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Unformatted text preview: 1.12.5 Bayles Professional-Client Relationship I) Paternalism Relationship like a parent-child relationship in that the professional looks after the best interests of the client and acts on behalf of them with or without consent a. Happens in case of incompetent clients, although, now clients can make choices for themselves in advance for future times when they may become incompetent later on i. Incompetent Client those who cant make their own decisions (unconscious, insane, underage) II) Fiduciary Relationship professional, in good faith, maintains anothers good interests, but the client has final authority over decisions. The professional still has the most authority because they are the one giving the client the information and options May Contract vs Covenant I) Contract an agreement of what both parties agree to do that is mutually beneficial to both partners, an exchange of rights a. Merely contractual relationships are limited because those things that are needed that arent covered in the...
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This note was uploaded on 04/17/2008 for the course PHIL 4401 taught by Professor Nagel during the Winter '05 term at CSU Stanislaus.
- Winter '05