Lack of Communication:
Effective communication between you and your lawyer is vital for a fruitful attorney-client relationship. An incompetent lawyer may exhibit poor communication skills by failing to respond to your inquiries in a timely manner, neglecting to return phone calls or emails promptly, or providing vague and incomplete information. This lack of responsiveness can leave you feeling frustrated, uninformed about the progress of your case, and disconnected from the legal process.
Competent lawyers dedicate significant time and effort to preparing for legal proceedings, meetings, negotiations, and client interactions. Incompetent lawyers, on the other hand, may demonstrate a lack of preparation. They may appear disorganized, unacquainted with the details of your case, or ill-prepared to address critical issues. This lack of preparedness can jeopardize the strength of your arguments, compromise your legal position, and diminish the chances of a favorable outcome.