Civil

I might need to sue. What do I do?

A Washington Lawyer | Attorney’s Perspective and Opinion on thinking about suing someone or something. What do I do? Start by doing what any civil lawyer or law firm worth their salt does.  Break the problem down into steps: A.  Think about whether A CIVIL CASE IS WORTH PURSUING or is someone you wish to sue DEBT…

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Why are Washington’s Rules of Evidence Important?

A Washington Civil Lawyer | Attorney’s Prospective Why are Rules of Evidence Important? As attorneys | lawyers we listen carefully and critically to what is being said, explain What Should Be Done About Being Hurt, weigh whether a Civil Case is Worth Pursuing, help them decide whether They Should Sue, what is the Statute of…

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Washington Statute of Limitations on Civil Cases

Statute of Limitations on Civil Cases| A Civil Lawyer | Attorney’s Perspective on the Importance of Considering Washington’s Statutes of Limitations  Every Washington civil lawyer worth their salt should know the general Statute of Limitations for various cases because they are so important. If you fail to file before the statute of limitations, absent a reason…

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Tolling the Statute of Limitations on Civil Cases

Tolling the Statute of Limitations on Civil Cases| A Civil Lawyer | Attorney’s Perspective on Tolling the Statute of Limitations on Civil Cases The concepts behind the legal term of Art called Tolling is that lawyers, judges and the legislature recognize that there are reasons why the time to sue within the Statute of Limitations…

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Debt Proof: Why Suing Some People Will Not Work

Debt Proof or Suit Proof | A Seattle, Washington Civil Lawyer | Attorney’s Perspective on Suing Another Person or Company in Washington that is Lawsuit Proof and Debt Proof. An extreme example of debt proof is as follows: a person who is a lifelong drug addict in their 80s, with health problems that give him…

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Is a Civil Case Worth Pursuing?

Is a Civil Case Worth Pursuing? What is a case worth? Who do I sue? What will a lawyer cost? What does the process look like? Will a lawyer take our case on contingency? These are all versions of the same question: is a civil case worth pursuing? As civil attorneys | lawyers who spent…

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Video Taping Another Person in Washington

Video Taping Another Person in Washington: A Lawyer | Attorney’s Opinion on the Topic. Overview As people video tape with cell phones or consider installing video surveillance, it is important to know Washington State has rules and laws on video taping others. In our opinion, it is equally important to know that the rules are…

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Recording Conversations and Communications in Washington

The Legality of Videotaping or Recording Images in Washington: A Washington Lawyer’s Opinion on this Issue. Overview In today’s world, everyone carries a cell phone so recording someone else, sending texts or sending emails is common. What is not common is people’s knowledge of Washington’s law surrounding the recording of private communications and private conversations.…

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