how to report defendants attorneys who knowing provide false information to court and cause you monteray damages?
Hello and thank you for allowing me the opportunity to assist you.Is the case over with? Or is it still going on? What was the method he used to give incorrect information? For example, did he have somebody lie on the witness stand? Did he admit a false document? Also, how do you know that the attorney did this purposely?
The case is over. The attorney told court their client did not have minium contacts with the state or no residental properties but the client has 3 which gave us jurisdiction. The information was not on witness stated but it was verified by attorney and her client via documents with signatures. Even after I showed the court two weeks after that it was a lie the attorney did not modify and change their documents because the case did allow new discovery after the fact but they still lied and got away with which cost me almost $5,000.
Relist: Other.She never answered questioned.
Hi again.Thank you for the additional information. How do you know that the attorney purposely lied to the court? How do you know it wasn't a mistake by the attorney due to his client lying?
The evidence from the application showed the facts and she did not think we would catch it. I would not be seeking help if I was not sure. Do have legal response to the question?
Hi again.If you can show that the attorney purposely lied, then you can report that attorney to the bar for investigation. It is a serious issue for an attorney to be dishonest in court, and an attorney is prohibited from proffering evidence that he/she knows to be false. That is why I questioned how you knew the attorney lied. It is one thing to lie, and it is another thing to make a mistake based upon a client lying. The attorney would not have an obligation to correct that mistake after the case is closed because it is up to the plaintiff to prove jurisdiction. But the attorney does have an obligation to be truthful in court (as stated above), so if the attorney knew that the information submitted was incorrect, then that attorney could be sanctioned and possibly disbarred by the state bar. If you let me know where the attorney is licensed, I can look up how to file such a complaint.You can also usually reopen a case when there is proof that evidence in a case was false. But again, I can't point towards any specific statute or rule unless you tell me the state. I'll be glad to look that up for you.
Relist: Other.The bar is the obvious answer I was seeking all my opitons and do not believe the bar is the only avenue.
Hi again.You wouldn't have a cause of action against the attorney, so you couldn't sue him. The bar complaint is the most obvious answer because it is the answer. You can also file a motion to reopen the case if the court's rules allow for it (but I can't look that up without your state's info). It's also possible that the judge in the reopened case will sanction the attorney.
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