“The minute you read something that you can"t understand, you can almost be sure that it was drawn up by a lawyer. ” ― Will Rogers
In reality, not all legal matters need the professional touch of lawyers. However, there are some rather sticky situations that couldn"t possible handle alone and you require the help of an experienced lawyer. A bad divorce, DUI violation and other legal disputes that will just mess up your mind.
Each and one of us can have different situations but having a lawyer despite the expensive fee can really help us breathe better and longer.
Here are the top reasons why you it"s good to have one:
Law is Complex
If you are not a lawyer, you would probably break down into tears especially in dealing with complicated terms and laws. An experienced lawyer would find this to be just a typical day"s work for they have practiced it for years and they would know how to act in such situations.
No Lawyer = More Costs
A criminal case may result to whether or not you spend time behind bars. On the other hand, civil cases could hurt you financially. Not defending yourself properly could result to huge financial losses which costs more than hiring a lawyer.
A lawyer can challenge the authenticity of any piece of evidence against you. He can further question where the evidence came from, contradicting statements of the witness and if the crime lab did their job properly in handling such evidence.
Legal Procedures and Documents
An attorney can guide you about the protocol in filing certain legal documents. As someone who is not well-versed in law, you might get mixed up in all the documents you need to get filled. Mistakes in filing can lead to the delay of your case or even get it thrown out. A lawyer can help you avoid that ghastly situation.
Network of Professionals
Attorneys have an extended network of professionals such as private detectives that could help their client"s cases. These professionals can help challenge the opposing witness" testimony and discovering new evidences that could favor you.
Pleading is Not The Only Option
An attorney can give you options which can help you reduce and avoid possible severe penalties. Pleading guilty is not the only thing that you can do to lessen your sentence.
Sometimes trials can be eased thru some settlements or negotiations with the opposing party. An experienced lawyer can help you come to fair terms with their superb skills in negotiating.
Most attorneys give a free face-to-face consultation so there"s no harm in doing it. You would be able to get a deeper understanding of your case and get more details about what you need to do.