4 Approaches To Help Your Lawyer Allow You To When you want a legal professional for any reason, you have to work closely with them as a way to win your case. Irrespective of how competent they can be, they're gonna need your help. Allow me to share four important strategies to help your legal team assist you to win: 1. Be Totally Honest Or Higher Your lawyers need and expect your complete cooperation - whatever information you're gonna reveal to them. Privilege means whatever you say is held in confidence, so don't hold anything back. Your legal team must know everything in advance - especially information the other side could learn about and surprise you with later. 2. Provide Meticulous Records Keep a continuing and factual account of most information regarding your case. Whether it's witnesses or payments being made, provide your attorneys with the data they have to enable them to win. 3. Arrive Early For Those Engagements Never be late when you're appearing before a court and get away from wasting the attorney's time, too, when you are on time, each and every time. Actually, because you may want to discuss last second details or perhaps be extra prepared for the truth you're facing, it's a smart idea to arrive early. 4. Demonstrate Which You Have Your Act Together If you've been responsible for any type of crime, it's important in order to convince the legal court that you both regret the actions and so are making strides toward increasing your life. For instance, if you're facing a DUI, volunteer for the rehab program. Be sincere and associated with the neighborhood the judge is presiding over. Working more closely with your legal team increases your chances of absolute success. Try these tips, listen closely to how you're advised and ultimately, you must win your case.
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To Avoid A Car Accident I Came Close To A Construction Worker...?
Ok So I Avoided A Accident With Another Car I Must Of Came Close To A Construction Workers Car So They Got In The Car And Followed Me And Got My Plate #
I Didn'T Know I Was Being Followed But A Another Car Saw It And Told Me 4-5 Lights Later.
I Was Shocked To Hear It.
Can Anything Happen I Don'T Know..
If So What Should I Do?
I'M Told Since The Police Didnt' See It And No One Got Hurt It Isn'T A Legal Matter.
I'M Worried The Last Thig I Need Is A Ticket Or A Fine As Money Isn'T Good Now.
Plus I Didnt' Have Any Choice I Am Luck I Didnt' Hit Anyone.
I Was Just Avoiding Another Accident.
Thanks For The Help!
Construction zones are a serious issue when you have workers so close to traffic going by at high speeds. It's sad when inconsiderate drivers take the workers lives into their own hands.
As for the offense...
Since an officer didn't see the offense...the officer can't issue the ticket. However, any person that witnessed the event CAN file a warrant for careless driving or reckless endangerment.
This means that person would have to take time to file a police report...then file a warrant for arrest. Many don't want to take the time to do this.
My opinion...but I think everybody was lucky this time and nothing more will occur.
Lesson learned........be more defensive when driving!
Is It Discrimination If I Will Never Date A Lawyer?
I Am Going For Business. I Met The Former President Of Hallmark And We Discussed About Business. He Told Me He Dislikes Lawyer And Would Never Allow A Lawyer To Lease Any Of His Properties. Dealing With Lawyers Recently I Must Agree With Him Because They Are Very Problematic, Greedy And Just Not My Type Of People.
It's not discrimination, per se.
But shutting yourself off to an entire group of people can make you miss out on a lot of good stuff (trust me, I know.) It also kind of depends on the type of lawyer. I used to work for a lawyer that dealt solely in Social Security disability cases. She was trying to get disability benefits for people who were too physically disabled to work - money they needed to pay their electric bills and feed their children. Did she do it for free? No. But she worked her butt of for her clients because they couldn't do it alone.
Corporate litigators, on the other hand...
And by the way, if you're going into business, you're going to meet a LOT of lawyers. Better get used to them.
Father's Visitation Rights Question.?
How Do You Enforce Your Visitation Rights? My Child's Mother Just Decides She Is Doing Something Else With Him On Days That Are Mine. We Have Joint Custody And I Have Rights To The Weekends. I Try To Be Accommodating If She Has Something On The Weekends, But If I Have Plans And She Decides To Keep Him She Just Says Tough.
If you have a parenting time agreement that has been approved and signed by the Court. You may enforce your visitation rights through the courts by filing a Motion For To Enforce Parenting Time, etc.
Once the Courts see that you are being denied your court ordered visitation, the Order granted from your Motion to Enforce, you can have your ex brought up on 'contempt' and ask the Court to sanction your ex.
We had a client in a similar position. Not only did the Court order the violating party to appear and answer on violation/contempt, but also sanctioned her $100 each time she refused visitation.
Therefore, your should start a journal IMMEDIATELY! Each time you are denied visitation, note the date, time and response (word-for-word) of your ex. Also, an unbiased witness with you at these incidents would be another 'nail in the coffin.'
Yes, the solution is not immediate, but enforcement through the Court can prove to be well worth it. Fathers for Equal Rights is a good resource for you and any future questions. Good luck!
How Do I Sue A City Attorney Without A Lawyer?
