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Your question revolved about the ethical duties of attorneys and no so much case law, so let me give you some background and then let's see how your question can be addressed
1) Attorneys conduct is governed by Hawaii's Rules of professional conduct (see here). The link I attached also has commentary which would be very helpful in interpreting the dry directives.
2) the role of the attorney is to advise (see rules 1.2 and 2.1). In such capacity the attorney cannot force the client to act in any way merely to advise them. Often times clients act against their attorney's advice. Unless such actions are criminal the attorney cannot reveal information about the client (see rule 1.6)
This is a very different answer than I expected. I never found this set of rules. Thanks, XXXXX XXXXX study them carefully. Later when I have additional targeted questions I will ask for you.
3) A lawyer cannot collude with the client in criminal actions (see commentary for rule 1.2). You would clearly have to have clear evidence that the lawyer colluded with the client in criminality
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I can further assist you in crafting some additional search terms once you read the rules
by the way the commentary to the rules is excellent so be sure to read them as well!
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