LEO: Confidence/Secret - Intent to Commit  LE Op. 560


Confidence/Secret - Intent to Commit Suicide.


April 10, 1984


It is not improper for an attorney to disclose to appropriate mental

health authorities the stated intentions of a client to leave the state

and commit suicide. [ DR:4-101(B)(1), DR:4-101(D)(1), ABA Informal

Opinions 1188, 1413, 1458.]


Committee Opinion April 10, 1984




See also LE Op. 1355.