Eden, NC asked in Appeals / Appellate Law and Gov & Administrative Law for North Carolina

Q: After you obtain disability attorney, Is there anything they can't tell you by law?

I've asked couple of questions that my attorney will not answer. I'm in North Carolina,my disability case is very important to me. Example of 1 my questions- Do I need to get my current Dr to write a letter or fill out any paperwork for my upcoming disability hearing?

Attorney- I can't advise you.

I have court in 24 day's and of course "I'm nervous". Still awaiting a appointment with attorney to go over my case. Any information you can give me would be greatly appreciated! Thanks

1 Lawyer Answer
Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
  • Appeals & Appellate Lawyer
  • Little Neck, NY

A: It would be best if a North Carolina attorney advised you, but you await a response for four weeks, and the whole matter may be moot by now if you already had the hearing you mention. But as a general matter, attorneys should be able to share information with clients - their role essentially makes it imperative. They don't have to share with OTHERS information protected by your attorney-client privilege. And they don't have to share work they performed in anticipation of litigation protected by the work-product doctrine in discovery demands by opposing counsel. Good luck

Tim Akpinar

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