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1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law, Civil Rights, Gov & Administrative Law and Legal Malpractice for Colorado on

Q: I was decieved, lured in, driven to an unknown location, held,questioned, and left there. What should I do?

Brian K. McHugh answered on Apr 10, 2019

Not enough information provided. For starters, who did these things to you?

1 Answer | Asked in Criminal Law and Legal Malpractice for Colorado on

Q: Can my son get a review if his attorney made him take a plea that was vacated right after for 35 c inafective assistance

His sentence was vacated becouse of something his attorney did wrong but we did not know what to do at that point cuz he fired her an she was unwilling to help she dident answer calls he never wanted to take a deal but he was in jail almost 3 years fighting the case had 2 attorneys drop his case an... Read more »

Mr. H. Michael Steinberg answered on Jan 12, 2019

I am unclear on what you mean by review. Please clarify your wants and expectations. Not enough facts.

1 Answer | Asked in Bankruptcy and Legal Malpractice for Colorado on

Q: I need clarification. My atty filed a bankruptcy appeal and says she's working pro bono and that I am confused.

I need clarification on a question. My ex and I hired an atty to reopen a bankruptcy to include a PI case. She filed an appeal then sent contracts. When I ask questions she sends long emails and threatens to make me act as my own atty but won't answer my questions. She told my ex she is working... Read more »

Kevin Scott Neiman answered on May 6, 2018

A good attorney will give his or her preliminary assessment of the case, go over fee arrangements, and discuss with the client whether the case makes sense for the attorney-client team.

You want a lawyer you feel comfortable with. Someone who responds to you with intelligence and...
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1 Answer | Asked in Child Support, Divorce, Family Law and Legal Malpractice for Colorado on

Q: If a ex-spouse is receiving free legal help (pro bono) could that be considered as income or in-kind income

My former spouse is receiving pro-bono representation. Could receipt of pro-bono income be considered when calculating child support?

John Hyland Barrett III answered on Jul 7, 2017

Although gifts can be considered income, such as free rent, I do not think probono representation will be counted.

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Q: Is it unethical that my own lawyer for my business represented my partners against myself when we had a dispute?

This law firm had represented our business for 3 years.

Tristan Kenyon Schultz answered on Feb 8, 2017

It depends. If the lawyer is representing the business and the business has a claim against you for some business related actions, the representation may be allowed. On the other hand, if there is no clear distinction in who the lawyer was representing, there may be a conflict of interest. Note,... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Family Law, Child Support and Legal Malpractice for Colorado on

Q: How can I get them to reverse the order for child support when I've proven n court that I have and always have had my ki

And we r married

Tristan Kenyon Schultz answered on Jan 2, 2017

I am not sure what you are asking... If you have a ruling that you disagree with you can appeal.

If you resubmit this question with a little more background information, a better answer can be provided.

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