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The following arrangement between a lawyer and a local credit bureau client is not unethical: In connection with lawsuits against debtors by the credit bureau, the lawyer has drafted a form of petition in which the credit bureau inserts relevant information such as balance due, assignor's name and pertinent dates. When completed, the lawyer reviews and signs his name to each petition which is then filed by the credit bureau in the appropriate court. Filing fees are advanced by the credit bureau and all other necessary pleadings are prepared and other appearances are made by the lawyer.
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