I paid an attorney that I got off Craigslist. I paid both check and cash. I got a receipt for some cash I gave him but he never signed it. (no office information listed either) The rest I gave by money order( I am not sure which were paid to him or others). His Ex partner (attorney) stated this is his M.O. He will come back later and sue you for money owe. This was for a Chapter 7 Bankruptcy I filed 1 1/2 years ago. This is in Cleveland Ohio. I was also told that he did not have a separate account to deposit all clients money. He uses his personal bank account because he is not allowed to have, (something about taxes and such) I learned all this out later. He mishandled my bankruptcy also for which I wrote the trustee about it. A class action or disbarment should take place for what he is doing to others.
Well, I hear you and none of my colleagues want to see this behavior. I suggest you speak to another bankruptcy lawyer...........many in NE Oh. Call 216 696 3525 for a referral from Cleve Bar or use AVVO
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