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Misrepresentation in federal court. My ex-lawyer sabotaged

Hi Pearl. Misrepresentation in federal court. My ex-lawyer sabotaged my case so badly that I suspect he was corrupted by opposing counsel. I lost MSJ in a retaliation case.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: thanksJA: Have you talked to a lawyer yet?Customer: noJA: Anything else you think the lawyer should know?Customer: Defendants won MSJ in federal court because my attorney severely misrepresented my case. He didn't submit evidence, didn't dispute many of the defendants' findings of fact, didn't mention that they lied under oath and that I had proof of their perjury. My attorney submitted "my" response to the MSJ without showing it to me first and getting my ok. I asked the judge for reconsideration but he denied because evidence should have been entered previously. The judge also wrote that it would not have changed anything anyway because I 'couldn't prove' the causation in the retaliation. However, Reeves only requires proof of pretext not causation to get case to court. I could show pretext as the defendants changed their story and their reason for their adverse actions. The judge also refused to accept the "1000 small cuts rule" as it came from an appellate court in a different federal circuit. The district court judge's ruling now hurts my chances for a malpractice lawsuit. :(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.Customer: If there is a chance I would like to appeal the SJ.

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Lawyer withdraws from custody case "Council can no

Lawyer withdraws from custody case "Council can no longer represent the petitioner in good faith" Virginia Family Court.My grandson is almost 4 yrs old. My son has full custody, the mother has visitation every other weekend. The mother tries anything to get favor with the court, and most backfire 1. Frivolous hospital visits and CPS complaints. 2. Unwarranted 911 calls to my home (where child lives) to police and fire departments --- she now has a 1st class misdemeanor for "misuse of 911". 3."Rescuing" the child by trespassing and assault and battery on me -- two more misdemeanor charges. 4. Last month she Charged me with "annoying phone calls" -- judge declared a frivolous case, harassment , and applied sanctions for her to pay my attorney. 5. Court insisted on psych evaluation, but she does not comply with treatment and medication. It's been a fun 4 years!!Over 30 court appearances over the last 3.5 years. Sometimes she represents her self, and she has had three lawyers over this time. She appealed family court ruling giving custody to my son and it was upheld on appeal in circuit court. This year she has appealed again, back to the family court (same judge). Her current lawyer just sent a motion to the court for permission to withdraw from the case. The reason states is "Council can no longer represent the petitioner in good faith" . Our lawyer and the Gaurdian ad Litem both signed off on her lawyer's motionWhat does "Council can no longer represent the petitioner in good faith" mean?

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My question is about Rule 23 Circuit Courts of Hawaii,

My question is about Rule 23 Circuit Courts of Hawaii, provided below.Here, the judge always has the prevailing counsel write the "order". I understand that has is to be delivered back to court within 10 days, along with "approval as to form". And if the losing party objects they have 5 days to submit the objection. Can this "objection" include the reasons that you object, or does it only apply to an objection that the "order" was done incorrectly or contained content that was incorrect?Rule 23. SETTLEMENT OF JUDGMENTS, DECREES, AND ORDERS.(a) Preparation. Within 10 days after a decision of the court awarding any judgment, decree, or order, including any interlocutory order, the prevailing party, unless otherwise ordered by the court, shall prepare a judgment, decree, or order in accordance with the decision, attempt to secure approval as to form from all other parties, and following such approval deliver the original and 1 copy to the court.(b) Party Approval or Objection to Form; Delivery to Court. If there is no objection to the form of a proposed judgment, decree, or order, the other parties shall promptly approve as to form. If a proposed judgment, decree, or order is not approved as to form by the other parties within 5 days after a written request for approval, the drafting party shall deliver the original and 1 copy to the court along with notice of service on all parties and serve a copy thereof upon each party who has appeared in the action. If any party objects to the form of a proposed judgment, decree, or order, that party shall, within 5 days after service of the proposed judgment, decree, or order, serve upon each party who has appeared in the action and deliver to the court:(1) A statement of objections and the reasons therefor, and(2) The form of the objecting party's proposed judgment, decree, or order.In such event, the court shall proceed to settle the judgment, decree, or order. Failure to file and serve objections and a proposed judgment, decree, or order shall constitute approval as to form of the drafting party's proposed judgment, decree, or order.

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I need to be rally clear. My husband and I are in Maryland,

I need to be rally clear. My husband and I are in Maryland, living in our home. I am filing for a no contest divorce. It is simple as we gave no debt, nobchildren, easy division of property. He will consent to sign the settlement papers. I will file them in couple ofcweeks. Now we wait for a court date. Right so far? Also, I am told that MD now allows cohabitation with no waiting. So he can stay here until all is finalized right?

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I had to cover an ex roommate rent few months while he was

i had to cover an ex roommate rent for a few months while he was unemployed and it is becoming increasingly difficult to get him to pay me back. We both signed a document stating the amount owed, how he was going to pay it back in monthly installments, and the fee that was going to be added if he didnt. Its been a few months now and the first couple of time i asked he said he needed more time now he barely responds at all. I dont want him to avoid this responsibility and its really aggrevating.

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I just had a judgment in favor of the insurance company,its

I just had a judgment in favor of the insurance company,its for over 6000.00 with 9% interest added on. This is from Circuit court. Can I file bankrupcy

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Fairfax county Circuit court civil VirginiaHow does a pro se

Fairfax countyCircuit court civilVirginiaHow does a pro se testify ? How do I call myself?

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Fairfax county circuit court Virginia Civil I am pro se.

Fairfax county circuit courtVirginiaCivilI am pro se.Opposing counsel has listed me as a witness in an upcoming trial.Of course, I want to provide my side of the story .However, can opposing counsel call me or can I object?

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Good Morning, my name is ***** *****. My husband and I live

Good Morning, my name is ***** *****. My husband and I live together in the same household, he claims that he is done with the marriage. We purchased our home 10 yrs ago. How can I protect myself from any wrong doing on his behalf.

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