What can a lawyer do when client gives conflicting evidence to another evidence given by someone else?
What choices does the lawyer have?
It happens in every single case. That's why they build courthouses.
The lawyer is not a judge.
A lawyer has a duty of undivided loyalty to his/her client.
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The lawyer represents his or her client. Almost every lawyer talks to a client every day who says the other guy is lying.
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