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Date Added.: Nov 12, 2011; Category: USA
There are different types of relationships in the world and they usually vary according to the type of person that you are dealing with. Building a good rapport with other people is important especially if the main goal is to have business with them. In court, establishing a good and a professional relationship with your lawyer is an effective way to assure success in the case. Let's say, you were accused of DUI in Florida. After the arrest, you have decided to hire a DUI lawyer. You talk to that lawyer, present him the details of the case and finally end up in a decision to fight the case in the trial. In any criminal cases, the defendant becomes a part of the process. Thus, knowing that your participation is needed, there are things that you should be aware of if you aim for a productive outcome of the case.
As a client, your responsibility is to give your DUI lawyer all the information that you know about the case. Your personal statement is more reliable than the reports that the police had gathered. Remember that DUI lawyers have the ability to win hundreds of cases and if his or her client is not open or honest to him with his statement, there are chances to win the case even how much effort would the lawyer exert to bring the case to the dismissal stage.
You don't just get a DUI lawyer and let him handle your case by himself then pay his services after he is done. The situation is not as easy as what you think. Your participation is highly needed. So what will you do? Well, don't just stand there and watch your attorney in court. Do something. Here are the tips that can surely help you.
As a defendant, your role is to give him the information that he needed regarding the case - whether it is are relevant or not. If you think that they are irrelevant to your case, still, your DUI lawyer has the right to know the details. Moreover, those information can help your attorney to predict on what kind of arguments that will be brought in your case during trial. If your DUI lawyer asks you to write down every details that happened to you before and after the case, you should do it. Most attorneys do not want to miss the deadline in filing the case. Thus, they usually requires their clients to submit to them th details of the incident. You must respond to your attorney in a timely manner and inform him about your schedule so that it would be easy for him to set the date where you can discuss legal matters. Be honest. Many defendants have difficulties in telling the truth. Why? Well, maybe they want to avoid embarrassment. Don't they know that the more their lawyers know the exact details, the better he can prepare for the case? You should know one rule: It is better to be embarrass by telling the truth than letting your attorney believe your lies. It's useless to fight for something you know will end up for nothing.
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