Are questions on this website protected by attorney-client privilege?

Asked almost 2 years ago - Saint Louis, MO

I know that the identity of the people who ask questions on this site is confidential, but is it legally protected?

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  1. Konrad V. Sherinian

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    Answered . Not at all - there is no principled argument that you and I have an attorney-client relationship - in fact, most attorneys on this site go out of their way to make sure question askers understand that. If a court subpoena's this correspondence, Avvo will have no choice but to comply.

    This answer is not a substitute for professional legal advice. This answer does not create an attorney-client... more
  2. Barry Franklin Poulson

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    Answered . Not to the slightest degree. There is NO client-attorney relationship. Most attorneys here and the general terms and method of AVVO make that very clear.

    We do not have a client/attorney relationship until you make an appointment, we discuss your case face to face, I... more
  3. J Charles Ferrari

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    Answered . No. If fact, there is no attorney client relationship whatsoever established.

    J Charles Ferrari Eng & Nishimura 213.622.2255 The statement above is general in nature and does not... more

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