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The Complete Idiot's Guide® To Lawsuits by Victoria E. Green

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When Is a Lawyer Supplied?

In criminal cases, you have a right to an attorney, and the judicial system must provide you with one. This is not true in civil cases. Because the only thing at stake is money, not physical freedom, there is no constitutional right to representation. However, you might have an arrangement in a contract that supplies you with an attorney when you need one.

Insurance Company Attorneys

Your homeowner’s or auto insurance policy probably provides for an attorney to defend you if you’re sued for an event that’s covered by your policy. These attorneys are usually very experienced in defending the type of claim made under the policy. Their primary client, however, is the insurance company.

In-House Corporate Attorneys ...

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