Make A Great Impression In The Courtroom

Make A Great Impression In The Courtroom

  • The Need For An Explanatory Letter In Addition To A Last Will And Testament

    What do you do there is information you can't include in your last will and testament, but you wish to pass it to your loved ones? A perfect alternative is to write an explanatory letter to accompany your will. Here are some of the things you may include in this letter: Why You Are Making Certain Gifts A beneficiary may be perplexed when he or she doesn't receive a certain gift.

  • Mistake Or Misconduct, You May Deserve More Compensation

    The Workers Compensation system is designed to support workers who were injured on the job through no fault of their own. It serves a livable expense based on your wage while covering medical expenses, and is meant to help recover for a return to your job. Unfortunately, some events can lead to disqualification or a significant shortening of your benefits. If you've been denied workers compensation or if your compensation is less than expected, compare your situation against a few traits of the compensation system.

  • 3 Steps To Find Hidden Finances In Your Divorce

    In an ideal divorce, both parties are open about assets and debts so that the division of each is fair. Unfortunately, this does not always happen. If you suspect your spouse is hiding assets from you, here is what you need to do.  Ask for Financial Records Fortunately, if you know what to look for, you can usually find hidden assets in the financial records you receive from your spouse. To ensure that you have the best chance for finding hidden assets, you need to ask for records, such as: 

  • Can You Get Fired Solely Because Your Employer Doesn't Like Your Looks?

    Under the law, you can't be fired because of your race, religion, national origin, disability, or gender. However, can you be fired just because your employer doesn't like your looks? The answer may surprise you. Here are several reasons that your employer can fire you based on your appearance alone: 1.) Your boss finds you to be too attractive - or his or her spouse does. A court in Iowa upheld the firing of a dental assistant because her boss found her to be too attractive and felt that he might not be able to control his sexual desires for her.

  • Reasons To Hire A General Practice Attorney

    Lawyers come in all varieties and practices, so sometimes it may be difficult to narrow down what type of attorney you should hire. Most lawyers specialize in one of two specific areas of law, but there are other attorneys and firms that practice general law. General law refers to the broad array of legal issues in the United States. A general practice attorney can be knowledgeable in many different areas of law, so they can offer clients a unique legal perspective.

  • About Me

    Make A Great Impression In The Courtroom

    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.