Q: Can your lawyer ask you to sign blank hearing papers without a court date filled set?
My attorney had me in emotional distress at our probate mediation, while he had me mentally under pressure after telling me that we were signing PR over to the plaintiff or its 5 to 10 years in prison he asked me to sign a paper stating my presence at mediation. It took me a minute but I was trying to process what I was hearing from him and how he was acting. The paper read presence at the top and had lines on it like a sign in sheet. We were in the middle of like a mindset battle field if you know what I mean? My mind was in a fog at the time and he was threatening me that I was going to be facing prison time he was discussing this to me while he quickly slips in again "sign stating your presence for attending today", then continues on with his misleading behavior. While too at the same time im bawling like a baby, confused as to what happened? Why did he all of a sudden he turn against me? I never agreed to anything he was saying, never not once, not on paper or verbally did I agree.
A: I am sure most if not all experienced lawyers who read all the horrible facts you alleged and your extremely unusual question will have the same immediate response as I did: This is impossible.
On the other hand, if everything you say is 100% true your best option is to report your lawyer and this bizarre incident to the South Carolina Bar Association.
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