Legal Malpractice Law Review

Legal Malpractice Law Review

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Tag Archives: property settlement agreement

CT: LEGAL MAL STATUTE OF LIMITATIONS and THE CONTINUOUS REPRESENTATION RULE

Posted in Connecticut
Bagoly v. Riccio, 102 Conn. App. 792, 927 A.2d 950 (2007) CT: Underlying post marital dissolution matter Student Contributor: Nicholas Kingsbury Facts: The former client was dissatisfied with the result of his marital dissolution agreement, and had an attorney file a motion to clarify and modify the agreement. The attorney negotiated with the other side… Continue Reading

NY: Plaintiff’s Dissatisfaction with Settlement Not Enough to Prove Malpractice

Posted in New York
Sevey v. Friedlander, 83 A.D.3d 1226, 920 N.Y.S.2d 831 (2011) NY: Underlying divorce action Student Contributor: Alexis Trezza Facts: Defendant represented plaintiff in a divorce action. Prior to trial, a settlement was negotiated, and a stipulation setting forth the terms of  settlement was placed on the record in July 2003. Plaintiff acknowledged on the record… Continue Reading
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