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Client Review Ratings are an important part of theLawyers.comsm experience: What experiences have others had? What was your experience with the attorney you worked with? Would you recommend him or her to your friends and family in a similar situation? Here are some questions and answers you may have ... READ MORE FAQ
Can Martindale-Hubbell recommend a lawyer? How can I find someone that was an attorney years ago? How often are the listings updated? I can't find this attorney I am thinking of hiring - does that mean I should be suspicious? Q: Can Martindale-Hubbell recommend a lawyer? A:Martindale-Hubbell is not at ... READ MORE

Ignorance of the Law May Be an Excuse
No one is expected to know the law like a Supreme Court Justice. But your ignorance will help you in a very few situations. ... READ MORE

To Settle or Not to Settle? That Is the Question
You're involved in a legal dispute, perhaps even a civil lawsuit. What are the pros and cons of settling out of court? ... READ MORE

Well, Recuse Me! When a Judge Shouldn't Hear a Case
You're entitled to have an impartial judge preside over your case, but how do you know when the circumstances make recusal or disqualification of the judge a legal possibility? ... READ MORE

Case Law: Lawmakers Don't Make All the Laws
Legislators and other elected officials draft and enact statutes, but when it comes to lawsuits, another type of "law" may carry more weight. ... READ MORE

Default Judgments in Civil Lawsuits
A default judgment could spell the end of a lawsuit, or the defendant could have time to ask that the judgment be "set aside" so the case can proceed. Get the details here. ... READ MORE

How Does Discovery Work in a Lawsuit?
The "discovery" process helps parties gather key evidence and avoid surprises that can sabotage a civil case. ... READ MORE

State Law And Agencies
State Lawyers, Law & Resources Some laws apply to all states, but many only apply at the state, or even county and municipal level. Find lawyers, how-to articles, resource web links as well as links to navigating your state's court system on these pages. Alabama Kentucky North Dakota Alaska Louisiana ... READ MORE

Types of Lawyers and Areas of Law Definitions
Have a problem but are unsure whom to turn to? Talking to the right type of attorney at the start cuts down on a lot of time and missteps. Find out what type of attorney you need and what area of law your situation is covered by. Select the first letter of the word from the list below to jump to appropriate ... READ MORE


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