In times of serious cases of litigation, you might need professional assistance in the courtroom. Having a seasoned, professionally trained and highly educated attorney as your representative in court has many advantages to a positive case outcome. In times of legal situations, such as medical malpractice, wrongful death, sexual harassment, discrimination, product liability and even elderly abuse, having someone who is trained in the legal system can help to ease the process when trying to seek justice.
Let’s pause for a moment and define what an attorney is. Often called a lawyer, an attorney is a licensed professional who counsels and represents others in legal matters.
Below are 5 reasons you could need an attorney, but they are far from the only reasons:
Filing the proper paperwork.
Did you know that one late or improperly filed document or form could hinder and delay your case, causing you more money and time?
The law is complicated.
There are a plethora of correct procedures, legal documents, time frames and limitations that take a law professional many years of study and education to learn. They are here to help you, let them.
Not having a lawyer can be more costly in the end.
Are you facing jail time, dealing with financial litigation, or a civil matter? What would happen if you lose your case?
What if the opposing party has legal representation?
How will you defend yourself against a professional in law? By hiring an attorney, we know how to fight fire with fire and stand up for you in courtroom proceedings.
Attorneys have contact with other professionals.
Attorneys network with others in and out of their field for consultation, information, and expert witnesses. Having a surplus of professionals in your corner can positively impact your case.
Still unsure? Raynes Erickson Attorneys at Law offers a free, no obligation, confidential legal consultation. Contact us to speak with a knowledgeable and supportive member of our firm today.