Attorney-Client Privilege Definition and Legal Meaning

On this page, you'll find the legal definition and meaning of Attorney-Client Privilege, written in plain English, along with examples of how it is used.

What is Attorney-Client Privilege?

(n) Attorney-Client Privilege is the doctrine which prohibits use of the information communicated between the Attorney and Client during the legal preparation stage by making them public or using them against the interest of the client and in the legal issues. This privilege helps the client to pass on full and confidential information to his Attorney.