My uncle is a fiduciary to my sons trust fund. The fund was created when my mother passed. We have never seen an accounting of the money. How do we find out what's going on with the fund? He is not returning phone calls or emails or snail mail in regards to this matter.
Your uncle as trustee of a trust for the benefit of your son is required to provide your son or, if he is a minor, his parents with an accounting of the trust assets. Unfortunately, since your uncle is refusing to communicate with you, your son or you will be required to institute litigation...Read more »
No, you don't want to do that. A court would not treat it as picking up dropped change off the ground. Whether in California or any other state, that money is not free for the taking. Your post remains open for five weeks, but a criminal defense attorney could advise you more meaningfully on the...Read more »
It is legally possible to foreclose against a property owner for nonpayment of common charges. This process could have legally proceeded even if you were not personally served with the papers commencing the case; however, the affidavits of service and other documents would need to be carefully...Read more »
It’s been three months since my personal Injury lawyer filed my insurance claim and I haven’t heard anything yet. I have left several voice messages. Every time I speak to his secretary she gives me his voice mail, but no one never return
my call. Is this normal? What should I do?... Read more »
I suggest you set up a time for an in person visit with the attorney or the paralegal. Initially there may be a wait while they wait for records which can take some time, but they should be able to tell you what's going on.
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.
I've been denied my civils by the PD at least 30 times. How to fix this? They are just extorting me and flipping me the bird. I've paid over a $1200. Court fees. Had been harassed by the sheriff's. Had 11 cases going on in 2018. Took me to jail 2 or 3 x. I never... Read more »
I would write out in detail the issues you have and ask the judge if they would appoint a court-appointed lawyer for you........not in the PD's ofc.............your PD might even help you with that as I assume they want to conclude their representation.
so we have a rental property and we made an agreement over text with someone that they can have the house everything over text and we decided to back out and now she was saying she is going to take legal action
This doesn't sound like a legal malpractice matter. Maybe if you added Real Estate or Landlord-Tenant as categories, there might be a better chance of having the question noticed by someone with insight into the issues here. Don't include personal information, but add a jurisdiction, as applicable...Read more »
Loud negative insulting statements about the case, the DA was there during these outbursts then she went inside court while these comments intimidated anyone in their presents others (witnesse's friend) came to speak to these witnesses about the case also.
We as buyer signed contract with seller, per our realtor they said another contract was signed as well, but denied us proof if they signed prior to our contract. We were to close with the closing agent, which upon calling them they said they closed prior to us nor communicating that it was going to... Read more »
The general rule in real estate sales is "first in time, first in line." Assuming everything was done properly, the seller's Realtor (or attorney) should have decided which of the two competing contracts was received first, then the seller can do whatever they want with all the contracts received...Read more »
Recently a case was assigned to a public defender (former prosecutor) to defend a man whos father had been prosecuted successfully by the same attorney many years prior. The son's case is not of the same charges as his father's prior case, however, the attorney remains in the same jurisdiction,... Read more »
Case was settled , per our agreement lawyer took 40% however prior to having the accident , i had a supplemental insurance that i paid into for years in case bills werent covered due to an accident. Lawyer is now demanding 40% from my supplemental and 40% from the settlement. The check was put in... Read more »
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 a friend that was a witness to a fire that caused several deaths in his previous apartment building. The attorney for the building has been reaching out to him through calls, text and email to depose. My friend just started a new job & the attorney contacted his new employer this morning. Is... Read more »
First question is why is he avoiding deposition? It sounds like he is vital to the case and not the plaintiff or defendant. I would imagine the attorney would be very open to being as accommodating as necessary to secure the testimony, and is not out to make your friend's life difficult....Read more »
I am a retired claims adjuster. My friend lost his wife in an auto accident. I went with him to an attorney and while the attorney was deciding whether to take the case my friend asked me to help and write a settlement demand, which I did and he signed, which was accepted. The claim settled over a... Read more »
If he "dropped the ball" it COULD mean he malpracticed the case. To commit legal malpractice in New York you need to show that (1) the lawyer did or failed to do something which constitutes a "mistake", which is defined as an action or failure to act that falls below the standard of care for...Read more »
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