Is my lawsuit frivolous?

Attorneys are professionals, and our job is to help you seek justice within the boundaries set out by the law. An attorney can help you figure out if your case has any merit to it, and can help you understand the rules of the legal system.
Generally, a “frivolous lawsuit” is a lawsuit that is filed in order to embarrass, harass, or otherwise inconvenience another party. Furthermore, a frivolous lawsuit has little to no legal basis to be brought. This means that there is no support for the claim in either evidence or the law. However, just because a case has a low chance of success, it is not necessarily “frivolous.”
A reputable attorney will not only zealously represent their client, he or she will also be concerned with the fair treatment of everyone involved in the legal process. It is not an attorney’s job to sue someone without merit. If a case is unsupported by the law, or if an attorney finds out that the client is merely trying to inconvenience or harass the other party in some way, then the attorney has a duty to tell the client about the ramifications of this course of action. If your attorney is a reputable one, he or she will refuse to take on a frivolous lawsuit.
There is little to no incentive for an attorney to file a meritless lawsuit. That’s because there is no opportunity for profit and the attorney runs the very real risk of being penalized by the court. Attorneys can and have been fined for filing frivolous lawsuits. Some lawyers have even been disbarred for repeatedly filing frivolous lawsuits.
If you have any doubts about the validity of your case, you should seek assistance from an experienced attorney. If you feel you are the target of a frivolous lawsuit, you could receive an award for your reasonable expenses and any attorney’s fees you incurred in opposing the lawsuit. You could also be eligible for compensation for your inconvenience, harassment, and out-of-pocket expenses.
Call the J. Gonzalez Law Firm today. We’ll discuss the merits of your case and advise you if there’s reason to take your case to court.