I am not the accused in the matter. Though during the course of a trial my ex-wife's attorney made a statement that my son was molested despite not offering any foundation or evidence. He went on to claim ignorance of what the criminal definition of molestation is. Ignorance of the law is never... Read more »
If the statements were made in the course of litigation it is likely that the attorney is immune under the litigation privilege from civil suit. However, statements made in court that are not supported by the record or evidence can be ground for sanctions by the board - although that is for the BPR...Read more »
Sisters atty encouraged her to propose my eviction in order to sell my late mothers home. My understanding is that I am equal share holder in ownership & cannot be evicted. Also I’m disabled - stroke 4yrs ago. I’ve lived with my mom for 18yrs. When I received this proposed eviction, my blood... Read more »
Buyer's real estate agent has taken advantage of my elderly parents since the start. Buyer has failed to make payments on time every month since signing. 45 days have been given each time. The contract said for improvements to be made to houses and property. None have been made. Rather the houses... Read more »
Tired of the deception and tired of being ignored because the ex is a police officer. Is there anyone out there who isn’t scared to fight for the truth, and protect my wife from this vindictive liar who uses his position to get away with his mission to punish... Read more »
Over year ago my attorney promised to get immigrant visa for my mom and my brother- her minor child. I read everywhere it was impossible because she is an immediate relative and cannot have any derevatives but he reassured me he could do it, took approximately 6k for work - signed the contract... Read more »
I am nor familiar with immigration law, so I cannot comment on whether the lawyer's reassurances were legitimate. However, I would suggest you get a second opinion from another attorney who does handle immigration matters. Also, you may want to consider filing a complaint with the Louisiana...Read more »
A succession most likely needs to be opened to ensure that all of the necessary heirs receive their portion of any recovery. The attorney should let you know what needs to be done to receive your share of any recovery. Should you have any difficulties in dealing with the attorney, I would suggest...Read more »
I was fighting citi mortgage for over 5 years with a dispute in my modification sign contract, the contract states in full detail that I had a full year before their could Do any changes to my sign contact . Before a month was up they raise it, I refuse to pay it, and they foreclosed and we went to... Read more »
If the bank is attempting to foreclose on your house, you need to get an attorney as soon as possible. Let the lawyer know that what the bank has filed is not a complete copy of the agreement, and they will address that issue for you. if you can't afford an attorney, contact your local Legal...Read more »
A lawyer has the right to charge what is a fair fee. If he promises a full refund, however, you have the right to enforce that promise. If he or you contests what is owed (or what is a fair fee), you have the right to ask the Office of Disciplinary Counsel in Baton Rouge to intervene. They can...Read more »
My brother and his friend were arrested for the same crime. They were represented by different attorneys at trial. The judge dismissed my brother's lawyer because his lawyer defended the other person charged with the crime in a previous case. Is that legal?
Lawsuit in 2003, 1999 truck repossessed in 2004, default judgement in 2003..Revived judgement in 2012 & wage garnishment after my wife (married 2012) in 2015 for community regime . Claims to not have sold vehicle for collateral .. Is this legal ? I ordered a car fax & vehicle was sold less than 45... Read more »
I obtained a default judgement and my attorney whom I fired did not confer with me to give opposing counsel a extra day to answer. Me not knowing she gave such permission went on the record and obtained judgment. Opposing attorney is now filing for a vacate judgement so what are my legal grounds I... Read more »
No, it's not malpractice to give what are normal professional courtesies. If your former counsel gave the extension, and the other side relied on it, and they filed the answer in time, I suggest you tell them you will agree to vacate the judgment and allow them to answer--a judge will do it anyway,...Read more »
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