Users' questions

Do you have to disclose what you read back to an attorney?

Do you have to disclose what you read back to an attorney?

TO&A employs no court reporters, interpreters or videographers of our own. The providers we send are fully qualified and reliable independent contractors. Do you have to disclose what you read back to an attorney on a break to the other side?

What did the Fox News lawyers say about McDougal?

In sum, the Fox News lawyers mocked the legal case made by McDougal’s legal team. She alleged “a reasonable viewer of ordinary intelligence listening or watching the show would conclude that [she] is a criminal who extorted Trump for money” and that “the statements about [her] were fact.”

How does a lawyer review a doctor Depo?

At a doctor depo, the plaintiff’s attorney told the doc he had a right to review his depo because it was his depo. He then told him to request a copy from the defense attorney, told him to read it over for accuracy, and to forward that copy to him with any changes, corrections or comments (hello! comments?) so he could look them over.

Can a lawyer send you a text message?

You are not required to provide consent as a condition of service. Attorneys have the option, but are not required, to send text messages to you. You will receive up to 2 messages per week from Martindale-Nolo. Frequency from attorney may vary. Message and data rates may apply. Your number will be held in accordance with our Privacy Policy.

When does a defense attorney receive a police report?

The police report is sometimes the first item of discovery that a defense attorney receives. records—for instance, police personnel records, medical records relating to injuries, and witnesses’ criminal records.

What should a lawyer do if his client refuses to inform the court?

Ordinarily, the lawyer should first remonstrate with the client in an attempt to convince the client to, of his own volition, inform the court and/or the opposing party of his misconduct. In doing so, the lawyer should explain that if the client refuses to do so, the lawyer will have no choice but to inform the court of the client’s actions.

Can a criminal defense attorney lie on the stand?

Answer. Criminal defense attorneys have a duty to zealously represent their clients and guard their confidences. However, they also have a duty to the court not to present evidence that they know is false, fraudulent, or perjured, whether it’s coming from the defendant or a witness whom the lawyer knows intends to lie.

Can a defense lawyer withdraw from a case?

When such a request is made, a judge may suspect that the reason is the defendant’s intention to perjure himself, but there are many other reasons that would support a defense lawyer’s request to withdraw from a case. From a practical point of view, appointing a new defense attorney may not be any solution at all.