H. Sampson Children’s Trust v. L. Sampson 1979 Trust


2004 WI 57, 271 Wis. 2d 610, 679 N.W.2d 794 (2004)


Attorney’s voluntary act of transmitting documents pursuant to a discovery request does not waive any attorney-client privilege in connection with those documents, when the lawyer does not recognize that the documents are subject to the privilege and the client did not know or consent to the production. Only the client can waive the attorney-client privilege under Wis. Stat. §(Rule) 905.11.

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