Attorney-Client Privilege – Defined

Many people are concerned when they hire a lawyer for the first time that they will somehow give up their right to privacy. They think the information they divulge, conversations they engage in, intimate details they share, and anything else they say could be used against them later. Fortunately, a…

Direct vs Indirect Contempt of Court

Direct vs Indirect Contempt of Court. The legal term “Contempt of Court” is commonplace on television and in movies but the depictions on television and in the movies is generally not accurate or a complete story of the contempt powers of a court. It is important to know that you…

Attorney-in-fact — Defined

When you initiate a Power of Attorney, whether for financial purposes, medical, or other, you must choose someone to act on your behalf should the time come when you are unable to make decisions for yourself. This person is known as an attorney-in-fact, and while not necessarily a lawyer, they…
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