On why lawyers have to let go non-paying clients

Non-paying clients spell trouble for a lawyer's private practice. Experienced lawyers know that non-paying clients have to be let go to better serve paying clients. It is but fair, just, and reasonable to the clients who have paid and thus are assured that the lawyer will devote sufficient time and attention to their concerns. Lawyers, …

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No to free legal advice: why your lawyer-friends avoid you

There is more to asking free legal advice from your lawyer-friends. If you want to maintain your good relations with them, here are some of the things to keep in mind and these may explain why they are not responding to your questions: When you ask for a free legal advice, you are asking a …

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Judicial affidavits should be required after Pre-Trial

Judical affidavits are best submitted after the Pre-Trial. It is ineffective and inefficient to require submission of judicial affidavits before Pre-Trial. During Pre-Trial, parties may enter into stipulations to limit and guide the flow of trial via the Pre-Trial Order. Thus, a judicial affidavit would be limited to the contents of the Pre-Trial Order. It …

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