Q: If a lawyer flies a client into town is it his responsibility to then make sure that client gets back home
The attorney in question flew in my friend from under a hundred miles away knowing she had no money and is refusing to make sure she gets home this can't be right
In California, attorneys are generally not required to provide transportation for their clients. However, ethical considerations may come into play if the attorney's actions create a situation where the client is stranded without a reasonable means to return home. While it may not be a strict legal obligation, it is advisable for attorneys to consider the welfare of their clients, especially if they have played a role in bringing them to a specific location.
James L. Arrasmith
Founding Attorney and Chief Lawyer of The Law Offices of James L. Arrasmith
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