If a judge and attorney are (or were previously) colleagues, and they both participate in the same community/athletic events, is it a conflict of interest for the lawyer to represent a defendant in the judge's court? I was the plaintiff, and what went on during the hearing was outrageous.
I was convicted about 1 1/2 yrs ago. Right now I have a domestic violence case against my husband and he has retained the same lawyer that represented me. I gave that lawyer lots of very personal detailed information about myself and about him. Is this legal for the same lawyer to represent both... Read more »
Sounds like brokerage Two does not have a case, based upon your fact scenario.
I suggest that you should consult with a real estate attorney in your area to review the listing contract and any other documents that you have to be certain that nothing exist that could make you liable.
We was at a night club and we pretty much goes there friday, saturday, and sunday and most of friends and family goes there and we was barred away from the club by a girl that is sleeping with two of the managers and workers that are in there and we have never caused a problem in there and we have... Read more »
The night club can exclude you, unless they are discriminating for one of a number of reasons. What you describe isn't one of those reasons, so yes they can exclude you. In other words, "no reason" is good enough.
filed for dismissal. Then in 2017 my fathers attorney filed a joint notice of voluntary dismissal of all claims. Stating my mom and dad agreed. Even though he was deceased. Is this legal? Did we lose out? Can I file a claim?
I have a final divorce decree signed by both parties, attorneys, judge and entered. So divorce is finalized. Settlement agreement stipulates specific actions to be done my former spouse before I hand over any money - return property w/in 30 days, transfer life insurance policy w/in 45 days, execute... Read more »
Psychological evaluation at the request of defense, patient retains privilege to my comprehension? Information remains confidential, requiring written consent to reveal? Misdiagnosis provided, recommendation made is preposterously unethical and malicious.
If you are examined for court purposes, disclosure in the court is the premise of the exam. The expert's opinions are subject to cross examination and rebuttal by your experts. Discuss this with your attorney.
Interesting question. An attorney licensed to practice in Georgia and who mostly practices tax law, is nevertheless qualified to practice family law, but in Georgia. If the advice concerns inter-related issues of Georgia and Florida law, giving such advice is probably not considered the...Read more »
I am considering becoming self-employed as a "life coach" -- albeit unlicensed and uncertified until I satisfy the educational requirements for working as a counselor -- and I am trying to gather information about what I must do to protect myself from liability. I also need to know if... Read more »
Makes sense to get a general errorors and omissions /general liability policy. As to the admissions, morally you need to consider them, legally only those professions required to report have to report. There may be variances in state law.
Suggest you google mandatory reporting state by...Read more »
the offer I would lose my SSDI and Medicare benefits if I were to go to court. Based on this information I accepted this under this advice. The next day I spoke to two SSD attorneys and was told this would not happen. The lawyer was trying to cover up the fact she did not do anything on my behalf... Read more »
1043 electors (29% of voters) have petitioned the City to reconsider an ordinance. The City Clerk has declared our petition insufficient based on some falsehoods and some specious interpretations of law. None of these insufficiencies are defined in the City Charter. We have counsel, but how do we... Read more »
I saw an attorney today for a problem with the co trustee of my fathers estate. The attorney was brusk and started saying his son can sell the house, he can get me money yada yada and he can take care of it all for 350 bucks an hour. I decided to try and work things out before hiring him but he... Read more »
A fee devision is when more than one attorney (often from different offices) work on your case and split the fee accordingly. It can be favorable as it should not cost you anything additional and you get two or more individuals helping you with different knowledge bases.
If a personal injury lawyer calls and harasses another lawyer, which is his opponent and his opponent's client, stating that he knows that the client is exaggerating his claim, what is the ethical violation and what should of the personal injury lawyer done instead?
Or when you talk to staff to find out what's going on (you've been patiently waiting) and the way they get you off the phone is to either threaten to convert you to hourly or to withdraw? I have been more than patient.....haven't been argumentive. I get this from one para-legal but... Read more »
More info is needed. Check with a local malpractice or ethics lawyer.
Please Take Notice: I am not your lawyer unless we enter into an engagement agreement in writing. This is only general information. It is NOT legal advice, and it may not work for your specific situation. It is...Read more »
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