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Thanks. You explained this more clearly than the malpractice attorneys I talked to and the bar. The bar told me that they don't do discovery on complaints. It was not clear that in MA that I would get any money back. I was told I had up to 6 years to file a complaint.
I would like to claim ineffective assistance of counsel on my appeal as my lawyer left out key documents such as comparables and competitive threats in my business valuation that made my husband's exaggerated and unpayable valuationof my business more credible than my own expert. My ex-husband's valuation of my business does not pass the "sanity check" or have comparables. My lawyer was also not able to compel my husband to divulge his business interests, which were therefore not valued and divided.
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