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Q: Can a law firm be sued?

The law firm representing me in a civil/non-payment of rent pro bono case made a donation to a non - profit legal organization that filed an unfounded domestic violence (criminal) case against me in family court on behalf of a woman who married me for a green card.The law firm did nothing for me... Read more »

Andrellos Mitchell answered on Nov 30, 2018

Well, I guess you got what you paid for. But seriously, even though the firm represented you for free, if it was negligent in the handling of your case and breached its duty of care compared to other law firms in the community, handling the same types of cases, theoretically you can sue the firm.... Read more »

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