Husband Said I Was Fleeing The County. Baby Has No Passport!! He'S Trying To Make Me Look Bad By Saying I'M A Stripper Prostitute Living A Double Life. No Evidence But Gogo Dancing Clothes And 1 Sex Toy I Got As A Bachelorette Gift. This Man Is Crazy Leaving Texts I Love U Then Next Ur A Whore How Much??? Then Let'S Work It Out. Now He'S Saying He'S Seeing Ghost In The House Over Voicemail.
I'M Just Scared I Need Advice Does Full Custody Still Happen??
First of all go down to the police station and ask to have sole custody of the baby. Then go see a lawyer and tell them your situation.Ask them is there any where you can get help to be safe from this man.
Then you must leave where your living find a place well away from where he lives. Never mix with any of his family or friends, and never say where your going to anyone..
He cannot have a baby overnight until the child is 2 years old. Never agree for him to have 50--50 custody..You must get a court order so please see a lawyer straight away..In a court order if its stated that he has mental issues he will not get the child. Even when a man is sane and a good man the mother always has first rights.