Other party for a charge of violation of a no contact order which in IA is automatic 7 days jail..cannot be suspended. He can't deny me counsel.so new one gave me lawyer that had to withdraw from other party to represent me HELP
answered on Mar 4, 2023
If a magistrate has denied you counsel, you may want to consider seeking legal assistance from other sources. For example, you can try contacting legal aid organizations or private attorneys who may be willing to represent you. You can also request a court-appointed attorney or file a motion with... Read more »
The state prosecutor, my attorney through his law firm as well as the superior court judge in Georgia are scheming to place me back in jail by revoking my bond. I am in Illinois. I have filed complaints with the bar assoc of georgia and Judges committee. I am terrified to go back to georgia because... Read more »
answered on Mar 2, 2023
I'm sorry to hear about your situation. It's important that you have legal representation to fight against the revocation of your bond and the allegations against you. You may want to consider finding a new attorney to represent you in Georgia, someone who you trust and who has experience... Read more »
My attorney obtained subpoenas for the sheriff’s and got a statement that supported my innocence. There was also video to support. However on the day of the hearing she went into another room with opposing counsel and came out telling me there was a warrant for me violating the order of... Read more »
answered on Feb 21, 2023
Hello. I'm sorry to hear that all of that happened to you. Unfortunately, you did not actually include a question to answer. Try re-writing the question.
Because they were both at fault, do I have to sue them in the same case or separate cases
answered on Feb 18, 2023
You are going to need an Illinois personal injury lawyer and nursing home negligence lawyer to handle your case. You are involved in a complicated matter.
Recently i took a plea for a criminal case and received the final disposition now my license and other things have been suspended due to this case that wasn’t involved in the disposition my license is my way of working and the courts new this
answered on Dec 13, 2022
There is no case against the county. The court protocol of accepting a guilty plea is to place that plea on the record with a clear explanation of its terms, conditions and collateral effects on one's life. Also, that plea is given "freely and voluntarily," with all understanding on... Read more »
answered on Feb 25, 2021
It all depends on the case and the misconduct. This is something you should be discussing with your attorney. Only your attorney will have the needed information in order to address your concerns. If you have not hire an attorney yet, you should do so right away.
Ill. Sup. Ct. R. 775 “IMMUNITY” seems to offer total protection to anyone who files an ARDC complaint against a lawyer, even if the grievance is entirely untrue and filed simply to harass the lawyer. The ARDC thoroughly investigates every claim, and it seems unfair to force lawyers to spend the... Read more »
answered on Sep 17, 2020
I have read both of your questions. Rule 775 does provide that immunity in the context of ARDC communications. It is not clear if the suit you describe is a malpractice claim against you, but if so I would suggest you review with your attorney. If not involving a malpractice claim, but arising from... Read more »
Does a defense lawyer practicing in Illinois have an ethical obligation to inform his client that the client may have insurance coverage for a lawsuit that would cover the client's legal fees? Even if this means that the case would have to be tendered to the insurance company and that lawyer... Read more »
answered on Sep 15, 2020
Generally, any claim/case should be reviewed to determine if there is possible insurance coverage. If there is potential coverage then the claim/case should be forwarded to the parties insurance agent who will transmit to the insurance company. If there is coverage, then the insurance company... Read more »
My son had a firm looking into a medical malpractice case for him. They had the case since August of 2018. Their nurses sent us a letter stating he has a case and just needed a specialist on board. Long story short, they drug their feet, very little contact with my son and just 2 days ago told him... Read more »
answered on Jun 14, 2020
You need to talk to an attorney with a larger medical malpractice firm. There are several issues that can effect when the statute of limitations runs. I may be able to assist you with a referral.
Is this attorney blowing me off?
I was referred by email from considertheconsumer.com website last year to a Florida class action attorney regarding a robo- text I received repeatedly. The attorney was responsive from December 2019 to early February 2020.
I already signed a retainer... Read more »
answered on Feb 14, 2020
Is the lawyer blowing you off? Probably not. Your case is called a class action because it involves hundreds, maybe even thousands of people. It isn't realistic to expect the attorney to respond immediately to every contact he gets from every one of them. Furthermore, you wrote he was... Read more »
My ex and I originally compromised on our initial child support agreement. He offered a generous amount until the youngest of 4 kids was 18. I had always been stay at home mom. Because of his generosity (no calculations or % when it was still law), I did not seek maintenance. Then when oldest is... Read more »
answered on Jan 10, 2020
It is probably too late to seek maintenance, although you may have a very slim chance by arguing you and your ex were mistaken as to the facts involved when you made your choice. A judge can consider (and award) college expenses and can take into account the added expense of raising a disabled... Read more »
I dont have extra money for lawyer. The court system has laughed at me and told me I'm no good for my son and without a license I cant properly raise our son. I need help pro bono. Our son needs me like he needs his mother. His mom dont work. Refuses to, and judge put in order that I'm... Read more »
answered on Jan 3, 2020
There are attorneys that offer paid coaching and drafting services.
answered on Dec 2, 2019
I am not sure I understand this question to be able to provide an answer. In terms of foreclosure, if there is no timely answer to the complaint, a Plaintiff may move for "default". This typically addresses the issue of whether the Plaintiff has a right to foreclose. After that, there... Read more »
answered on Feb 5, 2019
No clue what your question is. If you are looking for an attorney to assist you, you need to reach out to them. Please use the Find A Lawyer tab on this site.
this considered legal malpractice?
answered on Dec 27, 2018
There's not enough information here to give a solid answer to your question. I suggest making an appointment with a lawyer to discuss the matter. To express it as simply as possible, there are at least three elements needed to pursue such a claim: (1)a duty owed to the client, (2)a breach of... Read more »
answered on Dec 7, 2018
This is an ethical and relational minefield. Any substantive or defensive response is likely to inflame the situation and harden his attitude, as it effectively encourages him to throw another log on the fire. Think of it this way -- the fire that's tended burns the hottest, and you want this... Read more »
I can't reach him, and my family court date is approaching quickly. Can I sue for legal malpractice?
answered on Nov 16, 2018
Your best bet is to hire a different lawyer to take over the case immediately. You don't mention that your present lawyer's conduct has caused any damage to you, so at this point you have nothing to gain by suing him for malpractice.
answered on Oct 25, 2018
Yes. As a general rule it is two years from the time the person bringing the lawsuit knew, or reasonably should have known, of the malpractice. (It can be quite a bit more complex than the simple statement in the first sentence. Some cases involve a statute of repose which can bar the right to... Read more »
answered on Sep 17, 2018
Coercion means the equivalent of putting a gun to your head, so probably not. If he or she tried to get you to sign for a low settlement, you could have looked at the lawyer and said, "If you can't get me more than that, you're fired," then looked for another lawyer. Also, bear... Read more »
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