Preparing to File a Civil Suit? Avoid Liability for Malicious Prosecution

Several important ethical considerations converge when the attorney is preparing to file a civil lawsuit. Under California law (the Rules of Professional Conduct, and Business & Professions Code), an attorney has an ethical obligation to maintain only claims and defenses that are just, and also not to encourage actions based on passion or corruption. In …

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