We are preparing documentation and looking for legal counsel to support us. We have documentation from a Educational Psychologist, test results, employer recommendations, history of learning disability, test scores, analysis of test scores, etc. Is there a firm or legal counsel that can help us... Read more »
answered on Oct 26, 2021
An attorney in the D.C. area would be able to advise best, but your question remains open for four weeks. At this point, you could check with the D.C. Bar if their resources for the public might be helpful in terms of attorney recommendations or referrals. Good luck
I am 70 years old. I asked a question during a town hall meeting at the senior wellness center I have attended daily for the last 7 years. The 55 year old program director, did not like the question because she did not have a valid answer, was embarrassed. She then filed a fictitious Barring... Read more »
answered on Dec 5, 2020
A Washington, D.C. attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for four weeks. At this point, you could reach out to attorneys in the Libel & Slander sections to discuss. As a general note, keep in mind that such cases are not generally handled on a contingency basis the way... Read more »
answered on Nov 8, 2019
I cite such cases and denote that they are on appeal. Opposing counsel is likely to know the disposition of any of the cases you contemplate using anyway; take that as a given. It's best to be forthright. Not mentioning a case's status as being on appeal is not likely to fool anyone, and... Read more »
what kind of law is used and how would you define the statutory interpretation used?
answered on Sep 10, 2019
It's possible part of your post was left off. As a general matter, statutory interpretation is essentially what the definition suggests - the operation of a court interpreting legislation. Good luck
I'm filing an appeals brief, and I have proven that the lower court never had subject matter jurisdiction to render there judgment. In my relief sought may I demand a immediate release or remand it back the lower court for the issuance of the writ to test the legality of the restraint
answered on Feb 18, 2017
Is this a criminal defense matter? If you prove that the lower court lacked jurisdiction, the court should issue an order to overturn the decision of the lower court, and you should ask for that in your appeal. It's best to have an attorney handle an appeal, as they can be too complex for... Read more »
i.e. can plaintiff 1 appeal the decision on issue 1, if issue 1 was originally raised by plaintiff 2?
answered on Dec 15, 2016
You may lack standing to bring this sort of appeal. It depends on the facts of this seemingly multi-plaintiff case; but if they're 2 separate cases, then typically not. More facts are needed here. The best first step is an Initial Consultation with an Attorney. You can read more about me on my... Read more »
answered on Dec 15, 2016
You are generally permitted to litigate actions and file appeals on your own, without a lawyer representing you; but having a lawyer is advisable if you can afford one. An exception is that if you're in a corporate action where you're trying to represent an incorporated entity (e.g., your... Read more »
I was given insufficient guidance by my appointed council and waved my rights to automatic appeal. I believe the sentence was to severe and the charges in question wrong.
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