Make a good impression on the judge by following a few simple rules.
You won your lawsuit -- but how do you collect what you're owed?
Going to court initially evokes strong emotions: anxiety if you're the one being sued; hope and excitement if you're the one bringing the case.
Representing yourself at a jury trial is a bit more cumbersome than at a trial in front of the judge alone.
If you are suing someone and you have good information, there is no reason to back down just because a lawyer shows up on the other side.
Once you file a lawsuit, you'll have to make a number of decisions -- and meet a number of deadlines -- before your case actually goes to trial. One o...
The best way for a nonlawyer to survive the courtroom is to avoid it altogether -- by settling your dispute or arranging to have it diverted to mediat...
Once a lawsuit gets underway, parties to the lawsuit or their lawyers start gathering information related to the lawsuit.
If you win a judgment against someone who doesn't pay up (the "judgment debtor"), you can have a "lien" put on property the person owns.
If you have won a court judgment against someone with a decent job, you may be able to intercept up to 25% of his or her wages to satisfy your judgmen...
If you've won a judgment against someone (called the "judgment debtor"), and they don't pay voluntarily, it will be up to you to go after the money.