“Can I bring a relative or friend along with me when I meet with my lawyer?”

Divorce is a process that requires the support of other people, but bringing someone to a meeting with your lawyer may call for them to leave during confidential discussions. Thomas Kendall shares why.

By Thomas Kendall
September 19, 2011
CA FAQ/Divorce Process

Most attorneys do not mind if you bring a support person into the meeting. However, as a technical matter, the presence of another person may affect whether that meeting is confidential. If you want to discuss facts with the attorney that should be kept confidential, the other person should step out. Remember, loose lips sink ships.

Thomas Kendall is a partner in the law firm Kendall & Gkikas, LLP, Since 1994 have successfully fought for joint share parenting plans for fit parents. During and after the divorce process, Kendall and Gkikas, LLP has the in-depth knowledge it takes to help you make these positive adjustments to satisfy the court and for you to remain a major part of your children's life.

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September 19, 2011
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