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Are there specific cases when I should see a lawyer?

Yes, there are matters best handled by a lawyer. Nearly everyone agrees that you should talk with a lawyer about major life events or changes, which might include:

  • being arrested for a crime or served with legal papers in a civil lawsuit;
  • being involved in a serious accident causing personal injury or property damage;
  • a change in family status such as divorce, adoption, or death;
  • a change in financial status such as getting or losing valuable personal property or real estate, or filing for bankruptcy.

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>>I come from another country, and I need to hire a lawyer. Aren't notary publics actually lawyers?


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