Know What the Law Says!
One of the biggest case-losing mistakes is mis-reading statutes.
If you don’t know what the law says, you’ll have a devilishly hard time getting a judge to agree with you!
Statutory language must be interpreted according to well-established “rules of statutory interpretation”.
The rules of statutory interpretation are vital to winning your case.
You need to know how courts interpret what the law makers meant when they wrote the law!
Too many “assume” they know what a statute says, but the only opinion that counts is what controlling appellate courts say a statute says.
You must learn these rules … if you want to win!
Judges should never be allowed to play games with lawmakers’ words.
Know the rules of statutory interpretation.