When you encounter a legal problem are you a do-it-yourself Googler, or looking for a lawyer who is a trickster, or looking for an honest one? Lawyers get a bad rap, but there are many honest ones, and we are here to help people. Unlike a...

Do you know when to say “objection” and what good legal answer to give when the judge wants to know your basis for objecting so that it is sustained? If you’re on the other side of the case, do you know how to defend against...

Going to court in “street clothes.” Although perhaps it shouldn’t matter what you look like, it does. Show that you take your serious court matter seriously by dressing in a professional or at least business casual way.   Having arguments with the other party during a hearing. You may...

You set up a custody arrangement in court between you and the other parent. It is no longer working for you. You or the other parent moved out of D.C., the other parent doesn’t have a safe environment for your child, the other parent is...