Avoiding Conflicts in Estate Planning - A Divorce and Estate Planning Lawyer's Perspective
Connolly Oyler, Michael V. Dourland and David P. Dunning
Every day, thousands of times across the country, lawyers represent more than one party in matters rangiin from the creation of living trusts to buy/sell agreements. In every such instance, lawyers run a big risk. Not only is there an inherent conflict of interest in doing so, but also there is the very real potential for a legal malpracctic claim when problems arise. This article will illustrate the hazarrd of representing multiple parties, primarily from a divorce lawyer’s perspecctive It will...