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Legal Malpractice

Understanding the Difference Between Ethics Violations and Legal Malpractice

Perhaps you have just completed an emotionally draining legal battle, or you are still in the middle of a legal battle, and you suspect that the outcome of the case could or would have been different had certain things been done differently. Once the ordeal has passed, you have noticed that there were several specific aspects that transpired that affected the outcome of your case. You begin to think that these situations were caused by something your attorney did or failed to do. If you have recently lost a legal case or claim, in which you have reason to believe that...

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Your Attorney’s Obligation to Confidentiality

If you have hired an attorney, the attorney can be held liable for not keeping certain things about your conversation private. Under the State Bar of California, Rules of Professional Conduct, with rare exceptions, an attorney has an obligation to uphold client confidentiality. The most fundamental principle in attorney-client privilege is the preservation of the client’s confidential information, which includes the conversations held between the attorney and his or her clients.  The attorney-client privilege serves to encourage clients to seek legal assistance and communicate fully and frankly with their attorney on all matters even if embarrassing and legally damaging.  Furthermore, the...

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