Pride and Prejudice: How to Conduct Settlement Talks Without Prejudicing Your Position

Pride prevents you from speaking to one another. Assuming you have overcome pride, there is also the risk of Prejudice if you do take the step of trying to settle a matter before going to trial. What are the general principles to apply when conducting settlement talks to avoid prejudicing your position?

Stop the Catfight: Mediation as an Alternative to Litigation

Settle with your opponent quickly while on the way to court with him. Otherwise your opponent will hand you over to the judge, and the judge will hand you over to the guard, and you will be thrown into prison. Amen, I say to you, you will not be released until you have paid the…

Lonely at the Top: How to Find a Good Lawyer, Part 2

Lawyers are like a box of chocolates. You never know what you gonna get. Now that we understand some of the key attributes to look out for in a good litigation lawyer, as well as bearing in mind your needs and budget, let us explore some ways by which to find a suitable good lawyer.

Lonely at the Top: How to Find a Good Lawyer, Part 1

You wish to sue someone or have been sued by someone. You feel like you are standing at the edge of the mountain peak all alone. First things first: You need to find a good lawyer. But how do you find one (if any exists) and what qualities should you be looking out for? Are…

In the Beginning: Litigation Defined

When we hear the word “litigation”, what comes to mind? Before we can even begin to unravel the substance and procedure of litigation, we need a common understanding of what it means.