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Good Communications is a Calming Force

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Legal issues cause anxiety. Whether it is contracts that are vague or preparing cases for a small claims court, folks get extremely nervous. It makes sense because they do not know all about the law. It is a mystery that a good group legal plan can make clear. However, this clarity happens only when a good rapport and sound communication is present.

Good Communication is Critical

Communication is where many online legal assistance programs fail. They encourage subscribers to get in touch with any questions but do not establish a rapport. Frequently Asked Question pages pop up and these do not help. Pre-paid legal services require more. An opportunity to interact with an attorney face-to-face is critical. That kind of contact will help calm people’s nerves. Countrywide Pre-Paid Legal Services knows this. We have worked with organizations since 1987 to establish group legal plan benefits. Communication is an essential service. Continue reading

A Countrywide Attorney will get the Facts Straight

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Small Claims Court can be thought of like a People’s Court. It is where many disputes are settled. These are not major cases, and most settlements are only a few thousand dollars, although some states will allow for more. A comprehensive group legal plan providing the right aid will help a person win the day in court.

The Challenges of Small Claims Court

What are these issues that surface? It could be as simple as a warranty not being honored, the rental lease misunderstood, or property damage problem that isn’t being resolved. Many think that they will be represented by a lawyer in this court and that is not true; Small claims court do not have the usual judicial etiquette. The individual must present the case alone. It can be a scary situation for anyone. It happens too many times that a person will simply forget about the case and let the other party get away with what they have done. Countrywide Pre-Paid Legal Services wants to provide the kind of guidance that gets a person what is owed. We help in many ways. Continue reading

Small Claims Won’t be a Nightmare

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People enjoy watching court television shows, but very few people are going to be in such situations. The reason is not just that many cases are negotiated before trial; most issues are handled at the lower level of the judicial system. Small Claims Court is where many people will have their proverbial day in court. You will not have a lawyer at your side, but a good group legal plan can provide the right type of help.

Small claims cases are ordinarily no more than $5000 in value. These can be disputes over property or issues about a purchase. Individual ordinarily would not have an attorney in court with him or her. Instead, a person has to present the case. It is why the other party is rarely worried. Continue reading

woman shouting into smartphoneThe first experience many people have with government service is being placed on hold. This is not because some social worker is going on a coffee break, but the individual has accidentally contacted the wrong office. It happens when people do not understand how to get through all the various steps getting needed assistance. A group legal plan must be able to help a person walk through the forest. Continue reading

 

It is always better to settle things out of court. The legal process can be very complicated and take time. However, there are circumstances that arise which require bringing the case before the judicial bench. Small claims court is that branch of the judiciary most people deal with. It can be a little bit complex but you can manage a small claims case if it is necessary. A good group legal plan can certainly make things easier. Continue reading

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The Internet is remarkable, but even cyberspace has limitations. There are times when people want to talk and interact with a human being. It applies in particular if there are legal issues. Unfortunately, not all group legal plan services do that. Instead, they rely on a website with a question and answer page. Continue reading

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Small claims court is where many people go to seek resolution of various grievances. The court will render a decision which sometimes results in a monetary award for damages. That may sound good, but there is a catch to all of this. The court will not pursue the award. In other words, it is up to the individual to get the money. A group legal plan will provide needed support.

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Being Prepared Helps

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 You might be a little bit nervous about going into small claims court. You will be your own advocate, because an attorney is not going to be by your side. That apprehension is what the other side of the dispute is counting on. That individual or business feels there is nothing to worry about because you are not an attorney. However, if you have prepared properly there is no reason to think you cannot prevail. Having help from a group legal plan can tip the scales in your favor.

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Good Legal Guidance Helps

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 It is always better to settle things out of court. The legal process can be very complicated and take time. However, there are circumstances that arise which require bringing the case before the judicial bench. Small claims court is that branch of the judiciary most people deal with. It can be a little bit complex but you can manage a small claims case if it is necessary. A good group legal plan can certainly make things easier.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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 Arguments and disagreements will sometimes end up in legal disputes. Fortunately for most people the day in court goes before the small claims court and not one of the larger legal benches. This does not mean that small claims court does not have its own quirks and challenges. There are a few situations where someone without a group legal plan can encounter a headache.

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