Information For Our Clients

Frequently Asked Questions

It’s advisable to consult with an attorney whenever you have legal questions, concerns, or are involved in a legal matter to understand your rights and options.

Attorney fees vary based on factors such as the complexity of the case, location, and the attorney’s experience. Many attorneys offer initial consultations to discuss fees.

The attorney-client privilege protects confidential communications between an attorney and their client. Information shared during this relationship generally cannot be disclosed without the client’s consent.

Research online, seek recommendations, and schedule consultations. Look for an attorney with expertise in the specific area of law related to your case.

The statute of limitations sets the time limit for filing a case. It varies by case type and jurisdiction. It’s crucial to be aware of these limits to avoid losing the right to file a claim.

Mediation is a form of alternative dispute resolution where a neutral third party helps parties reach a mutually agreeable resolution. It’s generally less formal and more collaborative than litigation.

A retainer fee is the payment required to secure an attorney’s services. It is deposited into a trust account, and the attorney deducts fees from it as they work on the case.

The duration varies based on the complexity of the case, court schedules, and other factors. Your attorney can provide an estimate based on the specifics of your situation.

Small claims courts handle minor disputes with simplified procedures. They have monetary limits on the amount of damages that can be awarded. Similarly, Small Claims court usually has a maximum of $5,000.00 for what a person can sue for before needing a higher court to determine the validity and damages in the case. Based on jurisdictions the amount and guidelines can vary.

Yes, you have the right to represent yourself, but it’s often advisable to seek legal representation to navigate complex legal processes effectively.

Civil law deals with disputes between individuals or entities, while criminal law involves offenses against the state. Civil cases can result in monetary compensation, while criminal cases can lead to penalties such as fines or imprisonment.

If you obtain a court judgment, you may need to take additional steps to enforce it, such as garnishing wages, placing liens on property, or other legal remedies.

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