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This is a serious matter, the attorney cannot under the professional rules abandon a case,
or not communicate with their client,
unless the attorney notified the Court that he wants to withdraw he cannot act this way,
you should first send a certified letter to the attorney for the information you need, and advise him if he fails to respond you will file a grievance with the bar association,
Most attorneys will respond when a threat against there bar license,
You can also file an official complaint with the bar association, and they will also contact him, and force him to turn over the material you needed.
That's the problem. I have no idea if he notified the court or not. Don't even know if he filed the case.
Then you need to file a grievance complaint,
the bar association will force him to send you the information you need.
How. Something that can be done online, phone ?
what state are you in?
You can file the complaint online using the link above,
Inquiries concerning the professional conduct of an attorney admitted to practice in Massachusetts are initially handled by the Attorney and Consumer Assistance Program (ACAP) of the Office of the Bar Counsel. The ACAP staff is available to discuss your concerns by telephone during normal business hours and can be reached at(NNN) NNN-NNNN If you would prefer to communicate your problem in writing, you can contact ACAP by fax at(NNN) NNN-NNNNor by letter at the 0ffice of Bar Counsel. ACAP cannot accept inquiries over the internet.
Complaint forms can be obtained by telephoning the Attorney and Consumer Assistance Program (ACAP), as explained above. Because of the confidentiality requirements complaints cannot be accepted via e-mail. Send complaints to the address below.
Office of the Bar Counsel 99 High Street Boston, Massachusetts 02110 (617)(NNN) NNN-NNNN
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