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I have retainer’s Agreement said...
I have retainer’s Agreement said, lawyer has to stay till end of my divorce.
My lawyer complains that he used up money and he can not prepared for trail.
He already knew that I don’t have after I paid last money $20,000. He owe me $6,000 from 2016. He has right to not getting orepration fro trail?
We need subpoena. Because no money, we can’t subpoena?
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Family Lawyer: Infolawyer, Lawyer replied 5 months ago
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If lawyer agreed to handle to the end the lawyer can not withdraw, even if it means lawyer spends own money earned to cover cost of necessary subpoena.Please let me know if the reply is acceptable by responding “yes” or “acceptable”
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Family Lawyer: Infolawyer, Lawyer replied 5 months ago
Awaiting your reply, thank you!
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Customer reply replied 5 months ago
That means I need forensic accountant for trail. My lawyer has to get forensic accountant? He is responsible to provide me forensic accountant and other preparation for trail. He can not bramble “ client did not pay “ therefor no forensic accountant or lost everting because “client run out money”?
Customer reply replied 5 months ago
If my lawyer did not bring forensic accountant for trail, that caused financial loss, is my lawyer responsible for my loss?
Is malpractice? Can I sue him?I already lost a lot of time because he complained we can not do a lot of things because no money. We haven had orepration for trail.
Family Lawyer: Infolawyer, Lawyer replied 5 months ago
If lawyer agreed to handle the entire matter to the end then lawyer has to do so for agreed fee paid and cover all necessary costs. If lawyer cuts corners which affect outcome that could trigger a claim for malpractice.Please let me know if the reply is acceptable by responding “yes” or “acceptable”
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Customer reply replied 5 months ago
I tied rated, but won’t do. I don’t know why.We need forensic accountant to testify and have meeting before trail. I don’t have money, I have too much debts and owe taxes. Just few weeks ago, judge offered that husband pay accountant’s fees, but my lawyer intentionally did not take it, just let it go.This is another reason he should be responsible for accountant’s fees. Without this incident, is my lawyer responsible to get accountant for trail to testify? I want to conform.
Customer reply replied 5 months ago
Please see retainer’s Agreement of my lawyer is responsible anybfees for nesessary for preparation for trail. I mean get fees either money spouse, husband or ask court from marital assets.
Family Lawyer: Infolawyer, Lawyer replied 5 months ago
Lawyer who agreed to handle entire matter has to finish and cover costs where so agreed including accountant fees.
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Family Lawyer: Infolawyer, Lawyer replied 5 months ago
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Customer reply replied 5 months ago
Have you read retainer’s Agreement in files?
Is that Agreement said?
Family Lawyer: Infolawyer, Lawyer replied 5 months ago
The agreement calls for payment of retainer and added fees as incurred. Withdrawal requires court order.
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Customer reply replied 5 months ago
I don’t understand your answer.
Family Lawyer: Infolawyer, Lawyer replied 5 months ago
The retainer did not guarantee lawyer would never resign and does call for fees and costs to be paid. Lawyer does need to account for all time to ensure fees are reasonable. what more can I answer for you?
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Customer reply replied 5 months ago
I don’t understand your answer. Are you English speaker? Are really Lawyer?
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