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J. Kippa Law, LLC

Harassment Lawyer | Appleton, WI

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920-202-8555

After Being Charged With a Crime, You May Feel Stranded. I Can Defend Your Freedom and Help You Get to the Other Side.

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Angela Olson Law

Harassment Lawyer | Serving Appleton, WI

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715-869-6745

I Will Aggressively Defend Your Rights if You Have Been Accused of a Crime in Wisconsin. CALL NOW to Put My Experience to Work for You.

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Kirk Obear and Associates

Harassment Lawyer | Serving Appleton, WI

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920-221-0181

Our Firm has Over 1,000 Jury Acquittals, Amendments or Dismissals on Behalf of Our Clients. Available 24/7, Immediate Response.

When you first learn that you are suspected of a crime, that is the time to call a criminal defense lawyer to protect your rights. Use your constitutional right, and don't talk to the police. Kirk Obear and Associates assigns three attorneys and a full time investigator to every case. As a team, they approach every case by having frequent meetings, brainstorming …

Harassment Lawyers in Appleton

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Appleton Harassment Information

Are You Being Harassed?

The crime of harassment is continued, unwanted or annoying acts, including demands and threats to force someone to quit a job, engage in sex, pay an overdue debt. Harassment can also include acts stemming from prejudice, personal malice, or sadistic pleasure intending to cause fear.

How to Stop Harassment

You should immediately consult with an Appleton attorney who handles harassment cases. The lawyer can determine if you have a case and assess the amount of damages for emotional distress, pain and suffering, counseling, and treatment. The attorney also can obtain a restraining order to help protect you. You may also bring criminal charges

Top Questions to Ask When Hiring an Attorney

  • How many years have you been practicing law? How long have you practiced law in the local area?
  • How many cases similar to mine have you handled in the past?
  • What is the likely outcome for my case?

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 Importance of a Good Consultation

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.

How to Find the Right Attorney

  • Determine the area of law that relates to your issue. Attorneys specialize in specific practice areas around legal issues within the broad field of law.
  • Seek out recommendations from friends, family, and colleagues. A successful attorney or practice will typically have many satisfied clients.
  • Set up consultation appointments to get a better understanding of your case as well as gauge your comfort level with different attorneys. Find the attorney who is the right fit for your needs.

Common legal terms explained

Personal jurisdiction - Requirement that a particular court have authority over a person, in order to bind that person to the judgment of the court, based on minimum contacts. International Shoe Co v. Washington is a landmark Supreme Court case outlining the scope of a state court's reach in personal jurisdiction.

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