Finding An Experienced Lawyer Regardless of what your legal needs are you will notice that there are numerous lawyers in your neighborhood that advertise that they can concentrate on your type of case. This may make the entire process of finding one with significant amounts of experience somewhat of a challenge. However, when you follow the following it is possible to narrow down your research off to the right one in very little time. Step one is to generate a set of the lawyers which are listed in your neighborhood focusing on your circumstances. When you are making this list you must only include those that you have a good vibe about based on their advertisement. After that you can narrow this list down by using a bit of time evaluating their site. There you should be able to find the number of years they have been practicing and some general details about their success rates. At this stage your list needs to have shrunken further to people which you felt had professional websites as well as an appropriate level of experience. You ought to then make time to look up independent reviews of every attorney. Make sure to browse the reviews rather than relying on their overall rating. The details inside the reviews will provide you with a sense of the way that they communicate with their clients and the time they invest into each case that they are working on. Finally, you will need to talk to at least the very last three lawyers that have the credentials you are searching for. This gives you time to actually evaluate how interested they may be in representing you and the case. It really is important to follow many of these steps to ensure that you find a person which includes the correct degree of experience to get you the best possible outcome.
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What Should I Major In If I Want To Go On To Law School And Eventually Practice Real-Estate Law?
I Want To Be A Real-Estate Attorney. Tell Me How To Get There. I'M In Highschool.
This is from a really helpful article I read (written by an attorney):
How do law school admission committees evaluate people with different undergraduate majors? Are there good majors and bad majors for law school applications? I wouldn’t quite say there are bad majors – I think there are good things about most areas of study, and if you have good grades then you’re absolutely set.
Law schools do not want to fill their classes with political science majors. Where is the diversity in that? Law schools want people from different backgrounds, and from different schools for that matter.
1. Majors with scientific fields: You often risk having a lower GPA, but it can be excused because of the difficult curriculum and lab hours. Of course, it also helps to make the case that you want to be a patent/IP lawyer if your have a science/math background. However, it can also risk looking like you really would have preferred to go to med school but you just didn’t have the GPA. If you did well in a science major, you will find that law schools like that and it will help you in the admissions process generally.
2. Pre-Law Majors: Law and Society, Pre-Law, Political Science, and Criminal Justice studies show you have a sincere interest in the subject matter. It’s especially helpful if you do a thesis and/or significant academic or internship work to supplement the curriculum. However, lackluster grades in these subjects will not impress an admission office. A 3.3 GPA in poli sci is not the same as a 3.3 in biomedical engineering or physics.
3. Art/Music Majors: A BFA makes things tricky, but if you do well academically and do a thesis or have something to show for yourself other than being an unemployed actor, then this absolutely works. Actually, I think Art History is one of the best majors for preparing you for law school because it teaches you to look at something you’ve never seen before and apply the facts you’ve learned to determine what you’re looking at. That’s pretty much a law school exam in a nutshell. Anything that shows you’ve done some serious writing will help. Music composition shows you’re a thinking person.
4. Business Majors: Marketing, not so impressive but if you have strong grades and showed a sincere interest in serious things then it’s fine. Economics is better – shows more analysis and academic inclination.
5. Philosophy: Again, writing and analysis. Great stuff.
The question is this – knowing how law schools view your major, what can you do to make up for that weakness? If you haven’t had much writing in your curriculum, how about writing for your school paper or trying to get research published? This is just one example of a way you can use your weaknesses to build your law school applications.
1. Pick a major that sincerely interests you.
2. Get the best possible grades in that major.
This is because law schools care a lot about GPA, and while they take into account the reputation and rigor of the undergraduate school you go to (on the theory that, at a better/tougher undergrad school, a high GPA means more than the same GPA from a less competitive undergrad school), a higher-ranked school will *not* make up for a much lower GPA. So, if the factors 1-3 above are all about the same for these two schools, go to the one you like better and will work harder, so you can get as high a GPA as you can.
GPA and LSAT score are the 2 most important things in law school admission. Going to a competitive undergrad school will give you a "boost" in how your GPA is viewed, but your GPA itself is still most important.
Do Anybody Know Of A Law That Was Passed About An Employee Can'T Get Fired While Under Doctors Orders.And If You Do Could You Give My The Website Or Tell Me Where I May Be Able To Find It. Thanks
Georgia's Department of Labor:
There is no law which will help your situation. Once you have exceeded FMLA, your employer doesn't have to keep your job open for you.
Is This Going To Effect My Child Custody Case?
Me And My Husband Are In Divorce Process Started This Year, But He Wants To File 2008 Taxes Separately And Claim Our Child , We'Re Been Separated Since November And I'Ve Had The Child Since But Is Visiting With Him Right Now, Can He Do That? And Is This Gonna Effect My Custody Issue?
Since you two were together for the majority of the year, if he was the primary income earner, than yes he may be able to take the deduction, but it will have no affect on your custody case. The best results would be for the two of you to file jointly with any return going into a trust fund to be divided according to the division of assets in the divorce.
