Edward X. Clinton, Jr's answer Nope. To be malpractice the error must be significant enough to affect the outcome. Usually, you have to prove that you lost the case as a result of the error. If the error is tiny and can be corrected, there was no malpractice.
Leonard R. Boyer's answer No, it is not legal and is a violation of the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act. Trying to represent yourself in Bankruptcy is unwise to put it nicely. There are both Federal and Local Rules of Bankruptcy that must be complied with. It is not merely filling out forms. To properly answer your questions and address your concerns, the best way to handle this is with an in person consultation with an experienced bankruptcy attorney.
James G. Ahlberg's answer 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 bring a case if the client doesn't discover the malpractice until six years from the last act of legal representation the attorney performs on the matter.) Your best bet is to meet with an attorney and...
Tammy Lyn Wincott's answer The name a tax office has for the owner of property is not controlling as to who "actually" owns the property. An owner of real property is determined in the Deed records where the property is located.
Timur Akpinar's answer Your wife could show the letter to a medical malpractice attorney and ask them about her legal rights/remedies in light of the diagnosis for a sinus infection when the condition was in fact gallstones. Whether or not an attorney determined that there was a viable cause of action, she could at least learn what deadlines and statutes of limitations she would need to take action before to preserve her legal rights.
Jubilo Lopes Afonso's answer Im sure there are lawyers that are willing to help you but that depends on if you have a viable claim. And unfortunately you did not provide us with much information to go on. Please advise on what the underlying claim is regarding and why you believe the attorney committed malpractice.
Matthew Williams' answer Please don't write in ALL CAPS. It's hard to read. It sounds like the appellate court did one of two things: (1) found that there was no final appealable order, or (2) indicated that without findings of fact and conclusions of law, they didn't have a sufficient record to overturn the trial court and affirmed. If it's (1), then you need to go get a final appealable order and appeal again. If it's (2), you're probably out of luck. Determining whether you're attorney is at fault would necessitate...
William John Light's answer It appears that you are in Texas, but are asking questions of California lawyers. We are not qualified to answer questions about Texas law. If you are in California, and are representing yourself, it is quite normal for the opposing attorney to contact you, especially if you have documents pertaining to the proceedings. If you don't want repeated phone calls, give them the documents, or insist that they serve discovery for production of the documents, if appropriate.
William John Light's answer Yes, it's legal. Your children were unsupervised. All of the excuses in the world don't change the fact that your children were in danger due to lack of adult supervision. You should put your efforts into following the directives of CPS for getting your children back, rather than trying to fight that they were taken from you.
Louis George Fazzi's answer Look for civil rights lawyers in Los Angeles County. There are many, and most of them do work on contingency, which means they get paid when the case settles or after trial.
I noticed that you had appellate counsel appointed for you. You were fortunate to have such a good attorney. Perhaps she might refer you to someone capable who could help you. It's worth a shot.
James G. Ahlberg's answer 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 in mind that i's human nature for everyone to think their particular case is worth a lot of money. Sometimes the hardest part of a case is getting a client to understand that their idea of the value of their case...
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