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See how your complaint against a lawyer is buried by the law society. It appears that the complaint investigation is nothing more than going thr

HOW TO COMPLAIN ABOUT YOUR LAWYER

LAW SOCIETY COMPLAINT PROCEDURE

How to File a Formal Complaint About a Lawyer

HOW YOUR LAW SOCIETY

BURIES YOUR COMPLAINT AGAINST A LAWYER

DISBARRED LAWYERS ARE OFTEN REINSTATED

 AFTER THE DUST SETTLES.

Lawyer penalties are often paltry fines with years to pay

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Once Your Complaint Is Received by the Law Society Complaints Department it is assessed and most are rejected at this stage

Law socieities accept a few complaints but often take years to reach a hearing. Penalities are a slap on the wrist

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It appears that the complaint investigation is nothing more than going through the motions to make you think you complaint is taken seriously. The process is a whitewash, dishonest, a sham and a fraud.

An "intake officer" who is usually a lawyer will read your complaint and probably reject it out of hand.

FILE CLOSED

INVESTIGATION

Disbarred lawyers are often reinstated. Disciplined lawyers will pay a modest fine and are usually given years to pay
Your complaint has nearly no chance of success because law societies are dishonest and not to be trusted

90%+ of all complaints are dismissed at this stage

by an assessment officer who is probably a lawyer

SCREENING -ASSESSMENT STAGE

SCREENING -ASSESSMENT STAGE

IF THE LAW SOCIETY REJECTS YOUR COMPLAINT IT GOES IN THE TRASH.

THERE IS A SO CALLED APPEAL PROCESS BUT THAT IS A FARCE. YOUR CASE IS CLOSED FOREVER AND THE LAWYER GETS AWAY WITH WHATEVER

See how your complaint against a lawyer is buried by the law society. Simple graph shows what they do to your complaint

LESS THAN 10% OF ALL COMPLAINTS ARE INVESTIGATED

File is Closed

 

COMPLAINT SENT TO

 PRACTICE STANDARDS

 

COMPLAINT SENT TO

 DISCIPLINE COMMITTEE

90% OR MORE OF ALL

COMPLAINTS ARE TRASHED.

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Law Societies offer various distress line phone in and other help for lawyers, judges and paralegals with drug, alcohol and mental problems.

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