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Can I sue an attorney for Malpractice on handling my bankruptcy

1 Answers. Asked on Nov 06th, 2012 on Bankruptcy - North Carolina
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Attorney did a total miscalculation on my income and did not handle my case ans was never available for advise.
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Answered on Nov 06th, 2012 at 1:22 PM

Of course you can.  But you have to prove damages.  What was the result of the attorney's miscalculations and not being available for advice?  Did you not receive a discharge of your debts?  Did you lose property you otherwise would not have?  You should consult with a different, and experienced, bankruptcy attorney in your area to go over your situation in detail and advise you on your options.

Probably your better option is to either report the attorney to your state bar for failure to return your calls or be available for advice (depending on what the actual facts are).

Mark Markus has been practicing exclusively bankruptcy law in California since 1991.  He is a Certified Specialist in Bankruptcy Law by the State Bar of California Board of Legal Specialization,  AV-Rated by martindale.com, and A+ rated by the Better Business Bureau.  

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