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Theodore W. Robinson

Theodore Robinson’s Legal Guides

239 total


  • HOW TO CONTEST A WILL

    When is a Will Contestable? The maker of a Will must be of "sound and disposing mind" in order to have a Will drawn up for them. They must also not be under any pressure from outside sources or anyo

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  • VIDEO RECORDING WILL SIGNINGS - IS IT A GOOD IDEA? Part 1

    What are the Benefits of Videotaping a Will Signing? Some may disagree, however, it appears that the one who is overseeing the Will signing may be doing the Maker of the Will a favor by videotaping t

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  • VIDEO RECORDING A WILL SIGNING - THE OTHER SIDE Part 2

    Vidotaping can be bad for the Maker of the Will and His/Her Estate Some would suggest that videotaping a Will Signing is a bad thing because it might indicate to an overseeing judge that you're tryin

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  • VIDEOTAPING OF WILL SIGNINGS - LAST PART AND PERSPECTIVE - Part 3

    Sometimes a Videotape will Stop a Will Contest in its Tracks Many times estranged siblings will believe that their brother or sister "got Mom's ear" or Dad's for that matter and purposely had them "w

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  • THE USE OF HYPNOSIS IN CRIMINAL TRIALS - Part 1

    Should You Use a Hypnotist in Your Case? Hypnotists can be used during the investigative stage of a case, especially if someone who was a "witness" has no conscious memory of a particular fact that w

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  • THE USE OF A HYPNOTIST IN CRIMINAL TRIALS - Part 2

    How Do I Use a Hypnotist During the Trial? Well, your attorney first has to find a Hypnotist who has impeccable credentials and hopefully one who has already written educational treatises or publishe

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  • THE USE OF A HYPNOTIST DURING A CRIMINAL TRIAL - Part 3

    What Do You Ask a Hypnotist at Trial? This is a little more difficult to explain since it includes trial strategy and other aspects of trial law. However, you can start by setting the bar high to sh

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  • THE USE OF A HYPNOTIST IN A CRIMINAL TRIAL AS AN EXPERT - Part 4

    What can the Hypnotist Testify about or to? Once the Hypnotist has been qualified as an expert by the Judge, then you may ask them preliminary questions about how they went about inducing a trance in

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  • PLEA BARGAINING IN NASSAU COUNTY - WHAT TO EXPECT

    Nassau County, New York is known as one of the toughest and most difficult places to practice in New York and throughout the United States. Plea bargaining is perhaps the most difficult part because all plea bargains in the District Court are basically set by Supervisors and Ass...

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  • HOW TO IMPEACH A WITNESS ON THE WITNESS STAND - Pt 1

    Many people tend to think that a defense attorney automatically knows how to impeach or "chop up" a witness who is testifying on the stand. Unfortunately, that's not always true. Some attorneys are natural cross-examiners, while others have to work very hard to figure out what ...

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