What is attorney-client privilege?

Attorney-client privilege is a legal provision ensuring that client and attorney conversations remain confidential. The purpose of this privilege is to allow open and honest conversations between an attorney and client. 

In almost all cases, this privilege cannot be taken away. However, in some states, the privilege is limited by some restrictions.

One exception to attorney-client privilege occurs when an attorney has information that he or she believes will help prevent a future crime. For instance, if a client tells an attorney that he or she intends to murder another person, then the attorney is typically allowed to divulge this information to the proper authorities. 

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