Whether your company is filing for bankruptcy or is in the process of completing new mergers and acquisitions, you will likely need legal advice. In fact, whether your business is currently failing or wildly successful, having the assistance of a legal professional can help you make a more successful and efficient transition.
From business transactions to the criminal justice system to environmental law cases, it is important that you get the right kind of legal advice. Just as you would not take a concern about a painful knee to a dentist, it is important that you seek the right kind of legal adviser. Not all medicine is the same and not all law is the same, so people need to make sure that when they want are ready to ask for advice they go to the right person.
Whether you are looking for someone to help you with complex civil litigation or you need advice about a bankruptcy it is important to have your initial list of questions ready for the first meeting. Although the legal representatives will have plenty of questions for you, it is also important to make sure that you are prepared with your questions as well. Consider some of these facts and figures about mergers and acquisitions and the other reasons that many find themselves in need of legal advice:
- By reducing toxic air pollution from industrial plants, America could save approximately 5,000 lives a year and prevent thousands of cases of heart disease and respiratory.
- 33% of all counties in the lower 48 states will face higher risks of water shortages by mid-century as a result of global warming.
- 90% of all Chapter 11 debtors have less than $10 million in liabilities or assets.
- This same 905 of Chapter 11 debtors also have less than $10 million in annual revenues, and 50 or fewer employees.
- 40% of Americans are worried about indoor and outdoor air quality, carbon emissions, particulate matter, sulfur oxides, volatile organic compounds, tropospheric ozone, refrigerants, methane emission, and radon.
- 11.5% of federal civil cases in 1962 went to trial. Today, however, experts say the percentage of civil cases that actually reach trial in the Federal courts is only about 1%.
Finding the help that you need is important to make sure that you are always prepared for the next challenge in your life. Talking to the legal experts that you need will help you be prepared for any situation.