CHAPTER 9. HUMAN SERVICES.

§9-6-13. Abrogation of privileged communications.

The privileged status of communications between husband and wife, and with any person required to make reports under sections nine or ten of this article, except communications between an attorney and his client, is hereby abrogated in circumstances involving suspected or known abuse or neglect of an incapacitated adult or where the incapacitated adult is in a known or suspected emergency situation.