Chicago, IL asked in Probate and Legal Malpractice for Illinois

Q: If my attorney discovered that another attorney knowingly filed fraudulent documents to a county recorder for my sister,

Is he obligated or he has ethical standards to report him. Of course it helps me out with my case. The reason behind this question is how I am going to decide on a attorney. I am 100% positive about the fraud, but there is a chance a legal aid in the office could have filed it without his knowledge. I'm having a problem with people who are involved, I truly believe that they were misinformed and told it would not come back to bit them in the ass. The consequences and penalties for their favor is sever. That is laying heave o. Me

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Ray Choudhry
Ray Choudhry
  • Probate Lawyer
  • Moline, IL
  • Licensed in Illinois

A: He is required to report known unethical conduct.

Sometimes people jump to conclusions.

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