Attorney opinion letter not confidential

The attorney-client privilege protects communications between attorneys and their clients, meaning a client doesn't have to disclose the advice given to him by his attorney, and an attorney can't be forced to divulge information provided by his client. The privilege isn't absolute and can be lost if the client fails to protect the communication. The law also protects the thoughts and opinions of lawyers, but that protection, too, can be lost if the attorney's work product is improperly disclosed. Read More...