If I am in middle of bankruptcy and my attorney has disappeared, what do I do?

Asked on September 24, 2014 under Bankruptcy Law, Connecticut

Answers:

S.L,. Member, California Bar / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney

Answered 6 years ago | Contributor

You should notify the bankruptcy trustee in writing that your attorney has disappeared and inform the trustee that you will need additional time to find another attorney.

You should also contact the State Bar of Connecticut and file a complaint against your attorney for client abandonment.  The attorney will be subject to discipline by the State Bar.


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