4 Strategies To Help Your Lawyer Help You If you want a legal professional at all, you must work closely together as a way to win your case. No matter how competent these are, they're likely to need your help. Listed here are four important methods to help your legal team assist you to win: 1. Be Totally Honest Or Higher Your lawyers need and expect your complete cooperation - regardless of what information you're going to reveal to them. Privilege means everything you say is kept in confidence, so don't hold anything back. Your legal team has to know everything in advance - especially information another side could check out and surprise you with later. 2. Provide Meticulous Records Keep a continuous and factual account of all the information regarding your case. Whether it's witnesses or payments being made, provide your attorneys with all the current data they must enable them to win. 3. Arrive 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 by the due date, whenever. The truth is, because you may have to discuss last second details or perhaps be extra ready for the way it is you're facing, it's a great idea to arrive early. 4. Demonstrate That You May Have Your Act Together If you've been involved in any kind of crime, it's important so that you can convince the court that you simply both regret the actions and so are making strides toward boosting your life. For instance, if you're facing driving under the influence, volunteer for any rehab program. Be sincere and linked to the cities the judge is presiding over. Working more closely with your legal team increases your probability of absolute success. Follow these tips, listen closely to how you're advised and ultimately, you need to win your case.
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I Need Help About Attorneys And Law?
I'M Not Wanting To Hire An Attorney Or Anything, But I'D Really Like To Help My Mother Get Our Child Support From My Father. See, I'M 18 Years Old But I Have A Little Sister Who'S At The Age Of 14. We Live In Arkansas And Our Father Is Just A Low Life Who Always Lies. He Was Out Of My Life When I Was 5 Years Old And I Never Saw Him Except Occasionally, Then One Day I Found Him And Had The Best Summer Of My Life With Him, And He Just Left Me Again. I'M Pretty Much Destroyed And Angry. I See Now What He Did To My Mother And How He Pretty Much Played Me And Lied To Me. But My Question Is, Does Anyone Know Of A Way I Can Contact An Attorney Just To Ask Them Questions? I Have A Lot Of Dirt On My Father That Can Probably Get Him To Man Up And Pay His Child Support, I Just Need Someone I Can Talk To To Find Out How We Can Because He'S A Very Intelligent Man And Knows His Way Around The System So We'Re Having A Difficult Time. Thanks For Everyone'S Help.
first of all, try and seperate your anger for the way dad has treated yall from the child support issue. you and i have similar tales. my mom never went after court ordered child support because she just wanted OUT.
is there a divorce decree that says how much he is supposed to pay? if he's behind, contact the court and have him locked up. your mom will have to do that. it's a violation of a court order and he will be held in contempt.
i would look in the yellow pages of the phone book under attorneys. call the one with the biggest ad. he will also have to pay attorney fees. but FIRST i would contact the court where the divorce decree was entered in and tell tham what you just said here. well, mom will have to do that. if he and your mom were never married, it get's really murky. your mom will have to go to court and arrange for child support. it can get messy.
i am truely sorry for your pain. sometimes adults don't realize the size of the wripples in the pond when they toss a stone. GL to you and god bless. jim
another thing. focus on yourself. finish school and go to college. let all that anger go. dont hang out with dangerous boys and avoid drugs, even pot. FOCUS on the big picture. every move you make is crucial right now. don't mess up YOUR future over things in the past.
Wrongful Death Suit?
How Is The Money Split? There Is A Spouse And Four Children-Three Are Biologically Hers. Does The Spouse Get 100% To Divide As She Wishes Or Does The Court Divide It? Also, How Is The Amount Of The Lawsuit Decided? This Is In Nc. Thanks
Most likey it will go to the wife, good luck. I won a wrongful death suit in court with a 12 person jury and it was later over turned and I ended up paying the other people's attorneys.
It all depends on how much influance/money the one you are suing has as to whether it will be over turned.
Getting Into Law School?
