Foster Care Lawyer | Serving San Antonio, TX
We Have the Knowledge and Empathy Needed to Help Solve Your Family Law Matter on a Legal Level Without Making You Feel Lost or Alone.
Working with a knowledgeable, dependable law firm is key to the success of any dispute or transaction in the Texas legal arena. They vow to provide representation from a firm that is always accessible and that strives to produce the right results under tight deadlines and in stressful situations. With law offices in Austin and Houston, Sanchez & Farrar is ideally …
Foster Care Lawyer | San Antonio, TX
Professional Representation You Can Depend On. CALL US TODAY FOR A FREE CASE EVALUATION.
Family law matters such as divorce or child custody disputes can shake an entire family at its foundation. Family members may feel hurt, confused and experience emotions that impede decision making. Only a compassionate and experienced family law attorney has the knowledge to help you see your situation clearly and understand the decisions necessary to protect your rights …
Foster Care Lawyer | Serving San Antonio, TX
Providing Legal Representation Services to the Austin, TX Community for Over 31 Years
For many years, attorney John L. Mendez has represented many individuals with family law matters. He pays attention to your needs, responds to your inquiries attentively, patiently, and compassionately. Attorney Mendez always gives you the added time and care that you and your case needs, which usually results in a satisfactory outcome for you. Attorney Mendez understands …
Across the nation an increasing number of children in foster homes are mistreated by foster parents or other children in the home. If you are a victim of foster care abuse, contact a San Antonio foster care abuse attorney immediately. No one in foster care deserves to suffer abuse in any form.
Attorneys who handle foster care abuse cases understand what you have been through and can explain to you what your legal options are. Depending on the circumstances of your particular abuse case, you may be able to sue the foster care parents, the state entity that put into foster care or some other responsible party. You may be able to recover for physical as well as emotional injuries.
In legal practice, experience matters. An experienced attorney will likely have handled issues similar to yours many, many times. Therefore, after listening to your situation, the attorney should have a reasonable idea of the time line for a case like yours and the likely resolution.
The goal of an initial consultation is to find an attorney you are comfortable working with and someone who can help you understand your options under the law. Seek to understand the relevant legal experience the attorney brings to your case. While it is not realistic to expect an attorney to resolve your legal issue during an initial consultation, you should gain a level of comfort with his/her ability to do so. A good consultation can clarify issues, raise pertinent questions and considerations for your case, and help you make an informed decision towards resolving your legal issue.
The more experienced a lawyer is in legal practice, the more likely he/she will be able to bring about a successful resolution to your issue. Since experience matters, lawyers who've been practicing law for many years (with a successful track record) tend to be in high demand. You should look for information about a lawyer's experience and ask questions during the initial meeting. It's a very good idea to ask the lawyer how many years he/she has been practicing law and the expected outcome of your case.
Pro se - This Latin term refers to representing yourself in court instead of hiring professional legal counsel. Pro se representation can occur in either criminal or civil cases.
Statute - Refers to a law created by a legislative body. For example, the laws enacted by Congress are statutes.
Subject matter jurisdiction - Requirement that a particular court have authority to hear the claim based on the specific type of issue brought to the court. For example, the U.S. Bankruptcy Court only has subject matter jurisdiction over bankruptcy filings, therefore it does not have the authority to render binding judgment over other types of cases, such as divorce.
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