Q: How can I find out if my lawsuit is still in litigation. Is 4 yes right to still be in litigation? My attorney never cal
My attorney always avoids me it seems
A: 4 years is not that unusual for a case to drag on for civil litigation. If you have the case number, you can go to the Court's website to check the status of the case and find out where it is procedurally.
A: You can go to the county court website and search your name. That should bring up any cases with your name on them. You should be able to see what has been filed in the case and some counties allow you to look at the documents filed as well.
A: I think 4-years is a long time for a lawsuit. Its been my experience that "non-complex" cases resolve at 30-36 months. You can go to the courts website and search your case by case number or names of the parties. It's always a bad sign when your attorney avoids you. It could be because your attorney is disorganized... has too large of a caseload to communicate with clients... or because something is wrong and your attorney wants to keep you in the dark as long as possible. None of these are good signs. It is unethical for a lawyer to refuse or avoid communicating with their client for long periods of time. You can also request a copy of your case file from your lawyer. It sounds like you are at the point where you need to start documenting communications... or the lack thereof in writing. Good luck.
because of Covid, it is the rule rather than the exception.
criminal cases take priority over Civil. In the past Civil cases had a freeze as there were not courtrooms available.
in the Indio Court for all Coachella Valley cases, we are behind 2800 cases and cases are being dismissed for lack of a speedy trial.
go to the court in which the case is pending and with your case number, or Date of Birth and Driver's License, check on status of the case.
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