If you wish to win a legal case, a part of the story is about engaging the right lawyer and handling him well. This book explains in an easy-to-understand style how to choose the right lawyer and how to improve the odds of winning your case:
● When to file a case . . . and when not to do so
● What does winning a case really mean
● When not filing a case can be 'winning' a case
● When compromising with the other side is a win-win case
● How you can help your lawyer win your case
● What to look for in a lawyer — and how to find one
● How best to utilize your lawyer's skills — and how much to pay him
● What you can expect from your lawyer — and what you shouldn't
● Professional rules of conduct every lawyer is bound to adhere to
● A lawyer's duties to his clients
● How to avoid unscrupulous lawyers.
Simply written and with examples of some high-profile contemporary cases, this book will be a big help for anyone caught up in litigation.
Rajesh Talwar studied Negotiation at Harvard, Human Rights Law at Nottingham, and Law and Economics at Delhi University. He has worked for the United Nations on legal and justice-related issues in Somalia, Liberia, Kosovo, Afghanistan and Timor-Leste.
Prior to working for the UN, he practised law and taught law at Delhi University and Jamia Millia Islamia.
He is the author of more than a dozen books, many of which are available and listed at www.amazon.com/author/rajeshtalwar and play.google.com/store/books/author?id=Rajesh+Talwar. Most recently he has written Making Your Own Will (Vision Books, 2013) and Courting Injustice: The Nirbhaya Case and Its Aftermath (Hay House, 2013).
It is not merely sensible but also advisable for every adult to make a Will. A Will ensures that your property goes to people of your choice. It can also pre-empt litigation among your legal heirs about who should get what.
In this book the author explains simply and clearly everything you need to know about making your Will:
● What you can bequeath and what you can't
● The legal procedures and formalities for the execution of a Will
● Why, how, and when to amend your Will
● Pros and cons of registering your Will
● Who to select as your witnesses, executor, and trustee
● How to draft your Will
● For your ready-reference, the author provides 6 specimen drafts: ready-made Wills you can adapt for your own use.