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What Lawyers Do

Before you can decide whether or not you need a lawyer, it's important to understand what it is that lawyers do. Unless you've had personal experiences with a lawyer, your image of lawyers may come from popular culture. Most TV shows and movies portray lawyers arguing in court. While there are lawyers who are trial attorneys, lawyers do much more than go to trial. A lawyer can help you with starting a business, tax issues, estate planning, marital issues, and so much more. During an initial consultation, a good attorney can give you an idea if he or she will be able to help you with your legal issue. A lawyer can also give you a list of possible options and courses of actions.

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