Right to Confidentiality Versus Duty to Disclose if You Can't Tell Your Lawyer or Doctor, Who Can You Tell?

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To receive the appropriate and highest level of professional advice, treatment, and service, communication between solicitors and clients and between physicians and patients must be open, honest, and complete. Such communication exists within a trust-based relationship protected by confidentiality. Consequently, in the conception and pursuit of justice, solicitor-client privilege and the correlating duty of confidentiality are granted the highest level of legal protection.

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