New Confidentiality Exception

The Supreme Court has amended Rule of Professional Conduct 1.6 to allow lawyers to reveal confidential information to the extent that the lawyer reasonably believes necessary “to comply with other law or court order.” The amendment is effective in 30 days. “Amendment of Rule 1.6 of the Pennsylvania Rules of Professional Conduct; No. 182 Disciplinary Rules Doc.” (8/15/2019), 49 Pa.B. 4940 (8/31/2019).

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