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§ 5928. Confidential communications to attorney

Purdon's Pennsylvania Statutes and Consolidated StatutesTitle 42 Pa.C.S.A. Judiciary and Judicial Procedure

Purdon's Pennsylvania Statutes and Consolidated Statutes
Title 42 Pa.C.S.A. Judiciary and Judicial Procedure (Refs & Annos)
Part VI. Actions, Proceedings and Other Matters Generally
Chapter 59. Depositions and Witnesses (Refs & Annos)
Subchapter A. Witnesses Generally
Civil Matters
42 Pa.C.S.A. § 5928
§ 5928. Confidential communications to attorney
In a civil matter counsel shall not be competent or permitted to testify to confidential communications made to him by his client, nor shall the client be compelled to disclose the same, unless in either case this privilege is waived upon the trial by the client.

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1976, July 9, P.L. 586, No. 142, § 2, effective June 27, 1978.
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Source Note: Substantially a reenactment of act of May 23, 1887 (P.L. 158) (No. 89), § 5(d) (28 P.S. § 321).
HISTORICAL AND STATUTORY NOTES
Prior Laws:
1887, May 23, P.L. 158, § 5, cl. (d) (28 P.S. § 321).
42 Pa.C.S.A. § 5928, PA ST 42 Pa.C.S.A. § 5928
Current through 2018 Regular Session Act 164 (End)
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