Q: Is it customary for attorneys to keep clients’ stockholder share certificates at their office?
A: It is up to the individual attorney as to their preferences … most do not.
A: I've practiced law for 20+ years and I do not believe it is customary. I do not keep any of my client's documents except copies of wills, trusts, contracts that I was involved in providing legal services. However, if the attorney is representing the client's interest as a stockholder there may be circumstances where it is warranted.
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