But with court dockets jammed and expenses sky high, more family law attorneys
are suggesting that divorce clients agree to hire one accountant instead--a neutral CPA--to help the parties stay out of court.
Damage payments may be made directly to the injured party or to his or her attorney
They both have powers of attorney
for health care and finances, and wills as proof of their wishes.
should approach the prosecutor with this request, as there are different types of immunity.
Cases of real estate fraud, often the result of individuals granting power of attorney
to unscrupulous family members, financial advisors and even business partners, are a growing impediment to timely closings on real property transactions.
have been appointed to judgeships and other powerful political positions, while black law firms have emerged as powerhouses far major corporations and companies.
29, 2003, the SEC issued new rules governing the standards of professional conduct for attorneys
, which became effective Aug.
Until now, federal prisons have had a separate, untapped phone line for attorneys
With the elimination of the attorneys
fee provision, some attorneys
will now think twice before pursuing legal actions that might not yield the "pot of gold" they once did.
That expanded liability created a ready market for elder law attorneys
The purpose of the provision is to accord taxpayers dealing with accountants and enrolled agents the same confidentiality that they would enjoy if they were dealing with attorneys
Accordingly, district attorneys
have embraced an innovative philosophy called community prosecution.
In addition to specific fee-shifting statutes, sometimes attorneys
' fees can be awarded to a prevailing party pursuant to a broader "private attorney
general" statute when a lawsuit results in a significant benefit to the general public.
The work product privilege is sometimes called the attorney
work product privilege, and it is, therefore, often confused by practicing attorneys
and some courts with the attorney