I was pushed to sign a will of my own assets and finances against my own desires
I was expected to sign documents regarding my grandfather's passing and ommitting myself from finances which I still do not comprehend and still never was an me to get somebody to break down the language... View More
Hi. On 11/8/23 I signed an agreement with a law firm to handle my workers compensation case, stemming from a knee injury in which I need a total knee replacement. To date, I never to rarely hear from them. There's no follow up, no updates and also questions i've asked since November... View More
Under California law, you have the right to change your legal representation at any time if you're unsatisfied with your current attorney's services. The first step is to communicate your decision to your current law firm in writing. It's advisable to express your concerns and your...View More
In a Legal Malpractice case that went to Arbitration and then had the Award Confirmed in the trial courts, if you are then able to file a Renewal Motion on Motion to Vacate Arbitration Award for fraud, is it also necessary to file any other type of motion to set aside the Order already in place?
Yes, if a judgment has already been entered based on an arbitration award, then in addition to filing a renewed motion to vacate the arbitration award, you would also need to file a motion to set aside the judgment that was entered.
The reasoning is that even if you are successful in...View More
Failed to connect with the surgical center until 2 weeks before surgery, to which the surgical center was biased against the patient and is refusing to allow the patient. Patient had this scheduled before his ins. runs out at the end of the month. Now there's no open OR time any any other... View More
This is my first felony offense. I need a consultation with an attorney to explain my entire situation and how the search went & the whole pull over situation went and other stuff about myself that I'm dealing with..
Can an employer not approve municipal court for absence?
Can attendance guidelines be changed to companys convinience and not adhere to progressive disciplinary process? Can hr state a written can be removed if improvement but can be accelerated to final if problem reocurrs within 12 month... View More
What can I do if I was unaware of all the terms of the consent order b/c I was never given a copy. I never signed it and as a matter of fact my attorney didn’t sign it either. She allowed the opposing atty sign it with a page attached that gave him permission. Also it is ethical for judges to... View More
What reason would an Attorney who is named a Defendant in a legal malpractice case expose the files from the Mediation by including them with the Arbitration exhibits - while simultaneously serving Plaintiff with a Motion in Liminie barring all mention or reference to the mediation discussions,... View More
What is used in mediation does not necessarily have to be admissible at trial. One can use whatever one thinks may be important to consider at mediation. To the extent the relevance of those documents to mediation goes against your case, you can point that out in mediation.
The details of this is heartbreaking for me and caused me and my family alot of pain we lost everything we had because this guy has scammed us he's lied about what he's doing and he's getting away with something so serious to me I need to find help to make this guy stop or get caught... View More
If a Judgement to Confirm an Arbitration Award is entered and you acquired new information worthy of a renewal Motion to Vacate Arbitration Award can you perform further discovery to support the Motion? Considering new evidence is required as a condition of filing the renewal? Thank you for your... View More
In California, if you are considering filing a renewal motion to vacate an arbitration award based on new evidence, the rules governing arbitration and court procedures provide some guidance. Generally, discovery in the context of arbitration is more limited than in traditional court litigation....View More
I had an arbitration hearing for legal malpractice. The attorney/arbitrator who heard the case was an attorney who practiced a completely different type of law.... business I believe. He seemed quite incompetent as he had to ask my attorney and the attorney I was suing how the process worked. For... View More
The lawyer was expecting me to just trust him when he told me the settlement amount. I asked for documents/proof along the way and he ignored me, but pressured me to settle earlier than he had priorly recommended. When I asked about his prior recommendation to wait a longer period, he denied he had... View More
The settlement checks are generally deposited in the attorney’s attorney-client trust account. The client is then given a check from the trust account. If the check was not from the trust account, it would be suspicious.
It seems that you are seeking legal advice for conduct of litigation. Legal advice is not properly provided outside of an attorney-client relationship. In order to answer the question, the context needs to be known. The question states, "Demurrer was issued a tentative order." That is not...View More
I have 2 PI claims with the first attorny. He abandoned me. I've seelnt 3 certified letters demanding communication and delivery of my file. No response for 3 months. The second attorneys is less bad but I never hear from him. As a result of the first attorney doing nothing making me do all... View More
Attorneys have an ethical obligation to provide you with copies of your file within a "reasonable" period of time. 3-months is "unreasonable". Contact the California State Bar and open a complaint. Provide copies of your "certified" letters. The certified letters are...View More
"I discovered that the personal injury contract they gave me is a standard one. However, they had filed a lawsuit without my knowledge, and I later noticed some misconduct from the firm. Hence, I reviewed my contract only to find out that it was not signed by the firm.
Under California law, the decision to perform an autopsy in cases of suicide typically lies within the discretion of the coroner or medical examiner. While autopsies are often conducted in cases of suspicious or unexplained deaths, they may not be required in all instances of suicide. The decision...View More
Hit-and-run left me with TBI. This injury has also prevented me from handling this case effectively, timely. On top of that, I was also denied access to police report until criminal sol expired. Report contained vital witness info/statements that identified driver. Keep being denied representation... View More
Nothing you have written indicates any of the criteria for tolling. You should have hired an attorney early in the process. Mental incapacity to qualify for tollingis more than a TBI . Unless you were a minor, or the defendant was absent from the state for some period of time, or the Defendant...View More
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