At the beginning of 2018, BML attorney, Patrick Lane, began a blog series to clarify the litigation process. The first blog, Four Phases of Litigation, gave a broad overview of what to expect.
Saving money during litigation sounds impossible, huh? Having worked in a law office for as long as I have, you are bound to pick up some tricks that I am sure your attorney doesn’t want you to know about. You can regain a little control over the billable hour as a client and here is how:
The word litigation has many definitions. Some define it as an action brought in court to prosecute a legal right; others define it simply as a judicial controversy. Regardless of the definition you choose, litigation can be intimidating. Interactions with attorneys, depositions, discovery, hearings before the judge, and maybe even a trial before a jury, can be strange and imposing processes that create anxiety on the litigant. Education as to the process can help alleviate some of that anxiety.