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Know your rights and legal options against your attorney.
Lawyers can fail their clients in many ways. You may feel that you have been wronged by your lawyer, but do not know if you have a valid legal claim. You may want to take legal action, but do not know how to begin the process. Resolving disputes with a lawyer will require you to be well-informed and prepared to act. Among other things, Attorney Responsibilities and Client Rights will help you decide:
-if your complaint against your attorney will be accepted in court
-whether it is wise to pursue further action against your lawyer
-which legal strategy-litigation, arbitration, or mediation-is likely to bring you the most beneficial result
Armed with this information, you will be equipped to make informed decisions about steps you can take to assert your rights and make your claim.
This book explains:
-factors in proving malpractice
-legal definition of negligence
-direct damages, both financial and emotional
-dual representation and other conflicts of interest
-contractual obligations and breach of contract
-specific legal rights your attorney may have violated
-ineffective assistance of council claims
-recovering funds for financial misconduct and excessive fees
-attorney standards of conduct
-filing lawsuits against attorneys
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