Q: If I plan to file a malpractice suit against my attorney am I supposed to notify him in advance or just do it?
That is up to you. Unless your agreement with your former attorney requires presuit notice, mediation, or arbitration, there is no legal requirement to give prior notice.
In my experience, presenting your claim prior to filing suit in detail and offering to mediate before filing can help you get a better and more prompt resolution.
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