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Choosing a legal professional is a determination that is very private, and can possess a noticeable impact on the ultimate achievement of the situation. There are also technical requirements that must definitely be satisfied, although you should uncover someone that you just experience it is possible to understand. If you are seeking a real estate attorney, you will find extra credentials beyond exactly what a standard legal professional must offer. Whilst there's no assured checklist for locating an effective attorney, inquiring these inquiries might help you ensure that you pick the best achievable real estate attorney to your case.Question 1: Just How Long Are You Currently Licensed To Practice Law?This question is probably the most basic, nevertheless a number of clients forget to consult it. To be able to become a real estate lawyer, or to be legitimately authorized to provide legal services of any sort, the professional and an exam known as the Pub quiz must-attend law university and pass. This examination is not general to each state, as well as an attorney who desires to open a practice in another state must-pass the clubhouse of that state also before he may training. Inquiring your possible advocate just how long he's been licensed to rehearse will give you a concept of his experience while also confirming he is actually a capable law firm and can legally signify you.Question No 2: How Long Are You Currently A Real Estate Lawyer?just about any attorney decides one niche, which many will follow throughout their professional career. itis scarce to discover everyone more varied than that, although some may concentrate on two connected grounds. There's an excellent basis for uniqueness that is such: legitimate precedent, an important aspect in many court decisions. When they produce selections in existing instances, to be able to retain reliability courts will take into account former rulings. Therefore, as a way to assist his claims, these former selections may be referenced by a real estate lawyer and make use of them as part of a present argument. Following these enhancements in the various surfaces statewide as well as nationwide takes a lot of occasion, which in addition to the specific level of information expected creates a practical limit of 1 specialty per supporter. Some may sometimes change specialties middle-training, but asking may quickly show that.Question Number 3: How Many Clients Can You Typically Bring At The Same Time?a little law office might ver quickly become overburdened if the caseload is too high, but a more substantial workplace might end-up shuttling you off into a fresh, inexperienced real estate attorney or even a caseworker. You would like to make sure that whatsoever size workplace you decide on has got staff's proper quantity to give the interest to you you'll need. There is no secret number, but a single attorney handling more than 10 demanding instances is nearly undoubtedly overburdened.The Right Property Lawyer For YouFinding a good law firm needs a higher level of convenience wondering difficult questions, willpower, along with tenacity. The proper professional that is legal will soon be proficient won't hesitate to response, and will be sincere and open with you from the beginning . If you discover someone who appears to have a strong knowledge of residence regulation as-well and has the mandatory legitimate qualifications, you'll find the person who will help you best.
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===How much luggage will I be allowed to bring to Togo? ===
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Most airlines have baggage size and weight limits and assess charges for transport of baggage that exceeds this allowance.  The Peace Corps has its own size and weight limitations, and will not pay the cost of transport for baggage that exceeds these limitations. The authorized baggage allowance is two checked pieces of luggage with combined dimensions of both pieces not to exceed 107 inches (length + width + height) and a carry-on bag with dimensions of no more than 45 inches.  Checked baggage should not exceed 80 pounds total with a maximum weight allowance of 50 pounds for any one bag.
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Peace Corps Volunteers are not allowed to take pets, weapons, explosives, radio transmitters (short-wave radios are permitted), automobiles, or motorcycles to their overseas assignments. Do not pack flammable materials or liquids such as lighter fluid, cleaning solvents, hair spray, or aerosol containers. This is an important safety precaution.
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===What is the electric current in Togo? ===
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Togo is on a 220-volt system as is found throughout much of Europe.  
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===How much money should I bring? ===
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Volunteers are expected to live at the same level as the people in their community. They are given a settling-in allowance and a monthly living allowance, which should cover their expenses. Often Volunteers wish to bring additional money for vacation travel to other countries. This can be stored safely in the Peace Corps office. Credit cards and traveler’s checks are difficult to use in Togo. ATM machines are available only in Lomé. If you choose to bring extra money, plan on bringing the amount that suits your own personal travel plans and needs. American bills can be exchanged in banks or on the street, although you should be cautious of street vendors who may attempt to take advantage of you.There are ATM machinesin Kara and Sokade now. Possibly Dapaong
