A civil litigation attorney will take you through the entire process of filing and pursuing a non-criminal lawsuit. An attorney can also advise you on whether your case is best suited for court, or can be handled better outside of the courtroom. A few examples of civil litigation include: Contract disputes, family law/divorce, personal injury, debt collection and real estate disputes.
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At Rubenstein & Pitts, we understand that education is a vital component in today’s world. The learning experience shapes the future lives of students, their families and their communities. Education is core to the American way of life. But issues that threaten a student’s education experience can occur at any school from the most prestigious private higher education institution to a public K-12 institution. The threat of expulsion, program access or some other school issue can impair the student’s future quality of life. Potential earning power and career path opportunities are at stake for the student.
Our attorneys represent cases in education law for students, parents and teachers throughout the Oklahoma City metro area. We understand the critical nature that opportunities in education have in the lives of our clients and ensure their rights are protected. We represent clients for education law cases involving:
- Expulsion, Suspension and Discipline
- Special Education Plans and IDEA
- Due Process and Equal Protection
- Free Speech
- Search and Seizure
- Issues involving Religion
- Admission Processes
- FERPA- Educational Records Privacy
Suspensions, Discipline, and Due Process
Many students and parents unexpectedly find themselves faced with a suspension, expulsion or other acts by a school that seems to be unfair and unwarranted. Many times, these actions by a school, college or university can have significant and life-changing impacts on a person’s future. We have many years of experience of assessing whether a school’s action is legally justified and aggressively advocating and litigating for our clients when a school takes unfair and excessive actions.
Special Education Lawyer
More issues about special education and student rights are affecting clients today. As school districts struggle with tighter budgets, the possibility increases that students entitled to special education through the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) may be denied the opportunity. In special education cases, we represent students and parents to ensure access to Free Appropriate Public Education (FAPE).