How much you should tell your lawyer

How Much Should You Tell Your Lawyer?

August 24, 2016

If you have been accused of a crime, you are probably feeling anxious and worried. Whether or not you actually committed the action of which you are accused, it’s normal to feel nervous about appearing in a court of law before a judge, jury and prosecuting attorney. After all, the outcome of your legal case could determine whether or not you will remain free or spend some time in jail.

You might be so worried about your case that you want to hide some things from your lawyer. You might be worried that, if you reveal too much to your attorney, they will turn you in to the police or forfeit your case. Before you decide to keep things from your lawyer, there are some things that you should know about the attorney-client relationship.