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===When can I take vacation and have people visit me? ===
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Each Volunteer accrues two vacation days per month of service (excluding training). Leave may not be taken during training, the first three months of service, or the last three months of service, except in conjunction with an authorized emergency leave. Family and friends are welcome to visit you after pre-service training and the first 3 months of service as long as their stay does not interfere with your work. Extended stays at your site are not encouraged and may require permission from your country director. The Peace Corps is not able to provide your visitors with visa or travel assistance.
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===Will my belongings be covered by insurance? ===
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The Peace Corps does not provide insurance coverage for personal effects. However, such insurance can be purchased before you leave. Ultimately, Volunteers are responsible for the safekeeping of their personal belongings. If you wish, you may contact your own insurance company; additionally, insurance application forms have been enclosed, and we encourage you to consider them carefully. Additional information about insurance should be obtained by calling the company directly.
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Volunteers should not ship or take valuable items overseas. Jewelry, watches, radios, cameras, and expensive appliances are subject to loss, theft, and breakage, and in many places, satisfactory maintenance and repair services are not available.
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===Do I need an international driver’s license? ===
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Volunteers in Togo do not need to get an international driver’s license. Operation of privately owned vehicles is prohibited.  Most urban travel is by bus or taxi. Rural travel ranges from buses to mini-buses to trucks to a lot of walking.  
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===What should I bring as gifts for Togolese friends and my host family? ===
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This is not a requirement. A token of friendship is sufficient.  Some gift suggestions include: knickknacks for the house; pictures, books, or calendars of American scenes; souvenirs from your area; hard candies that will not melt or spoil; or photos to give away. Local gifts are also appropriate.
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===Where will my site assignment be when I finish training and how isolated will I be? ===
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Peace Corps trainees are not assigned to individual sites until about one third of the way through pre-service training. This gives the Peace Corps staff the opportunity to assess each trainee’s technical and language skills prior to assigning sites.  You will have the opportunity to provide input on your site preferences, including geographical location, distance from other Volunteers, or living conditions. However, keep in mind that many factors influence the site selection process and that the Peace Corps cannot guarantee placement where you might ideally like to be. Most Volunteers will live in small towns or in rural villages, but will usually be within 1 hour from the nearest Volunteer. Some sites will require a 10 to 12 hour drive from the capital. There will usually be at least one Volunteer based in each of the regional capitals, and occasionally a Volunteer or two in the capital city.  
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===How can my family contact me in an emergency? ===
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The Peace Corps’ Office of Special Services provides assistance in handling emergencies affecting trainees and Volunteers or their families. Before leaving the United States, you should instruct your family to notify the Office of Special Services immediately if an emergency arises, such as a serious illness or death of a family member. During normal business hours, the number for the Office of Special Services is 1.800.424.8580, extension 1470. After normal business hours and on weekends and holidays, the Special Services duty officer can be reached at 202.638.2574. For nonemergency questions, your family can get information from your country desk staff at the Peace Corps by calling 1.800.424.8580, extension 2326 or 2327.
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===Will there be e-mail and Internet access? Should I bring my computer? ===
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Email and internet services are available in all the regional capitals as well as some of the larger towns. Though you may be assigned a village without electricity, most of your reporting will require a computer. You will also generally have access to charging stations when you visit prefectural capitals so you can charge your computer then.  
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Latest revision as of 11:50, 8 December 2015

