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Legal Help Please???
My Boy And I Got Into It A While Back But I Was Sooo Drunk I Have No Clue What I Wrote On The Police Report, So In Tx Can The Case Be Dropped And/Or Dismissed So He Will Not Have To Go To Jail. His Court Date Is The 28Th And I Really Want Everything Dropped Against Him. How Do I Go About Making Sure That He Does Not Go To Jail.
Any good attorney will tell the finder of fact (usually a judge) that you were drunk at the time you made the statement. And if you have a doubt in your own mind as to whatever the facts are-- Then that SHOULD be "Reasonable Doubt".
However, we would need more facts to better help.
Does Anyone Know Of The Artist Robert Lawson?
He Was Born In New Orleans In 1920, According To A Bio One The Back Of An Abstract Painting.
Robert Lawson was born in 1892. Others in his immediate generation are McClelland Barclay, Pruett Carter, Dean Cornwell, Percy Crosby, Dorothy Lathrop, Andrew Loomis, Arthur Petty, Gardner Rea, Norman Rockwell and Raeburn van Buren. He grew up in Montclair New Jersey and was, by all accounts, a normal child with no signs of an artistic temperament. His interest in art was sparked in high school and he went to the New York School of Fine and Applied Arts after graduation.
His earliest work is reported to be in 1914 when he had his first studio in Greenwich Village and "did magazine illustration, stage settings, and some commercial work." I've never seen anything from this very early era. After a stint in WWI in a camouflage unit, he finally shows up on my radar with some illustrations in The Century Magazine of September 1919. The work appears to be derivative more of Sidney Sime than anyone else. See sample at right.
He quickly settled on pen & ink as his medium of choice and by 1921 he was producing complex images for Century like the one below - and that's reproduced at twice actual size, too. In 1922 he produced illustrations for his first book, Little Prince Too Fat.
Magazines like The Century phased out the use of illustrations and became more "literary" magazines about this time. My library of these titles simply stops after 1921. Illustrations became the sole purview of larger-format titles like The Saturday Evening Post, The Ladies Home Journal and Colliers. And I don't seem to have any records of Lawson working between 1922 and 1930. He is supposed to had done "commercial work and magazine illustrations" during that time. I'd love to hear from anyone with additional data.
It's in 1930 when I pick up his trail again. He began to illustrate books and that certainly got my attention. These early efforts included The Wee Men From Ballywooden, From the Horn of the Moon and The Roving Lobster (1931 - see right) - all by Arthur Mason. The style is reminiscent of John R. Neill and Dorothy Lathrop. Though he would occasionally stray from the medium, most of his career was devoted to mastering pen & ink. The line would occasionally thicken, as in Monro Leaf's The Story of Ferdinand (1936) or become softened with wash, as in Rabbit Hill (1944 - rocking rabbit at top of page) or thin down to a line so consistent and fine that it's a marvel to behold, as in McWhinney's Jaunt (1951 - fishing cyclist below).
I have to make a personal aside here. McWhinney's Jaunt was one of, if not the first illustrated book that I ever became aware of. I was five years old when it was published and my dad bought me a copy to occupy myself as he drove us from Pontiac, Michigan to Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. I had quite forgotten the fanciful images of McWhinney, who had invented a gas that he put in his bicycle tires so he could actually fly. I say forgotten because I had never come across a copy in my book-collecting/selling career and I wasn't sophisticated enough to connect that childhood memory with an actual artist.
Then about ten years ago, my older brother presented me with a wrapped box that he said belonged to me. Puzzled, I opened the box to rediscover McWhinney's Jaunt. The book had somehow traveled with him through his life instead of with me through mine. I was ecstatic. Of course it was a first edition! But just as surely, some little kid had written his name on the endpaper (which was torn and creased). The front hinge was starting, the cloth was dampstained with the spine ends frayed and the tips bumped and worn through. Pages were torn and creased and smudged and, well you get the idea. And for once it wasn't some nameless 'someone' - it was me! Here's the evidence. I can only plead ignorance. And I did learn to do better.
The path from The Roving Lobster to McWhinney's Jaunt and beyond was prodigious. E. Lee Baumgarten has over 50 entries for Lawson in his Price Guide and Bibliographic Checklist. Lawson began writing many of his own stories in 1939 and started with the famous Ben and Me - a story of a mouse and his Ben Franklin. His Rabbit Hill won the Newbery Medal in 1944 (as did the book Adam of the Road [at right] which he illustrated for Elizabeth Janet Gray). His biography of his ancestors, They Were Strong and Good, won the Caldecott Medal for 1940. His acceptance speech is a classic call for adults to respect children and not to predigest their reading material. I don't think too many people were listening.
