When you are in court, your demeanor happens to be very important, and this is especially true if you have received a criminal charge. Your actions can affect how the judge, the prosecutor, the jury, and even how your own lawyer sees and treats you, so you should take a minute and think about how you can best present yourself at your court appearances. Respect the formal atmosphere The court is a formal place and weighty decisions are made there daily.
If you were in a car accident, but didn't notice your injuries right away, it is not too late to file a claim against the personal injuries you sustained. It is not uncommon to not notice all of your injuries right after the accident happens. It is important to seek medical attention right away in case you have internal bleeding, but you should also see a doctor if you don't notice back pain or neck pain until later.
In many areas, a divorcing couple is allowed to write out their own agreement and have it filed with the court, and may not need the intervention of a judge or attorneys. While it may be tempting to try to do this if you and your spouse are separating, there are some very good reasons to think about at least consulting with an attorney throughout this process. Consider a few of those reasons here.
If you have found yourself facing a mountain of debt, filing for Chapter 7 bankruptcy may allow you to enjoy the financial fresh start that you need to truly overcome this debt. However, like all debt relief options, personal bankruptcy will not be the right solution for everyone. This is why it is so important for you to truly educate yourself regarding this option before filing a petition with the court.
Disability claim systems can be long, arduous journeys in paperwork and fact finding. Whether you're using a broad compensation system such as Social Security disability or looking for compensation through the Department of Veteran Affairs, the trials and tribulations of long wait times and lost documentation is enough to discourage anyone. Don't give up; with a few techniques for making resubmittals and appeals much easier, you can reduce stress and speed up the claims process.
Hello, I'm Phillip Kerr and I just love the legal profession and courtroom drama. Have you ever watched judge shows on TV? I know that these shows are not an accurate representation of the courtroom, but there is something you may have noticed. Some individuals come into the courtroom well-dressed, articulate, respectful and with the knowledge and documents necessary to support a case, while others come unprepared, slovenly dressed and appear as if they do not have a care in the world. How you present yourself and the knowledge that you have of the law will have an impact on how you are treated, even if you have legal representation. This blog is designed to assist those who are going to trial in doing just that.