Legal Tips
paragrafi.net

Targeted Probable Cause Hearings

Looking at the lawyer-client privilege in the context of the laws of evidence, courts have held that the communications covered by the attorney-client privilege survive the death of the client. Lorimer v Lorimer, 124 Mich 631 (1950), citing Chirac v. The privilege, indeed, is not that of the attorney, but of the client, and it is indispensable for the purposes of private justice. The Immediacy Factor How quickly do you need your marketing program to generate business in order to

Read the full post

Your Lawyer Marketing Plan – 5 Key Points To Consider

Veteran lawyer, for example, get business from non-marketing sources such as referrals. But new lawyers, who don’t yet have any referrals coming in, usually have to rely more heavily on proactive marketing techniques. Where you fall on this spectrum will often dictate the types of marketing you should use. Or in other words, how heavily will you depend on your marketing program from day one? This is an important consideration for a lawyer marketing plan. Key Components of the Lawyer

Read the full post

Most Famous Wills Of All Time

Ethics opinions do not have the force of law. They will not offer a complete defense to a charge of ethical impropriety. The State Bar of Michigan Board of Commissioners has also adopted Role of Nonlawyers in Law Practice: Guidelines for the Utilization of Legal Assistant (Guidelines). The legal assistant must neither convey to persons outside of the law firm a legal opinion nor discuss the legal effects, rights, responsibilities or obligations regarding the outside person’s particular legal matter. The

Read the full post

Ethical Perils In The Probate Process

It is, however, critical to the conduct of an ethical practice not to cross beyond the role of assistant. Below you will find some checklists that may prove useful in meeting the obligations imposed through the administration of an estate. These are general guidelines. It is our general nature to be helpful to those that seek our help. As lawyers, paralegals, legal assistants and legal secretaries, in representing this client, we must operate in a manner that upholds the ethical

Read the full post

Smart Ideas: Professionals Revisited

What to Know When Hiring a Personal Injury Lawyer Filing an insurance claim after being injured in a car accident may require the help of a lawyer. Deciding to hire a lawyer and then deciding which lawyer to hire are big decisions, so you should be aware of several things. You can avoid a lot of mistakes if you are informed about your options. Initial consultations with a personal injury lawyer are usually free. You shouldn’t let the cost of

Read the full post