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Yes, in that in the absence of a court order telling you not to talk to the other party, you may. Now you could be asked if you talked with the other party, and that could be used against you (if your testimony lines up suspiciously close to what the accused party says). Your testimony would also be under oath, so you certainly couldn't lie on the stand (that's perjury). But there's nothing that would otherwise prohibit you from simply talking with that party.
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