9 Search Results for "Nuts and Bolts"

October 13, 2014

Nuts and Bolts of Preparing For Your Deposition

First, what is a deposition? A deposition is sworn testimony before a court reporter taken before the trial. It can be an audio recording, or audio and video. It is part of the discovery process, although a trial deposition can be taken to preserve for trial the testimony of a person who may be unavailable for trial, such as a seriously ill or elderly person, or someone planning to be out of the country. Depositions are often taken of witnesses t...

March 24, 2010

The Nuts and Bolts of Family Court

Although I have several subjects in mind relative to my personal injury, trial, and mediation practice, I will today follow up on my Monday, March 22, 2010 post. (Note: As I edit this on Feb. 9, 2012, I cannot figure out where all the lighlight red come from, or how to make it go away. The content remains usefull for anyone contemplating or being sued for divorce, in Wv. If you are in another state, be sure consult a lawyer in your state. J.B.H.)...

September 24, 2015

Suggestions for Operating and Marketing A Small Firm Efficiently and on a Budget

...ticles on alimony, WV’s law of equitable distribution, “divorce 101”, “the nuts and bolts of family court”, and keeping in mind the sometimes hidden interests impacting settlement discussions and mediation. https://hunterlawfirm.net/disingenuous-lawyers/ https://hunterlawfirm.net/tag/perspectives-of-a-small-town-lawyer-2/page/15/ https://hunterlawfirm.net/equitable-distribution-wv-divorce-property-law/ https://hunterlawfirm.net/divorce-101-handout...

April 29, 2020

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

...rms”: https://tinyurl.com/yappfrl2 Blog Search for “Social Media”: https://tinyurl.com/y9asz8nt Blog Search for “Family Court”: https://tinyurl.com/y84novfk Blog Search for Mr. Hunter’s “Nuts and Bolts”: https://hunterlawfirm.net/?s=%22Nuts+and+Bolts%22 Blog Search for Mr. Hunters Basics Searches: “101”: https://tinyurl.com/yakg9ob3...

July 19, 2012

Two Tips : Time Billing and Resources

...one, this folder has many valuable tips and resources. This stuff may be “nuts and bolts”, but any lawyer who is not capturing and documenting his/her time, even in personal injury or other contingent fee cases, is cheating himself out of income, failing to protect himself over billing questions/complaints, and failing to protect himself for malpractice claims. And, when the fees are reversed, such as an insurance bad faith claim, having proof of...

January 1, 2013

2013 New Year Resolutions

...go through phases. I have been writing steadily, but I need to return to “nuts and bolts” of developing a paperless office, optimizing the function of my iPad and iPhone, completing my Pathagorized Office Form Files, and moving into the next phase of making my day to day trial practice reflect that same technology. Software such as “TrialPad” will be essential to this goal. 8. I will continue to integrate my writing and sharing with the unfortuna...

February 27, 2017

A Summing Up of Eight Years’ of Blogging

...st of it. Remember that my blog has a search engine. Search terms such as “nuts and bolts”, “mediation”, “family court” “insurance”, “deliberate intent” or “obesity” will bring up myriad articles and my views and knowledge on the subject. Cost has been the deterrent for my becoming the owner of a 1300 page “coffee table” door stop! About 5 years in, three years ago, my assessment was that WV is 5 years behind the rest of the nation, and I realized...

February 15, 2018

An Example of Unbundling of Legal Services

...y by him), his wife’s lawyer, and to the family court. Also, gave him “The Nuts and Bolts of Family Court”: https://wp.me/p4utce-6l Gave him my “take” on his adversary, a very competent and honorable lawyer who I believe will treat him with respect. Called the lawyer, explained to his assistant the husband cannot afford to hire me, but that I had ghostwritten some of his pleadings. Told him and the client that I will look over any agreement the wi...

February 14, 2016

The Maze of WV Child Custody Issues – Just Dropping Crumbs Won’t Get You Out

...es in order to provide me a “complete history” of relevant facts. It is a “nuts and bolts” description which I believe empowers my client to assume considerable responsibility in order to keep attorney fees within reasonable bounds. The resources of all of these courts are finite, so presentation of the evidence must be targeted, and concise, and effective. At the early stages, “proffers” of anticipated evidence summarize effectively in just a few...