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Family Law Keyed to Wadlington
In re Belding
Citation:589 S.E.2d 197
The attorney committed alleged misconduct in 2 cases. In the first case, he forged divorce papers and pleadings for a client. The lawyer assigned a fake docket number to these cases and faked the signature of real judges to make the documents appear authentic. The lawyer alleges he never intended the documents to be asserted as genuine divorce papers.
In the second case, he failed to inform his client of appropriate court dates, agreed to a settlement without consulting his client, and withdrew from representation without informing his client.
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