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 §9-6-9 or §9-6-10 of this code, except communications between an attorney and his or her client, is hereby abrogated in circumstances involving suspected or known abuse, neglect, or financial exploitation of a vulnerable adult, or where the vulnerable adult is in a known or suspected emergency situation.

Bill History For §9-6-13