Atlanta, GA asked in Consumer Law, Legal Malpractice and Federal Crimes for California

Q: If a lawyer separates settlement money from the awardee by investing the funds which end up being diverted is it legal?

Is the refusal to release the funds to the client by investing or stalling embezzlement?

1 Lawyer Answer
Scott Richard Kaufman
Scott Richard Kaufman
Answered
  • Consumer Law Lawyer
  • Los Altos, CA
  • Licensed in California

A: Sounds bad. The BAR can answer this for you, given more specifics.

Leon Bayer agrees with this answer

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