Family Law Questions? Ask a Family Lawyer Online.
1. What could be done if your attorney has a change of heart after he is halfway thru your divorce case?
ANSWER: Fire the lawyer. You have a right to be happy and satisfied with your lawyer, If he is not doing the job you want done, get rid of the lawyer and take your business elsewhat. (The same as you would do if you were unhappy with your doctor.) It needs to be understood that it is YOUR divorce case, not the lawyer's divorce case. You hired the lawyer and you have the right to fire the lawyer.
2. Is a year and a half the normal waiting time to get a mediation date?
ANSWER: No. Far too long.
3. Any opinions?
ANSWER: See above.
how does he take his buisness elsewhere when he has already paid his attorney over $5000. and dont have any funds left in his savings except his weekly paycheck?
also he has tried to line up a replacement attorny but they refuse to talk to him since he is currently being represented. he told me that he thought he could hire as many attorneys as he wants to represent him in his divorce? ......but im not sure what to say to him on that note.