Can a child claim attorney-client privilege communications against their parents?

or does the attorney have to report any information received from the child client to the client's parents or guardians?

North Las Vegas, NV -

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Richard Edmund Hawkins

Richard Edmund Hawkins

Chapter 11 Bankruptcy Attorney - Las Vegas, NV
Answered

The caselaw is overwhelming that the child, not the parent, is the client.

For that matter, *any* time one person pays for another's attorney service, the client is the client, and there is no right to information or control by the paying party.

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