When someone meets with a criminal defense lawyer, it's not uncommon for them to focus on winning their case. It's important to understand, however, what winning means in this particular context. For a defense attorney, winning means protecting their clients' rights and interests. The range of potential outcomes is wide, and it only narrows down once it becomes clear how the prosecution is going to proceed. Let's take a look at the ways a criminal defense attorney may go about trying to win a case.
12 June 2020
It can be tempting to think about going it alone in a divorce proceeding, especially if the divorce is mutually amicable between both spouses. The objective truth of the matter, however, is that is it almost always a bad idea to represent oneself pro se (a Latin phrase that roughly translates to "on one's own behalf"). Divorces are deeply personal affairs and that personal proximity can often render people blind to facts and issues that would otherwise be crystal clear to them.
8 May 2020
When you decide to leave your partner and file for divorce, there will be many important decisions that need to be made. If you have children, the situation is much more complex, and you both need to remember to keep the best interest of your children at the top of your minds. You'll need to decide how you will both be part of caring for your children, even after divorce. You may want to think about using child custody mediation as a way to come to an arrangement.
26 March 2020
Gender discrimination can happen anywhere, but it is particularly egregious when it occurs in the workplace. Gender discrimination is treating someone differently or holding them to a separate standard based on their sex or gender. It is illegal to discriminate against people based on their gender in professional settings. If you believe that you've been reprimanded, been judged by unfair criteria, or been passed over for a promotion due to your gender, you may have a gender discrimination case.
26 February 2020
If your teenager has decided to fight the custody orders, and you've been unable to force the issue, you need to take steps to protect yourself. The last thing you want is to be found in contempt for not following the custody orders. It's not uncommon for teenagers to fight against ordered visitation, especially when they have other ideas about how they want to spend their time. If your teen is refusing to visit the other parent, here are four steps you need to take to protect yourself.
23 January 2020