First, I am truly sorry to hear of your dilemma. Obviously, attorneys should never lie to their clients and if that is the case, you can contact your state bar association. Many times however, statements made carelessly can be misinterpreted. I would first contact your lawyer and ask him why he told you that. It could be that he suggested you would be arrested based upon some assumptions that he did not properly communicate to you or that you misinterpreted. Better to give him the benefit of the doubt and try to get your issue with your adopted daughter resolved. If after discussing this with your lawyer, you remain dissatisfied, I would suggest that you seek a second opinion with a different attorney.
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