Our Frequently Asked Questions
1. What is a pro bono attorney?
Pro bono has multiple meanings. The definition originates in Latin. The phrase pro bono publico means “for the good of the people.” In the legal profession community, pro bono characterizes the free service that lawyers provide to the community.
2. Who are we?
We are a free website that provides information that is meant to be useful to consumers doing legal research. We help those who seek general information on the subject. All content, including text, graphics, images and information, contained on or available through this web site is for general information purposes only. We help provide excellent information!
3. What is required from a client?
Our job is to help seek answers for any legal situation. Once a lawyer is found, the clients are just important to get the job done as the lawyers. A client is asked to cooperate by providing information and materials that are requested in a timely manner, by showing up for appointments and depositions, and by attending trial. The full extent of responsibilities and the lawyers responsibilities in a case are set forth in retainer agreements.
4. What is a case worth?
This easy question is extremely burdensome to answer. Many cases vary. The best way to research is to find similar cases with hopeful outcomes. This is the best path to finding how much a case is worth.
5. How do you find a pro bono attorney?
You may find a lawyer that provides pro bono services in many outlets. The best outlet in this age would be the internet. The internet provides numerous names of lawyers that provide pro bono in local areas. Apps are also another outlet that makes a search much easier & effortless.
6. How to prepare for your consultation
Consultations with a pro bono lawyer is the first and crucial step towards ensuring that one utilizes the most of the time frame. This is basically a short meeting with the lawyer, where the claim is analyzed so as to tell whether it is worth pursuing. This enlightens a person on the possible outcomes of the claim, and it also allows the lawyer to understand the merit of the case.Here are a few things to know:
- Have Your Paperwork & Documents
- Dress Well
- Be Organized
- Be Honest
- Discuss Statistics
- Discuss "Worst-Case-Scenario"
- Listen to the Attorney
7. What are the advantages lawyers can give to your case?
Many people fear interrogation from judges and attorneys of the opposing parties. If not addressed early enough, fear can cause you to lose a case that you could easily win. It causes you be tense and lose your ability to reason and answer questions during court sessions.
During the legal consultation, the lawyer will help you to know what to expect in court and how to answer questions from judges and other attorneys. They will help you understand that judges and attorneys are human beings like you; hence, you do not need to fear them. When you approach your case with confidence, you may be able to consistently respond to questions in the court without getting confused. This will add strength to your case and increase the chances of winning.