Third-Party Guarantor

January 2008
Family Advocate;Winter2008, Vol. 30 Issue 3, p14
The article presents a format for a guarantee agreement among attorney, client and guarantor. It requires client to understand that communications between attorney and guarantor, whether or not client is present, will not be protected by the attorney-client privilege. The instances in which the attorney has to protect the client's confidences as well as the client's role to maintain the attorney-client privilege is mentioned. In addition, it states the possibility of disclosure in court, the amount of fees paid to attorney by client and also mentions the guarantee by client and guarantor regarding their responsibility to timely payment of all fees and costs.


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