I fired my attorney, right in front of the "mediator", and she told me "all the lawyers here are interchangeable. They're going to tell you the same thing. " Had i only known i needed to say it to the judge. Maybe it wouldn't have made a difference at all.
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
Received email stating lawyer was no longer with firm but not to worry she would see her case through to the end. She's now on her last appeal and lawyer wants more money to continue or she's on her own. Keep in mind the process has taken longer because lawyer missed the call from... View More
I recently resigned after countless emails to HR, my supervisor, Lead, and management about a co-worker that made some inappropriate comments towards me and after I didn't reciprocate he told other co-workers I was "hard to work with" some comments he made... View More
Failed to fulfill their duties and little regard to Ethics code that is supposed to be followed… Failed to apply well known law rulings applicable. This is in relation to personal injury claim/suit where I was 100% not at fault.
We are victims of abuse, DV. I left CA 2018 moved to AZ to seek asylum and safety from abusive sociopath (NPD) ex husband and bio dad of our 2 minor children. Asked for move away orders in CA family court, citing DV and asked for temp emergency orders there, allow me to bring kids to AZ. Denied.... View More
My heart goes out to you. It sounds like you're in a very difficult position.
The law for temporary emergency jurisdiction is ARS 25-1034. The best case on your side is probably Arturo D. v. Dep't of Child Safety, 249 Ariz. 20 (App. 2020) where Arizona did exercise emergency...View More
In an emergency situation it would be possible to obtain a temporary guardianship without the person's knowledge. A permanent guardianship would not likely be granted without having the ward appear before the Court.
Please tell me there could be consequences for an attorney and beneficiaries who knowingly conspired to conceal the fact from the executor and estate attorneys that one of a will’s beneficiaries has predeceased the decedent. The deception preceded the beginning of probate, continued for several... View More
I do not believe that I totally understand what occurred. It sounds like their are some facts that have been left out of your question. Generally speaking a beneficiary does have to survive the decedent for a required period of time, and I am confused how an attorney would get a client during...View More
During the hearing, I asked to show the DVD which would prove my innocence. The judge asked for my DVD after the DA said there was nothing worth watching on the DVD. The judge stated he would review the DVD in chambers and return it to me. I have since filed appropriate papers requesting the return... View More
A lawyer would have to look into the specific facts of this situation to see what is going on. In general, if you give evidence to the court it may have become part of the record, which could explain why the court still has the DVD.
I'm 25..not a minor by any means. My mother called my attourney and asked for details about my case, which they told her had been settled. I didnt want her to know..its completely destroyed our relationship.
Sometimes yes, sometimes no. Often settlement agreements are "confidential" meaning there is language in your settlement agreement with the insurer and/or defendant that requires you and the lawyer not to disclose the terms of your settlement; except to a few types of people (bankers,...View More
Recently a case was assigned to a public defender (former prosecutor) to defend a man whos father had been prosecuted successfully by the same attorney many years prior. The son's case is not of the same charges as his father's prior case, however, the attorney remains in the same... View More
Although, the woman stood there coughing and her voice gone, and having trouble breathing. The Walmart tech and staff refused to help her and insisted the lady was going to use the albuterol machine mouth piece for drugs (Walmart has the mouth piece for the machine on their website for sale, the... View More
It does not expire. If you met with a particular attorney, that particular attorney should never meet with a person who has a grievance with you. The attorney has a fiduciary duty to you which will never expire.
If you have anymore questions, you should contact an experienced family law...View More
The drunk driver was dismissed of all chargers. I am looking for a lawyer who can pursue a civil law suit and look into if there was any leniency towards the defendant. Victim feels as if there was not enough action taken for restitution and wants to sue the city of Yuma. Are there lawyers here in... View More
First you need to search for other possible insurance policies on which to make claims, but if there are no other policies available, besides the one you have exhausted, then you need to do an asset search on the liable party to see if it will be worth the return on your investment to file a...View More
Quick and easy-settled a personal injury case for $335 k and only got $7k after all was said and done-mislead us and provided funding through a company in NY which we believe is illegal because of the high interest rate!
I assume that the funding letters and the attorney conveyed to you the interest. Problem is you were strapped and probably bugged the attorney for money, right? However, call a member or three of the Fla. Justice Assn as there may be some statute that limits the amount of the whole that a funding...View More
But my lawyer did the case for the victim on that Year. And I was convicted for a crime that no lawyer never look at my background and the victim until 2 year before the trial. Then my lawyer had to leave without putting my evidence, never been cross exam and witness in the case. And I have all my... View More
Never cross exam me, my witness, evidence time, pay sub, the where about. That she was 2hr away in another case but accused me when I was in jail for 90 day for 2nd extreme DUI that the victims never knew.
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