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14-Ownership of Files and Attorney Lien Issues


A lawyer who receives a copy of a probation officer's pre-sentence report must provide a copy of the report to the lawyer's client, unless disclosure is prohibited by law -- an issue outside the Committee's purview.

Copyright 2000, Thomas E. Spahn