If you cannot get in touch with your attorney you can call the judicial assistant to schedule a status conference. At that hearing you can notify the court that you will be moving forward without an attorney. You could also meet with another attorney to see if they are willing to take over your...Read more »
If multiple insurance companies are being sued and 1 settles, and the settlement check put in escrow by attorney. Client then fires attorney and hires new attorney who takes over case. Can the fired attorney continue to withhold the settlement and for how long... or does fired attorney have to... Read more »
There may be circumstances in which the attorney can hold the settlement funds in his/her trust account, pending global settlement of the case, but if he/she does, he/she must fully communicate with you the reasons for doing so, and might also need to file a motion in court to determine what to do...Read more »
I received a motion that my very bad attorney said nothing about and that was on the 5th and I went into the hospital for cancer surgury right after. My ex has been fraudulently receiving medicaid benefits while she has been running a lucrative side business and I have the PI reports. I have never... Read more »
Even if your attorney has moved to withdraw, she is still obligated to respond to this motion until her motion is granted. Condition your consent to withdrawal upon your being given sufficient time to find another attorney and for that attorney to respond to the pending motion.
Unless the husband and wife are on the same side of the issues and arguments with DCF it is improper for any lawyer to try to represent both spouses. There would be an obvious conflict of interest in doing so.
If illegal/egregious actions by stepmother/POA/PR were recently learned of by daughter beneficiaries, and estate admin was closed August, 2018, do we have options to sue or recover estate assets (money)? (Date of death 5/2017) One of several issues involves fathers long-time advisor. Investment... Read more »
At this point you should probably see an attorney who specializes in securities fraud to ascertain whether you have an action against the investment firm for changing type of account without proper authority.
Other issue is whether there was fraud on the court as far as the probate...Read more »
I have tried methods to resolve over the 3 years I have lived in this house. Nothing held up. All other houses around me have added new sod over that time. I have had several companies come out to assist. All recommend new sod. Landlord is saying this is my responsibility. A daily fine will... Read more »
When I was 19, I was going to give my newborn up for adoption to a close friend. They moved with her from Florida to Georgia, nothing finalized, and I changed my mind. They took me to GA court, which resulted in GA removing my child from their care, but GA put her in foster care. I did everything I... Read more »
You did not tell us how many years ago this happened to you, but I am guessing that is must have been more than 10 or 12. If so, the controlling statutes of limitation have expired and there is nothing you can do about it.
Practically speaking--if you still love YOUR child as much as it...Read more »
The dad wants to press charges against my friend. She was completely okay with the relationship. And gave her consent. But she lied about being 15 and said she was 18. He didn’t know until the dad reaches out and said she was only 15 and is demanding to be paid $4200 for the damages the little... Read more »
Tell your "friend" that he should break off all communication with his 15 year old girl friend before someone files a criminal charge against him. Claiming that the child "lied about her age" is not a defense against the crime of statutory rape in Florida. Tell your "friend" to look up the severe...Read more »
I've been fighting a lawsuit for 5 years now and I just settled out of court and it's a company geology agreement between me and the other side and my mother decided to call up to the lawyer place today and ask them all kinds of questions and she got answers things that I don't even know
I want to start an attorney referall service that reaches out to homeless people in hopes of connecting them with a disability attorney to help them get social security disability benefits. Can a referall service legally do this though?
I work for a solar panel manufacturer and was not told by leadership or any supervisor to wear a mask when near certain machines. In fact, I worked an entire week without once being warned about the fumes and it took a fellow employee telling me about the fumes before i was aware of them.
I have a Privileged and Confidential letter from my Attorney making mistaken statements about a previous COMPLAINT on file and which the Judge Agreed Upon. My Counsel warned me if I disagreed with his reasoning that he would quit. I need to know how to ask the Judge to review the filings on record,... Read more »
Generally speaking, you hold the privilege (and thus the right) to keep information confidential, or to reveal it under the attorney-client privilege. Disclosing information that your attorney provided to you may not be in your best interest however, and I recommend you have another attorney review...Read more »
Let me get this straight: if you have legal malpractice insurance, I assume you are an attorney. And as an attorney you can't read the insurance policy as well as some anonymous person online, who doesn't even the policy to read?
Upon agreeing to be my counsel, he called the detective investigating me in an alleged criminal matter, to see what the investigation was about. The detective told him to talk to me. He (the attorney) then said his clients aren't always truthful with him. Could this be considered an example of... Read more »
Be sure that the lawyer has agreed to file suit in your behalf. Do you have a written retainer agreement providing that the attorney will do so? If not, find another attorney who agrees, in writing, to file the case before the specified date.
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