Much of life depends on trust, and sometimes we get burned. We trust the cars at the intersection to stop at the red light; we trust the teachers at school to respect our children's needs. Obviously, there are occasions in which our trust gets broken; so we do our best to look for signals of that in advance and to honor those signals as opposed to ignoring them.
In the end, it is each person for themselves. For that reason, I have been hanging out on the L4RP Facebook page for a couple of months formulating my opinions. I initiated a minor confrontation with Jerry Davis (the founder of L4RP) behind the scenes via FB messages, and I was honestly impressed with his demeanor and with the way he expressed himself.
Moreover, Richard Gilbert and the others involved are lawyers, and lawyers have codes of ethics they must follow with they clients. Otherwise, they stand to be disbarred.
If L4RP does as you suggest and scams its clients, and if the clients were then to turn around and file complaints with the Bar Association, the lawyers would stand to lose their licenses. It is my honest opinion that that is NOT going to happen.
You had me thinking for a monet there, nevertheless. *Smiles* I hope I have been of some assistance in sharing my own thoughts and experience.
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