Remember, conversations that you have with an attorney you hired or are thinking about hiring are privileged and confidential.
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The Code of Professional Conduct says a lawyer is not allowed to discuss communications with a client unless the client accused the lawyer of malpractice or ethics code violation.
It sounds like you may have a lot of other things to worry about. Don't worry about that too. Your conservation a with your former attorney are privileged
Wouldn't ever want to use a lawyer that lied too me, but you really need to get another one hired ASAP! Many of us in Tarrant County offer free consultations
No, your conversations with your prior attorney can't be used against you at trial. They are considered legally privileged and confidential. Best of luck.
Your attorney cannot be called as a witness against you and cannot talk to anyone about your case even if he wants to.
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Absolutely not... the communications between you and your attorney are protected by the attorney-client privilege...
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