As for the child, why not do what's best rather than what's best for you two?
Bird Nest Custody
It’s a form of access or custody where the children stay in the former family residence and it is the parents who rotate in and out separately and on a negotiated schedule.
The children simply live at "home" and the separated or divorced parents take turns living with them there, but never at the same time.
The core element of this arrangement is that each parent maintains a separate residence where they live when it is not their turn at the "bird's nest". When one parent arrives for his/her designated time, the other vacates right away, so as to minimize or eliminate the presence of both at the same time.
At times, bird's nest access can be coupled with specified access with the other parent say, for example, for dinner one night a week.
Sometimes, this form of access or custody will end when the youngest child reaches the age of majority at which time, one parent either buys the other out of their interest, if any, in the former family residence, or it is sold and the proceeds divided pursuant to the matrimonial property regime or separation agreement.
The arrangement can be expensive as it generally requires that three separate residences be maintained, the "nest" and a separate residence for each parent.
The concept is somewhat novel and appears to have as its origin a Virginia case Lamont v Lamont.
In Canada, Greenough v Greenough was a ground-breaker case in that the Court implemented a bird's nest custody order even though it had not been asked for by either party. Justice Quinn, in Greenough stated:
"In Lamont ... the court made a bird’s nest custody arrangement in which the children (aged 3 and 5 years) remained in the home, with the mother staying in the home during the week and the father on the weekend. I think that the benefits of a bird’s nest order are best achieved where the children are able to stay in the matrimonial home, particularly if it has been the only residence that they have known....
"Time and time again I have seen cases (and this is one) where the children are being treated as Frisbees. In general, parents do not seem to appreciate the gross disruption to which children are subjected where one of the parents has frequent access. In this regard, I do not believe there must be evidence that the children are suffering before the court is free to act. To me, it is a matter of common sense. At the risk of falling prey to simplistic generalities, I am of the view that, given a choice, I do not see why anyone would select a living arrangement which involved so much movement from house to house."
What Do You Think Of Defense Attorneys?
How About Jose Bias? I Asked My Cousin Who Is A Da This Question And I Was Surprised By Her Answer. She Told Me That &Quot;She Doesn'T Respect The Ones Who Only Take The Defendants Money And Do Not Practice Good Law.&Quot; What Do You Think Of Criminal Defense Attourneys?
Every Defendant has the right to a lawyer. They are just doing their job of providing this Constitutionally guaranteed service.
I know a lot of DA's and Defense Attorneys, and most have nothing but the utmost respect for one another, because they understand the system requires them both to be there, and the cases aren't personal for any of the lawyers. DAs know the defendant is going to have an attorney, why would they hate the attorney simply because he is doing his job?
Most people who think defense lawyers are the scum of the earth tend to not understand the criminal court system, and also seem to think that these lawyers honestly believe all their clients are innocent (here's a hint, they know that 99% are guilty, but still entitled to a legal defense).
I Have A Question On Child Custody Rights?
My X Girlfriend Is 2 Months Pregnant And We Live In The State Of Arizona. We Recently Broke Up And She Is Threatening To Leave To Chicago. What Rights Do I Have In Stopping Her Or How Do I Obtain Joint Custody If She Does In Fact Move?
FIRST, YOU'RE IN THE ONLY STATE WHERE YOU HAVE ANY PRESUMED RIGHTS AS A SINGLE FATHER.
I just called a paralegal in Arizona in the fathers rights movement. At this point, you're out of luck. She can move while pregnant and there's little you can do. In Illinois, you will have no rights to the child until granted them by a court. Talk to Attorney Jeffery Leving in Chicago about filing there. He's a bit of a pompous a**, but he knows his stuff on fathers rights.
I would suggest that you seriously consider moving there yourself, but without telling her until after the case is filed next Fall. That will prevent her from moving again. If you move there, keep an Arizona cell phone for when she calls you. Don't stalk her, threaten her, or text her. As long as she lives in Arizona, you can record your conversations with her without her knowing it. If she moves, you can only record if you call her, but not if she calls you. It's legal there, but not in Illinois. Start keeping a daily journal.
Go to Dads House to learn more about your rights and how to fight for them.
Hotlime For Free Legal Advice?
Most attorneys will talk to you by phone for free. They don't want to go to the bother of an office appointment if they don't think they can make money on the case. One good way to find an attorney is go to http://www.martindale.com/ then click on "browse attorneys by practice areas' and look for someone who practices the kind of law you need and who is AV rated or BV rated and has been in practice (admitted to the bar) for 15-20 years. Then just start calling and keep calling until you find an attorney who will talk to you.
In the old days, they'd do an initial consultation (in office appointment) for free - some still do - you can ask about it.
Most things don't require you to hire an attorney and go through a law suit - usually, you just need to know where you stand legally & I get this kind of free legal advice all the time.
If its an urgent criminal question, that can't wait for regular business hours, you can try calling the police.