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can I sue a court appointed lawyer?

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can I sue a court appointed lawyer?
Submitted: 10 months ago.
Category: Criminal Law
Expert:  Jack R. replied 10 months ago.

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Why do you wish to sue your court appointed attorney ?

Customer: replied 10 months ago.

I have atleast 3 or 4 different reasons/claims just dont know forsure what to call it. Just wondering if it was even possible to sue them for their misfeasance and nonfeasance misconduct with my case? I will explain later. I believe that those are what some of the way he has took in the case are called.

Expert:  Jack R. replied 10 months ago.

Yes for attorneys that do not meet the standard for competency for their handling your legal matters you can sue for malpractice. It does not matter if the attorney was appointed or you hired them yourself. An attorney represents the client and is answerable to the client not the individual or entity paying for the attorney's services.

 

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