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FRQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

  1. How Much Time It can take to finalise the case? Each Case has its own length of time, civil cases are much time consuming than the Criminal Cases and family cases are diffrent in time lenght than aforesaid, the time length depends on the both parties and on judge, whether he hears the case on priority or not but on our end we try our best to proceed the case in the earliest possible. 
  2. How do We Set Our fees? Legal fees are set and determined by an agreement between the Advocate and the client. The agreement as to what the Advocate is to do and how much the client is to pay may be oral or in writing. The amount of the fee and the basis for the charge are determined by a number of factors:- (i) The amount of time spent on your problem (ii)The Advocate's ability, experience, and reputation (iii)The Strugle needed to Achieve results (iv)Overhead costs such as secretarial and para-professional assistance and other Miscellaneous Expenses (v)Your ability to pay (vi)Fixed fees, in which a specific amount is agreed upon for a known service, such as Bail,Decree,Execution of decree,Divorce, Khulla and defense of a criminal charge. the client is always expected to pay any out-of-pocket expenses incurred in prosecuting the litigation.
  3. Can I be released on bail? Bail is the posting of security to ensure your appearance in court, Admittence to bail depends upon the Allegation and the depth of that aleged facts and its correctness, bail also depends upon the fact that the offence alleged is either bailable or non bailable.
  4. Can you guarantee a result? No Lawyer can ethically guarantee a result. this profession implies a lawyer that he must be straight with his clients, one who gives the bad news as well as the good in the same manner, the hardwork and total interest of a lawyer in his legal capacity does actully matters.
  5. What are the different types of cases you handle? At Naich law Chamber, we handle cases related to Civil Law, Criminal Law and Family Law. This includes but not limited to litigation, dispute resolution, property disputes, personal injury claims, divorce and child custody matters, criminal trials and appeals, and banking offences.
  6. What is the process for hiring a lawyer? The process for hiring a lawyer at Naich law Chamber is very simple, you can either visit our office, call us, or contact us through email, one of our representatives will get in touch with you to discuss your matter. After initial consultation, if you decide to hire us, we will proceed with the necessary steps to represent you.
  7. Do I need a lawyer for my case? It is always recommended to seek legal assistance for any matter related to Civil Law, Criminal Law and Family Law, as it can be complex and requires a thorough understanding of laws and procedures. By hiring a lawyer, you can ensure that your rights are protected and that your case is handled in the best possible way.
  8. What are the costs involved in hiring a lawyer? The costs involved in hiring a lawyer vary based on the nature and complexity of the case. We set our fees by agreement between the Advocate and the client. The amount of the fee and the basis for the charge are determined by a number of factors such as time spent on the case, lawyer's ability, experience and reputation, and the effort required to achieve results. The client is always expected to pay any out-of-pocket expenses incurred in prosecuting the litigation.
  9. What is the role of a lawyer in a case? The role of a lawyer in a case is to provide legal representation and advice to the client, protect their rights and interests, and work towards a positive outcome for the client. The lawyer is responsible for researching relevant laws, presenting arguments in court, and advising the client on the best course of action.
  10. What happens if I lose my case? Losing a case can be a disappointing experience, but it is not the end of the road. If you lose a case, you may have options for appealing the decision or pursuing other legal remedies. It's important to understand the reasons for the decision and discuss your options with your lawyer. In some cases, it may be possible to negotiate a settlement that addresses your concerns. Additionally, it's also important to keep in mind that the outcome of one case does not determine the outcome of future legal matters you may have. Your lawyer will be able to guide you through the process and help you understand your options moving forward.
  11. How do I prepare for a court hearing? Your lawyer will guide you on the necessary steps to prepare for a court hearing. This may include gathering and organizing relevant documents, preparing a witness list, and preparing for direct and cross-examination.
  12. What happens in a court hearing? A court hearing is where the judge hears evidence and arguments from both parties in a case. The lawyer will represent the client in court, present evidence and arguments, cross-examine witnesses, and make closing arguments. The judge will then make a decision based on the evidence and arguments presented.
  13. Can I settle my case out of court? Yes, a case can be settled out of court through negotiations between the parties, with the assistance of a mediator, or through alternative dispute resolution methods such as arbitration or negotiation. Your lawyer can advise you on the best approach for your case.
  14. Do I have to go to court? Not every stage of a case necessitates a court appearance. In certain situations and types of cases, the progression can occur without the requirement of the client to appear in court. However, in some instances, a court appearance may be imperative to safeguard your rights and interests.
