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April 18, 2017 at 9:01 pm

OUR SUPER-HELPFUL WEBSITE: WWW.HUNTERLAWFIRM.NET

We are happy to announce that we have made life easier for you! Of course, if you are part of the <1% who will explore every tab and button, who wants to know where I went to school and details about my practice areas, that stuff is still there. But “the good stuff” lies under… View Article

April 11, 2017 at 8:16 pm

30 SIMPLE FACTS ABOUT YOUR PERSONAL INJURY CLAIM

Starting with Ronald Reagan, and later Carl Rove, common perceptions of our civil justice system have hardened into negativity. Injury victims are treated like they are pariahs. But they are just like you and I. But here are some real, simple, facts: Good lawyers will always “push the envelope”, so some personal injury claims will… View Article

April 10, 2017 at 10:21 pm

Unbundling of Legal Services (A Low Cost Alternative)

The poor and people of moderate income have great difficulty in obtaining legal services in WV. Something like 70% of litigants in family court are “pro-se” or self-represented. For awhile WV was in the dark ages. There was an ethics opinion that lawyers couldn’t even “ghost write”, or assist a party from behind, without becoming… View Article

April 7, 2017 at 6:35 pm

THE SECRETS OF WINNING, Number II

(Cont. from ‘THE SECRETS TO WINNING’ Custody of your Child: This article is written primarily for the large majority of divorcing parents who cannot stay together but who love their children. It is the second half of my thoughts started with my previous article, ” THE SECRETS TO ‘WINNING’ CUSTODY OF YOUR CHILD”: http://wp.me/p4utce-Go HERE… View Article

April 7, 2017 at 6:22 pm

THE SECRETS TO “WINNING” CUSTODY OF YOUR CHILD

This provocative title of this two part article is true, but with a twist. There are “secrets” to a winning parenting plan. They start with “The Golden Rule”. If you do not want background and just want my “tips”, go to my next article, “The Secrets of Winning II”, which I published concurrently with this one:… View Article

March 24, 2017 at 9:23 pm

A CONCISE SUMMARY OF THE FUTURE OF THE LAW

A CONCISE SUMMARY OF THE FUTURE OF THE LAW I tackled this subject last summer in a major article, perhaps 1500 words. It is an important subject, but I took on too much. I tried to; Establish my credentials; Summarize my trip to the TBD Conference in Saint Louis; To report to my WV State… View Article

March 12, 2017 at 7:43 pm

House Bill 2658: “The One Size Fits All, Children Can Go to Hell, Custody Law”

For the time-being, here is the link to House Bill 2658, which I affectionately call, “The One Size Fits All, and the Children Can Go to Hell WV Custody Bill”, http://tinyurl.com/zfqz8ga I want to bring attention to a bill that I think is an abomination. As a lawyer whose efforts have helped determine the caretaking… View Article

February 27, 2017 at 10:04 pm

A Summing Up of Eight Years’ of Blogging

My serious blogging began March 1, 2009. I had posted an article a year before, and then I rested. In searching Google for what was happening on this day 8 years ago, I just now learned that Mardi Gras began in New Orleans on this day,  in 1827. 190 years! But no quick answers about eight… View Article

February 27, 2017 at 2:54 am

Mr. Hunter’s Message (and Plea) to People in Power

Don’t worry; the people in authority do not read this blog. But lots of “little people” do. I intend to keep looking out for them. 🙂 Burton Hunter’s Message to People in Authority: https://youtu.be/-jyB2vVNRco  

February 26, 2017 at 11:50 pm

Mr. Hunter’s Message (and Plea) to his Colleagues

This is my plea to my friends and colleagues to take on the challenges to our profession. Burton Hunter’s Message to His Colleagues: https://youtu.be/oypl1X0fLj4