You probably already know what this kind of professional is, you just didn’t know that you should call them by this name. On television and in movies, the role of the litigation support specialist in the courtroom is often fudged with the term “expert witness,” an overlapping role that most if not all of them take on. While almost every specialist offering litigation support can testify as a qualified expert witness, not every expert called is such a specialist. Some are qualified as experts but subpoenaed through regular means as a part of the investigation during the pre-litigation phase. On top of that, support specialists offer information and analysis early in the process of building a case, not just at trial or in hearings.
When Do You Need a Specialist?
You’re going to want to have a litigation support person attached to the case whenever there is a complex matter … Read More
If you know someone who has been arrested, you might be looking to bail them out of jail. But the process can be intimidating for those who are unfamiliar with it. Do you actually have to pay to free them? Will you ever get your money back? Here’s a helpful rundown of the methods by which you can post bail.
Bail bonds are provided by an insurance company through an agent known as a bail bondsman. They secure the release of the defendant pending trial. With montgomery county bail bonds, there’s usually a charge of 10 percent of the amount of the bond and often the defendant must put up collateral such as a mortgage on a house. When the court case ends (regardless of the verdict), the bail bond is “exonerated” and returned to the insurance company. The only way a full bail would have to … Read More