Finding A Seasoned Lawyer Irrespective of what your legal needs are you will notice that there are countless lawyers in the area that advertise they specialize in your sort of case. This could make the whole process of finding one with a lot of experience somewhat of a challenge. However, should you follow the following you will be able to narrow down your search to the correct one in almost no time. Step one is to produce a selection of the lawyers which are listed in your area that specialize in your position. When you are which makes this list you ought to only include those that you have a great vibe about based upon their advertisement. You can then narrow this list down if you take some time evaluating their site. There you should be able to find the number of years they have been practicing and several general details about their success rates. At this time your list must have shrunken further to people that you just felt had professional websites and an appropriate quantity of experience. You ought to then spend some time to search for independent reviews of each attorney. Make sure to browse the reviews instead of just relying on their overall rating. The data within the reviews provides you with a concept of the way that they communicate with the clientele and the time they invest into each case that they are concentrating on. Finally, you will want to talk with a minimum of the past three lawyers who have the credentials you are interested in. This provides you with time to actually evaluate how interested they can be in representing your case. It really is vital that you follow most of these steps to ensure that you find a person containing the best degree of experience to obtain the very best outcome.
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Anyone Use Findlaw? Do You Like It?
Yes. It's an excellent source to find attorneys in an area, process servers, etc., and has a comprehensive listing of court websites.
Its research resources, however, are not as comprehensive as lexis/nexis or westlaw.
Suggestions For A Good Employment Law Attorney In Phoenix?
I Am Currently Out Of Work Due To A Mental Illness Which Has Been Magnified By How My Manager Treats Me. She Is A Trigger To My Episodes And Often Accuses Me Of Things I Have Not Done (Which Can Be Proven). She Called Me The Other Day, While I Am On Disability, To Tell Me That There Is A Rumor I Posted Something On Facebook About My Employer. (Which Is Also Not True And I Can Prove). 1. Can I File Any Charges For Harrassment Or Negligent Infliction Of Emotional Distress? 2. Is She Supposed To Be Calling Me While I Am Out? I Never Asked Her To Call (As She Is A Huge Reason I Am Not Able To Work In Those Conditions.) Thanks.
I Have Been Told To Consult With An Atty, So I Was Wondering If There Were Any Suggestions? Thanks Very Much.
Forget about going to HR - HR works for the COMPANY, not the employees. Don't even waste your time - forget about HR.
Do you have money to pay for a retainer?!?
THE best way to find a lawyer is by word of mouth. Ask your: family, friends, coworkers, anyone you might know in the same situation, etc.
Call your local (usually county) bar association. Ask for names of attorneys that handle Employment Law for employEES. (If money is a BIG problem, you could also ask for the phone number of your local LegalAid office. - the attorneys at LegalAid are "real" attorneys, but sometimes in the field of Law, how much you are willing to pay does affect the quality you get.)
Go to your local Public Library. Ask the Reference Librarian for their "MARTINDALE-HUBBELL" - and/or on the computer www.martindale.com - to find an attorney based on practice, geography, etc.
Go to the Court that is associated with your type of matter. For example, if your matter is regarding traffic law, go hang out by Traffic Court (also DUI Court). Ask attorneys that you might see there for their business cards - ask the clerks/secretaries there for names of lawyers. (DON'T make a nuisance of yourself there!)
When you call the law office(s), insist on speaking with the Lawyer. Just tell the Secretary the main idea of your matter - do not tell all the little details of your matter to the Secretary - save the details for the Attorney. When you get the Lawyer on the phone line, ask him/her:
- Do they give >>>FREE, initial consultations for the FIRST meeting? (most do, but not all - you have to ask, don't assume)
- How much do they charge (per hour)?
- Could you make payments on your account?
- Can they help you? OR Refer you to someone who can help you?
Look for another job - ASAP.
(This is based on my knowledge, information, belief, and life experiences. This was intended as personal opinion, and not intended to be used as legal advice. Seeking advice over the Internet is not a good idea - the field of Law is too complex for that. Please be careful and do your research.)
How Does Legal Aid Work And Should I Use It To Obtain Child Support And Visitiation Or Use Cs Services?