Other famous books that he illustrated were Sword in the Stone by T.H. White (1939), Poo Poo and the Dragons by C.S. Forester (1942), and his own Capt. Kid's Cat and Mr. Revere and I. Many of his books are still in print. On February 25, 2000, Mr. Revere & I, Ben & Me, Rabbit Hill, Adam of the Road, They Were Strong & Good, and others were all available in modern editions from Amazon.com. As you might expect, I have a soft spot in my heart for Lawson books
A Question About Lawyers?
Does Anyone Know Anything About &Quot;Un-Bundled&Quot; Lawyers. I Have Heard They Are Cheaper But You Do Your Own Paper Work. What I Am Asking Is If Anyone Knows Exactly What They Do For You In A Court Case. Also What Is The Cost For One For Family Law?
I have used an "unbundled" lawyer in the past, but most of what I did after that I did on my own after studying the family law in my state and the rules of the court. These were all available to me online.
The thing you need to remember with visitation is that child support payments, if you are getting them, are often based on how much time each parent spends with the children. In my state is it EXTREMELY common for men to try to increase the time they spend with their kids NOT because they really like the kids, NOT because they enjoy being a parent, but only because if they spend a few more hours a week with the kids their child support payments will decrease.
The courts only measure money and time. The courts never measure love, caring, involvement, connection, empathy, leadership, counseling, being there, or taking this kids for doctor appts., haircuts, and clothes shopping.
So, my biggest concern is that your parenting plan will work for your kids. If your current plan has the kids flying back and forth across a time zone 6 times a year only because that's the way the parents want it, then that's a bad plan, IMO. You need to put yourself in their shoes and ask yourself if you would want to leave your school and friends for weeks at a time and go live somewhere else.
Once you think of the best plan for them, please go to court and fight for the better plan. Like I said, the per diem lawyer was not as helpful to me as my own research. The truth is, I think she wanted to give me as little information as possible so I would give up and hire her on a retainer.
This is why I think most lawyers are snakes.
If I were you, I'd call the court and find out if there are any free clinics or any self-help services for family law at the court. Start there.
Then call every family law attorney in your Yellow Pages and see if you can find a decent one----maybe half snake, half frog? Maybe you can find a glitch in the lawyer DNA?
Oh, and here's some good ideas for questions to ask your potential lawyer:
Are you divorced yourself? (If they say yes they may hate the opposite sex because most lawyers love to fight and if they went through a divorce themselves it was probably ugly.)
What political party do you belong to? (Why ask this? Because Dems tend to be concerned about social justice, Independents could be anything, and Republicans tend to only think about money. These are all generalizations, but nonetheless, asking that could give you insight into his or her character.)
Is There A Lawyer?
Is There A Lawyer That I Can Email And They Could Give Me Free Legal Advice Over Email
I would not trust legal advice provided free by email. Instead, why don't you investigate your local legal aid society? Also, most law schools have legal clinics which provide free services for those in need. I believe either of these sources will lead you to much more reliable legal advice at no cost to you.
Probate And Court Question?
My Father In Law Passed Away At The Beginning Of The Year And Now Everything As Far As His Debts Has Been Taken Care Of. We Asked The Court To Close His Probate Case. Around How Long Will The Court Take To Close.
Im In Nebraska If It Helps Any.
Once his creditors have been satisfied, the executor needs to file an Administration Account of all income and expenditures during the estate administration period. That gets filed with the Court in the county where your father in law last resided. Once that's filed, the Court usually takes about 30-90 days, depending on the volume on the Court docket, to approve the Account, assuming it doesn't get audited. When the Account is approved, final distribution of any assets can be made.
Keep in mind, however, that final tax returns will have to be filed and any distributions received from the estate may be subject to inheritance tax, depending on the relationship between the decedent and the beneficiary, not to mention state law.
I Need A Lawyer??????????
I Am Trying To Sue A Big Name Company, I Called The Local Lawyers I See All The Time On T.V. But They Said They Wouldn'T Handle That, I Think There Just Injury Attorneys. What Kind Of Lawyer Should I Be Looking For To Go After A Big Company?
I think you'd be careful before taking any action and you'd better discuss your case with pro bono based (free of charge) attorney in your area. This is important because you may hear good advise from the one who specialized in the area.
Anyway, since they are free of charge, you have nothing to lose to consult your problem with them. Trust me, they are very good people, very professional and willing to help you all out.
I just searched on internet for you and found 2 websites that perhaps useful for you.
You may have the complete list of top pro bono attorneys in USA on http://www.criminalsattorney.info/index-...
Just visit the website as soon as possible to get help.
Another website that I also found for the complete list of law firms (lawyer) in USA can also be found on http://www.toplawfirms.us
You may even search law firm by state, in your area.
Have a great of luck!