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Important Details Clients Neglected To Tell Lawyers

Someone on AskReddit asked for people to share the important details that clients neglected to tell lawyers. If anything it's a fascinating study in how important it can be to not leave anything out, if you ever find yourself hiring a lawyer. The devil really is in the details. Just don't lie to your lawyer. 

Important details that clients failed to let lawyers know about | reddit post WoodenDeck Defendant written cell phone ticket while driving and defended himself honor not using smart phone while driving actually using flip phone Guilty
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Flashback to the time that State Attorney Aramis Ayala was pulled over by the Orlando Police, and proceeded to show them what actual power looks like. The cop's reaction when he was asked for his card was priceless. That and the moment he spews something off about her windows being "really dark." 

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Guy Can't Legally Cut Down Tree, Knocks it Down with Bulldozer

When this guy was faced with a dumb law getting in the way, this guy decided to fight back with a Cat. The logistics around tree removal can lead to some interesting drama. Here are some more loopholes clever people exploited.

Story of a guy who couldn't legally cut a tree down, so he knocked it down with a bulldozer | Posted by kg1206 Illegal cut down trees? Fine won't "cut" them down. This isn't my story but 's pretty well known one around my town. My town had some pretty strict bylaws about cutting down trees within town limits s because part green belt or something meaning have maintain certain amount green space
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Tumblr Thread On Ridiculous Overheards During Court Proceedings

Court reporters hear all kinds of absolutely crazy stuff. It's a wonder that they're able to keep a straight face while doing their job. People have a tendency to say some extremely strange and rude stuff when they're in court. 

A Tumblr thread on how surprising it is that court reporters are able to keep a straight face | Do Court Reporters Keep Straight Faces? These are book called Disorder Courts and are things people actually said court, word word, taken down and published by court reporters had torment staying calm while exchanges were taking place. ATTORNEY first thing husband said morning? WITNESS: He said Where am Cathy ATTORNEY: And why did upset WITNESS: My name is Susan! ATTORNEY gear were at moment impact?
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Woman's Powerful Twitter Thread On Prison Visit Struggles

Twitter user @LilianaSegura, shared a powerful Twitter thread that boosts awareness on the struggles undergone by people trying to visit loved ones in the prison system. They ended up encountering all kinds of obstacles on what could've been an otherwise smooth visit. Bit of a nightmare. 

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Things That Are Okay to Do But Still Feel Illegal

Here are some things that some of us do all the time, but still feel like we're being put under scrutiny. There's also a good mix of things that really feel like they should be illegal. For some spicier ones, here are some awful things that are legal to do but still terrible.

Things that are okay to do but feel illegal.
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The Worst Defenses People Have Made In Court

Someone on AskReddit asked for people to share the worst defenses they'd seen made in court. The resulting insights offer rare glimpses at some criminally dumb criminals. These people were nowhere near ready for court, and their "defenses" speak volumes to that. 

A collection of the worst defenses people have seen made in the court of law.
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Terrible Things To Do That Are Legal But Still Awful

Here are a list of things that are terrible and annoying that you can do or that can happen to you. They feel like they shouldn't be allowed to happen, but here we are. For more stuff like this, here are stories of the most lawfully evil thing people have seen someone do.

Things that are legal but still bad to do
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Lawyers Share Why Couples Called Off Their Divorces

Someone on AskReddit asked for lawyers to share why various couples called off their divorces. Sometimes unexpected curveballs are so big that a couple's original plan to call it quits, is stopped in its tracks, and the love once gone, is reignited with more passion than before. 

Lawyers share why various couples called off their divorces in an AskReddit thread.
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Lawyers Share The Ways They've Seen People Screwed Over In Court

Someone on AskReddit, asked lawyers to disclose the worst ways they've seen people screwed over in court. The replies are filled to the brim with people just getting absolutely decimated by the system. 

Lawyers share the ways they've seen people screwed over in court, in an AskReddit thread.
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Tenant Gets Evicted, Lies About Eviction And Ends Up Paying $20K

This tenant got evicted and tried to lie their way out of the eviction by saying their old lease was valid. That didn't work out too well for them in the long run, and they ended up forking over $20K in a payout. 

Tenant lies about eviction, tries to say they're still on old lease, and ends up paying $20K.
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Guy Fulfills Divorce Deposition By Delivering A Literal Truckload of Paperwork

Divorce can totally screw people over. Between the exhausting bitterness and legal fees, it's safe to say that people often do not have a good time going through divorce. When this guy started getting requests for tons of information on his business, he went malicious compliance on it and found out exactly what he could legally get away with as a response.

Guy gets revenge on unfair divorce request by sending tons of paperwork.
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Court Reporter Reveals Ridiculous Things They've Overheard

This one's an oldie but a goldie! The verdict's in and some of these are actually probably real. It might be hard to accept that some people are indeed this stupid, but I mean, come on, we're regularly featuring stupidity soaring to new heights here. 

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Guy Gets in a Row with Treasurer (Again) Who Found His Viral Post About Her

This meta text exchange is an update from the guy who posted this exchange online where he got in a row with a treasurer for a charity who couldn't comprehend a payment plan. It's a good case study in miscommunication and pretty dramatic read. Anyway, looks like she discovered his post and well, he responded in pretty typical fashion, including posting the ensuing conversation.

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10+ Lawyers Share Their Best Most Badass "I Rest My Case" Moments

These lawyers witnessed the kind of moments in the courtroom that could only be justified by a conclusive, "I rest my case." Sometimes stupidity comes out in full force, and everyone's just left speechless, and there's nothing else to be said. Courtrooms seem to be a magnet for mindless stupidity and people showing off the worst sides of humanity. 

If all this courtroom drama got you going check out a series of free legal tips in no particular order over here.

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28 Free Legal Tips Every Moron Needs to Know

You can trust that L. Scott Briscoe has your back in whatever idiot-headed chicanery you find yourself "wrongly accused of." In any case, the man needs some numbers on bus benches we can call the next time we really get in deep when it's "no fault of our own." For more lawyer themed shenanigans, here are courtroom stories from a tumblr thread spotlighting how crazy it is that court reporters can keep straight faces.

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