If you’ve been asked to appear at a law office in order to give a deposition, you may not understand exactly what the lawyers or court are asking of you. The law can be a difficult thing to understand, with a great many large words that are difficult to understand and convoluted language that is [...]
What to Do During a Deposition
Being a part of a court case can be very nerve-racking for some people, especially if you’ve never been involved with one before. You may be sued, you may be the one doing the suing, or you may be a witness to something that transpired. If you are the witness chances are high that, at [...]
Dress to impress: what to wear to court
Let’s face it. Everyone wants to make a good first impression. And the clothes you wear can often make or break a good impression. Much like any job interview, how you dress is equally important when going to court. In court, you will be judge on everything from your criminal history to the clothes you [...]
How do I find a lawyer who is right for me?
If you have a legal issue that needs to be resolved in a timely manner, you may need to hire a lawyer. Lawyers are specifically trained and educated on our legal system and can offer advisement and insight about your particular case that you won’t be able to find in books or on the Internet. [...]
Finding the Right Personal Injury Attorney Means Better Chance at Success
When you are in search of a personal injury lawyer, just as in any other matter, you don’t want to hire the wrong person for the job. You want the right lawyer, with the right experience and the right success rate, not just the one with the loudest television commercials. There are some things you [...]
Gather Your Evidence Early
When you are going to court for a small claims suit, you will want to bring with you any evidence that you can to help illustrate your case. Evidence can help prove your claim and failing to present such evidence might have a detrimental effect on your whole small claims suit. If you have any [...]
Do you get what you Pay for with Expensive Lawyers?
There seems to be an unwritten law that says the more you pay for your legal representation, the better a service you will receive. Unfortunately, this logic flies in the face of the fairness of the American justice system that vows equal and unbiased representation to all citizens who find themselves caught up in legal [...]
Panicking before your court date? Here are 5 things to get you calm and collected
Most of us haven’t had the distinct pleasure of being in a courtroom, either defending ourselves or trying to establish justice after someone has wronged us in some way. Because of this, our experience often falls to those few moments when we were swept away watching Judge Judy or some other TV reality court show. [...]