Top Chapel Hill, NC Civil Rights Lawyers Near You

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    Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith, LLP

    Civil Rights Lawyers | Raleigh Office | Serving Chapel Hill, NC

    Civil Rights Lawyers | Raleigh Office | Serving Chapel Hill, NC

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    Jackson Lewis P.C.

    Civil Rights Lawyers | Cary Office | Serving Chapel Hill, NC

    Civil Rights Lawyers | Cary Office | Serving Chapel Hill, NC

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    Jackson Lewis P.C.

    Civil Rights Lawyers | Raleigh Office | Serving Chapel Hill, NC

    Civil Rights Lawyers | Raleigh Office | Serving Chapel Hill, NC

  • Michael Best & Friedrich, LLP

    Civil Rights Lawyers | Raleigh Office | Serving Chapel Hill, NC

    Civil Rights Lawyers | Raleigh Office | Serving Chapel Hill, NC

  • Burr & Forman LLP

    Civil Rights Lawyers | Raleigh Office | Serving Chapel Hill, NC

    Civil Rights Lawyers | Raleigh Office | Serving Chapel Hill, NC

  • Goldberg Segalla LLP

    Civil Rights Lawyers | Raleigh Office | Serving Chapel Hill, NC

    Civil Rights Lawyers | Raleigh Office | Serving Chapel Hill, NC

  • Dickie, McCamey & Chilcote, PC

    Civil Rights Lawyers | Raleigh Office | Serving Chapel Hill, NC

    Civil Rights Lawyers | Raleigh Office | Serving Chapel Hill, NC

  • Doggett Law Offices

    Civil Rights Lawyers | Raleigh Office | Serving Chapel Hill, NC

    Civil Rights Lawyers | Raleigh Office | Serving Chapel Hill, NC

  • Anglin Law Firm

    Civil Rights Lawyers | Raleigh Office | Serving Chapel Hill, NC

    Civil Rights Lawyers | Raleigh Office | Serving Chapel Hill, NC

  • Tin Fulton Walker & Owen

    Civil Rights Lawyers | Chapel Hill Office

    Civil Rights Lawyers | Chapel Hill Office

  • Tarlton | Polk PLLC

    Civil Rights Lawyers | Raleigh Office | Serving Chapel Hill, NC

    Civil Rights Lawyers | Raleigh Office | Serving Chapel Hill, NC

  • Law Office of Greg Kash

    Civil Rights Lawyers | Raleigh Office | Serving Chapel Hill, NC

    Civil Rights Lawyers | Raleigh Office | Serving Chapel Hill, NC

  • Edwards Kirby, L.L.P.

    Civil Rights Lawyers | Raleigh Office | Serving Chapel Hill, NC

    Civil Rights Lawyers | Raleigh Office | Serving Chapel Hill, NC

  • Hartzog Law Group LLP

    Civil Rights Lawyers | Cary Office | Serving Chapel Hill, NC

    Civil Rights Lawyers | Cary Office | Serving Chapel Hill, NC

  • Hairston Lane PA

    Civil Rights Lawyers | Raleigh Office | Serving Chapel Hill, NC

    Civil Rights Lawyers | Raleigh Office | Serving Chapel Hill, NC

  • Edelstein and Payne

    Civil Rights Lawyers | Raleigh Office | Serving Chapel Hill, NC

    Civil Rights Lawyers | Raleigh Office | Serving Chapel Hill, NC

  • Maginnis Howard

    Civil Rights Lawyers | Raleigh Office | Serving Chapel Hill, NC

    Civil Rights Lawyers | Raleigh Office | Serving Chapel Hill, NC

  • McAngus Goudelock & Courie, PLLC

    Civil Rights Lawyers | Raleigh Office | Serving Chapel Hill, NC

    Civil Rights Lawyers | Raleigh Office | Serving Chapel Hill, NC

  • Tin Fulton Walker & Owen

    Civil Rights Lawyers | Raleigh Office | Serving Chapel Hill, NC

    Civil Rights Lawyers | Raleigh Office | Serving Chapel Hill, NC

  • Harris, Wiltshire & Grannis LLP

    Civil Rights Lawyers | Raleigh Office | Serving Chapel Hill, NC

    Civil Rights Lawyers | Raleigh Office | Serving Chapel Hill, NC

  • Disability Rights North Carolina

    Civil Rights Lawyers | Raleigh Office | Serving Chapel Hill, NC

    Civil Rights Lawyers | Raleigh Office | Serving Chapel Hill, NC

  • Patterson Harkavy LLP

    Civil Rights Lawyers | Raleigh Office | Serving Chapel Hill, NC

    Civil Rights Lawyers | Raleigh Office | Serving Chapel Hill, NC

  • Glenn, Mills, Fisher & Mahoney, P.A.

    Civil Rights Lawyers | Durham Office | Serving Chapel Hill, NC

    Civil Rights Lawyers | Durham Office | Serving Chapel Hill, NC

  • Womble Bond Dickinson (US) LLP

    Civil Rights Lawyers | Raleigh Office | Serving Chapel Hill, NC

    Civil Rights Lawyers | Raleigh Office | Serving Chapel Hill, NC

  • Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, P.C.

    Civil Rights Lawyers | Raleigh Office | Serving Chapel Hill, NC

    Civil Rights Lawyers | Raleigh Office | Serving Chapel Hill, NC

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Do You Feel Your Civil Rights Have Been Violated?

We all have rights guaranteed to us by the United States Constitution and when one of our civil rights is violated, we have to right to have the discrimination legally remedied. A civil rights attorney can represent you and your rights, ensuring the best possible outcome.

Civil Rights Violations

Civil rights encompasses a large body of civil liberties and rights primarily focused on enabling people to live free of discrimination, persecution or intrusion. Actions limiting or interfering with your right to enjoy life, your liberty, right or own property or your protection is a cause for action.

Whether you were discriminated against, the target of a hate crime, or the target of unlawful police conduct, you can stand up for your rights. An experienced Chapel Hill civil rights attorney will be able to help.

When to Hire a Lawyer

It is in your best interest to get legal help early on in addressing your situation. There are times when hiring a lawyer quickly is critical to your case, such as if you are charged with a crime. It may also be in your best interest to have a lawyer review the fine print before signing legal documents. A lawyer can also help you get the compensation you deserve if you’ve suffered a serious injury. For issues where money or property is at stake, having a lawyer guide you through the complexities of the legal system can save you time, hassle, and possibly a lot of grief in the long run.

How to Prepare for Your Initial Consultation

Prepare for your consultation by writing down notes of your understanding of the case, jot down questions and concerns for the attorney, and gather your documents. Remember that you are trying to get a sense of whether the attorney has your trust and can help you address your legal issues. Questions should include how the attorney intends to resolve your issue, how many years he/she has been practicing law and specifically practicing in your area, as well as how many cases similar to yours the attorney has handled. It can also be helpful to broach the subject of fees so that you understand the likely cost and structure of your representation by a specific attorney and/or legal team.

How to Find the Right Attorney

  • Determine the area of law that relates to your issue. Attorneys specialize in specific practice areas around legal issues within the broad field of law.
  • Seek out recommendations from friends, family, and colleagues. A successful attorney or practice will typically have many satisfied clients.
  • Set up consultation appointments to get a better understanding of your case as well as gauge your comfort level with different attorneys. Find the attorney who is the right fit for your needs.

Common legal terms explained

Personal jurisdiction – Requirement that a particular court have authority over a person, in order to bind that person to the judgment of the court, based on minimum contacts. International Shoe Co v. Washington is a landmark Supreme Court case outlining the scope of a state court’s reach in personal jurisdiction.

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