As every TV court drama assures us, there is a right to an attorney in a criminal proceeding. However, in a civil proceeding, there is no such right. In some civil cases, an attorney is not even allowed: Small claims courts, where the dollar value is below the state’s statutory amount, prohibit attorneys in the … Read moreAvoiding the Pitfalls of Pro-Se Litigation
First and foremost, before discussing what judgment proof means, what exactly is a judgment? A judgment is “A decision by a court or other tribunal that resolves a controversy and determines the rights and obligations of the parties”. In other words, a judgment is the final part of a court case which ends the lawsuit. A judgment … Read moreJudgment Proofing – What Does It Mean to be Judgment Proof?
ProAdvocate Group can help you represent yourself in a court case instead of using a licensed attorney of law by becoming the attorney of record. How is this possible? As in any field of work or study, one soon becomes somewhat of an expert in that particular line of work. ProAdvocate Group consists of many … Read morePro-Se Litigation – You Can Do It Yourself!
The mere mention of words such as ‘will’, ‘estate planning’, or ‘probate’ sends anyone in earshot scurrying for safety. It is natural to avoid conversations that involve accepting the reality that life does eventually end, however, it is critical to sit down and plan out what will happen to your estate once you cannot advocate … Read morePreparing for the Worst – Living Trust or a Will?
All Medical practitioners understand that at some point and time in their career they will most likely be sued. Statistics show that it does not matter what field of medicine you practice, your chances of one of your patients deciding to hire an attorney and go after you are very high. The AMA (American Medical … Read moreMedical Practitiononer’s Defense
Living trusts can be quite confusing to the average consumer. First, creating a living trust occurs while a person is still alive. Within the living trust, assets are gathered and transferred from an owner’s name into the name of the trustee assigned to the living trust. The property within the trust is owned by the … Read moreWhy Create a Living Trust?
In 2015, a Medscape study showed that 59% of the 4,000 primary care physicians they surveyed had been named in a malpractice lawsuit. More and more, medical professionals have pulled away from their passion of treating the sick to contend with malpractice cases, even those that have no merit. ven worse, to resolve their cases, … Read moreThe Real Cost of Following an Ineffective Medical Practitioner’s Defense
Are you worried about being sued for freedom of speech? Is this threat making you lose sleep at night? If one of the reasons you are feeling like you have found yourself in dire straights is because you don’t have enough money to hire an attorney, then you need to call us. ProAdvocate Group is … Read morePro-Se Litigation: Going to Court Without a Licensed Attorney?
How many times have you been in an argument with someone, or just criticizing their opinions, when they come back with, “I have freedom of speech, I can say what I want!” Well, far from being the argument winner we all think this is, someone who pulls out their first amendment rights as a shield … Read moreThe 1st Amendment Doesn’t Mean What You Think it Means
To understand why a living trust could be the best option for you, it is important to understand the functions of a trust in general. In order to do that, it is important to understand what happens under normal circumstances when people die. At some point, either before or after death, everything you own, every … Read moreIs a Living Trust the Best Way to Provide for Your Family After Your Death?