If you have to ask whether you need a lawyer, chances are you probably do. Most criminal and civil cases are complex, so it’s vital to have an experienced advocate on your side. However, there are a handful of legal situations where you might be able to go it alone. Remember, there are two types of legal cases. In criminal cases, the state charges you with a crime. The prosecutor is a government official; cases can result in jail time or fines. In civil cases, no one is charged with breaking the law, but one party may sue another for perceived damages. You may also be injured and decide to … [Read more...] about When Do I Need A Lawyer?