What is the legal term that indicates a lawyer is representing a client for free?

Answer According to the American Bar Association, the term for providing legal services for those who would be unable to afford the fee is "pro bono publico." The phrase is often shortened to "pro bono."R... Read More »

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Tips on How to Work With an Immigration Lawyer to Best Protect Your Noncitizen Client?

The U.S. immigration process is complex, often confusing, and involves a lot of waiting as documents are processed and waiting periods pass. If you are supporting a noncitizen who is working with a... Read More »

How to Start Legal Action for a Client That Won't Pay Up?

I recently had an experience with a client who had paid on time--and then suddenly stopped. Feeling frustrated and violated, I had to take some legal action on the matter. Here are some tips to kee... Read More »

Do you need a lawyer to make a will legal?

In most situations, a lawyers is not required in order to make a will legal. Attorneys generally use a standard form for wills and basically fill in the blanks based on your needs. Similar forms ca... Read More »

Can you write your own legal will in Pennsylvania without a lawyer?

In Pennsylvania, a person that is at least 18 years of age, graduated from high school and of sound mind can create a living will without the use of an attorney, according to Pennsylvania State Sen... Read More »