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My lawyer is not helping me...

Discussion in 'PDD-NOS, Social Anxiety and Others' started by Paul Lee, May 17, 2021.

  1. Paul Lee

    Paul Lee Well-Known Member

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    I find that my criminal defense solicitor doesn't do his job. Because I receive legal aid, I don't pay him a dime otherwise. That's really besides the point, though. There's no use for a lawyer who does not even tell the sheriff about what the complainers were doing to instigate the issues in the first place. I told him to speak up and he falsely reassured me that he would.

    I'm not able to get legal help elsewhere. If you call any other lawyer, they act all suspicious and then contact the person dealing with your case for more information. He wasn't happy that I contacted people he knows. He called me ages ago when my mother and I were in a shop. He berated me for calling other lawyers. He said he gets me bail and yeah, okay. That's about all he does. It changes nothing else.

    The last time I was in the court, he said to the panel, "I'm good at manipulating my way around the Internet!" Doesn't sound very lawyer like at all. He also said my mother has learning difficulties, but that's not true. Since he's my mouthpiece, I have to sit there like a dummy, hoping I will be walking out of the door when it's over.

    Since 2014, he has represented me for all of my various legal issues. All of which are absolutely ridiculous and perpetrated by others, basically to deliberately rile me up. But anyway, I was in court a month ago, and he was saying to me just before we went into the courtroom, that he would tell the sheriff about me being slandered. Yet the hearing came and went, and he never bothered to reveal any of this.

    I got to the building early, but that's not when you are necessarily seen. My mother had to leave as the staff denied her access. I was inside at the time waiting for her downstairs, but if I had known, I would have tried to convince the security personnel that she's there to support me.

    In fact, you have to wait outside the courtroom until somebody calls you in. It's random when they shout out names, however. So if you aren't seen before lunch, you'll have your case heard in the afternoon. That means you're probably going to be getting a stiff butt for a while.

    So I went to see my lawyer at his firm months ago. I think it was back in October. I seen him another once after this. He just showed me piles of reports, but a lot of it wasn't even related to the current situation, so it was a waste of time walking to his office then. And I spoke of how this has been weighing me down. I'm so incredibly fed up of not having a life. He knows this, too.

    He said I have to declare this stuff for "the rest of my life" now. Well, I reckon that ain't actually true. According to what I was reading up on, you only have to declare a non-harassment order for as long as it's in place. In my case, it's ones that run from 2018 to like, 2028. So in reality, this has me snookered until 2028 for finding employment, where disclosure information is requested by a third party.

    Pending the current matters, that's the only two I have so far on my record. But they're probably going to give me more orders for apparent harassment, when they were the idiots who had been harassing me all along. I'm not interested in them whatsoever. I told that social worker I visited for a court report that they've been doing this to me for years now. So I guess all I can do is scrape together enough dough for to file lawsuits.

    The thing is, slandering someone is kind of still harassment, but it's harder to prove it or whatever. The police take a blind eye to a person being defamed. Yet if you lose your cool and say things they perceive as a threat, just because you're feeling cross over how you're getting mistreated, they like to use that so-called abuse as leverage to get you done by laying it on. Because, well, I don't genuinely believe they felt frightened or whatever. If they didn't want me to say anything about how they've behaved, they shouldn't have gotten me blackballed by all of these strangers in the film industry, over the last 5 years. Like, the court ought to know I was just flipping my lid, right?

    Anyway, this nonsense never ends. If I want to get this mess sorted out once and for all, I'd have to represent myself in a civil case. This is because lawyers that specialise in matters like this typically charge £200 for just one hour of their service. That's too costly. But I live on welfare, so if I had to represent myself and they assigned lawyers of their own, they would probably effortlessly be able to annihilate me.

    It doesn't seem right. But my mother said I cannot let them win. Well, my mother pays a lawyer privately to tackle an ordeal involving my sister's youngest son, but it's because she has the funds saved up. I don't. I struggle to pay the rent, as I sometimes fall behind because I use my Universal Credit on food, or bills. But since my court date is during the first week of June, there is no time to pursue this right now. Plus, I don't have the cash right now to even attempt to pursue legal action either. I've also called up some firms, and not had any response. Or they don't deal with my type of case. So really, here. I'm more or less screwed, I suppose.

    I regret meeting all of these support workers. I've never forgotten all of the vile emails I got from one support worker in particular. He was frequently sending me menacing emails about my ex-girlfriend, who turned out to be a scammer in general. He also said things about a professional wrestler called Eddie Guerrero, and you would think somebody in a position of responsibility would know that it's not right to act in a threatening way towards a client who has autism.

    The legal system is knowingly corrupt too. I absolutely hate it.

    P.S. I had one of these former support workers lying as well. I basically just made a video saying to the camera for about one hour, that I felt deceived and disappointed in them as people I once enjoyed being around, and yes, it was kind of heated in nature. I will admit that. But it is the same thing, quite frankly. You're just like that because you're feeling mad and rightfully so. But then the opposition plays up on it to ruin my life even further. You know? This is what I mean when I say they're all bad news. They shouldn't be allowed to be employed for the NHS at all. Although there's probably nothing you can do about that, because they have everybody thinking they're so wonderful.
     
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  2. Crossbreed

    Crossbreed Neur-D Missionary ☝️

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    Have you told him about your autism, yet?
     
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  3. Paul Lee

    Paul Lee Well-Known Member

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    Yes. He told the court I have high functioning autism.
     
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  4. Judge

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    Imagine if your lawyer were to post, "My Client Isn't Helping Me".

    After all, any legal defense is not a one-way process. You both have to help each other, and in this case it seems rather one-sided. Though the difference being that only one of you is guaranteed to walk away as a free man regardless of what happens in court.

    Under such circumstances it would seem logical to do everything to aid your attorney in your own defense, and do nothing to agitate him. And above all, not to lose sight of the obvious. That it is he who is the attorney, and you are the defendant. Things may work a lot better if you choose to "remain in your lane".

    Project faith in your attorney- not contempt. Your freedom and well-being may depend on it. The one person who you MUST learn to cooperate with- at a minimum of one hundred percent.
     
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    Paul, you seem to have zero insight into your own contributions to your situation. Unless you start asking yourself the question "how did I help to cause this problem," you will have endless problems, larger than any super lawyer could get you out of.
     
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  6. Paul Lee

    Paul Lee Well-Known Member

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    But he doesn't say anything at all. It shouldn't make me seeing people for reports to have them explaining things instead. You don't know what they may be composing in the reports. So your own lawyer should be speaking up.

    He shouldn't say he will tell people something, then not do it. I see that as him kind of being dishonest.