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Hello and thank you for the question.
I am sorry to hear your lawyer is not acting as you rightly expect
You have a couple of options in straightening him out
you may threaten legal action or replacement
there is also a state disciplinary bar
which reviews clients complaints
the state bar does not look kindly on mismanagement of client funds
and lawyer can be suspended and even disbarred for it
i threatened him already with disciplinary actions, and gave bad review online. he does not flinch. Is disciplinary bar the same as disciplinary committee? It takes then 30-45 days to review
Yes, that is the one
and that is the general review time
another option is having another lawyer write him and demand the compliance
then he will see you are serious
i sent the check by regular mail, but I have emailed him mulitple times and called him so that can be proven, and he didnt repond. Can I prove I sent him the check b indicating that i communicated to him 6 times about the check and he didnt respond? Also with my previous lawyere tehre have never been any problems depositing my check and I also sent the check regular way
Yes, that helps
the repeated communications
You have the options I outlined above
can a regular lawyer demand another lawyer's compliance? does it take a special kind of an attorney to do that?
you may also continue to press him
any lawyer can do it
it is always better to have a lawyer with experience in legal malpractice
take the lead in doing so
who may also have contacts with the disciplinary bar
to expedite review
I wish you the best of luck
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