Q: If you haven't been sued can you be made to answer personal questions in regards to another lawsuit that your fiance own
My partner is a builder and has been sued and the opposing counsel is asking about my involvement and asking me to give up personal information about myself. Example my bank account information and if i have opened new bank accounts.. is this legal
Is it legal for an attorney to ask you to provide access to your personal financial information? Probably yes. If you asking whether you legally have to provide him with that information, it depends. During a civil lawsuit, Texas law permits parties to pursue information from third parties that might have information useful to the litigation. For example, a party can subpoena a third party to provide testimony and/or documents.
If you have been subpoenaed or otherwise requested to provide documents to a party in a lawsuit then you would do well to consult with a local attorney about the particular facts involved in your situation to obtain an appraisal of your rights and obligations.
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