(a) There is no privilege under this article if the services of the lawyer were sought or obtained to enable or aid anyone to commit or plan to commit a crime or a fraud.
(b) This exception to the privilege granted by this article shall not apply to legal services rendered in compliance with state and local laws on medicinal cannabis or adult-use cannabis, and confidential communications provided for the purpose of rendering those services are confidential communications between client and lawyer, as defined in Section 952 , provided the lawyer also advises the client on conflicts with respect to federal law.
Cite this article: FindLaw.com - California Code, Evidence Code - EVID § 956 - last updated January 01, 2019 | https://codes.findlaw.com/ca/evidence-code/evid-sect-956.html
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