Q: I believe I have as good a case against another individual as ever existed. Why will no attorneys take it?
How do I find an attorney more interested in law than collections?
The short answer is that you're biased...and it's perfectly normal to be biased to your own matters.
I assume you are not an attorney. You're looking at the matter like any other person would: "I feel like I was wronged in some way, shape, or form". An attorney looks at it from a legal AND business perspective: under what law or theory were you wronged, and what's the remedy for that wrong.
Lots of people have gripes...legitimate ones even. Relatively few have gripes that are actionable under law; and if they are actionable, the remedy is simply not substantial. The legal profession is a business, and principles cost money. Now, if you're willing to pay that cost despite the outcome, you will find an attorney to work with you so long as there is a legal argument to be made.
Your question was tagged "child custody". There are burdens of proofs that must be plead and met in order to advance a case. And those cases are always fact-dependent. It's possible that you may be right on a fact that simply is not of sufficient consequence to an attorney experienced in family law.
Because law is a business, believe me: if you have money, but multiple attorneys are telling you no, there is a reason. You may be right about what the issue is, and you may not agree with what the law says about your facts, but you really ought to listen to those attorneys you've talked to, and seriously question any attorney who offers contrary advise.
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