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Three things to remember when hiring a trial lawyer.

  Litigation is about money.  Make sure you talk to your lawyer about possible outcomes, relative likelihood of each possible conclusion, and cost relative to the expected aftermaths.  If you feel an emotional need for litigation, think about it, and try to attach some quantitative value to the equation.  The average case costs $30,000.00 to

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Advantages of ADR.

Have you heard the complaint that litigation—taking someone to court—is too expensive?  That it favors the wealthy?  Takes forever to actually get to trial?  The unfortunate reality is that there is truth to all of these statements.  ADR—or Alternative Dispute Resolution—can provide a solution to these problems.  There are many types of ADR, including mediation,

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