  15. What happens in a criminal trial? A criminal trial is a legal proceeding where the prosecution presents evidence to prove the guilt of the accused beyond a reasonable doubt. The defense counsel represents the accused and presents evidence to challenge the prosecution's case. The judge will hear arguments from both sides
  16. What is the process of filing a lawsuit? The process of filing a lawsuit begins with the complaint or Suit being filed with the court, followed by the service of the complaint on the defendant, and the defendant's response to the complaint or suit.
  17. How do I know if I have a valid legal claim? A valid legal claim requires the existence of a legal right that has been violated, and that there is a causal connection between the violation and the harm suffered. An attorney can help determine if you have a valid claim.
  18. What is the difference between a criminal case and a civil case? Criminal cases involve an action that is considered to be a violation of a criminal law, whereas civil cases involve a dispute between two or more parties over a private matter such as a contract, property, or personal injury. Criminal cases are prosecuted by the government and the penalties can include imprisonment, fines, and community service. Civil cases are initiated by private parties and the remedy is usually in the form of monetary damages or an injunction.
  19. What is a settlement or Compromise in a legal case? A settlement is an agreement reached between the parties in a legal case that resolves the dispute without the need for further litigation. Settlements can be reached through negotiations, mediation, or alternative dispute resolution methods. The terms of a settlement are usually set out in a written agreement that is legally binding. Your lawyer can assist you in negotiating a settlement in your case.
  20. What is cross-examination in a court hearing? Cross-examination is the questioning of a witness by the opposing party in a court hearing. The purpose of cross-examination is to test the credibility and accuracy of the witness's testimony, and to elicit information that supports the examining party's case. Your lawyer will conduct the cross-examination on your behalf during a court hearing.
  21. What is the statute of limitations for filing a case? The statute of limitations is the time period within which a legal claim must be filed. The time limit varies depending on the type of case and the jurisdiction in which it is filed. It is important to note that missing the statute of limitations can result in the loss of your right to bring a claim. Your lawyer can advise you on the applicable statute of limitations for your case.
  22. What is the role of a judge in a court hearing? The role of the judge in a court hearing is to preside over the proceedings, ensure that the rules of evidence and procedure are followed, and make a decision based on the evidence and arguments presented by both parties. The judge's decision is legally binding and will determine the outcome of the case.
  23. What is alternative dispute resolution? Alternative dispute resolution refers to methods of resolving legal disputes outside of the traditional court system. These methods include mediation, arbitration, and negotiation. Alternative dispute resolution can be a quicker, less expensive, and less adversarial way to resolve a legal dispute. Your lawyer can advise you on the best approach for your case, including the use of alternative dispute resolution methods.
  24. What happens if I miss a court date? If you miss a court date, it could result in a default judgment being entered against you or a warrant for your arrest. It is important to communicate with your lawyer in advance if you are unable to attend a court hearing so alternative arrangements can be made.
  25. What happens if I am the defendant in a criminal case? If you are the defendant in a criminal case, you have the right to a fair trial, the right to an attorney, and the right to remain silent. You will be given the opportunity to present a defense, and the government must prove beyond a reasonable doubt that you are guilty of the crime charged.
  26. What is an appeal in a legal case? An appeal is a request to a higher court to review the decision of a lower court. An appeal is usually based on the argument that the lower court made a legal error in its decision. The decision of the higher court is legally binding and will determine the outcome of the case. If you lose your case and wish to challenge the decision, you may have the option of filing an appeal. Your lawyer can advise you on the likelihood of success in an appeal and guide you through the process.
  27. How important is it to have a written agreement with my lawyer? Having a written agreement with your lawyer is important because it clearly outlines the terms of your relationship, including the scope of the lawyer's representation, the fee arrangement, and any other important details. A written agreement can help avoid misunderstandings and ensure that both you and your lawyer are on the same page.
  28. What should I look for when choosing a lawyer? When choosing a lawyer, you should look for someone who is experienced in the type of case you have, who you feel comfortable communicating with, and who is willing to explain the legal process to you in a way you can understand. You should also consider the lawyer's fee structure, availability, and reputation in the legal community.
  29. What is a plea bargain? A plea bargain is an agreement between a defendant and the prosecution in a criminal case. The defendant agrees to plead guilty to a lesser charge in exchange for a lighter sentence or a reduced penalty. Plea bargains are often used to avoid a trial and can result in a quicker resolution of the case.
  30. What should I bring to my first meeting with a lawyer? To your first meeting with a lawyer, bring all relevant documents, including contracts, medical records, and any evidence related to your case.

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