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We spoke w/an attorney 3 weeks ago, and he indicated he would take our case and that first order of business is to execute an "engagement letter". We emailed after several days to remind him that we had not yet rec'd same! What period of time should we wait for engagement letter? Should just seek out another attorney?

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NY

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Yes, foreclosure summons

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We are considering filing a partition suit

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Normally it is only a matter of days before the engagement letter is sent. It can be sent via email as well. One can contact the attorney or his or her office staff to find out when it may be expected. If inquiries go ignored one may seek a new attorney as that would indicate the attorney is not able or willing to take the case.
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Lawyer: legalgems, Lawyer replied 5 months ago

Hello; just checking in on the above.
If you have further questions please post here and I will do my best to get you the requested information.
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