attorney- client privilege?

i need to find a web site that gives a comprehensive listing of all exceptions to attorney- client privilege. i can access

6 Answers

  • 1 decade ago
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    ACP protects communications made between a client or potential client and a lawyer made in confidence for the purpose of obtaining legal advice. ACP must be asserted in response to a court order and if it is not the privilege is waived. It is also waived if the communication is shared with anyone, or if part of the communication is shared. The one major exception is if the communication was in furtherence of a crime. Each state may have small variations but this is the basic rule.

    Attorneys also have a duty of confidentiality where they cant voluntarily disclose any information relating to their representation of their clients. There are a lot of exceptions to this and vary from state to state. Read model rule 1.6 and look for the variation in your state. Common exceptions are to defend the lawyer in a lawsuit, to prevent a crime, to use as evidence in a dispute regarding fees, to comply with a court order, andto prevent death or serious bodily harm.

  • 1 decade ago

    The following is a list of links to each state's rules of professional responsibility regarding attorneys. The list is provided by the American Bar Association.

    Source(s): I'm an attorney
  • 1 decade ago

    Christine, you need to go to the state in which your question arises from. In that state go to the court rules that govern the jurisdiction. Usually the court rules will have exceptions right in the rules. If not, statutes from the state will contain what the exceptions may be.

    Source(s): Former practicing lawyer
  • 4 years ago

    You had no customer - criminal expert privilege in view which you have been on no account the shriveled customer of the criminal expert. You freely gave the advice without coercion or duress. Nope, you have not any case.

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  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago

    Here's a site that may help (it's Stanford's general counsel's site)

  • Vlado
    Lv 4
    1 decade ago

    go to state laws and regulations, find what you need, match it with your case!

    good luck!

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