In other words, if you call your local small business lawyer today and give them some details about your upcoming project to see if they fit your needs, they are still subject to an obligation of confidentiality for everything they have discussed with you because you have disclosed this information to a professional in complete confidentiality, who is required to maintain them. The courts have sometimes revoked the privilege after the death of the client, if it is considered to be in accordance with the client`s intention, for example. B when resolving testamentary disputes between heirs.  A lawyer may be instructed to disclose information about a client`s representation by a court, other tribunal or any other public body empowered under other laws to require disclosure. . . .