My attorney went on maternity leave and did not let me know. I did not even know she was preganant to begin with. She is handling two cases of mine
An attorney should let you know if they are unavailable for a period, whether for maternity leave, vacation, or otherwise, if it is going to affect your case. Even when the attorney is out, the attorney is responsible for seeing that some other attorney is familiar with your case and available to handle any issues that arise in her absence. Depending on the nature and status of your cases, the attorney might had determined that advance notice to you of a temporary absence was not required as long as another attorney was available for the case. If you have questions or issues on your case, contact the attorney's office, tell them you are a client and identify your case, and ask then to have someone contact you to respond.
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