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Category: Family Law
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Experience:  JD, 17 years legal experience including family law
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I think my divorce lawyer is playing games. I retained her almost 4 yrs ago, i always get an excuse when i confront her about the time limit. Hospitalization, office closed ex. my husband and i have been apart for almost 3 yrs, we dont have much, the house is going into foreclosure. I want to fire her , but she said no money will be returned. Im having problems finding more money to pay for another lawyer. Im stuck.

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Submitted: 3 years ago.
Category: Family Law
Expert:  Tina replied 3 years ago.

Hello and welcome.

I am sorry to hear of your difficult situation.

My goal is to provide you with excellent service. I am working on your answer now and will post it here shortly. Thank you for your patience while I prepare your answer.

Expert:  Tina replied 3 years ago.

Hello again,

In NY, there are grievance committees charged with aiding in resolving disputes and complaints about attorneys. The committee you should contact will depend on where the case is pending.

Here is a link that provides the contact information for the appropriate committee to contact:

You may wish to inform your attorney first that you intend to file a complaint if your case is not promptly addressed by her, as she may move to withdraw from the case once you do file a complaint.

hope this helps clarify the situation for you.

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