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Case-Winning Paperwork, Part Two …

Impress the judge? Confuse the opponent? Or, win the case? In law, the goal is to win! Every word, spoken in the courtroom or written on paper filed with the clerk and served on the other side, must aim toward a specific goal. Learn from Jurisdictionary step-by-step. Any words not aimed at the goal must […]

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Why Pro Se Litigants Have a Hard Time.

Whether it’s the high cost of lawyers’ fees or growing distrust of lawyers, there is a mounting trend these days for more people to fight without a lawyer. The American Bar Association (ABA) reports: 60% of the public can’t afford a lawyer. 20% simply don’t want to spend the money. 50% just don’t trust lawyers! […]

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Case-Winning Paperwork … Part 1

Want to drive your opponents nuts? Tie them down with word-power! Stuff your opponents in a word-box and win your case! Most pro se people don’t understand … so they lose, needlessly. Many lawyers don’t understand … so they also lose, needlessly … and take their client’s money anyway! Sentences with ONE VERB. Sentences with […]

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How to Read Legal Statutes …

Know What the Law Says! One of the biggest case-losing mistakes is mis-reading statutes. If you don’t know what the law says, you’ll have a hard time getting a judge to agree with you! Statutory language must be interpreted according to well-established “rules of statutory interpretation”. The rules of statutory interpretation are vital to winning […]

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5 Ways to Confidently Handle a Lawsuit

There are approximately more than 15 million civil lawsuits filed every single year in the United States. That’s an astounding number of lawsuits! So: It’s possible that you might find yourself in such a situation one day, more especially if you are in the corporate world.

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The winning lawsuit strategy in court

The best medicine to win a lawsuit in court is to have solid supporting evidence or counter-evidence in the case you have to prove your position. There are different positions you may assume in a lawsuit, one where you are either the complainant or the accused. A formula to a winning case is evidence which […]

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Your Deposition Power …

When, Why, What, and How …Slay your opponent with depositions!Happy Deposition – But!Like other tools in your “Lawyer’s Little Red Toolbox”, depositions are best used: At the right time, For the right reason, In the right way! A deposition is not a friendly coffee-klatch!It’s not a “social event”.Beware of sneaky lawyers, who try to turn […]

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The Essence of Seeking Professional Legal Advice

Worthy of note, it is legal for you to present your case in court without having to involve a lawyer/attorney. However, you may lack the necessary legal backing to deal with your case.

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The Burden of Proof …

Who Must Do What … and Why! Win with Jurisdictionary! You must understand who has the burden of proof … and why it matters! If you’re being sued, the other side has the burden of proof. If the other side files a motion, they have the burden of proof. But, sometimes the burden shifts back-and-forth. […]

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Offers of Proof …

Expect your opponent to try to stop you. Make an offer of proof immediately! Offers of proof show the court on the record what the offered evidence is and what the evidence tends to prove Failure to get evidence admitted is fatal! If you don’t get your evidence admitted and don’t make an offer of […]

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