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You can't sue the bank, because it did not act with a lack of due care in providing the records to your ex partner. Your recourse is to contact law enforcement and report your ex partner's actions as a crime (forgery; uttering -- felony, 3rd degree).
I understand the attraction of making the bank liable -- but, your partner is the bad actor in all this -- the bank is a victim, the same as you. Hope this helps. NOTICE: My goal here is to entertain while educating the public about the law. I hope my answer is useful and informative to you. During our conversation, the website may ask you to rate my answer. If you rate my answer lower than the middle rating, then the website retains your entire payment, and I receive nothing. It is entirely your choice as to how you rate my answer. However, because your payment to me is in the nature of a donation/gift, rather than as compensation for any services rendered, you are entitled to know how your rating affects the final distribution of your donation. If you need to contact me again, please put my user id at the beginning of your question ("To Socrateaser"), and the system will send me an alert. Please Click the following link for IMPORTANT LEGAL INFORMATION. Thanks and best wishes!
I should clarify and should not have said 'fake'. The subpoena was addressed to the two of us (our business precisely), it was a legit subpoena. HOWEVER. It had expired the previous year and was no longer valid. The date is clear as day on it at the top saying when the information had to be disseminated to the government body looking for information. I realize (and have asked this question already on here) that I can sue my attorney for a handful of things that range from conflict of interest to violating a specific code of the bar. However. The bank in question submitted my information to him months after the subpoena had expired. It wasn't a 'carte blanche' type subpoena that was open ended and allowed for all the time in the world, it was very specific and was months old when it was submitted to the bank.
I am already planning on going after my old attorney via a malpractice lawyer, I am just exploring the option of the bank as well. This cost me a sizable amount of money.
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