‘Attorney’ is often used as a synonym for ‘lawyer’ but may also a person who holds the ‘power of
attorney’ in relation to another, or the principal legal advisor to the government. Each of these have
their own terminology that differentiates their purposes.

An Attorney at Law is for a practicing lawyer in some parts of the world including Quebec,
South Africa, the US and Sri Lanka. In the United Kingdom the term was officially replaced by
‘Solicitor’ in 1873. An Attorney at Law must have legally-defined qualifications and might specialize
as providing either criminal or civil services. A criminal lawyer defends his or her client from the
government, while a civil lawyer works with disputes leveled by non-government persons.

An Attorney-in-Fact is someone who hold written authorization to represent someone else’s best
interests with regard to private and business affairs. Commonly an attorney in this category would
be described as someone who holds ‘Power of Attorney’, and would be involved in making medical
decisions for a family member who is unable to make such decisions for themselves, as with
Dementia Patients or those with neurological or severe learning difficulties. This person would also
be charged with decisions made regarding a coma, or other life-limiting condition that causes the
affected party to be unable to communicate their wishes.

For businesses, a lawyer can be hired to handle any disputes regarding copyright, zoning compliance
and liability. Often, a small business will only hire an attorney when required to deal with disputes, however larger companies and those that are more cautious will always engage a lawyer early on. By having a business attorney on hand, the company can avoid having such disputes arise in the first place.

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    Ability to properly format, find, fully research relevant case law; use quality writing skills to argue, convince, legally supported and relevant case law, in prepared appellate brief; especially related to the Record. Note: Sept 17, 2021 Appellant/Defendant reinstated Mortgage Loan before Auction/Sale date, as the Court had not rendered a ruling on Appellant/Defendant Motion For Rehearing. (I found one case: reinstatement of Mortgage Loan does not preclude Appeal) The Court Denied the Motion For Rehearing after 5pm that same day. September 20, 2021Appellees/Plaintiff filed and was granted Order: to Cancel Auction/Sale, Dissolve Lis Penden, Vacate Summary Judgement, and Dismiss Case. So;….. since the Appellee/Plaintiff, Dismissed the case after the Appellant/Defendant re...

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    We have two patents that need to be maintained in Europe. These two patents are the national entries from a PCT application. The patents are protected in the following states. FR DE GB CH/LI LU MC IE BE We need you, a patent agency in Europe, to maintain them and pay the annual revewal fees and all the other related activities if there's any. Most likely, paying the maintenance fees are the only work that needs to be done. Please send me the details quote every year for the maintenance fees.

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    WE ARE LOOKING FOR AN ATTORNEY TO FILE FOR HAQUE APPLICATION SO THE CHILD WHO IS 3 YEARS OLD CAN RETURN TO USA ATTACH

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    i wrote a revocable living trust and need an attorney to review and make corrections and give suggestion.

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