My court case is in Chicago, I live in California. I have tried to contact my lawyer for a week now so I can give her payment she’s owed but she will not respond. What happens if she doesn’t show up to my court date and I am not able to make it there either? It’s for family court (custody of my child) and it’s a pretrial. If I had known she would stop returning my calls or messages I would’ve made arrangements to have been there. So what can I do now?
Ask this question of a Chicago attorney. California attorneys cannot tell you what type of ethical rules or malpractice exposures this Illinois attorney may have. Good luck to you.
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