What is legal coaching? Legal coaching, a form of “unbundling legal services”, is the process of contracting a lawyer to assist you with certain parts of your court case. Lawyers used in these situations provide limited legal advice and assist you with select parts of the legal process that may be confusing or complex in nature. They act very much as a coach in the traditional sports sense, helping you prepare, plan your strategy, and assist in the execution of your legal case. They can do everything from assisting you with the preparation of legal documents to giving you advice on how to best present your case in court. Who can use legal coaching? The use of legal Read More
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What is a Grand Jury?
Justice Department special counsel and former FBI Director, Robert Mueller has impaneled a grand jury in his investigation of Russian influence in the 2016 election. The significance of this is that issuing grand jury subpoenas doesn’t signal that indictments are imminent — or will ever happen — or that Mueller has concluded there has been wrongdoing. The move is often simply a tool to allow a prosecutor to gather evidence or testimony. Impaneling a grand jury shows that Mueller means business by doing a serious criminal investigation. Ty Cobb, special counsel to the President, said he wasn’t aware that Mueller had started using a new grand jury. So, what is a grand jury? In Maryland, a grand jury is a group of Read More