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I am writing from Pennsylvania. Briefly, I am the secretary for a rod and gun club. We purchased land and have been denied a right-of-way into it. We spoke with an attorney concerning filing a lien against the holder of the property, in front of ours, through which an old easement ran. He accepted $500.00 to do this. On subsequent follow up, we were informed that the necessary papers had been filed. Nearly a year later, we were surprised to find that the property containing the disputed easement had been sold. Upon speaking with the new land owner, we were informed that the title search showed nothing before he purchased this. When the attorney was contacted again, he admitted that nothing had been done. Please note, this has all occured over a two to three year period, time were we could have been improving our property and establishing a permanent club site.
1.Did this attorney breach his contract(verbal) with the club?
2.Should we complain to the State Bar, and what does that get us?
3.If his inaction cost us our write-of-way (the original property owner probably wouldn't have been able to sell to anyone but us)can he be held responsible for obtaining an easement free of charge?
4.Should this go to small claims court since the club may have suffered in enrollment and activity related revenues by not having a permanent site?

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