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May 20, 2020 at 9:17 pm

Auto Insurance Roulette: Is is Worth the Gamble?

We have all heard it. Jokes, “yucks”, and false promises of auto insurance carriers promising they can each save you $500-$700 over the others. They are more like comedy clubs than critical support networks. Remember, EACH company promises the impossible. Believe it, and you probably believe, “Mexico is Going to Pay For a Wall!” Certain… View Article

May 7, 2020 at 9:44 pm

A Legal Resource if Your Life is Off-Kilter

As the photograph shows, I was a bit “off-kilter” last week when the large brush pile I was pulling yanked my Kubota tractor sideways. Many of us are feeling “off-kilter” during the “Covid 19 Crisis”.  As a trial lawyer who represents individuals and families, I can give four examples: You may have needed a divorce… View Article

April 29, 2020 at 5:41 pm

A ROADMAP TO BURTON HUNTER’S IDEAS AND “WISDOM”

Sometimes it takes your best friend to get you to view a problem from a different perspective.  He explained that my production can seem overwhelming to a layperson. 1400 pages, 400 articles, and over 30 videos. I guess it can seem daunting even if it is “fully searchable”.  But, below, at his suggestion, are my… View Article

April 27, 2020 at 11:29 pm

Mr. Hunter’s Message to Adversaries

Mr. Hunter’s Message to Adversaries: https://youtu.be/zKZ0ZEALMQo Whether you are a lawyer or unrepresented, here is my message to you. We will fight you if we must, but often there is another way, negotiation, mediation, collaboration, reciprocity. It’s called “The Golden Rule”. And it works.  

April 27, 2020 at 11:20 pm

Mr. Hunter’s Promise to Potential Clients

Mr. Hunter’s Promise to Potential Clients:  https://youtu.be/sgaWtuVjgoo In this 1.5 minute video from a few years ago, I give a simple promise to potential clients; Experience, excellent staff, excellent procedures, a good system, and fair fees. 

April 24, 2020 at 9:19 pm

Just for Fun: An Auto Racing Memoir

Burton Hunter Auto Racing Memoir: https://youtu.be/2vmX6eXlQmc A friend got me to read, via Audiobook, a biography of Journalist H.L.Mencken, perhaps the most famous journalist of the 20th century. It is amazing to follow the story of a person’s growth from child to adult, to fully formed adult, and to what follows. On a dual track,… View Article

April 24, 2020 at 8:41 pm

A Legal Check Up on the Things that Matter:

A Legal Check Up on the Things that Matter: Wills, Powers of Atty, Insurance, and the rest: https://youtu.be/pq6kIRjimVI Here we are; a month into “The Judicial Emergency” declared by the administrative order of the WV Supreme Court of Appeals. We have just learned that it has been effectively extended to May 18, 2020. Deadlines have… View Article

April 23, 2020 at 9:15 pm

Domestic Violence: the Ramifications

Domestic Violence, the Ramifications from Either Perspective: https://youtu.be/sHPhZFbY Domestic violence is an ever-present reality in our fair State. And there can be no doubt that when you add to the mix the isolation, financial strain, medical issues, and worry of the Covid19 Crisis, it’s going to increase.  I urge perpetrators to seek help. Remember, it… View Article

April 22, 2020 at 2:55 pm

Up in the Air? We Are Here For You!

  J. Burton Hunter III and his remarkable staff are here, working, and serving our clients.  And, as any business, we need and want new clients! We can Skype, Facetime, or Zoom if needed, but three “old standbys” will usually suffice:  The telephone: call us at 304 472-7477 or 472-9475.  E-mail us at hunterjb@hunterlawfirm.net or… View Article

April 21, 2020 at 9:06 pm

My Three Beefs with our System, my Colleagues, and The WV Legal Aid Society

My Three Beefs with our System, my Colleagues, and The WV Legal Aid Society: https://youtu.be/jOmvDZ302C0 That the family law court system of resolving parenting and divorce issues is, by definition, “adversarial”;  That family law attracts too many adversarial, “win at any cost”, personality types into the practice; and,  The Legal Aid Society, contrary to WV… View Article