Lawyers, Answer Questions  & Get Points Log In
Nevada Legal Malpractice Questions & Answers
1 Answer | Asked in Domestic Violence, Family Law, Gov & Administrative Law and Legal Malpractice for Nevada on
Q: My lawyer and judge are friends and I asked my lawyer about an appeal in a cp domestic violence case and she quit.

My lawyer was very rude tryed to coerce me into pleading in family court and quit when I asked about an appeal because I never got 72hr hearing for child removal in Las vegas 89115

Joel Gary Selik
Joel Gary Selik
answered on Sep 3, 2022

What you describe would not be a legal malpractice case.

1 Answer | Asked in Personal Injury, Products Liability and Legal Malpractice for Nevada on
Q: Our attorney wants to withdraw in the middle of settlement talks

An out of state attorney is in the middle of settlement negotiations with all defendants. The in state attorney who filed the case wants to withdraw suddenly, which will end the case. Is this legal?

Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
answered on Jan 21, 2020

From the brief description, it looks like your attorney is appearing in Nevada courts through a motion filed by local counsel. A Nevada attorney could advise you on the specific rules of civil procedure governing such appearances by out-of-state counsel. But your post is open for a week, and time... Read more »

1 Answer | Asked in Legal Malpractice and Wrongful Death for Nevada on
Q: Wrongfully death lawsuit .onelawyer and 4 individual.the terms on the contract weren't agreeable to I walk out.

He call me back to convince me on the terms that I will sign.he mislead to something that didn't not take can I go about this situation.

Peter N. Munsing
Peter N. Munsing
answered on Feb 16, 2017

Get a consult with another lawyer. Either you have your own lawyer then or that lawyer will tell you it wasn't as misleading as you think.

1 Answer | Asked in Legal Malpractice for Nevada on
Q: Nevada: Must an attorney notify his client in writing if material issue arises that would significantly affect his case
Jonathan Craig Reed
Jonathan Craig Reed
answered on Nov 21, 2013

Picking up the phone and calling the client is a perfectly acceptable way of communicating information to the client. Reasons for written communications include: 1) The lawyer wants to create a record to protect himself or herself in case the client denies the oral communication, 2) The lawyer... Read more »

Justia Ask a Lawyer is a forum for consumers to get answers to basic legal questions. Any information sent through Justia Ask a Lawyer is not secure and is done so on a non-confidential basis only.

The use of this website to ask questions or receive answers does not create an attorney–client relationship between you and Justia, or between you and any attorney who receives your information or responds to your questions, nor is it intended to create such a relationship. Additionally, no responses on this forum constitute legal advice, which must be tailored to the specific circumstances of each case. You should not act upon information provided in Justia Ask a Lawyer without seeking professional counsel from an attorney admitted or authorized to practice in your jurisdiction. Justia assumes no responsibility to any person who relies on information contained on or received through this site and disclaims all liability in respect to such information.

Justia cannot guarantee that the information on this website (including any legal information provided by an attorney through this service) is accurate, complete, or up-to-date. While we intend to make every attempt to keep the information on this site current, the owners of and contributors to this site make no claims, promises or guarantees about the accuracy, completeness or adequacy of the information contained in or linked to from this site.