4 Methods To Help Your Lawyer Help You When you really need a legal representative at all, you must work closely together to be able to win your case. No matter how competent they can be, they're planning to need your help. Listed below are four important ways to help your legal team allow you to win: 1. Be Totally Honest Or Higher Your lawyers need and expect your complete cooperation - regardless of what information you're likely to reveal in their mind. Privilege means everything you say is held in confidence, so don't hold anything back. Your legal team has to know all things in advance - most importantly information other side could check out and surprise you with later. 2. Provide Meticulous Records Keep a continuing and factual account of all information associated with your case. Whether it's witnesses or payments being made, provide your attorneys with all the data they have to help them to win. 3. Appear Early For Those Engagements Do not be late when you're appearing before a court and prevent wasting the attorney's time, too, by being promptly, whenever. In fact, because you may want to discuss eleventh hour details or perhaps be extra ready for the case you're facing, it's smart to arrive early. 4. Demonstrate That You Have Your Act Together If you've been responsible for any kind of crime, it's important so as to convince a legal court that you simply both regret the actions and they are making strides toward increasing your life. As an example, if you're facing driving under the influence, volunteer for any rehab program. Be sincere and associated with the neighborhood the judge is presiding over. Working more closely together with your legal team increases your probability of absolute success. Follow these tips, listen closely to how you're advised and ultimately, you ought to win your case.
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Do I Really Need Legal Advice?
I Filed A I-130 Petition For Alien Relative,Which In This Case Is My Husband My Petition Has Been Approved And Nvc Is Now Processing The Visa Petition I Want To Know If To Have Legal Advice Would Be A Good Option Just If Anyting Goes Wrong?
Legal advice is always a good idea in case something goes wrong. There is always the option to get free legal advice. Here is a link how to do it. On the other hand, if everything is going smoothly, why bother with legal advice. http://www.ehow.com/how_5469968_legal-ad...
In Ca If You R Going To Family Law Court What Is The Difference Between A Comissioner Vs.Judge Who Rules?
Wouldn'T A Judge Have More Experience Vs. A Comissioner Who I Believe May Only Be An Attorney In This Case? Also What Is The Proper Way When You Are Pro Per To Address All Issues Such As Child Support, Medical Insurance, Etc. When The System Seems So Over Worked And On The Last Occassion I Was Cut Off From Speaking Or Even Replying To The Respondent In The Case. It Seems The Best Thing Would Be To Have An Attorney In Any Case. Should I Raise My Hand Like A School Girl To Get A Word In So The Comissioner Doesn'T Think I'M Talking Over Them?
there is no difference in the rules. Let me know who your case goes.
And for the most part rules are not followed in family court.
Which Do You Recommend To Resolve Business Disputes: Litigation, Arbitration Or Mediation?
As A Small Business Owner, I'M Trying To Be Proactive To Reduce Risk. I'Ve Been Thinking About My Contracts With Clients. Since We Live In A Overly Litigious Society, There'S Always The Chance Of Being Sued.
So I'M Thinking Of Adding A Clause To My Standard Contract For New Clients That If Some Sort Of Dispute Occurs, We Resolve It Amicably. I'Ve Spoken To My Lawyer. But I'D Like Additional Points Of View.
What Do You Currently Include With Your Business Contracts?
What Would You Recommend?
Mediation - Mediator Helps Parties Arrive At An Agreement
Arbitration - More Decisive Judgement.
Litigation - Take It To Court.
Thanks In Advance!
Full disclosure: I am a divorce mediator in New Jersey so I'm figuring you'll guess which option I'd go for and you'd be right. Often times the cost to resolve the dispute in court is far greater than the dispute itself and therefore I'd always encourage the parties to engage the services of a neutral third party mediator to help them try and resolve it.
The good news is mediation is a voluntary process and therefore, if it doesn't work out, you both retain your right to escalate it to a more adversarial process such as litigation (even though you REALLY don't want to) so what I'd suggest is a clause that says something like (THIS IS NOT LEGAL ADVICE SO BE SURE TO REVIEW THIS WITH YOUR ATTORNEY):
We agree that any dispute between you and me arising from this relationship, except for the collection of fees, will be submitted to mediation and, if no resolution is reached, to binding arbitration. By agreeing to binding arbitration, you and I are giving up our right to go to court. Both mediation and arbitration shall be by a neutral third party agreed to by you and me. We further agree that any costs of mediation and arbitration shall be shared equally by us.
This way you try to work it out and if you can't, there is an escalation path that doesn't involve litigating as there's simply no reason to do so as a small business owner since the cost to recover your fees, will probably be higher than the amount in dispute itself. In my experience most issues aren't about the money but rather the emotional underpinnings of something totally unrelated so if you can clear the emotional air (and mediation is great for that) chances are you can resolve the dispute amicably.
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Will They Be Offended. I Have This Lady That Is A Public Defender
Ask away. She shouldn't be offended.
You are basically wasting your time though because the answers are meaningless to you. She can tell you anything & you won't know the difference. Years in practice is not the same as quality. A crappy attorney who has practiced for 20 years is still a crappy attorney--- just an old crappy attorney. And you might as well reconcile yourself to the fact that a public defender is not going to be a particularly good attorney. A sharp lawyer can do a lot better than the PD's office anywhere in the country. PDs are mostly overworked and mediocre at best. On the bright side, at least she is free!! And to balance things out, most prosecutors are also overworked and mediocre so at least the other side can't too much advantage of you.
The best source of information about the attorney would be other & former clients. Try talking to some other criminals she has represented & ask whether they feel she did her best to help them.
I Am 15 And Pregnant And In Need Of Some Legal Adivse Please.?
I'M In Foster Care But I Curretly Was Placed With My Real Parents And I'M Going To Be Relased At Court On Augs 2. My Boyfriend Is 18! And Currently Was Relased From Jail In Feburay And Is Now On Probation And Is An Independant Living Progam. Me And Him Both Want Him To Be In Our Kids Life, But We Don'T Know What To Do To Keep Him Out Of Jail For Statutory Rape. Does Anyone Have Any Legal Advise Or Advise In Genaral. Please.I Live In Kansas And The Law Here For Consent Is 16, And He Went To Jail For Stealing A Car. He Also Had Vadalism And Destruction Of Property Because My Cousin Destroyed The Car And My Brother, Cousin, And Ex All Blamed My Baby Daddy For It.
He Curretly Has A Job And Gets Payed 8.50 An Hour, Has His Own Place, And Quite Drinking, Smoking, And Drugs. He Is Doing Much Better For Himself.
You are wise to look for legal advice. Call the Kansas Crisis Hotline on 1-888-363-2287. The Hotline offers confidential, non-judgemental support. They can refer you to a women's support organisation close to where you live in the State. In turn, they can help you get legal advice and hopefully connect you to other sources of support (financial, accommodation, welfare, medical) that you might in the coming months.
Best wishes, hope it works out okay for you.
I Need A Good Probate Lawyer In Cleveland. Any Referrals?
The Cleveland Bar Association has a hotline to find a lawyer. Here's a snip from their website:
If you are an individual seeking legal assistance, contact our LRS by phone at (216) 696-3532 or 1-877-CLEV-BAR (1-877-253-8227), Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m. If you are not able to contact us during normal business hours you may complete our Online Referral Request Form 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. If you do not have an email address and cannot complete the Online Referral Request Form, you may also leave a voice mail message at any of our telephone numbers even if our office is closed, and your call will be returned the following business day.