Q: Im filing for bankruptcy but my lawyer has failed on his end I believe
Yesterday's court was to dismiss my case and he failed to call in I have done everything asked and he even sent me the wrong bankruptcy papers they had someone else's name on them a paralegal has emailed a couple times and says I still need to drop the paperwork off to the courthouse with corrected SSN they said he has to do that I priority mailed the form weeks ago but she insists that I didn't what do I do the court is getting quit upset with him
A: You may need to get a partial refund from lawyer #1 and hire another lawyer to properly handle. Lawyer #1 doesn’t sound terribly interested in your case.
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.