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How to find a lawyer if you’re running on a low budget?

You need to hire a lawyer to help you find a solution to a particular problem. Most of the times, people can’t hire an expert lawyer due to the lower budget. Everybody wants to hire an expert lawyer because they want to win the case on the court. If you’re running on a low budget, it can be extremely difficult for you to find an expert lawyer.

Today, we’re going to share some helpful tips that will help you find the perfect lawyer according to your personal needs. Before hiring a lawyer, you need to understand the situation of your case so you can find the perfect match for your needs. You should also take a look at your budget to determine that whether you’re in the state of hiring an expert lawyer or not.

There are some lawyers that provide you excellent services at very cost-effective rates such as Fresno criminal attorney but the problem is that you need to conduct a lot of research to find such lawyers in your local area. Let’s take a look at the tips that can help you find the lawyer if you’re running on a low budget.

Beginner lawyer

There is no harm in hiring a beginner lawyer when you don’t have enough money to pay the charges of an expert lawyer. We’re not asking you to hire an inexperienced lawyer but we’re asking you to hire a beginner lawyer who does not only have the knowledge but also has some basic experience. There are many beginner lawyers in your area that can provide you the best solution to your problem.

You need to conduct a lot of research before hiring a beginner lawyer. The beginner level lawyer will be more than happy to work at your desired rates because he needs some experience to prepare a stronger profile. You can become a part of his list of successful clients by hiring him for your particular case. It is a great opportunity for both of you and you cannot afford to miss such an amazing opportunity.

Recommendations

You may ask a friend or a relative to help you get in touch with a reliable lawyer. This will also help you find a lawyer at very reasonable rates because your friends or relatives would definitely have a lawyer in their friend’s circle that can offer you some discounts based on the relationship with your friend or relative.

Find quotation from different lawyers

If you’re tight on a budget, you can interview several lawyers and then analyze their rates to find the best quote. Every lawyer will provide you a quote during the interview and you can easily find the best quote according to your budget.…

WILLIE “TIMMY” DONALD

WILLIE T. DONALD WAS EXONERATED AND RELEASED AFTER 23 YEARS IN PRISON
Donald, 47, was convicted of a murder and series of armed robberies that he steadfastly swore he did not commit. On January 25, a Lake County, Indiana court agreed, concluding that the State’s star witness against “Timmy,” as he is known, had been pressured by Gary police and prosecutors into falsely testifying at trial — and concealed evidence of Donald’s innocence. The court vacated his convictions, and prosecutors dismissed all charges in the case on January 27.

The turning point in the case was when Chicago Innocence Center Founder and President, David Protess, and two interns tracked down the witness in Florida. After extensive interviews, they persuaded her to testify at a deposition in Crown Point where she would finally tell the truth — that Donald was innocent and another man had committed the crimes. 
Believing from the start that Skinner was the killer, the cops failed to investigate alternative suspect Robert Donnell, Twila’s uncle (now deceased). Donnell had molested her in the past, frightened her with crude sexual advances at a New Year’s Eve party less than an hour before the murders and vanished after she headed home. He was next seen scrubbing his pick-up truck from top to bottom on a frigid New Year’s Day.

The Chicago Innocence Center Board and staff are delighted to share the news that Willie T. Donald walked out of an Indiana prison January 28 a free man, after serving nearly 24 years for crimes he did not commit.
Donald’s exoneration is the fourth for the Center since its inception in 2011.

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ERIC CAINE

ERIC CAINE WAS EXONERATED
​AFTER 25 YEARS IN PRISON

Caine’s ordeal began at age 20 at the South Side police station officially known as Area 2 — unofficially dubbed the House of Screams. Shortly after the murders of an elderly couple in 1986, Caine was brought in for questioning by officers under the command of Jon Burge, the notorious police lieutenant who directed a campaign of torture against scores of suspects.

Caine became a suspect when another neighborhood resident, Aaron Patterson, named him in connection with the murders. While police claimed that Patterson also implicated himself, the evidence later showed that he was tortured by the police.

Now it was Caine’s turn. He was kicked down a flight of stairs, pummeled in the gut and hit so hard in the head that his left eardrum ruptured. Dazed and defeated, Caine confessed to a crime he did not commit.

But at trial, police officers swore the confessions were voluntary, and jurors believed them. (The eardrum malady? Caused by a ‘sinus infection,’ the authorities claimed.) Separate panels convicted Caine and Patterson of murder in the first. Caine was sentenced to life without parole; Patterson got death. As the two men languished behind bars, reporters (including Medill journalism students) began exposing the police torture scandal.

In 2002, David Protess, founder and president of CIC, presented evidence of Caine’s and Patterson’s innocence to Gov. George Ryan, who already had imposed a moratorium on executions because of the state’s woeful record of sentencing innocents to death. Both men were suddenly hopeful.

​Then, in a stunning development in January 2003, the governor commuted the sentences of all death row prisoners in Illinois — and pardoned Patterson outright, setting him free. But with the spotlight on death cases, Caine, a lifer, was left behind, even though the evidence that freed Patterson applied equally to Caine. In effect, Eric Caine was punished for not being sentenced to death.

​Caine would remain in prison for eight more years until a team of lawyers and law students with the Exoneration Project finally convinced the State to release him earlier this year. He took his first steps on freedom on March 16th — the same day that Jon Burge was dispatched to federal prison for perjury and obstruction of justice in the police torture scandal.

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