Legal Question in Consumer Law in Washington

An attorney requested that our organization fax him the dates that a certain person was a paid member of our organization. Are we obligated to do so...would it be a breach of confidentiality? (The attorney's client is suing this person for misrepresenting herself by making a false claim of membership.)

Asked on 10/29/09, 3:57 pm

1 Answer from Attorneys

Christopher Steuart IT Forensics, Inc.

If the "request" was a subpoena you are obligated to respond by providing documents, unless you are willing to file a motion for a protective order. If it is just the equivalent of a letter you don't have an obligation to answer.

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Answered on 11/06/09, 8:04 pm

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