Oops! The lawyer and the client both commit error in the case: now what?

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Question: What happens if the attorney and the client are both culpable in errors in the case which cause a default or other adverse order?

Answer: In this scenario, in California, the courts are split.

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Published In: Civil Procedure Updates, Civil Remedies Updates, Constitutional Law Updates

DISCLAIMER: Because of the generality of this update, the information provided herein may not be applicable in all situations and should not be acted upon without specific legal advice based on particular situations.

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