Q: Recover paid fees from Law Firm in Tx not communicating , filing motion, adhering to court process .Appoint new attorney
I paid over $14k ($7k attorneys hours $2k paralegal plus $5k internal reviews admin fee ) for a specific performance case filed in Jul 2021. Now the Law Firm want me to file motion of summary & no evidence judgment as Pro Se in realestate deal
I am plaintiff and buyer filed petition for specific performance requesting court to order defendant to close the and transfer the deed
Seller breached by not showing up at closing over 2 times after waiving all repairs .
Defendant filed Affirmative defense stating plaintiff has coerced, misrepresented, fraud, duress fabricated deal.
Defendant has leverage plaintiff's cash deal to mitigate the risk of loss rent, listing cost, repairs over $20k and now leased the property at higher rent,
We are not seeking monetary damages need home to live in and for growing family need
I am seeking sincere attorney or law firm to help me out with lease cost and win the case .
If you’ve only paid $14K atty fees in that type of case after 15 months of litigation, your current law firm is doing a bang up job in keeping your litigation costs low.
If they are recommending you file a no evidence motion for summary judgment, the timing seems about right as the discovery period should have ended or be near ending now. Although I don’t understand why they would want you to file it pro se unless you have an unpaid outstanding balance owed.
Penny Wymyczak-White agrees with this answer
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