Join the 9 million people who found a smarter way to get Expert help

Recent Attorney of Record questions

Is Defendant. It is a Judge trail not jury, in State of

I am Pro Se and so is Defendant. It is a Judge trail not jury, in State of Texas. I want to call the 2 defendants and one of the other plaintiff to testify. How do I properly serve them? Do I have to spend the money on a subpoena or can I serve by mail or any other form of written or electronic communication? How much notice to I need to give them? Thanks!JA: What state is this in? And can you tell me a little more about the charge?Customer: It is in Texas and it is a civil case of FRuadJA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: Yes, we are waiting for court date. We were scheduled for n August but case ahead of us took longer than the 2 weeks that we had to be notified. In Texas we now have to wait and be rescheduled.JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: no

Read more

legalgems

Juris Doctorate

13,880 satisfied customers
I received a notice from my attorney that he was going to

I received a notice from my attorney that he was going to submit a motion to withdraw on the 17th at 3:00 but he didn't, I called the court on the 19th and they still hadn't received anything. I checked the court website today and saw this-08/23/2016 Removed: Plaintiff Attorney Jim Doe08/23/2016 FILE STAMP 08/23/16, ORDER PERMITTING WITHDRAWAL AND NOTICE OF HEARING08/23/2016 REMOVED PLAINTIFF ATTORNEY John Doe08/22/2016 FILE STAMP 08/22/16, EXTENSION OF TIME08/22/2016 FILE STAMP 08/22/16, REQUEST FOR CLERK'S EXTENSION OF TIME FOR xxxx08/22/2016 FILE STAMP 08/19/16, MOTION FOR LEAVE TO WITHDRAWALI was waiting for notice of the actual hearing but they just approved his withdrawal, what can I do? If you notice, the defendants asked for an extension on providing their answer to my lawsuit and you won't believe this but my own attorney has been trying to get the defendants out of this since day one. Have I just lost my case?

Read more

Ely

Counselor at Law

Juris Doctor

64,554 satisfied customers
A law firm from New York has sent my California company a

Hi there,A law firm from New York has sent my California company a subpoena from the "County of Nassa" court (a subpoena duces tecum). We originally told the firm that we would not accept the subpoena unless it was re-issued by a California court.Now, the company has resent us the same subpoena, but there is a California (SUBP-035) subpoena form that has been attached (the title is "Subpoena for Production of Business Records in Action Pending Outside California."The attachment does seem to list a California case number (even though the subpoena is from a county in NY as stated above). But it only has a signature from the NY attorney.So... does this satisfy the jurisdictional aspect of getting an out-of-state subpoena? Are we to finally comply with this? Or does it actually need a CA judge seal/signature, etc?

Read more

CalAttorney2

Attorney

Doctoral Degree

20,240 satisfied customers
What are the ways in which a case can be dropped or

What are the ways in which a case can be dropped or dismissed after the lawsuit is filed? You wouldn't believe what I've been through just to get the defendants served, every possible trick that can be played has been played. The politics involved here have made it unbelievably difficult to bring this case to court, the defendants are literately billionaires and have even gotten to my own attorney. I've been on this website on and off for over a year complaining about this case so the odds are, whoever picks this up might already be familiar with it. I'm the beneficiary of a trust and the trustees have commited a number of torts against me that include false imprisonment, abuse if process, intentional infliction of emotional distress, forgery, one heck of s case of defamation and more. I just served the petition last week but fought like crazy to get it done, my attorney had flat out disappeared and I had to track him down and threaten to hold him responsible for missing any dates. He was almost willing to accept a malpractice suit for not serving. My question is this, how could my case be dismissed or dropped at this point? The first status conference is on 9/15 and my attorney isn't lifting a finger. He said he could ask to extend the dates in order to find an attorney and I'm trying hard to do that but what should be happening at this point in the game? The trial date hasn't even been set yet, in fact, I haven't even received their answer yet but I know that it will basically say "to heck with you". I feel like my case is slipping away and definitely isn't being monitored, if there is a sneaky way of getting it dismissed these guys are sure to try it.

Read more

Thelawman2

Doctoral Degree

1,768 satisfied customers
I have received a letter stating that I have a judgement

I have received a letter stating that I have a judgement against me for a credit card that was put in default in 2008. They have added on approximately $8000 in fees. I am currently making $10.75/hr. What can they do? I have 30 days to reply!Thank you, Jean

Read more

legalgems

Juris Doctorate

13,880 satisfied customers
PA SUPERIOR COURT APPEAL. What is the quickest way to remove

PA SUPERIOR COURT APPEAL. What is the quickest way to remove an ATTORNEY ON RECORD and proceed PRO SE with appeal?

Read more

Irwin Law

Juris Doctor JD

8,840 satisfied customers
Can I as submit my own Findings of Fact and Conclusions of

Can I as submit my own Findings of Fact and Conclusions of Law request to a District Judge here in Texas?JA: You're dealing with a tough issue. But don't worry -- you're in good hands. I know the lawyer has information that can help.Customer: This is a messy case. The Judge never submitted a charge to the jury about property ownership. I am the clear owner. He made his own decision that there was a co-owner.JA: Have you talked to a lawyer yet?Customer: Yes, but my attorney is good friends with the Judge. This was heard in a real small town and the "good old boy" factor is huge.JA: What advice did they give you?Customer: He did not want to handle this, but he would be on the sidelines if I needed him. Today is the 28th.day. I need to do something now. Thanks!JA: Anything else you think the lawyer should know?Customer: Probably a volume, but all I want to know is can I request the information myself?JA: OK. Got it. I'm sending you to a secure page on JustAnswer so you can place the $5 fully-refundable deposit now. While you're filling out that form, I'll tell the Lawyer about your situation and then connect you two.

Read more

Ely

Counselor at Law

Juris Doctor

64,554 satisfied customers
A nonprofit in Idaho plans to sponsor a pheasant hunting

A nonprofit in Idaho plans to sponsor a pheasant hunting trip for teenagers. I recommeded each participant's parents sign a waiver from liability and also allow the participant to be treated in a medical emergency. Do you agree this is a worthwhile precaution under Idaho law? Thank you.

Read more

Sam

Attorney

Doctoral Degree

31,958 satisfied customers
Someone recorded my voice without my consent. He sent me an

someone recorded my voice without my consent. He sent me an email telling that he recorded my voice and plans to either use it against me in a dispute or what he refers to me as slandering him.JA: The Lawyer will need to help you with this. Have you consulted a lawyer yet?Customer: yes.JA: What advice did they give you?Customer: I am waiting to hear from him.JA: Is there anything else important you think the Lawyer should know?Customer: I just sent the email to my attorney. The recording occurred in CaliforniaJA: OK. Got it. I'm sending you to a secure page on JustAnswer so you can place the $5 fully-refundable deposit now. While you're filling out that form, I'll tell the Lawyer about your situation and then connect you two.

Read more

Zoey, JD

Doctoral Degree

29,560 satisfied customers
View more legal questions
In The News