Sometimes you strike a posture just to please your client and other times you get really offended at the arrogance and condescension of opposing counsel. I recently had a case where my client rescued his elderly Uncle from an abusive and neglectful environment in California and brought him back to Texas.
The old man’s wife had been extremely cruel to him and was arrested for elder abuse just before my client’s intervention. About a month after the rescue, the Uncle passed away in Texas. Shortly afterwards I got served with a Divorce Petition filed by the wife’s attorney in California. I sent her the following note: