Jennifer Melissa Azure's answer Understanding you do not wish to have an attorney represent you, based upon your question I would recommend your next step be to speak with an attorney to explain the process. The Court has not charged you with a crime, the prosecution has.
The Court is required to advise defendants of their rights at arraignment, ensure that the true name and date of birth are provided and go through the elements of the crime - which usually will name either the City or the County and in the State...
Peter N. Munsing's answer Look for an attorney who handles ERISA claims--strt with the State of Washington Assn for Justice--they give free consults. However, 15 years is in most cases way too late for a case like yours.
Brian Lehman's answer In my experience, the reason why ethics complaints often do not result in a negative result is that the person filing it does not fully understand the jurisdiction of the bar association or the rules that apply to the alleged facts of the situation.
With that said, former hearing officers or lawyers who were on the Board can be a good resource as can running the facts by an attorney who can give you a neutral opinion.
Jeffrey Michael Haber's answer As a general matter, due dates that fall on a weekend or holiday get pushed to the next business day. However, there is not enough information to know whether this applies to your situation. Your summary does not explain the context in which the money is owed, and whether there is an agreement that sets forth the terms of payment.
Marjorie Simmons' answer There is no statute of limitation on legal malpractice. The definition can depend upon the specific facts and circumstances of your case, but there are things you can expect from your lawyer, at minimum, like working within the confines of the legal ethics rules. See the section on what to expect from your lawyer in the pamphlet at http://www.wsba.org/~/media/Files/News_Events/Publications/Consumer%20Info%20Pamphlets/Consulting%20a%20Lawyer%200211.ashx, and call the Washington State Bar...
Peter N. Munsing's answer Suggest you speak first with an elder law atttorney as they can sort out some of the issues that underlay what happened.
The attorney who came should not have changed the will unless your mom was competent and asked him. That sounds like it could be borderline to wrong. Unfortunately you don't get recovery for APS going a bit over as I see it.But start with an elder law attorney. They should be board certified in Elder Law. You will have to pay them by the hour. So write out what...
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