Generally speaking, legal aid provides legal services for low income persons. The threshold is usually pretty low -- at or below the government-defined poverty level. The unfortunate reality of legal aid is that many people fall into the category of being too rich for legal aid but too poor to afford a good attorney.
Given these onerous requirements, the main question is not whether you should use legal aid, but rather whether you even qualify for it. If you do qualify for legal aid, you should certainly take advantage of it.
In Child Custody Cases Psych Eval?
Anyone Had To Do A Psych Eval For Child Custody?Do They Do Them In Most Chlistody Cases In Which The Parents Weren'T Married?Does The Judge Normally Order Them Or Does The Lawyers?How Much Would Anxiety Ocd Or Hair Pulling Affect Custody Othe Person Is On Anxiety Meds And No Longer Pulls There Hair?Is The Psych Eval The Big Deciding Factor In Custody Cases?
Psych evals are requested by one of the parties in the case, or the Guardian Ad litem, or the Judge if he feels something is up.
They are a baseline to determine IF the person has a good mind set to raise a child...it's not so much about hair pulling, more about dealing with situations, for example if a child had a bad grade at school are you going to calmly talk to them or fly off the handle....the psych eval tells where your strengths and weaknesses lay.
It is only a big factor if one of the parents is seen as unstable. They are not ordered in every case, usually just when there is an indication that one parent may not be suitable to raise a child...and in every case if one is ordered for one parent then you have the right to request one of the other parent.
In my husband case we already knew his ex was unstable and had real issues with moral things so when they went to mediation with the GAL and the mediator and the mom wound up walking out 5 minutes into the mediation and accused everyone of being in my husbands pocket the mediator suggested a psych eval for her....but we decided that would just hold up the case too long and decided not to push the issue...everyone already knew my husband was the best place for the child.
Question For Lawyers? Salaries?
I Know The Top Salaries Are Pretty Much Reserved For The Brightest Kids At The Elite Schools, But I Was Wondering If Lawyers Salaries Really Increase Unless They Make Partner, Or Start There Own Firm? And What Causes Their Salaries To Increase?
Not true. The highest salaries are not always earned by the "brightest kids at the elite schools" -- sure, being smart helps and sure, a good school helps, but they are not requirements for high salaries. Making partner also does not necessarily equal a higher salary. Often, being a partner risks more of your income (based upon the total success of the firm as a whole), and partners often have to pay for their own insurance and other "benefits" that attorneys that are not partners would receive as part of their income. Starting your own firm can be very financially rewarding if you have the wherewithal to operate your own business. What causes salaries to increase? For whom? For partners, salaries can be a function of the total success of the firm or an amount proportionate to their client/cases that they handle apart from the other partners. For associates, salaries depend upon: hourly rate, salary rate, bonuses (once you reach the hourly requirements of your firm, the firm will often offer an incentive bonus to work harder and bill more hours) and things like that. For those that own their own firms, the salaries boil down to what you can take home after you pay all of your overhead, and after you deduct all of your business losses, etc.
How Much Is The Cost Of Average Biz Legal Advice?
I Am A Freelancer. I Recently Got A First Big Customer, So I Wanted To Be Smart And Do Things Right. I Purchased A Freelance Contract And All. I Added Some Things To It, Specific To What I Am Doing For The Guy.
However, He Had A Lawyer Look At It, And Now They Want To Add A Whole Page Of Mumbo Jumbo.
So Now I Think I Need To Have A Lawyer Look At It.
I Want To Start Calling Around But I Was Wondering If Anyone Knows How Much Lawyers Charge To Take A Look At A 5 Page Contract And Give Advice On In.
I Just Want To Know Who To Choose So I Don't Get Ripped Off. I Don't Have Alot Of Money. :)
Lawyers' hourly rates vary based on the length of time they've been in practice, the amount of cases they've won, the size of the firm and the amount of people employed by the firm.
However, anyone doing business should always have a lawyer--especially if you're doing business with someone who has a lawyer. Pick up the phone and contact someone you know that's in that same type of business and see if they could recommend a good lawyer for your type of situation.
Average rates I've seen in mostly smaller firms range from $150.00 and hour and up.