If you consult a lawyer,and you have a warrant , but decide not to use him, is he obligated to turn you in ?

Asked about 1 year ago - Peoria, IL

The warrant is for three D.U.I's, over a thirty year period

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  1. Ted Harvatin

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    Answered . No. He not only is not obligated to turn you in, he should not

  2. Joshua Sachs

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    Answered . Not obligated; forbidden.

  3. Judy A. Goldstein

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    Answered . The lawyer cannot turn you in.

  4. Alexander M. Ivakhnenko

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    Answered . Absolutely not. Turning a person in after a confidential legal consultation would violate legal ethical professional standards.

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  5. Ethan Patrick Meaney

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    Answered . No.

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