Sex, Lies & Remittiturs


Sometimes lawyers do bad things. Very bad things. Like lie to their clients. And sometimes the consequences to those deceived clients can be very bad - like spending years in prison. Typically a client's only remedy is a malpractice suit against the lawyer. But what about reviving an appeal that had been dismissed over a decade ago? Doesn't seem likely, does it? But consider the 6th District's recent opinion titled In re Grunau, __ Cal.App.4th __ No. H015871 (6th Dist. Dec. 30, 2008), a saga of sex, lies and recalled remittiturs.

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