Where can I get an answer to a legal question?

Where can I get an answer to a legal question?

ABA Free Legal Answers is a website on which you can submit your questions about civil (non-criminal) legal issues and receive answers from pro bono lawyers in your state.

How do you answer a legal question?

Give positive, definite answers when at all possible. Avoid saying “I think,” “I believe,” or “in my opinion” if you can be positive. If you do not know, or cannot remember, say so. Do not guess or make up an answer.

What does avvo stand for?

AVVO comes from the Italian word for lawyer: avvocato. And the information AVVO provides is just as simple. The higher the rating, the more favorable an attorney’s background, according to AVVO’s algorithm. AVVO is unbiased, meaning attorneys cannot pay to improve ratings or hide negative information.

Are you entitled to free legal advice?

Who can get legal aid? You qualify for legal aid if: You are on a low income or receive income-related benefits, such as income support, income-related ESA or JSA. If your monthly income, excluding PIP or DLA is above £2657 you will not be eligible for legal aid.

How do you answer tricky questions in court?

Luckily for you, there are some simple techniques you can use to buy that extra time you need before responding to a difficult question.

  1. Pause (Part 1).
  2. Repeat the question.
  3. Pause (Part 2).
  4. Ask the questioner to repeat their question.
  5. Clarify the question.

Can a lawyer force you to answer yes or no?

Short answer: If you ask the question carefully, you can absolutely compel a witness to give a yes or no answer, although usually only on cross-examination.

Should I use Avvo?

So should you. Your AVVO profile is an indispensable legal marketing tool and critical component of SEO for lawyers. If you haven’t claimed or completed your profile, you are missing out on scores of leads from potential clients.