Do you have to be 18 to call and talk with a lawyer for a persons and to go meet and set everything up and payments.?

Asked about 2 years ago - Lake Elsinore, CA

someone 17 to call and talk with a lawyer for a persons or boyfriend plus go meet with and have payments handled

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  1. Michael Charles Doland

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    Answered . You can consult with an attorney before you are 18. Contracts for minor's are voidable so retaining an attorney may be a challenge. Hopefully the lawyer you consult with will know what lines cannot be crossed with parental consent and other issues, consistent with attorney client privilege.

    The above is general legal and business analysis. It is not "legal advise" but analysis, and different lawyers may... more
  2. Joseph Franklin Pippen Jr.

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    Answered . No-you do not have to be 18 to call and talk to an attorney.
    You do have to be 18 to enter into a valid contract and you could not have another
    person's power of attorney until you were at least 18(depends on State law).

    The answer given does not imply that an attorney-client relationship has been established and your best course of... more

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