4 Ways To Help Your Lawyer Assist You To When you really need a legal representative at all, you have to work closely along with them in order to win your case. Regardless how competent these are, they're going to need your help. Here are four important methods to help your legal team assist you to win: 1. Be Totally Honest And Up Your lawyers need and expect your complete cooperation - whatever information you're gonna reveal in their mind. Privilege means everything you say is stored in confidence, so don't hold anything back. Your legal team must know everything in advance - particularly information the other side could find out about and surprise you with later. 2. Provide Meticulous Records Keep an ongoing and factual account of all the information related to your case. Whether it's witnesses or payments being made, provide your attorneys with all the data they need to help them win. 3. Appear Early For All Engagements Never be late when you're appearing before a court and get away from wasting the attorney's time, too, because they are punctually, whenever. In reality, because you might need to discuss eleventh hour details or be extra prepared for the truth you're facing, it's a smart idea to arrive early. 4. Demonstrate That You May Have Your Act Together If you've been responsible for any kind of crime, it's important so as to prove to the legal court that you simply both regret the actions and they are making strides toward enhancing your life. For example, if you're facing a DUI, volunteer for any rehab program. Be sincere and included in the community the judge is presiding over. Working more closely with the legal team increases your likelihood of absolute success. Try these tips, listen closely to how you're advised and ultimately, you need to win your case.
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Debt Collected Through Law Office?
I Am Currently Being Handeled By A Law Firm In California To Collect Debt From A Credit Card. I Live In Florida, But I Was Trying To Contactthem In Order To &Quot;Settle&Quot; My Debts. They Said They Would Only Take The Amount In Full And By Not Paying It In Ful;L I Was Refusing To Do So. I Only Owe $4,000 But Can Not Pay That In A Lump Sum, Otherwise Would Have Paid Credit Card. They Threatened Me Saying The Attorney And Court Cost Will Be Much Higher, And I Should Just Transfer My Balance To A Credit Card That I Have Open Which I Have Not Used Since Applying For It In 2002. The Interest Rate Is 17.34% And If I Did That It Would Take Me Almost 15 Years To Pay Off The $4,000. How Sacred Of Their Threats Should I Be? What Should I Do?
Their threats are probably just that - threats
Before you even thing about paying them, send them a debt validation letter.
Make sure that the amount of the debt is the true amount and hasn't been illegally inflated, that the collection agency and the law firm has a legal right to collect the debt, that the law firm is actually a law firm, that you are still within the collecting SOL.
Do not send a full cease and desist as that probably will lead to them filing a suit. You can include a limited C&D in your validation request. A limited C&D basically tells them not to call you at your home or place of business since it is inconvenient to you. That all further communication from them must be done by USPS.
Be sure that everything you send is sent certified mail return receipt.
Collection agencies (and the law firm is acting as a collection agency) must be licensed and bonded in Florida.
Check your credit reports to see if the collection agency and/or the law firm is reporting. Check to see if they are reporting accurately (bet they aren't)
If they are not reporting accurately, when you get the green card back from sending your debt validation request, send a dispute to the CRA's and dispute the inaccurate information.
The SOL for collecting in Florida is 4 years - if you are out of the collecting SOL you have a legal right to send them a SOL letter telling them the debt is no longer collectible (and to take a hike)
Florida has some excellent consumer protection statutes - take advantage of them.
You might click on the link I've provided and do some reading.
You might also click on my profile and do some reading in the links I have listed - to the FDCPA, FCRA, etc., etc.
How Would I Find Out How Many Cases A Lawyer Has Won?
Is There A Way To Search Online?
There's no definition of a "win" in any meaningful sense. Most cases are settled out of court so there's no way to really keep score.
Getting Into Law School With High Gpa And Low Lsat?
I Have A Gpa 3.9 From Uc Berkeley. I Am Taking The Lsat In Several Days, But Am Not Prepared Well Since I Have An Infant At Home And I'M Taking A Full Load Of Classes. I Don'T Think I Can Score Higher Than A 145/148. What Are My Chances Of Getting Into Boalt, Stanford, Or Hastings Law Schools?