Everybody Says &Quot;Ask An Attorney&Quot; I Can'T Find A Lawyer (Referral Group Or Not!) I'M Tired Of Getting Falsely Accused And Having To Sit In Court For Three Hours To Enter A Not Guilty Plea And Then Three More Appearances To Get It Dropped! Malicious Prosecution And Flat Out Lying By A City Attorney Has Left Me Emotionally Weak! I Hear &Quot;A Person Complained' And Then Code Enforcement Cites Me Or Impounds A Vehicle And Then Doesn'T Tell Me Who Made Hte Complaint And This Has Gone On For Five Years (The Lastest Is Two Dog License Tickets After My Dog Got Attacked And Was Quarantined At Pound So Paid $200 To Get Her Back And Then The Judge Fined Me $500 Twice! And Now Have Liens On Pay...All From City Attorney Coming In And Telling Judge I'M Always Wasting The Court'S Time! It'S Unconstitutional! Randall Schroeder Scienceisgolden
One thing to keep in mind is that the judge is also an attorney, secondly you would be better off suing the city.
It would be easier to sue the city since no lawyer want to sue another lawyer and the city attorney is hired by the city. Like any employer they are responsible for the actions of their employees while they are acting within the scope of their work.
When a city is faced with a lawsuit it is common for the city council members to sit down and evaluate the case, if they determine that they have a good chance of winning they will allow the case to proceed.
If they feel that they might lose they will try and negotiate a settlement at a lower value than the suit would be asking for since this would save them money.
If you were to sue and act as your own attorney you can be assured that at the first error in wording of your complaint the judge will dismiss the case and likely will dismiss it with prejudice.
A case that has been dismissed with prejudice can not be brought before the court again, unless of course the same charges have been repeated after the dismissal.
If you were to pursue this in small claims court you can not use a lawyer but I think that you will lose that case since a previous judge has found you guilty and fined you. Had the judge dismissed those charges then you might have stood a chance.
After 5 years your best bet may be to just move the hell away from the miserable neighbor that is causing you all of the grief. You can bet that someone living near you has some sort of grudge against you, the city attorney does not normally go around looking for people. It is normally started by a complaint that is acted upon by code enforcement and the details are then handed over to the attorney to see if a case can be made.
Your problem is not the city, it is some bastard that lives near you.
Becoming A Lawyer...?
Im Entering Law School This Incoming Fall And I Was Wondering What Your Take Was On Becoming A Lawyer For The Future... Like Is It On The Rise Or What
It is definitely not on the rise. The employment market for entry level lawyers has always been extremely competitive due to the fact that there are too many law schools producing too many new lawyers for the market to support, and it gets a little worse every few years as the ABA accredits additional law schools.
This year in particular is going to be a bad one for first year law students as many big law firms have cancelled their summer associate programs for 2010 which are the gateway programs for employment at such law firms for first year law students (i.e. those big law firms have no plans to hire ANY lawyers from your graduating class).
Many within the industry believe that large law firms are going to have to make substantial changes in their business models which is already translating into lower salaries for their lawyers. Additionally, the recession has prompted more clients to explore outsourcing certain kinds of legal work such as basic document review and document production overseas now to places like India. This probably would have happened anyway over time but the recession has most likely accelerated the process.
In general I suggest you take a look at the ABA Journal online to get a sense of what is going on in the legal industry. I suggest you take note of the comments to the articles as well.
Disability With Closed Wound (Traumatic Brain Injury)?
I Have Had A Serious Car Accident When I Was 7 Years Old(Car Hit My Left Temple After My Bike Hit The Car Going 40 Mph).After Waking Up From A Coma I Suffered Blindness And Hearing Impairment On My Left Side.The Doctor Said That My Brain Injury While Cause Problems With My Cognitive,Nerve,And Speech.I Also Been Involve In 5 Other Head Injuries One Inclused A Fight With 3 Men Who Stabbed Me In The Head,After 43 Years I Have Been Working But Always Job To Job,I Would Get Angry And Fear Would Cause Me To Quit Before I Hurt Somebody.Now I Have Applied For Disability Three Times But This Time Is The First To Get A Lawyer After Being Denied.Well I Have Been Seen By The State Mental Doctors And Have Been Diagnosed With Gad,Ocd,Anxiety,Panic Disorder,Personality/Mood Disorder,Doctors Wont Rule Bipolar Cause Of My Head Injury Mimicks That Same Symptoms.But Now I Am Seeing A Theraphist And She Diagnosed Me With Adhd And Depression.At First I Question Filing Because I Can Work But I Am Accident Prone And My Mental Status Causing Me Problems Holding A Job.I See Visions Blood Gushing Down My Face,I Have Thoughts Hurting My Wife But When They Happen I Feel Like Im In A Trance,Time Stops But I Dont Act On Them I Have To Keep On My Toes So I Dont Hurt Anybody.The Last Straw Was When I Lost Balance Do To My Deafness On My Left Ear And Even Though Im Blind In My Left Eye I Accidently Made 3 Paper Cuts On My Cornia And White Part Of My Eye.
I Have A Hearing In Front Of A Judge In Two Months And I Have A Lawyer But Im Just Wondering If Anyone Has Any Legitiment Thoughts On The Matter Before My Hearing Or Shold I Just Try Again To Work?I Appreciate Your Advice Or Remarks,Just Want To Know In A Legal Stand Point If This Is All Worth It Or Just A Waste Of Time Like My Life Was Since The Accident,Thank You.
Usually no one gets approved for disability on the first try., On average, it can take 5-7 years to finally get approved. If you are living from paycheck to paycheck then working might be your only option, but if its too mentally exhausting, then ask your lawyer what the best course of action would be. Also, from the first time you apply for disability and get denied, you will be back payed for the months or years it took for you to get approved. Hope this helps and good luck!!