Country Resources

How much luggage will I be allowed to bring to Togo?[edit]

Most airlines have baggage size and weight limits and assess charges for transport of baggage that exceeds this allowance. The Peace Corps has its own size and weight limitations, and will not pay the cost of transport for baggage that exceeds these limitations. The authorized baggage allowance is two checked pieces of luggage with combined dimensions of both pieces not to exceed 107 inches (length + width + height) and a carry-on bag with dimensions of no more than 45 inches. Checked baggage should not exceed 80 pounds total with a maximum weight allowance of 50 pounds for any one bag.

Peace Corps Volunteers are not allowed to take pets, weapons, explosives, radio transmitters (short-wave radios are permitted), automobiles, or motorcycles to their overseas assignments. Do not pack flammable materials or liquids such as lighter fluid, cleaning solvents, hair spray, or aerosol containers. This is an important safety precaution.

What is the electric current in Togo?[edit]

Togo is on a 220-volt system as is found throughout much of Europe.

How much money should I bring?[edit]

Volunteers are expected to live at the same level as the people in their community. They are given a settling-in allowance and a monthly living allowance, which should cover their expenses. Often Volunteers wish to bring additional money for vacation travel to other countries. This can be stored safely in the Peace Corps office. Credit cards and traveler’s checks are difficult to use in Togo. ATM machines are available only in Lomé. If you choose to bring extra money, plan on bringing the amount that suits your own personal travel plans and needs. American bills can be exchanged in banks or on the street, although you should be cautious of street vendors who may attempt to take advantage of you.There are ATM machinesin Kara and Sokade now. Possibly Dapaong

When can I take vacation and have people visit me?[edit]

Each Volunteer accrues two vacation days per month of service (excluding training). Leave may not be taken during training, the first three months of service, or the last three months of service, except in conjunction with an authorized emergency leave. Family and friends are welcome to visit you after pre-service training and the first 3 months of service as long as their stay does not interfere with your work. Extended stays at your site are not encouraged and may require permission from your country director. The Peace Corps is not able to provide your visitors with visa or travel assistance.

Will my belongings be covered by insurance?[edit]

The Peace Corps does not provide insurance coverage for personal effects. However, such insurance can be purchased before you leave. Ultimately, Volunteers are responsible for the safekeeping of their personal belongings. If you wish, you may contact your own insurance company; additionally, insurance application forms have been enclosed, and we encourage you to consider them carefully. Additional information about insurance should be obtained by calling the company directly.

Volunteers should not ship or take valuable items overseas. Jewelry, watches, radios, cameras, and expensive appliances are subject to loss, theft, and breakage, and in many places, satisfactory maintenance and repair services are not available.

Do I need an international driver’s license?[edit]

Volunteers in Togo do not need to get an international driver’s license. Operation of privately owned vehicles is prohibited. Most urban travel is by bus or taxi. Rural travel ranges from buses to mini-buses to trucks to a lot of walking.

What should I bring as gifts for Togolese friends and my host family?[edit]

This is not a requirement. A token of friendship is sufficient. Some gift suggestions include: knickknacks for the house; pictures, books, or calendars of American scenes; souvenirs from your area; hard candies that will not melt or spoil; or photos to give away. Local gifts are also appropriate.

Where will my site assignment be when I finish training and how isolated will I be?[edit]

Peace Corps trainees are not assigned to individual sites until about one third of the way through pre-service training. This gives the Peace Corps staff the opportunity to assess each trainee’s technical and language skills prior to assigning sites. You will have the opportunity to provide input on your site preferences, including geographical location, distance from other Volunteers, or living conditions. However, keep in mind that many factors influence the site selection process and that the Peace Corps cannot guarantee placement where you might ideally like to be. Most Volunteers will live in small towns or in rural villages, but will usually be within 1 hour from the nearest Volunteer. Some sites will require a 10 to 12 hour drive from the capital. There will usually be at least one Volunteer based in each of the regional capitals, and occasionally a Volunteer or two in the capital city.

How can my family contact me in an emergency?[edit]

The Peace Corps’ Office of Special Services provides assistance in handling emergencies affecting trainees and Volunteers or their families. Before leaving the United States, you should instruct your family to notify the Office of Special Services immediately if an emergency arises, such as a serious illness or death of a family member. During normal business hours, the number for the Office of Special Services is 1.800.424.8580, extension 1470. After normal business hours and on weekends and holidays, the Special Services duty officer can be reached at 202.638.2574. For nonemergency questions, your family can get information from your country desk staff at the Peace Corps by calling 1.800.424.8580, extension 2326 or 2327.

Will there be e-mail and Internet access? Should I bring my computer?[edit]

Email and internet services are available in all the regional capitals as well as some of the larger towns. Though you may be assigned a village without electricity, most of your reporting will require a computer. You will also generally have access to charging stations when you visit prefectural capitals so you can charge your computer then.