Q: Why is it so difficult to get honesty?
Some of the lawyers are not honest in their assessments. We need truth not opinions. Things need to be corrected and corrected takes honesty. Honesty takes facts if facts are not known then you do not know the answer.
A: Lawyers are, and should be, held to a higher standard than car mechanics. However, sometimes they can only provide general answers and not specific solutions when all the pertinent facts aren't available. Lawyers give opinions all the time, based on the information they have. It may not be an issue of dishonesty, though. Doctors and other professionals make assessments all the time. They may be wrong, but that doesn't mean they were being untruthful. But, if I don't know an answer to something, you bet I'll do the best I can to find the best advice to give to a client.
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