California Business and Professions Code Section 6103.5

CA Bus & Prof Code § 6103.5 (2017)  

(a) A member of the State Bar shall promptly communicate to the member’s client all amounts, terms, and conditions of any written offer of settlement made by or on behalf of an opposing party. As used in this section, “client” includes any person employing the member of the State Bar who posseses the authority to accept an offer of settlement, or in a class action, who is a representative of the class.

(b) Any written offer of settlement or any required communication of a settlement offer, as described in subdivision (a), shall be discoverable by either party in any action in which the existence or communication of the offer of settlement is an issue before the trier of fact.

(Amended by Stats. 1987, Ch. 213, Sec. 1.)

Last modified: October 25, 2018