www.freelawyer.co.uk.This site is wonderful,and it has Six virtual lawyers,that you can press on and get free advice. Now the great thing i have found in this site,is the no nonsense advice,and the simplistic layout.Its virtually idiot proof,So i can manage it ok.lol. The site is colourful,and not too stuffy,as you` expect from a lawyers office. The 6 virtual lawyers` advice ,is on Housing rights,Employment law,Consumer law,Family law,Motoring law,and personal injury law. Its data base is up to date,and would be a great help to ordinary people who cannot afford to hire some-one,and is better than say the Citizens Advice Bureau.(They also do a great job). There`s even a virtual lady called "MARY" to help you navigate the site. Useful phone numbers also and a help line too.And even a law firm directory is included. This is definately a one stop shop for me. There is also a page where you can get personal written advice.Its a must before throwing any hard earned cash away. On the downside,it is a way in for the adverts of the lawyers,but they can be forgiven for this as they more than make up for it with free advice.. They even sell a legal services plan insurance policy.Surely a must have in our Sue,Sue society.lol. Finally check out the array of legal documents you can buy,ranging from,Employment contracts,applications for maternity leave forms,Harrasment policy forms,right through to web linking agreement forms. I. very impressed with this site,which i came across by accident.
Saturday, 11th November 2000 is a date firmly fixed in my mind; it is the date that I received the first 'letter', that is if you consider words and phrases taken out of context and cut from newspapers to constitute a letter. It was put through my letterbox anonymously in the dead of the night. I knew immediately who had done this to me. I believe his plan was to frighten me, he did not expect me to do what I did next. I live in a small town and I showed the letter to all my neighbours and friends, and then I contacted the police. Since that date I have received two more letters of a similar format - words and phrases cut out of newspapers. The police interviewed him, but he denied sending the letters. I expected the police to send the letters away for fingerprinting and handwriting tests (the envelope of the second letter was in his handwriting), but this has not happened due entirely to costs! Just before last Christmas events escalated and he assaulted me verbally and physically. It was a frightening experience that fortunately was witnessed. The witness encouraged me to go to the police again. This time the police gave him a final warning for common assault and harassment. Since then I have also had dead kittens thrown into the barn where I keep hay for my horse. For peace of mind, the barn is now fully secured and we have installed security lighting around our property. I have had to endure rude gestures and insults from him. He tells lies about me and has wasted his time and his money in telephoning the DSS and Income Tax Offices. He will lie to anyone who will listen to him. I consulted www.freelawyer.co.uk for advice. You can click on a virtual lawyer for advice on family law, motoring, personal injury, housing, employment and consumer law. Or if you are unsure, you can type a word in the advanced search box, which was my method "harassment". The site provides free legal information to suit your needs. They emphasize that their User Agreement must be read first. The site covers thousands of legal problems. You can receive a cost estimate before engaging a law firm. I completed an online enquiry and received a Freelawyer Legal Information Sheet, which was easy to understand with no legal jargon. It suggested that I contact a lawyer who would consider the circumstances and legal implications. It would appear that if the harassment continues, my best option would be to apply to the court for a restraining order. The judge would look at the circumstances of the case including my health (physical and mental), safety and well-being and if I were successful he would grant an order restraining this man from using or threatening violence against me and harassing me. Having read this Information Sheet several options are now open to me. These are: a) I can request a free estimate of legal costs that may be involved b) I can request that a solicitor/barrister consider my case for a fee of between £25 and £75 c) If further legal advice is required, I can ask to see a specialist solicitor. The site aims to be the single most powerful source of legal information for individuals and small businesses in the United Kingdom. I have requested the free estimate mentioned above and by clicking on "my case page" I can keep track of the progress of my estimate and communicate with a law firm if I choose to engage one. The site will allow me to search for a suitable law firm using various criteria including search by town, by language, by specialisation etc. The reader of this opinion may ask what have I done to deserve this? - Nothing. Five years ago, he and I were friends. I like to think I gave him some support when he was going through a difficult time. Although I have my own business, I used to work with him, but I saw from time to time a side to his ch aracter that I did not like. The harassment stopped in early June of this year but only because he has moved on to harass someone else. Since I first contacted the police, two more women have complained to the police about his behaviour. He is a coward; he only picks on women I am not frightened of this man. If anything what has happened to me has given me strength. I hope it is finished, but I doubt it. Janna 20th October 2001
Free Lawyer is exactly what it says, it is a totally free law service, for the general public who don't know the ins and outs of common law probelms. This site deals with all sorts of law problems such as Family Law, Motoring Law, Personal Injury Law, Housing Law, Consumer Law and Employment Law. The relevant pages give you unbiased expert advice on every nature of your intended claim. About three months ago, I was the passager in a car, when it hit a lamppost, I suffered a broken arm, severe bruising to the chest, arm, neck and hand. I wanted to claim against the driver, as I believed they were not concentrating on the road at the time of the accident. I know there are tons of personal injury specialists advertising their services on the televison, however, I wanted to know how to claim, before I choose a firm to help me claim. That's how I came across Free Lawyer, the site had lots of information, about claiming, who should I claim against, what I should claim for, and lots of general information about personal injury claims. It definitely helped me understand the ins and outs of my claim, this site is great for all your law problems, and it will help you understand all that fancy law talk. Also the site can give you an estimate on how much your claim will cost, and they can direct you to the best solicitors in your area. If you have a law problem visit now, it is well worth it.