Hi, I Just Finished My First Semester Of College With A 3.5 Gpa. I Know It May Be Early To Think About Grad School But I Really Want To Pursue Law. My College Does Not Offer A Pre-Law Program So I Am In Communications Specializing In Pr. What Steps Do I Need To Take To Be Ready To Apply For Grad School And Is My Gpa Good Enough?
You're right, it's early to start thinking about applying to law school--but that's a good thing! Starting early and really thinking everything through will definitely help you create a stellar applicant profile.
Regarding your major: Please do not worry about your college not having a pre-law program. Taking part or majoring in pre-law is not necessary (and if often not looked upon well) when applying to law school. Instead, continue with the major you already have, and excel at it. A few pointers about your major:
1. Take a lot of reading- and research-intensive courses. Classes of this sort will not only prepare you for law classes (which themselves are incredibly research- and reading-heavy), but it will also demonstrate to law schools, when you apply, that you can handle the academic load of law school.
2. Keep an upward grade trend throughout college. This means that your grades either get stronger as you go through school, or start off strong and remain there for all 4 years of college. Most law schools will want to see GPAs of 3.5 or above (the closer you can get to a 4.0, the better). Your 3.5 is good--aim to get it as close to that coveted 4.0 as possible.
3. Take a challenging class load: Intro classes are okay for freshman and (maybe) sophomore year of college, but once you get to junior and senior year, your focus should be on upper-level classes and seminars that allow you to really hone in and focus on your specific interests within the major. And, as always, keep your grades up throughout.
4. Establish rapport with your professors (particularly during your junior and senior years of college). You can do this by attending office hours, working for them as a research assistant, and talking to them after class. They will be the ones writing your letters of recommendation, and will only be able to write effective, overwhelmingly positive ones is if they have specific, anecdotal knowledge of you and can favorably compare you to other students in your class.
Now, about what else you can do to really create a great applicant profile and make sure you are ready to apply when the time comes:
1. Work on your extracurriculars. Don't worry about being a part of 30 student groups; instead, focus on 2 or 3. Become a part and get involved during your freshman and sophomore years, and then obtain leadership positions in them during your junior and senior years.
2. Take the LSAT either the summer after junior year or the fall of your senior year of college. This will allow you to get the LSAT out of the way and apply as early in the admissions cycle as possible, which is incredibly beneficial to your overall chances.
3. Research law schools and become familiar with their LSAT and GPA requirements, as well as their acceptance percentages. Law school admissions center around your GPA and LSAT combination, so knowing where to aim is definitely a plus. A great place to start is the LSAC Official Guide to ABA-Approved Law Schools: http://officialguide.lsac.org
Another useful thing you can do is to take formal logic courses (which can be found under the Philosophy Department at the college you end up attending) during your sophomore and junior years; this will help you later as you prepare for the LSAT.
I hope this helps! Kudos on starting to think about your law school candidacy early. I wish more students thought like you! Best of luck, and happy holidays!
Does Anyone Have Any Information On Lawyers Who Prosecute On The Behalf Of Children?
I Plan On Becoming A Lawyer That Prosecutes Adults That Put Children In Harms Way. I Like To Kids A Lot And I Would Never Want Anything To Happen To Any Of Them. I Want To Help Kids That Need It Because No One Else Is There. Please If You Have Any Information Or Sources Let Me Know.
Then you want to work for the state or Crown. Depending on how gory you want your line of work to be, you could be a special prosecutor (rapes, murders, etc.).
I Need To Find A Website That Offers Legal Advice Regarding Copyright Laws, Intellectual Property Rights, Etc?
For copyright laws, you can start with the US Copyright Office website.
For patents and trademarks, you can start with the US Patent and Trademark Office website.
For an introduction to copyright, trademark, patent, and other intellectual property rights, consult the Chilling Effects website.
I Got A Citation In Ks, And I Live In Tx. Can I Hire A Traffic Attorney/Lawyer Through The Phone?
It Is A Speeding Citation, But It Is Not Wreckless Driving. I Want To Contact Some Trusted Attorneys And I Don'T Want To Plead Guilty Whether It Goes On The Record Or Not.
An attorney is going to cost much more than the ticket is going to cost. Are you sure that's what you want to do?