In any legal malpractice case the primary issues are: (1) whether your attorney breached the standard of care or in other words, did something (or failed to do something) that an attorney in a similar situation would have done; and (2) whether your attorney’s error is a proximate cause of your...Read more »
I retained an attorney in Iowa (I live in Montana) to represent me in a real estate matter concerning property in Iowa, in March 2016. I have sent a $12,500 retainer, and about half of it has been spent. Today I was informed the the attorney has left that firm and another attorney is picking up... Read more »
You should have been told in advance, but if there was an emergency--illness etc--then advance notice need not be sent.
As they have your file assuming things are moving along, you need to speak with them find out what their background is what their plans are etc.
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