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Book details
  • Genre:DRAMA
  • SubGenre:American / General
  • Language:English
  • Pages:342
  • eBook ISBN:9781623479756

Shattered Justice

How Unethical Attorneys Can Turn A How Unethical Attorneys Can Turn a Simple Divorce Into a Nightmare

by Larry L. Hines

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In his second novel, author Larry Hines continues with his theme of delving into the dark side of our justice system. The story involves an epic battle by a wife whose life has been ruined by a biased and incompetent divorce court judge and the husband's lawyer who is willing to leap over ethical boundaries to insure victory. If you like a cliff-hanging story, a fast-paced legal drama of the John Grisham genre, and don't mind a few tears, you will thoroughly enjoy this novel.
In his second novel, Larry Hines presents a fast-paced legal drama involving a wife who loses millions in a divorce because her case was assigned to the Honorable Jeffrey Ross, a biased and incompetent trial judge, and Peter Novak, the husband's lawyer. who will leap over ethical boundaries to insure victory by his client. Dillon Clark, the famous trial lawyer from "The Beneficiary," joins up with Kelly Parks, a law student by night and paralegal by day, to help find a way for justice to prevail. In this fast-paced drama, Dillon and Kelly confront many of the pitfalls faced by litigants in divorce courts accross the United States, including judges who are biaed against women, lawyers who willingly help clients hide assets and falsify evidence, and a legal system that can at times do little to avoid the terrible life-destroying consequences. The story brings to real life the inherent problem faced by anyone whose life is put into the hands of our justice system: only those who can afford to pay for a top lawyer can truly protect their rights - and those that can usually win. If you like a cliff-hanging story and don't mind a few tears, you will thoroughly enjoy this novel. And as a bonus, you will also be helping the orphans in the terrible slums of Nairobi.
About the author
Larry Hines has been a trial lawyer for over forty years and now lives in Camarillo and La Quinta, California. Now retired, he works with other trial lawyers in solving complex lawsuits through mediation. He is also the founder and president of the Nadine Griffey Academy of Kenya, which selects deserving orphans from the terrible slums of Nairobi and places them into several partner private boarding schools. His first novel, "The Beneficiary," has been described as a "Must-Read Legal Thriller from a Gifted New Author." The profits from his novels go to the Academy.