State Bar of Arizona Ethics Opinions

94-11: Client Confidences; Collection Agencies
9/1994

An attorney must have the prior consent of a client before disclosing client confidences to a credit reporting agency or a collection agency that uses a credit reporting agency. An attorney is responsible for assuring that a collection agency exercises the same ethical integrity that the lawyers must.

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