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The Worst Ways People Have Been Screwed Over In Court According To Lawyers
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As Americans, we live in what's got to be one of the most litigious countries in the world.

The single most common phrase uttered by someone who's been wronged ranges from declarations like, "I'm taking you to court," to downright threats like "I'm suing your a**!"

Whether they're for petty grievances or major offenses, no one wants a drawn-out legal battle, but unfortunately, matters can't always be solved outside of the courtroom.

But sometimes, maybe it's for the best to have things settled out of court.

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Lawyers Dispel Common Legal Misconceptions Some Folks Seem To Have
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No matter the country, the law is a difficult beast.

Laws can change street by street.

So who knows if you're doing what's right?

But every civilian fancies themself an expert.

Guess what genius... we're wrong.

But on TV...

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Lawyers often work long hours preparing for their cases. It's a very detailed and often painstaking process reviewing and then re-reviewing everything to make sure their cases are strong or even airtight. When they get a slam dunk case, it's a relief.

And there's nothing quite like the feeling they get when they realize they're going to win their case. A victory for them and for whomever they represent, surely.

But what is that thrill like?

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A trial can hinge on one simple piece of information.

All it could take for a suspect to walk free or go to jail for the rest of their lives is one single fact.

With this in mind, some lawyers will do their best to make sure that this information is buried, legally and ethically one hopes, and will never be brought up in trial.

However, for this to happen, Lawyers will still need to know this piece of information from their clients, as it otherwise could be brought up by the prosecution, effectively ending the case.

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