An Advocate could not represent a person in Court unless he was appointed for appearing by the filing of a Vakalatnama or by an authorised person or under…

Presence of a lawyer

Why do we say attorneys general instead of Attorney Generals? With “Attorney General,” general modifies the noun attorney. Thus, when there is more than one Attorney General, you…

Presence of a lawyer

You must be legally “competent” before a judge will allow you to represent yourself in a criminal trial. Defendants cannot represent themselves unless a judge determines that they…

Presence of a lawyer

Does having a lawyer make me look guilty? No and no. The decision to hire a lawyer has no impact on whether a judge, or law enforcement officials,…

Presence of a lawyer

Legally speaking, nothing prevents an inventor from preparing a patent application (or provisional patent application) without a lawyer. Indeed, thousands of inventors regularly do so, using self-help guides…

Presence of a lawyer

How much does a lawyer cost in Montreal? However, nearly three-quarters of respondents said they couldn’t afford to pay lawyers more than $100 an hour for their services…

Presence of a lawyer

A Durable Power of Attorney acts as a permission slip, giving authority to a third party to do things on behalf of someone else who cannot do it…

Presence of a lawyer

Unless you’ve explicitly agreed to rules about firing your lawyer, you have the right at any time to terminate a lawyer’s services. The most efficient way to prematurely…

Presence of a lawyer

A Power of Attorney might be used to allow another person to sign a contract for the Principal. It can be used to give another person the authority…

Presence of a lawyer

Why do you need enduring power of attorney? Why have an Enduring Power of Attorney? Having an EPA in place gives you the comfort of knowing that if…

Presence of a lawyer