Q: Oregon divorce atty mishandled my divorce & made costly mistakes. What's time limit for filing w/ Prof. Liability Fund?
My former Oregon divorce attorney mishandled my divorce and made numerous costly mistakes. What is the time limit for filing a claim with the OSB Professional Liability Fund? And does the clock start ticking from when I hired him, or the date we terminated our relationship?
A: Usually it would run from the date that the act of malpractice occurred. It may be difficult to prove your case from the general way your describe it (do not respond--this is a public website, open to all). I suggest you contact a member of the Oregon Assn for Justice who handles legal malpractice to get the answer to the first question and they may give you an assay of your case as you discuss it.
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