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Wills Exception to Solicitor-Client Privilege



Choquette v. Viczko | 2017 CarswellSask 350 | Sask. Q.B.


There has long been a so-called “wills exception” to solicitor-client privilege, by which communications of a testator with a solicitor relating to his or her will is held not privileged given that such evidence is seen as necessary to determine a testator's intent.
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