Memphis, TN asked in Criminal Law, Antitrust, Appeals / Appellate Law and White Collar Crime for Tennessee

Q: my lawyer was impersonating as a lawyer and got caught stealing money from clients.i was convicted of a crime under him.

1 Lawyer Answer
Henry Ambrose
Henry Ambrose
Answered
  • Criminal Law Lawyer
  • Franklin, TN
  • Licensed in Tennessee

A: Its hard to answer this without lots more detail, but you need to talk to a good lawyer right away.

This absolutely casts serious doubt on your conviction and it may be that you are entitled to a new trial. You need a real lawyer now, do not wait. If you can't afford a lawyer write or call the public defender's office where you went to court. If that fails write a letter to the judge who oversaw your case. You can send it to the clerks office or even take it there. You really need a good lawyer to advise you.

Justia Ask a Lawyer is a forum for consumers to get answers to basic legal questions. Any information sent through Justia Ask a Lawyer is not secure and is done so on a non-confidential basis only.

The use of this website to ask questions or receive answers does not create an attorney–client relationship between you and Justia, or between you and any attorney who receives your information or responds to your questions, nor is it intended to create such a relationship. Additionally, no responses on this forum constitute legal advice, which must be tailored to the specific circumstances of each case. You should not act upon information provided in Justia Ask a Lawyer without seeking professional counsel from an attorney admitted or authorized to practice in your jurisdiction. Justia assumes no responsibility to any person who relies on information contained on or received through this site and disclaims all liability in respect to such information.

Justia cannot guarantee that the information on this website (including any legal information provided by an attorney through this service) is accurate, complete, or up-to-date. While we intend to make every attempt to keep the information on this site current, the owners of and contributors to this site make no claims, promises or guarantees about the accuracy, completeness or adequacy of the information contained in or linked to from this site.