Yes, that is probably legal malpractice. But it would be very difficult to prove damages resulting from the malpractice. Additionally, some states have laws that have strict requirements for legal malpractice cases. Consult with experienced legal malpractice specialists in your state.
If your told your appeals attorney will be at court defending you but sends someone else you've never talked to instead without talking to you about it. He also failed to send another lawyer from the trial court county to testify he would have tried your case differently when your seeking... View More
I am also a MD broker, and we have had this question from many of our clients, over time. The answer is entirely dependent on what the review says, and the circumstance. But it is extremely unlikely that you would ever recover non-economic damages. Have you exhausted your remedies with Google? Have...View More
Discovery has a box checked “aerial photos“ being the basis of evidence for a search warrant of a home, wouldn’t the prosecution have to provide those aerial photos to the defense? My attorney frankly says there are no aerial photos and that the police lied to get the search warrant (to... View More
You should not be posting these facts on a public forum, and you need to have these private conversations with your lawyer. The state's discovery obligations are clear, and your lawyer is in the best position to evaluate the situation and take any action that is appropriate or advisable....View More
First, read your lease to see if there is a specific provision regarding this. If not, NO. An open house is NOT a reasonable request from a landlord. Reasonable inspections upon advance notice and appropriate times are generally allowed, but having real estate agents and prospective buyers...View More
Came up with a plan - started paying the bankruptcy each month. Paid into it March through November of 2020. My attorney filed something incorrectly - case was dismissed for a month. Started getting calls from creditors. He corrected it - I'm back in the bankruptcy. Bankruptcy approved in Dec... View More
You can get a second opinion from another experienced bankruptcy lawyer, who will need to review your case and the filings in it. If there is something new that can be done, other than what is being done, then they will tell you. If there was malpractice, then they can identify it for you and...View More
I am a physician licensed in Maryland planning to do contract work with an employer in Maryland. The employer will be paying my LLC that I must set up. The taxes are lower in Virginia, so I would like to set up my LLC in Virginia. However, I am not licensed in Virginia. Do I need to set up the LLC... View More
You are mixing up two totally different things: (1) the right of a legal entity to regularly conduct business in Maryland; and (2) which state you owe and pay income taxes. If it was as easy as where you organize your pass-through entity, everyone would create an LLC in the states with no state...View More
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...View More
In most states adult men over the age of 18 (like you are) can be charged with various criminal violations if caught having sexual relations with an under-aged girl (like your girlfriend is). The difference in their ages is not relevant.
I served 2 summons complaints, one on Ocwen Loan Servicing and second on U.S Bank, NA as Trustees resident agents who were different companies who had different names and addresses. The attorney for U. S. Bank, NA as Trustee is representing both Ocwen Loan Servicing and U.S. Bank on two separate... View More
Attorneys can appropriately represent more than one defendant in a given case (or for that matter more than one plaintiff), so long as the parties represented by the same attorney don't have claims or conflict involving each other. What an attorney cannot do is represent parties on two...View More
Unused retainer amounts are usually returned in the form of a check and can be hand delivered or mailed. The check should be accompanied by a detailed breakdown of how funds were applied to your case and an explanation for the amount being returned to you.
More information is needed to answer. Talk to a local lawyer about your situation.
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The State Bar of the State in which the lawyer is licensed.
Please Take Notice: I am not your lawyer unless we enter into an engagement agreement in writing. This is general information that is given for legal education only. It is not legal advice, and it may not work for your specific...View More
There isn't a set time. If you believe the attorney has violated ethical rules, contact the Maryland Appeals Court and file a complaint. They will do an investigation in the matter to determine if the lawyer did anything wrong ethically....View More
Anyone considering your questions has to read a transcript of the case, and review the docket. Gather these items and make an appointment. There are lawyers who focus on post conviction relief in criminal cases, and malpractice issues in civil cases.
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