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Don’t Dig Yourself Into A Hole
This is a pop quiz on when it is advantageous to hire a lawyer:
- At the beginning of a significant matter in your life which could have a financial and/or emotional impact on your future.
- After you have – already signed legal documents that could encumber you, or after you have been sued, or after your deadline to pursue a matter have passed.
- After a judgment has been entered against you in a lawsuit you did not defend; years after you did not monitor what was happening with a relative’s estate of which you are a beneficiary; after you settled on a piece of property and begin having major problems.
I would hope that most of my readers would have selected A. Yet in my experience, most people do not hire a lawyer until they have experienced problems in B or C. It is…
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