How to Get Into Law School with a Low LSAT Score
The first thing that you should know is that students who do well on the Law School Admissions Test (LSAT) usually tend to do better in law school because they are logical thinkers. However, it has been reflected time and time again that students with lower LSAT scores can still perfectly master law school. It all comes down to how much you want to succeed, and how hard you are willing to work for what you want. Don't let a low LSAT score stop you from going to law school.
Go to the LSAT website and utilize the GPA & LSAT analyzer tool to find out which law schools will take you with a low LSAT score. If you don’t know how to do this, you should read the article titled “How to find Law Schools who will Accept Low LSAT Scores.”
Contact the admissions director at the schools to which you are applying. Be completely honest about your low LSAT score and anything else that may be of concern. Take heed to all of their advice. DO NOT rely on law school admissions advice from anyone unless they are law school admissions personnel, LSAC personnel or someone who has actually gained admittance to law school at one point or another.
Target the professors that you would like to utilize to write your law school references. Work really hard for them and show them your worth. Make sure that you ASK them what they think of your academic performance before you ask them to write the letter of recommendation. You would be surprised at the amount of people who ask a professor to write a letter or recommendation only to have a letter of “no confidence” written.
If your LSAT score is extremely low, you should consider re-taking the exam. Read the article titled “How to Get a High LSAT Score,” which can be found by clicking the appropriate link below. Good Luck!
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What Year Did George W Bush Get Arrested For Driving Under The Influence?
There are a number of accounts of substance abuse and otherwise disorderly conduct by Bush from this time. Bush has admitted to drinking "too much" in those years and described this period of his life as his "nomadic" period of "irresponsible youth". On September 4, 1976, at the age of 30, Bush was arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol (DUI) near his family's summer home in Kennebunkport, Maine. He pled guilty, was fined US$150, and had his driver's license suspended in Maine until 1978.
But Hatfield quotes "a high-ranking advisor to Bush" who confirmed that Bush was arrested for cocaine possession in Houston in 1972, and had the record expunged by a judge who was "a fellow Republican and elected official" who helped Bush get off "with a little community service at a minority youth center instead of having to pick cotton on a Texas prison farm."
Why didn't we hear about this when he was running for President?
Diff. B/W Advocate,Lawyer,Pleader,Barister & Attorney ?
As They Seems All Are Advocating Law Then So Many Names. May Be On The Basis Of Some Liberty Or Seniorty...?
Not much. The actual answer depends on the jurisdiction, the country. In the USA where there are more lawyers than in the rest of the countries put together, the normal term is "lawyer" or "attorney at law", or less commonly "counselor at law". They are all the same thing. Licensing is by state (or territory, like Puerto Rico, Guam, etc.), although the federal courts (and some federal agencies and the military) have their own rules.
In England/Wales, there are "solicitors" and "barristers". Solicitors are the first point of contact with clients and give general advice and may appear in some minor courts; they appoint barristers who do research and give specific advice and argue (plead cases) in court.
In France they have "avocats" and "conseillers". In Canada, a lawyer is a "solicitor and barrister". In Quebec a lawyer may be an "avocat, plaideur et conseiller juridique".
But really these are just titles. The training for any lawyer is the same, except that (in England) a solicitor will take a year's law course and serve a year as a clerk with a solicitor; a barrister will take a year's bar course and serve a year as a pupil wiith a barrister.
All of these people are "lawyers" or "jurists".
Is There A Lawyer In The House? If So Please Email Me.
Concerning A Civil Lawsuit!
There are many lawyers who answer questions here. Giving "general legal information" in the scope of a forum such as this is perfectly legal. To answer your "specific" questions, though, in a one-one exchange through email, would constitute "practicing law", so the lawyer would need to be licensed in your State, and would be opening himself up to liability.
If you want a question answered, post it here. If you need more than that, you need to find a local lawyer. You can look in the phone book, or search the database at www.lawyers.com by State and specialty.