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White Collar Criminal Defense – When A Common Interest Agreement Can Toughen A Common Defense

White Collar Criminal Defense By Binnall Law Group - 2017/12/20 at 09:25am

When separate and often unrelated parties to any sort of court action – especially if it involves criminal allegations – act in concert as they build their defense, they have to be very careful not to either run afoul of collusion or obstruction of justice rules or waive the attorney-client privilege. But there is a perfectly legitimate – and lawful – way for co-defendants in a civil or criminal action to work together without finding themselves in even more trouble than they might be at the moment. Typically called a common interest agreement or a joint defense agreement, it allows […]

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appeal, civil litigation, Common defense, white collar