I had a agreement with my lawyer to pay $3000,00 flat fee,
I had a agreement with my lawyer to pay $3000,00 flat fee, now after months many phone calls, visits, he is saying I need to sigh a contract that is something I find to costly and not what we agreed to. He had I forgot about it because I was to emotional. I told no, we had a flat fee agreement which I paid you the first day and I had a relative with me. I asked him why are you asking me to sign an agreement now when you know I can't afford this.JA: What state are you in? And have you consulted a local attorney?Customer: Thank you, ***** ***** Morning. I am In MissouriJA: Has anything been officially filed? If so, what?Customer: Yes, an appeal for divorceJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: no
I am a pro se Plaintiff in a 4 partner deal were we
I am a pro se Plaintiff in a 4 partner deal were we established the largest gymnastics facility in CT. I provided all the remodeling expertise and labor, as well as establishing the gymnastics programs.2 other partners were only financial ,the other being a gym coach.After 4 years of building the buis.,they formed a click and just cut me out.,claiming I was only an employee.I was on the payroll , while they did have their name on the LLC and lease and other related items,Nothig in writing,have a witness to the oral agreement who was offered the original 4th 1/4 of the partnership.I sued the LLC,wich had only the financial partner listed,he has since disolved the LLC and says he is leaving the buisness.He also has been mixing personal expenses with the LLC,and padding the losses from rhe LLC with other side expenses and personal expenses.Should I drop this suit and go after them individually ,as I was later denied an "aaddition of defendants",or see the case against the LLC through wich is in 3 weeks.Also just filed a motion to compel because the defense constantly refuses to give key documents.I await a response from the judge.would anyone be interested in picking up this case or one against the individual partners The gym continues to thrive,while the finance guy pretends not to be receiving profits.The gym brings in $750,000. a year.JA: Because laws vary from place to place, can you tell me what state this is in?Customer: CTJA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: pending suoerior court case since 2014JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: the information I await will show they have been mixing personal expens. and were fraudulantly filing taxes
I opened a salon in September and I'm confused on what to do
I opened a salon in September and I'm confused on what to do about commission and if I should even offer if, I'm been look at things and I want to it right also both rentJA: Because laws vary from place to place, can you tell me what state the property is in?Customer: OklahomaJA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: NoJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: I've got two girls on commission and salon 40% and stylist 60% I have been charging them the color they use and only the color I only ask that they work 18 days out of a month but there absence is getting out of control I pay for advertising and classes to help businesses ware am I going wrong and what should I do to protect myself and my businessJA: Well, we require $5 .Customer: Ok
How likely an attorney will start a frivolous lawsuit pro
How likely an attorney will start a frivolous lawsuit pro bono in order to gain career benefit (promotion, included in certain organizations with legal marketing nature/feature, resume etc.)? Why some attorneys say on their professional profiles that they've done multiple pro bono cases among several organizations, but there is no single review (no good review, no bad review) about them on the internet. Thanks.
I asked lawyer copy of a cancelled check, but he refused.
I asked lawyer copy of a cancelled check, but he refused.The reason I asked, I just found out a check which not deposited. I am not sure if i asked a new check because I lost and I deposited $8,000. I may gave to my ex- husband.I need to know if we deposited. Am I not allow to ask a cancelled check? I also don't want to ask my ex-.
I have a dealership for a national cellphone carrier and I
I have a dealership for a national cellphone carrier and I would like to set up my own website for advertising purposes. According to their terms all advertising and selling online is prohibited by individual dealers, but was wondering if I started a site but in the disclaimer stated that we are in now way associated with the carrier and the site is for informational purposes - whether we could get away with it legallyJA: What state are you in? It matters because laws vary by location.Customer: CA CA doesn't care about non-compete clauses from what i understandJA: Has anything been filed or reported?Customer: no this is a preemptive question covering my basis before doing soJA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?Customer: not that i can think of
You have opined that a Legal harassment lawsuit is only
You have opined that a Legal harassment lawsuit is only applicable in situations where the victim belongs to a protected class such as gays, minorities, trans genders, etc.,You have said nothing about the personal "aspects" of the harasser.What if both the bully and the victim are gay? In the case at bar, the perpetrator appears to be a self loathing gay person who bulled another gay person.So the very specific legal question becomes:Do any of the personal details about the harasser matter?Can the harasser argue that as a gay person, regardless of his actions, he cannot be accused of harassment of another gay person. I don't think so.How say you?
I am not sure if you can see my prior Qs re: Filing an
I am not sure if you can see my prior Qs re: Filing an ethics complaint against an IL lawyer, but briefly I am a member of a NC registered non-profit professional society. In 2015 the officers and board of the organization went rogue and did a really bad thing; an unlawful thing. An IL lawyer helped them with the effect of defrauding the membership.I have endeavored to file an ethics complaint against the lawyer. But my fellow members want me to drop the complaint because the lawyer has said that he will bill the organization for the time he has to spend dealing with the complaint, which has basically intimidated my colleagues. If find the lawyer's threat to be chilling, and that on its face cannot be ethical.So my Q is what do state bar ethics commissions generally provide for in terms of allowing lawyers to bill complainants, especially the IL bar in particular? Is the lawyer's threat with the effect of chilling a complaint an actionable ethics violation?