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- Can I Take the Bar Exam If I Am not a Citizen?
Individuals who want to be lawyers generally must pass a bar exam. This test is perceived as one of the most grueling in the country, requiring many individuals to invest an entire legal education and post-graduation months preparing for it. The test is created in such a way that it should indicate whether a person is qualified to practice law in a given jurisdiction.
- Spoliation in Georgia
The changes made by the Georgia Supreme Court in June of 2015 in regards to spoliation in the State of Georgia.
- Is It Important to Hire an Attorney with Specialized Experienced Handling Specific Case Types?
The decision regarding whether or not to hire an attorney – and whom to hire if so – is one of the biggest that an individual who is considering filing a civil action will ever make. When considering whom to hire, clients will often mull over an attorney’s rates, case history, or like-ability. But what clients sometimes overlook, yet what is very important, is hiring an attorney with specialized experience handling specific case types.
- 3 Stages That Convert Leads From Video into Clients
Our team has worked with numerous attorneys over the years, and by far the most common goals have been generating more leads, which convert to clients, and more time, so attorneys can focus on growing their practices. By following the inbound marketing methodology and the buyer’s journey, you can do just that.
- How to Prepare for a First Meeting with an Attorney
Choosing an attorney can be a mind-numbing experience. That first meeting can be scary, but simple preparation will make the experience better. Most attorneys offer free initial consultations, which is a time for you meet, briefly discuss your situation, and then decide if you want this person to work for you. What you may not have thought of is that the attorney is also looking across the desk and deciding whether he/she wants to work with you.
- What Do I Do When my Current Attorney is Pushing me into a Settlement I Don’t Feel is Adequate?
When you hire an attorney to pursue a personal injury claim on your behalf, you expect that lawyer to make sure you get all the money you deserve. If your attorney is pushing you into a settlement that you don’t feel is adequate, you may feel frustrated. Your lawyer works for you, not the other way around. If you feel a settlement is inadequate and your current attorney won’t or can’t give you a satisfactory explanation as to why you should accept this low settlement, get a second opinion.
- The Perils of Do-it-Yourself Internet Law
There is an unmistakable trend revealing itself in growing numbers of new cases: the “Instant Internet Lawyer.” This term refers to a growing corps of do-it-yourself amateur attorneys who believe that a few hours of web research, aided and abetted perhaps with discussions with total strangers on blogs, they are qualified to handle their own legal matters. Internet or no Internet, the old rule still applies: a person who handles his or her own legal matter has a fool for a client.
- Are Verbal Agreements Binding?
Verbal agreements are contracts even though they were not memorialized in a writing. Assuming that the contract is valid, the verbal agreement between two parties is binding. However, verbal contracts may have unique complications to them.
- 5 Easy Steps to Derail Your Attorney/Client Relationship
by Jaburg Wilk
When clients come to me for legal advice, I assume they will consider my advice, if not follow it. However, for sake of argument, let’s say you are different and you want to know the best ways to negatively impact the attorney/client relationship.
- Accidental Violations of Court Orders
Many clients come to attorneys when they have accidentally violated a court order. Whether due to an accident or misunderstanding, the consequences can be quite severe. So, what can be done when you have accidentally violated a court order?