Perhaps your business or organization has suffered recent document damage – due to a fire, earthquake or flood, for example. Or maybe you have simply decided to back up and digitize hard copies of important documents for future safekeeping. In either case, one very important aspect of document restoration or scanning is security.
In their Professional Responsibility column, Anthony E. Davis and Janis M. Meyer discuss two recent ethics opinions from the New York State Bar Association Committee on Professional Ethics addressed the duties of lawyers with respect to the Retention And Disposition Of Lawyer’s Closed Files (Opinion 1192, issued in June) and the Disposition Of Wills (Opinion 1182, issued in January), which we previously addressed in March.
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