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Why Everyone Should Have a Lawyer

Everyone you know has the contact information of the family doctor or general physician that they prefer. Similarly, you will also find the contact information of different handymen and emergency services as well, but one contact that a lot of people still hesitate to keep in their phone generally is a lawyer. There is an unspoken assumption that having a personal lawyer means that you are dealing with something illegal, unethical, or just criminal, which is not the case. Having the contact information of a lawyer on your person is a very smart thing to do, and we will explain it further in the next section. If you are currently on the lookout for a lawyer, you can check out the services offered at Armstrong & Surin.

  • A very common misconception people have is that lawyers are only needed to fix problems, when in fact they are needed to prevent problems from occurring in the first place. These situations can include and are not limited to going through different contracts and write-ups, consultations regarding certain practices, becoming aware of their rights, and so on.
  • If you are in the middle of a negotiation for a contract or a settlement, you need a lawyer by your side because the other party is very likely to already have one. Having a lawyer there to go through the details of the negotiations and advising you about how the situation should be approached for your benefit.
  • Small legal issues can pop up out of nowhere, be it a driving mishap, a civil suit, etc., and being prepared with a lawyer beforehand can help you mobilize more quickly and get things done. This way you will not have to panic when it happens because you know that you already have a good lawyer that will represent you when needed.