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Ouroboros

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I am trying to contact a local attorney.  He will not return my calls.  I attribute this to being busy or a sign to look elsewhere.  My strange question would be: Does this mean that my spouse has already contacted him thus not returning my call.  How do I find out if he can or cannot serve me?


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Re: How do I know if my spouse has retained the attorney I want?
« Reply #1 on: Apr 17, 2009, 10:50:13 AM »
Serve you?
 
or
 
Represent you?
 
My initial instinct was to keep trying into at least next week with the phone calls because the week before Easter and the week after Easter are spring break from different school districts.
 
Just ask once you do get a hold of him.

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Re: How do I know if my spouse has retained the attorney I want?
« Reply #2 on: Apr 17, 2009, 12:59:10 PM »
Sweet and simple there is no way to know unless some one tells you.
 
Attorneys are a dime a dozen and even that is overstated.
 
Some attorneys will take your money and then you discover they were representing the opposing party.  You will not get your money back.
 
Evidentually these attorneys become judges.
 
If an attorney is not returning your inquiries that is usually an indicator you do not want them to represent you in a legal matter. 
 

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Re: How do I know if my spouse has retained the attorney I want?
« Reply #3 on: Jul 14, 2009, 10:10:44 AM »
I COMPLETELY AGREE, THEY ARE NOT CAPABLE OF TAKING ON YOUR CASE EVEN IF THE OTHER PARTY ONLY HAD A CONSULTATION, IT IS A CONFLICT OF INTEREST. (AT LEAST THAT IS WHAT I WAS TOLD)
 
IF THEY ARE NOT RETURNING YOUR CALLS I WOULD ASSUME THAT THEY ARE NOT A GOOD FIT FOR THE MOST IMPORTANT STEP IN YOUR LIFE, GAINING CUSTODY OF YOUR CHILD.
 
GOOD LUCK, REMEMBER TOUGH TIMES NEVER LAST, TOUGH PEOPLE DO.

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Re: How do I know if my spouse has retained the attorney I want?
« Reply #4 on: Jul 14, 2009, 01:09:21 PM »
Pocketsunshine,
 
It would be greatly appreciated if you would use lower case script with regular capitalization in your posts.  Using all caps signifies yelling in cyberspace.
 
Just a word to the wise! 
 
Kitty C.
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Re: How do I know if my spouse has retained the attorney I want?
« Reply #5 on: Jul 15, 2009, 09:54:20 AM »
I actually had this happen to me... lol  I called the guy not knowing my ex had retained him. I explained the case to the point that he could put 2 and 2 togther... He then became very rude and let me know that he could not take my case... I still did not understand why, and he said something like figure it out... lol

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Re: How do I know if my spouse has retained the attorney I want?
« Reply #6 on: Jul 18, 2009, 07:32:58 PM »
Pocketsunshine...you replied to a post that's 3 months old...
 
Hopefully he has an attorney now! :)

 

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