Freelawyer.com is useful as a first port of call if you have legal problems. It can't answer your queries in much detail but it will give you a rough idea of what you are dealing with.It can advise on possible legal costs and lawyers in your area. There is team of virtual lawyers on the site and you click on whichever seems to meet your requirements. Choose from personal injury, employment, consumer,housing, family and motoring. If you can't find what you want then there is a search facility available. You can also download various legal forms including lottery agreements and wills. This site doesn't provide much information but at least its free and can help you work out where to start if you do have a problem.
For Update, please scroll to end of text ! ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ If you "habitually" hear the dreaded words : "You have the right to remain silent" .....”Anything you 'wear' will be taken down ”........... Or, -- if you still find yourself sitting on the end of your bed, till somebody opens the bedroom door for you each morning and lets you out ... Then this is for you...... ~ http://www.freelawyer.co.uk There is no registration required, as, Freelawyer is FREE and provides free legal information on literally, thousands of legal problems, and does not charge for legal information. It allows you to recieve 'cost estimates' before engaging a law firm, if this becomes necessary and freelawyer lets you contact law firms directly from the site . What more could you ask for - ? and all for -- free ! (a beautiful word) BUT --just one wee thing - The site contains access to virtual-lawyers who will provide free information on thousands of legal problems in England & Wales, but as yet, it is unclear, how we 'stand', or indeed are ‘hunched over’ whilst standing in the ‘dock’ if we live in Scotland or Ireland. ??? While on -site, you can consult different lawyers on such topics as, Personal Injury, Housing, Employment problems, and much- much more. You name it, they can handle it ! The 'lawyer' will then look through a database of up to 10,000 different case situations, in an attempt to give you clear and concise help. It is a well known fact in legal circles, that most ‘new’ cases are in fact, similar, to cases which have already been dealt with, previously, and can be referred to by the legal profession as a whole. The site strongly advises a 'new' user to read their “User Agreement” , prior to asking for advice from a virtual-lawyer- Sound -- legal advice - from the word ‘go’ in my opinion !! This excellent site advertises itself as the world's first "fully interactive legal website " . On-site, you will not be given useless or irrelevant information that you have to browse through before getting an answer. The 'virtual lawyers’ will ask you a number of questions about your problem, then provide you with a Legal Information document, based on your replies, and neatly -- “tailored” to your requirements. There is also a facility enabling you to -- anonymously - contact several law firms simultaneously to get an estimate of fees and work involved, if you want to take your case further. Note - There is no 'required' obligation to proceed with engaging a law firm, should you use this facility. Their “aims” are, and I “quote” -- To be the largest, most powerful source of legal information available to consumers and small businesses... To help people and businesses find answers to their legal questions and solutions to their legal problems... To inform and empower the consumer, helping to take control over your legal affairs : To act as a first and last port of call for all your legal requirements.... The site is also committed to protecting your privacy and confidentiality. To use this good service go to ~~~~ ~~~ http://www.freelawyer.co.uk Best of luck- Guilty, as charged M’lud 'as usual' :-) auldmac ##################################### ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ UPDATE ~~~~~~~~~~~ You'll never guess what's happened. The good folks at Freelawyer have sent me a wee E-mail and I Quote : ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Dear auldmac, We've just read your opini on on freelawyer on dooyoo.com. many thanks for such glowing praise ... kind regards freelawyer Unquote. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ WoWW - To think that a team of High Powered Lawyers, probably earning more megabucks than Camelot, and probably with half the legal caseload of England on their respective desks - have noticed my wee opinion and taken the time to send me an E-mail. I kid you not..... To put it into 'Glasgow Parliance', - my 'heid' is 'fair wasted' ! :-) More power to their collective legal elbows, I say, for even finding my opinion on their service in the first place ! It just goes to show you, you never know who is reading your opinions - Might even be your future employer :-) who knows ?? auldmac - The Innocent :-)