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In a civil lawsuit, during the discoveries, do I have the right

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In a civil lawsuit, during the discoveries, do I have the right to ask Plaintiff to produce his contract with his attorney or is it privileged information ?
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Most courts have ruled that retainer agreements are not privileged in civil litigation and are discoverable. This is especially true here a third party is paying the legal fees. There are some holdings in which federal work product doctrine has been applied to quash production, but it is most often held to be discoverable.

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