Q: My client was just told via an advertisement from an attorney that she was named in a divorce. Is that legal?
This law group was not her or her husband's attorney. They were fishing for work. She did not know they were getting a divorce and had not even been served yet. This law group had her case number and name of the judge. Is this not legal to solicit work like that?
This is legal. Solicitation by mail is allowed per the State Bar rules. They searched the public records for divorce filings and mailed her a notice. This is why I do not include the addresses of my clients in the petition, to prevent this from happening.
--Regina Edwards | www.EdwardsFamilyLaw.com | 770.854.0777
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