Okmulgee, OK asked in Uncategorized for Oklahoma

Q: What makes lawyers better than us in the court why do judges and lawyers say to seek counsel like we are not capable

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Charles Watts
Charles Watts
  • Licensed in Oklahoma

A: Because, in a lot of cases it is better for you to seek counsel. What often appears like "common sense" may in fact be the opposite of what years of case law and statutes have said. This is where the lawyer and judges may, not always, be more capable in actual knowledge of the law. I have represented people that are smarter than me, equally as smart, and not as smart. Furthermore, I have my own lawyer that would represent me in the courts, should I need it. It is like a doctor should never diagnosis themselves, outside views are often better. It allows one without the emotions tied to your legitimate issues in the case to see all aspects of it. No one saying they are smarter, but sometimes better equipped. Is the mechanic smarter than the doctor when he is fixing the doctors car? No he just knows what to look for. Hope this helps with some of your frustration.

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