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What Can You Expect From
Your Lawyer?

Check below about an experienced


● If you've never worked with a lawyer before, you may
not know what to expect from the Attorney-Client
relationship. A lawyer owes certain duties to his or her
● Check here to know about a lawyer's duty.

Duty to avoid conflicts of interest
● The lawyer's duty to avoid
conflicts of interest means
that your lawyer cannot
represent someone else
whose interests are
adverse to yours.
● A lawyer can represent two
parties who may have
adverse interests if both
parties are fully informed
and consent to the

Duty of confidentiality

The lawyer's duty of confidentiality means that
anything you talk about with him or her is kept

You can feel free to discuss the details of your
case with your lawyer without worrying that he
will share your information with others.

Duty to provide competent
● The lawyer's duty to provide competent
representation means that a lawyer must tell you if he
or she does not have the expertise to handle your

Duty to diligently represent the
● The lawyer should vigorously represent the
client's point of view.
● The lawyer also has a duty to keep the client
informed about the status of the
client's matter.

Check here for a lawyer who
can help you out

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