Why do you never talk to your attorney over the phone?

Why do you never talk to your attorney over the phone?

That’s why you create a paper trail and NEVER only talk to your attorney over the phone. You should review the Rules of Professional Conduct, file a bar complaint and sue him for malpractice. And that is why you never hire an attorney in the first place. Thanks James Christianson, for the comment.

Do you suspect that your attorney colluded with the other?

Mark Peterson you are so correct. All the details are worked out with the attorneys prior to the trial, and the trial is simply an orchestrated play for the record. In my case I was pro-se, and since the opposing attorney had no attorney to collude with, I am sure beyond a shadow of a doubt that he colluded with his buddy,,,,the corrupt judge.

Do you think an attorney is as smart as you think?

Attorneys are not as smart – or a lot dumber than you think. That’s why you never hire an attorney in the first place, or you FIRE them the VERY FIRST instance of misconduct. That’s what we do with everything else.

How did my attorney get information about me?

Poll #22 ” My attorney talked as if he had gotten all his information about me from my spouse and her attorney. He had no way of knowing those things without getting them from someone who had an interest in causing me damage. As soon as he could, he withdrew from the case, filing a pack of lies about how I did not maintain contact with him.

What to do when you’re dissatisfied with your lawyer?

If the first lawyer hasn’t done much, this shouldn’t cost a lot. But if you have a trial scheduled for three weeks from now, your new lawyer will have a monumental and time-consuming job. If you lost money because of the way your lawyer handled your case, consider suing for malpractice.

When to see a second attorney about a case?

If you’ve got serious doubts about how your case is being handled, see a second attorney. Second opinions are relatively inexpensive — an hour or two of a lawyer’s time spent talking to you plus any time spent reviewing papers.

What happens if your lawyer doesn’t return your calls?

This distressingly common problem doesn’t have an easy solution. A lawyer who doesn’t return phone calls or communicate with you for an extended period of time may be guilty of abandoning you — a violation of attorneys’ ethical obligations.

What to do if your lawyer makes a mistake?

you would have won your case otherwise. It’s not enough to show that your lawyer made a mistake — you must show that the mistake caused you financial loss that you would not have suffered if your lawyer had handled your case properly in the first place. If you want to sue for legal malpractice, do it as quickly as possible.

What should I say if my attorney is not returning my calls?

You’ll get attention, but you won’t keep it. Lawyers are trained in logic. They respond to objective, well-reasoned, unemotional statements. If you begin with, “It sounds like you’ve been busy,” or “Is there anything I can do to expedite collection of the fee?” you’ll be encouraging a dialogue, not two monologues.

What happens if you send an urgent call to an attorney?

If anything, it slows down the ability to return calls promptly, since the attorney must wade through a message mess. “Urgent” messages are likely to result in an annoyed response, since they’re often returned when the attorney is preoccupied with another matter. Remember, you’re just trying to get your attorney’s attention, not to alienate her.

When does a verbal offer become legally binding?

An unconditional verbal offer becomes legally binding and enforceable on its acceptance, just like a written offer. However, certain offers, such as in a real estate sale or purchase, must be made in writing. A verbal or oral job offer can form a legally binding contract if it’s accepted by the applicant.

What does it mean to accept a verbal job offer?

In the age of background checks and employee verification, making and accepting a verbal job offer implies a good amount of trust between the parties. A verbal job offer is more of an informal type in nature, usually with very few parameters to restrict the work environment.

Can a verbal contract be enforced in writing?

A verbal agreement is a contract even though it is not in writing. Assuming the contract is valid, it is a binding agreement between two parties. While certain oral contracts are considered enforceable, they are problematic and complicated. The enforcement of an oral contract often leads to “he said, she said” situations

Is it legal to make an unconditional verbal offer?

An unconditional verbal offer becomes legally binding and enforceable on its acceptance, just like a written offer. However, certain offers, such as in a real estate sale or purchase, must be made in writing.

How can you tell if a lawyer is telling the truth?

One of the best indicators that you are telling the truth to your lawyer, is to do what you say you will as to money. If you have stiffed your lawyer, you should be careful in having a similar expectation that your attorney will do their best for you. It’s a reciprocal relationship.

Can a attorney charge for a phone consultation?

Yes, an attorney may charge you if he spent time on your matter, even if you did not eventually retain him. However, for the attorney to do so, you must have been informed that the consultation was a paid consultation.

Do you get legal advice at a consultation?

You will not get much legal advice at this consult since it is not meant to resolve your legal question, but is instead an opportunity to determine if you wish to hire this attorney. Before you can have an attorney consultation, you need to find a lawyer who might be a good fit.

Is there an online consultation service for lawyers?

Our Online Lawyer Consultation Service is easy to use, and let’s you reach out to several attorneys that focus on any type of legal case. The best part is, it’s free to use, and it only takes a few minutes. Traditionally, you would look through the phone book, pick a few lawyers for your type of case, and then start making calls.

When to call 1-800-attorney for legal advice?

If you have a pressing legal issue, call 1-800-ATTORNEY today to discuss the facts of your case with a lawyer (calls accepted 24/7).