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December 1989 Archives

December 15, 1989

EAOC 099 - Is a part-time attorney ethically barred from appearing on behalf of a defendant in a civil action brought by the State of Utah to collect delinquent child support payments?

(Approved October 27, 1989)

Issue: Is an attorney who serves as a part-time county attorney or part-time deputy county attorney ethically barred from appearing as counsel on behalf of a defendant in a civil action brought by the State of Utah to collect delinquent child support payments when the State is represented by the Attorney General's Office in the same action?

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EAOC 098 - Is an attorney's refusal to pay for services rendered by a third party at the attorney's request contrary to the attorney's obligation to act in an ethical manner?

(Approved October 27, 1989)

Issue: Is an attorney's refusal to pay for services rendered by a third party at the attorney's request contrary to the attorney's obligation to act in an ethical manner, and does it warrant disciplinary action.

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EAOC 095 - May a lawyer disclose a client's threats to commit suicide to another who might help prevent it?

(Approved October 27, 1989)

Issue: May a lawyer disclose a client's threats to commit suicide to another who might help prevent it, even though the client's communication is privileged and confidential and otherwise falls within the scope of the attorney-client relationship?

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EAOC 091 - Is it ethically proper for an attorney to retain a clients file and other papers and documents that belong to the client, because the client has refused to pay the attorney's fees?

Effective Date May 17, 1989)

Issue: Is it ethically proper for an attorney to retain a client's file and other papers and documents belonging to the client, because the client has refused to pay the attorney's fees?

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