Millbrook, AL asked in Uncategorized and Civil Litigation for Alabama

Q: I received via certified mail a forged document from a local attorneys office

I am unsure if the letter was forged by an employee of the attorney or another party. Should I obtain my own attorney to handle this or go to the attorney the document came from first?

1 Lawyer Answer
Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
  • Little Neck, NY

A: An Alabama attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for four weeks. It depends what the document you mention is. If it is correspondence and you suspect the signature is forged or that the document is otherwise not legitimate, you could pick up the phone and ask the attorney if they sent such a document to you. If it is a formal legal pleading, such as a summons and complaint, you may want to consider a consult with an Alabama attorney. Good luck

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