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What is Attorney-Client Privilege?

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You’ve hired a lawyer to help you with the legal matter you’ve been grappling with, but as you prepare for that first meeting with your new lawyer, you may have concerns about how much information you should provide him or her. After all, you’re pretty sure your lawyer is subject to attorney confidentiality—that is, he or she is required to keep any details you disclose confidential—but can he or she be compelled to disclose that information, for example as testimony in court?

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December 9th, 2015

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jbusacca

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