LEO: Confidentiality - Fruits and  LE Op. 709


Confidentiality - Fruits and Instrumentalities of a Crime.


July 11, 1985


An attorney who received documents from a client who is the husband of a

criminal suspect must deliver those documents to the appropriate

authorities if they are the fruits or instrumentalities of a crime. The

attorney should first inform his client of this duty. [ LE Op. 551]


Committee Opinion July 11, 1985




See also LE Op. 953.