Formal Ethic Opinion 92-366 (Downloadable PDF)

    Formal Ethic Opinion 92-366 (Downloadable PDF)

    Formal Ethic Opinion 92-366 (Downloadable PDF)

    Withdrawal When a Lawyer's Services Will Otherwise be Used to Perpetrate a Fraud A lawyer who knows or with reason believes that her services or work product are being used or are intended to be used by a client to perpetrate a fraud must withdraw from further representation of the client, and may disaffirm documents prepared ...
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    Withdrawal When a Lawyer's Services Will Otherwise be Used to Perpetrate a FraudA lawyer who knows or with reason believes that her services or work product are being used or are intended to be used by a client to perpetrate a fraud must withdraw from further representation of the client, and may disaffirm documents prepared in the course of the representation that are being, or will be, used in furtherance of the fraud, even though such a "noisy" withdrawal may have the collateral effect of inferentially revealing client confidences. When a lawyer's services have been used in the past by a client to perpetrate a fraud, but the fraud has ceased, the lawyer may but is not required to withdraw from furtherrepresentation of the client; in these circumstances, a "noisy" withdrawal is not permitted.

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    Center For Professional Responsibility

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    5611100366

    Publication Date

    8/1/1992 12:00:00 AM

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