Find The Right Lawyer For Your Needs Today
Lawyers hold a very important position in our world. Without lawyers to assist them, the common person would be overwhelmed by the intricacies of the law. If you need one, you must know how crucial it is to get a good one. The advice you're about to read can help you do just that.
Clearly define the issues you face prior to interviewing lawyers. Do you really require a lawyer? If you are going through a divorce, being sued, or charged for a crime, then a lawyer is needed. No matter your reason, you need a competent lawyer.
Though the expense of a skilled practitioner may be intimidating, you will likely end up saving money in the long run. If you get a good lawyer and they win, you can save a lot of money.
Don't just go into the yellow pages and pick the lawyer at the top of the page! You should do the proper research to make sure you make the best decision. You don't want to find out that you choose the wrong lawyer and end up losing your case. Be careful when choosing legal representation.
You must let your lawyer know your communication expectations. Lots of attorneys work for clients without speaking to them for a while. Making your expectations known from the start will prevent this problem.
Don't give an attorney a large sum of money up front. If your lawyer needs a retainer for your case, then you should ensure any money that isn't used will be refunded back to you. Talk to other lawyers to see if they'll take less or no retainer at all.
Trust is an extremely important part of the lawyer-client relationship. This is especially important when retaining an attorney for financial matters. After all, you may have to sign a blank check. You'll have to be able to trust them with your finances. Try to keep yourself protected as much as possible.
Before you hire your lawyer, check their record for complaints. If they have a few complaints, it need not act as a deal breaker; just make sure to not hire someone if they have a mile long list of complaints.
Don't let your lawyer start work before signing a fee contract. This will let you focus on your case without being distracted by the financial implications. You can also prepare your finances more accurately.
Be realistic and understand that there is only so much that a lawyer can do for you. If your lawyer guarantees he will win your case, he is lying and you should leave immediately. Law does not come with guarantees, and therefore, you should be skeptical if a lawyer says he or she never loses.
Do not hire a lawyer who seems to think your case will be easy to win. Lawyers who approach cases in that way tend not to be of high quality. Each case comes with its own set of issues; therefore, you need an attorney who is willing to try your case individually instead of trying it like other cases. Choose wisely here.
A variety of factors come into play as you select an attorney. Using the advice from this article will help you choose wisely. A great lawyer will bring you a win.
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2016-12-09T01:00:00Z firstname.lastname@example.org Attorney General Andy Beshear (Source: WAVE 3 News) FRANKFORT, KY (WAVE)- Republican GovernorMatt Bevin's feud with Democratic Attorney General AndyBeshearhas never been hotter, exactly one year to the day he took office. Whistleblower lawsuits in Franklin Circuit Court could force not only a cease-fire, but perhaps even a partnership, according to a lawyerwho represents three women seeking damages from the Public Protection Cabinet and the AG's office. "You could argue thatthe same person that is alleged to have committed these acts in the AG's Office is also the same person that the Public Protection cabinet has to justify," attorney Shane Sidebottom told WAVE 3 News by telephone Thursday. That personis Latasha Buckner, head of the AG's Division of Civil and Environmental Law. Buckner had been the Public ProtectionCabinet'sDeputy Executive Director of Legal Services serving Bevin's predecessor, former Gov. SteveBeshear, AndyBeshear'sfather. Sidebottom names Buckner as the 'retaliator' in the wrongful termination and sexual discrimination suit he filed on behalf ofLainieKaiser. Kaiser is an attorney whom AndyBeshear'spredecessor Jack Conway brought into theAG's office for expertise in a multi-million dollar judgement he sought and won against the makers of the painkiller OxyContin. "(Buckner) gave her a letter telling herherservices were no longer needed (August 18)," Sidebottom said. "It may say you resigned. But nobody voluntarily just quits a job." Buckner was Kaiser's immediate boss, Sidebottom explained. PREVIOUS STORIES - Kaiser's suit maintains thatBuckner fired her for questioning standards for pay raises and promotions. Kaiser had asked Buckner for a raise and such opportunities twice, her suit alleges, only to have Buckner tell her that the AG's office couldn't afford to give anybody a raise.Kaiser determined that several male employees had received raises and enhanced job assignments, her suit continues. Though Kaiser is suingBeshearin his official capacity as Attorney General, she "would like to believe that the AG was not aware of these activities," Sidebottom said. "He was texting her the week after she was terminated and did not know that she had been terminated." Sidebottom does not identify Buckner by name in whistleblowersuits he filed on behalf of Kimberley Whitley and JacquelineHeymanlate last year. Both women claim the Public Protection Cabinet fired them after they alleged that two coworkers were using taxpayer-dollar-bought state equipment to run anonline sidebusinesswhichsold sex toys. The women also allege that falsifying timesheets was 'widespread' in the Cabinet. "(Buckner) will be testifying in both cases," Sidebottom said. Wednesday, BevincalledBesheara "cicada", making lots of noise to divert attention from troubles in his own office. Hours earlier,Beshearhad laid blame for the University of Louisville's accreditation difficulties solely on Bevin, whoreorganizedU of L'sBoard of Trustees by replacing everymember. "This is a hole the Governor has dug and he canstop,"Besheartold a news conference. "Hecan allow the University to climb out. " "(Beshear's)had other people who have left under duress," Bevin told host TerryMeinersduring a talk segment on WAVE 3 News' radio content partner WHAS."Other women. He's got a very-clearly sexually-harassment-oriented staff over there. Governor's spokeswoman Amanda Stamper would not name the women to whom Bevin referred. Bevin has mentioned Kaiser's case, and the plight of attorneyAmyeBensenhaverin prior verbal jousts withBeshear.Bensenhaverretired from the Attorney General's office after receiving a reprimand for taking questions from a reporter regarding Kentucky's Open Records Law, her area of expertise. "Public Protection's staff attorneys will be defending the (whistleblower) suits," Stamper told WAVE 3 News. As Governor, Bevin oversees Executive Branch Cabinets and is "obligated" to defend their official actions." The Governor is being as untruthful about the AG's office as he is aboutUofL,"Beshearspokesman Terry Sebastian wrote in a statement emailed to WAVE 3 News Thursday "The AG's office is the most diverse in history, where nine of 11 divisions are led by women." Writingon Buckner's behalf, Sebastian dismissed Kaiser's legal claims as "untrue, and they will be disproven in court." "(Kaiser) was the second-highest paid non-merit lawyer in that Division," the statement continued. "The office embraces diversity and does not tolerate sexism in any form." "Miss Buckner has a pattern of what I believe is retaliatory conduct," Sidebottom told WAVE 3 News."If the Governor and the AG want to get together to discuss how to defend her, that is up to them" Copyright 2016 WAVE 3 News .
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