A professional individual who is authorized to practice law and can be legally appointed by either a plaintiff or a defendant to provide legal advice or act as a legal agent on their behalf during legal proceedings.
An attorney is a person appointed to act for another person (such as when someone is unable to look after their own affairs). A formal document called a power of attorney is used to appoint the attorney.
(planting attorney): Non-resident proprietors hired someone to whom they gave a 'power of attorney' to manager their properties. This 'attorney' might be a resident proprietor, a merchant, a lawyer, or an old experienced overseer. (See Occupations)
A graduate of an accredited law school and member in good standing of the Bar Association. Only attorneys can give legal advice. It is essential that real estate professionals who are not attorneys refrain from giving legal advice.
An attorney is a person who has been legally appointed to manage the financial affairs of another individual should that person become incapable of managing their own affairs either through mental incapacity or physical disability.
A person who is authorized by a state or federal court to provide legal services. Each state has a special examination (called a "bar examination") which is required before a person can practice law in that state. Passing the bar examination qualifies the attorney for that state only and for federal courts located in that state. Graduation from law school does not qualify a person as an attorney.
An elder law attorney handles general estate planning issues and counsels clients about planning for the future with alternative decision-making documents. The attorney can also assist the client in planning for possible long-term care needs, including nursing home care. Not all attorneys specialize in elder law. Your local bar association or the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys and your local chapter can refer you to elder law attorneys in your area.
a general practitioner responsible for preparing legal cases and managing them through court on behalf of clients. Attorneys, who also served as court officials, had to have their names enrolled with the royal courts in which they wished to act. To qualify for enrolment, they were supposed to have served an apprenticeship with an authorized practitioner, but this was not always the case in practice. Such apprenticeships were informal and were not officially recorded. Attorneys could join one of the Inns of Chancery (qv), but membership of one of these Inns never became compulsory and did not offer licence to practice. Even after the emergence of the solicitor, a new type of lawyer who offered similar services, the attorney's office continued, until it was formally abolished in 1875.
An attorney is a person who has been qualified to provide legal services. An attorney may be a case creator or an opposition party. An attorney may enter either offers or demands depending upon his specific role in the case.
A person appointed to act for another person (such as when someone cannot look after their own affairs). A formal document called a power of attorney is used to appoint the attorney. It is also the name used for a US lawyer.
A person who receives a power of attorney from another; not necessarily a lawyer. This word in the UK has a different meaning from the same word used in the USA. The power of attorney gives the authority to the attorney to undertake certain tasks on behalf of the donor (the one who gives the power).
A person with special education and training in the field of law who is a member of good standing of The Florida Bar and licensed to practice law in Florida. An attorney is the only person who is allowed to give you legal advice. An attorney may file your case and represent you in court, or just advise you of your rights before you file your own case. In addition to advising you of your rights, an attorney may tell you what to expect and help prepare you for Court.
An alternate word for lawyers or " barrister & solicitor", used mostly in the USA. A person that has been trained in the law and that has been certified to give legal advice or to represent others in litigation.
Any person (a) admitted to practice law in New Hampshire, (b) allowed to appear in New Hampshire courts under pro hac vice (Rule 19) status, or (c) authorized by another under a power of attorney, usually referred to as an attorney-in-fact.
Legal advisor and consultant. Usually paid by the hour. Loves the word "Uh Oh." Usually associated with expensive mistakes by people who don't keep a Set of Books and/or play around with tax deductions. See Taxes, Deductions and IRS.
The attorneys involved in a home loan transaction have three roles to play: They obtain the cancellation figures from the bank where the seller had a mortgage loan; Transfer the property out of the name of the seller; Register the property in the name of the buyer. One, two, or three attorneys may be involved in any one mortgage loan transaction.