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How strict are the courts when it comes to "frivolous" lawsuits?
How strict are the courts when it comes to "frivolous" lawsuits? I have a situation where an attorney is hiding behind the security of his title, he was an instrumental part of a conspiracy to have me declared legally incompetent, it's a long story. Including the attorney, there are five men. They hired another attorney to facilitate an "involuntary commitment" where they had a crooked doctor who was supposed to give me a psychological evaluation. I was taken to a hospital but they couldn't find the man to conduct the evaluation at the time and luckily another stepped in who cleared me of all charges. The attorney they hired had been told terrible things about me and wasn't supposed to listen to me but he did... And ended up being a great guy who was disturbed by what he had been through. He can't help me though because they made him sign a confidentiality agreement representing them and not me... But they say they hired him to "help" me... It doesn't make any sense. The four men are the trustees of my family trust and I can prove that the attorney was the one who hired this other attorney but he's now claiming that he "represents" the trustees and therefore cannot be held responsible for what his clients have done. He's also said that if I name him in the lawsuit then he will sue me for filing a frivolous lawsuit. Based on just what I've said here, would the courts agree? It's not just this commitment that they are responsible for, I've discovered over 20 false police reports and an attempt to appoint themselves guardian over me... I've definitely got the trustees on the hook but this lawyer seems pretty confident that he can't be held responsible.
I have a question about abuse of process and how it relates
I have a question about abuse of process and how it relates to confidentiality agreements. A man hired a lawyer to facilitate my "involuntary commitment" to a mental institution based on absolutely no evidence that it was the appropriate thing to do. This attorney had been hired two weeks before and ended up being a great guy, he was disgusted about everything he had been through and heard about me but can't talk because he represented "them" and not me. Long story short, the commitment was only one of many acts committed over the last year by a man who has been trying to have me declared legally incompetent so I can't sue him. I've discovered a dozen false police reports and other evidence of abuse of process but the key to my case is really this attorney. He was supposedly hired "for me" and to help me get the best "care" possible but they are also saying that he can't offer his opinion about what happened because of this confidentiality agreement... It doesn't make sense and seems like a clear abuse of a legal process, am I wrong here?
I've been asked to sign a CDA (confidential disclosure agreement)
I've been asked to sign a CDA (confidential disclosure agreement) to facillitate discussion in the context of a job interview where Radius is the company I'm interviewing with and "Recipient" would be me.I'd like a lawyer to read the CDA and advise as to whether I should sign.In particular, I find paragraph 8 uninterpretable. It states;"Remedies. Recipient agreees that (a) RADIUS may be irreparably injured by a breach of this Agreement by Recipient; (b) money damages would not be an adequate remedy for any such brreach; (c) as a remedy for any such breach RADIUS will be entitled to seek equitable relief, including injunctive relief and specific performance, without being required by Recipient to post a bond; and (d) such remedy will not be the exclusive remedy for any breach fo this agreement."I can forward the entire CDA as a PDF. Please supply e-mail address.
XJ. I'm looking sweat equity contract nonprofit.
XJ. I'm looking for a sweat equity contract for a nonprofit. Thank you.JA: Thanks. Can you give me any more details about your issue?Customer: Nonprofit C-Corp, 1 1/2 years old, founders set up using sweat equity. Hope to recover within 5 years after nonprofit more established. Willing to set earnings as event for payout. Hoping to avoid tax now.JA: OK got it. Last thing — Lawyers generally expect a deposit of about $36 to help with your type of question (you only pay if satisfied). Now I'm going to take you to a page to place a secure deposit with JustAnswer. Don't worry, this chat is saved. After that, we will finish helping you.
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I with a small HVAC/Plumbing company based in the state ofView more legal questions
I with a small HVAC/Plumbing company based in the state of Washington that did a job for a customer who disputed the bill. It ended up going through arbitration. Recently, 5 years after the job, the customer decided to post information about this job online through Angie's List. Angie's List is not anonymous and the person writing the review can be identified. This arbitration was through the Better Business Bureau and with a confidentiality agreement.What is my legal recourse?As a side note: Based on the evidence for the job we did for the customer I felt the arbitrator did not consider at all the facts on the original case and made a gross decision in favor of the customer we did all the work for.