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The Situation

Jersey Shorts Lawyer for $29K

... Lawyer Sues

7/10/2014 12:10 AM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
EXCLUSIVE

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The Situation
is in the worst kind of legal trouble -- the kind where his lawyer can't help, because his lawyer is the one who's suing him ... for 4 years of unpaid legal bills.

Mike "The Situation" Sorrentino and his brother Marc Sorrentino owe long-time attorney Richard Wolfe $29,000 in legal fees from 2009-13 ... according to the lawsuit filed by Wolfe, and obtained by TMZ.

In the suit, Wolfe says the bros did knock $10,000 of their tab -- but also made failed attempts to pay ... including a cancelled $2,000 check, and a bounced $2,000 check.

He now wants damages for the bad checks, on top of the $29K.

As we first told you ... Mike's tanning salon employees accused him of bouncing their paychecks last month, and he got arrested for fighting his other brother.

So, yeah ... paying legal bills would be beneficial for this guy.

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34 COMMENTS

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jackmama311    

mike is will to offer tan time and said he could totally hook up the lawyer w/ angelina pivarnick, gratis.

51 days ago
2.

Hyper valency    

He's broke already???

51 days ago
3.

tmzd    

This is the time of night when Crabbs and KobesNoMo come out from lurking and spew incoherent angry babble. What will it be tonight?

51 days ago
4.

wesley    

He a scrub now Tlc.....they don't want him...

51 days ago
5.

notalawyer    

He still has time... McDonald's is now hiring

51 days ago
6.

STAYCLASSYSANDIEGO    

All thos pos jersey loser people will be brole soon enough

51 days ago
7.

ShanesBabe    

What did he do with all that Jersey Shore money that he can't pay his bills? Is he doing drugs again or gambling? What's up?

51 days ago
8.

Mr.Biggz    

He probably spent all of his money on roids and pills...smh.

51 days ago
9.

Mikey    

Didn't think it possible he could be famous for being more of a ******** then he already was.

51 days ago
10.

Jamey Hunter    

Another week or so and this moron will be the next Z lister filing bankruptcy and walking from all his debts he created living the high life. He'll then be free to start accumulating debt all over again. These pseudo celebs need to be forced to pay their debts.

51 days ago
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Nights N White Satin    

What a loser

51 days ago
12.

Dee Kat    

He is broke all ready

51 days ago
13.

idiots_abound    

My God, out of money already? You were making $150,000 PER EPISODE in 2012! No one calling for those public appearances fees anymore. Bye bye, douchebag

51 days ago
14.

c    

For all the stupid crap he does and for what a complete azzhole he is I’m surprised he doesn’t owe 10 times that amount.

51 days ago
15.

All-star    

Do the girl who like this guy realize that they also like Popeye?!?!

51 days ago
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