Users' questions

How do you file a grievance against your employer?

How do you file a grievance against your employer?

How to lodge a complaint. If you have not been able to resolve your concerns regarding your outstanding entitlements, you can call NSW Industrial Relations on 131 628 to discuss. You can lodge a complaint by printing the form (PDF, 306 KB) and posting to GPO Box 5341, Sydney NSW 2001.

Can a lawyer from out of state represent a client?

In some cases, the state will allow an attorney from out of state to represent a client “for this one case,” or “pro hac vice.” The attorney must petition the court to represent the client and must have a license in another state. It is up to the court’s discretion whether to grant the petition, grant it with conditions, or deny the petition.

What should I do if I have a problem with my lawyer?

A good way to deal with this situation is to write or fax the lawyer a straightforward letter explaining your difficulty in communicating and asking for a phone call or meeting to re-establish or restore your relationship. If this doesn’t work, consider firing the lawyer and/or filing a formal complaint with your state’s attorney regulatory agency.

Can you hire an attorney out of State?

In some cases, the state will allow an attorney from out of state to represent a client “for this one case,” or “pro hac vice.” The attorney must petition the court to represent the client and must have a license in another state.

Why is my lawyer not returning my calls?

Try to find out why your lawyer is not returning your phone calls. (He or she may be busy, rude, sick or procrastinating.) As you do this, examine the possibility that your lawyer may be avoiding you for a good reason – you may be too demanding.

A good way to deal with this situation is to write or fax the lawyer a straightforward letter explaining your difficulty in communicating and asking for a phone call or meeting to re-establish or restore your relationship. If this doesn’t work, consider firing the lawyer and/or filing a formal complaint with your state’s attorney regulatory agency.

What to do if your lawyer steals from you?

The Lawyer Is Dishonest or Totally Incompetent. If your lawyer has actually stolen from you or acted with gross incompetence, the authorities in charge of disciplining lawyers in your state should show some interest. File a complaint with your state’s lawyer discipline agency.

Why is my lawyer not talking to me?

Reasons for the lack of communication by your attorney According to the American Bar Association’sModel Rules of Professional Conduct 1.4: Client-Lawyer Relationship Rule 1.4 Communication (a) A lawyer shall:

Why is my lawyer pushing me to settle a case?

However, the lawyer should still take your wishes into consideration. The lawyer could be pressuring you to accept a settlement that you think is too low to cover your costs after an accident. Or, maybe you think taking a case to a judge and jury would be a good move but your lawyer is pushing you to settle.