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Generally, the attorney-client privilege applies when a client (actual or prospective) communicates with a lawyer regarding legal advice.
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An attorney will challenge evidence, particularly if it's been mishandled.
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A motion is the request made by either side to the court requesting the court to rule or take action on their behalf.
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Always call the judge "your honor"; don't use their name or something more casual like "Judge Johnson" unless specifically requested to.
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Many attorneys work on a "contingency" basis. What this means is that they do not get paid unless they win your case.
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Acceptance of Service – when the Defendant in a case agrees to the proceedings and will not require the papers to be served upon him/her.
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An adjournment is to suspend the case and postpone it until a future time or place.
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"Everyone wants to say they hate lawyers, and yet I've never met a parent who didn't want their kid to be a lawyer." - Jessi Klein
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"Lawyers are the footsoldiers of the constitution." -Rennard Strickland, Frank T. Read
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49% of lawyers operated in a solo private practice
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