If you believe you are being harassed or treated unfairly by a city prosecutor who appears to have a bias in favor of your neighbor, it's crucial to document your interactions, consult with an attorney who specializes in municipal law or criminal defense, and consider reporting any unethical...View More
My attorney has put my current legal case in jeopardy. I cannot find other representation nor do I have the money to start over. This attorney exhibited lack of knowledge of my case, he miscommunicated terms, and was not transparent in relaying settlement terms. He pushed the agenda of opposing... View More
If a lawsuit has been filed then the attorney needs to file a motion to withdraw and the court must grant the motion before the attorney is off the case. You may oppose the motion to withdraw; however, given your dissatisfaction with the attorney I don’t believe you’ll be satisfied with...View More
Read the article I published about getting default judgments set aside. It might apply to your situation, depending on whether you were properly served. https://www.avvo.com/legal-guides/ugc/how-to-get-a-default-judgment-set-aside
It sounds like the judgment might expire this year....View More
The Prosecutor has up to 1 year from the date of the incident to file charges, if it's a misdemeanor such as marijuana possession. It can take several months to receive the lab test results confirming the identification of the illegal substance.
Bad idea on many grounds. First, I doubt the match would be commissioned through the state. Second, you would incur liability risks. Third, it might be unlawful under your city's laws. Fourth, it might violate your HOA declaration or rules and regulations, if applicable.
I was put on an extended stay hotel DNR list due to rumors and nothing else. I rented the room for a week and did put another guest on my room she is an adult, I have no control over her. I did nothing wrong never had the police there, did not bother anyone. I was always in my room. Was told that... View More
A hotel may not discriminate against you on account of race, religion, national origin, etc., but may discriminate against you on account of merely not liking you or mistakenly believing you are selling drugs.
We pay the lawyer for bankruptcy. After we paid him, we had a couple of deaths and illness in the family. We have decided not to file bankruptcy now, and he won't return our money. It's been about a year that he's had the money. Can he keep the whole amount?
Am I allowed to have time to get counsel if my lawyer quit, isn't debt supposed to be split, I'm filing for a appeal because I don't think the judge was not only fair but I don't see how his decision is legal
I don't understand your question. Give your property to whom? What decision?
You are certainly allowed to retain new counsel, but the judge is not required to put the case on hold to allow time for you to retain new counsel. Most will give a reasonable time period, however. Your...View More
Is a "Temporary Order" and a " Stipulated Order" the same thing? I had prematurely signed the stipulated paper while we were making corrections while waiting to see the judge at the Temporary custody hearing that my husband never showed up... View More
She knew at the time that his divorced parents had already dealt with a custody dispute in family court. The father's lawyer insisted that the law requires this to be dealt with in family court and my lawyer agreed with him to move it.
Was it a legal error on her part to file in the... View More
Lawyers are not supposed to charge for fixing their mistakes. You may want to consult to someone who handles malpractice cases, instead of those who handle family law. But, first talk to your attorney and see if she will negotiate on the bill.
I am involved in a lawsuit and I sent via email to my attorney my checking account information and social security number. I thought it was confidential. He sent it to the apposing party and I was not aware of it, nor did he have my permission. I thought emails and personal information were... View More
It appears that you were informed that he had disclosed the information. Normally, discovery responses are signed by the party (you), as well as the party's attorney. Were you not asked to sign the discovery responses?
I had a discrimination and wrongful termination case. The judge first granted the other party summary judgment but the order wasn't final. my attorney dismissed the case so he can file an appeal before we had the settlement conference. at the conference the judge said that he made an error in... View More
This is certainly a difficult situation, but any attorney would need to read the pleadings before being able to give an answer about the merits of this case. It sounds like there may be something worth looking into deeper, but you need to speak with a legal malpractice attorney in person....View More
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