What is a Criminal Attorney's Job?

Answer Criminal defense attorneys represent individuals accused of crimes--everything from shoplifting to murder. They help defendants ensure that their rights are protected, both in and out of court.Case... Read More »

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What are litigation attorneys?

Litigation attorneys file and defend lawsuits before state courts, federal courts, mediators and arbitrators.GenerallyA litigation attorney handles clients' cases when things go wrong. Litigation a... Read More »

What are civil litigation attorneys?

Civil litigation attorneys are attorneys that handle lawsuits involving two private parties, but they do not handle criminal defense or prosecution cases.GenerallyCivil litigation attorneys file an... Read More »

What is the difference between a criminal defense attorney and a criminal prosecutor?

When charged with a crime in the United States, the defendant in the case has certain rights (see Miranda v. Arizona). These rights are: -the right to remain silent (anything the defendant says ca... Read More »

How can you get your attorneys to do what they were hired to do?

You don't hire a lawyer and then tell him/her what to do. You hire a layer to tell you the law and the best way to deal with a legal problem.If you are advised wrongly, you have redress via the law... Read More »