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Thank you for the additional information. If you just had surgery and were under the influence of drugs/medication and it prevented you from understanding what was going on and happening and testifying, then there could be grounds to appeal and vacate the findings. Your attorney should have spoken with you and made sure you were coherent and able to proceed. Moreover, a red flag should have been raised if you could not leave the home and had to appear by phone and just had surgery and were under the care of a doctor. The attorney should have waited until you were alert and aware. If you want to try and vacate the judgment and appeal, the burden would be on your to show that there was ineffective counsel, since they knew about this and allow you to still proceed and gave you bad advice and that you were under the influence of the medication and it effected your ability to know what was going on and what you were testifying to and your owners.
The complaint against the attorney will not result in the court taking action. It would subject the attorney to discipline, if evidence was present to support it and show they failed to act in your best interest. You always want to move fast on something like this, so acting timely is required, once you realized what happened. If a party waits 1 year before coming forward, it would be very odd that they would continue to comply with the court order and findings of the court and not do anything to prevent it