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Although English is the most common language used in the United States, there is still a population who isn’t proficient in English or prefer their native language over English. In the United States, 41.5 million people speak Spanish as their primary language at home, the number doubling from 1990.
For over 45 years, The Carlson Law Firm has served the state of Texas, a bordered state which includes various individuals coming from different backgrounds. It is understood that in order to provide the best legal service, we need to be able to earn the trust of all our clients, we need to be equipped with all the resources that will help our clients during their hard times. The Carlson Law Firm is a bilingual firm that is dedicated to helping everyone.
With the issue of the language barrier, on top of discrimination and lack of legal information in the preferred language, we understand that in order to provide the best service to every client, we need to offer all our services in English and Spanish. The following are a few of the many benefits that we provide as a bilingual law firm.
Benefits of Choosing a Bilingual Law Firm
No translation errors
From the moment that you call our office, you will be speaking to a customer service representative that speaks your preferred language, either English or Spanish. This is important as you’re trying to tell your story to someone that will transfer the information to someone who could be representing you. Therefore, you want someone that will understand everything you’re saying from the very beginning to have a smooth process.
In addition, there will be no trouble with testimonies and a need to have a translator. Hiring a bilingual firm guarantees that there is no wrong translation, especially when it deals with the importance of being able to tell the plaintiff’s story correctly. Even if you are an English speaker, if there is a witness that happens to only speak Spanish, you will have someone on your side that will be able to communicate effectively with that individual.
Although you could pay for an interpreter, language is a funny thing. There are a lot of nuances in language, especially in the Spanish language. Here at The Carlson Law Firm, we have attorneys that are fluent and native Spanish-speaking attorneys that will be able to distinguish the context of what you’re trying to say and will be able to represent your story the way that you are wanting it to be told.
In addition, our bilingual attorney can help with important documents, such as medical documents, thank you letters, etc. The ability to translate and overall experience here at The Carlson Law Firm will be easier when you have someone speaking the language you are most comfortable in.
A better understanding of your story
Here at The Carlson Law Firm, we understand the importance of comprehending your story to best tell it. This includes your background and culture to find and understand the best way to help you out. We understand that having to speak to an attorney could be intimidating, even more, when he or she doesn’t speak your language of preference. However, here at The Carlson Law Firm, we have attorneys and legal assistants that speak English and Spanish. Therefore, there is no need to worry if you happen to use slang.
It’s best to form trust this way
If a client and an attorney can speak the same language, it makes the process of any case a lot smoother to understand the needs of the client without needing a translator. There is no need to be worried about falling victim to laws and regulations that you don’t understand. When speaking to a bilingual attorney or legal assistant, you can rest assured that the attorney or legal assistant will explain and answer any questions that you may have regarding your case and the law in your preferred language.
Our website, including all news and updates, is available in English and Spanish. This includes getting the latest verdicts on cases that our attorneys are investigating, the latest recalls, and much more. In addition, our 24/7 customer service is ready to help you and your legal needs in English and Spanish. There is no need to worry about any translation problems or if you missed a certain time frame that you may get to speak to someone that speaks your preferred language. We are here for you, and we are happy to help at any time, any day.
Access to justice
Unfortunately, there is a limited number of resources in Spanish concerning the law in the United States. As mentioned earlier, here at The Carlson Law Firm, we ensure that you have the resources available to you to make a sound judgment yourself, and we serve as your representation. Although one may choose to use an interpreter, speaking the client’s language can solve a lot of problems or concerns and create better trust in the attorney-client relationship. In addition, there are some individuals who may take advantage of non-English speakers because they believe it is much harder for such people to respond in suits. However, here at The Carlson Law Firm, we are on your side and will ensure that you understand every step in your lawsuit.
Here at The Carlson Law Firm, we care and we want to help
If you or a loved one is seeking legal help and is concerned about any language barrier, no need to worry. Here at The Carlson Law Firm, we are a bilingual national law firm that is dedicated to helping you and your family out with your legal needs. We are here to help you, even if it is to have a better understanding of the United States law and your rights.
Contact us today to discuss what legal options you may have in the areas of personal injury, car accident, medical malpractice, family law, nursing home abuse class action, product liability, and consumer protection. We care, and we can help.