Can I Sue an Attorney for Deception?
Posted May 18th, 2021.
Categories: Legal Malpractice.
If you have been wronged by an attorney through their deceptive behavior, it is important to be able to hold them responsible for the damage they have caused. If their deceptive behavior has ultimately caused you to lose your case, resulting in significant financial damage, you may have a case for legal malpractice. If this sounds like your situation, continue reading to discover the most common examples of deceptive attorney behavior as well as the steps to take to sue an attorney for deception. Reach out to our experienced New Jersey malpractice attorney today to schedule your initial consultation and begin your legal process.
The Most Common Examples of Deceptive Behavior by Attorneys
Seeking the assistance of an attorney requires vulnerability. Being wronged by your attorney breaks trust and ultimately causes damages to many individuals. Some attorneys take advantage of the fact that their clients do not hold the same knowledge and understanding of the law as they do and portray deceptive behavior. They may even try and take advantage of this person who is ultimately in need of their help. The following behaviors are the most common examples of deceptive attorney behavior:
- Taking money or property from clients deceptively or unlawfully
- Stating that the attorney can guarantee a certain outcome or knows the judge
- The sale, distribution, or procurement of any type of property
- Publishing advertisements that are untrue, deceptive, or misleading regarding the certification, approval, or sponsorship, approval of the attorney’s legal services
- Misrepresenting geographic origin
- Unsolicited invoices, billing statements, or other documents demand a client to pay for services that the client did not receive
- Lying about how much their services cost
How To Sue an Attorney for Deception
The first step to take to sue an attorney for deception is to hire a new attorney who can gather and present the evidence necessary to win a legal malpractice lawsuit. This attorney should be an experienced legal malpractice attorney who can pursue civil, administrative, and criminal penalties against the attorney in question. It is important to bring this attorney to justice so that this will not happen to anyone else. Contact our experienced New Jersey legal malpractice attorney today to learn how we can help you through every step of the legal process ahead.
Contact our experienced New Jersey firm
The Law Offices of Mark S. Guralnick is an experienced and committed legal team for clients throughout the state of New Jersey. Our team effectively serves victims of legal malpractice. If you require the services of a dedicated attorney, please contact The Law Offices of Mark S. Guralnick today for a free consultation.