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Volume 33, No. 2—Fall 2010

Playing by the Ethical Rules

PC 51311003302 (Purchase Hard Copy) or 5131003302PDF (Purchase PDF)

This issue of Family Advocate will help keep you and your client on the straight and narrow! To read articles, click on the links below.

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Civility & the Family Law Gladiator
by Moshe Jacobius

Seven Commandments for Drafting Ethical Fee Agreements
by Evan Marks & Carolyn W. West

Make More Money by Being More Ethical
by Chaim Steinberger

E-Discovery in the Age of Facebook, Twitter, & the Digital Family
by William Hamilton & Wendy K. Akbar

The Dangers of Electronic Communication: Ethical obligations regarding inadvertent disclosures and metadata
by David N. Hofstein & Scott J.G. Finger

  • Recipient Checklist (p. 24)
  • Disclosure Checklist (p. 25)

The Ethics of Unbundling
by Stephanie L. Kimbro

  • What the ABA and State Bars Say (p. 28)

Before You Take a Collaborative Law Case: What the ethical rules say about conflicts of interest, client screening, and informed consent
by John Lande & Forrest S. Mosten

The Wayward Client
by Marcia L. Proctor

  • Core Ethics Rules in Addressing the Wayward Client (p. 40)
  • Screening for a Wayward Client (p. 42)

Why Can't We Be Friends?
by Kathleen A. Hogan

Communicating with Children in Custody Disputes
by Liisa R. Speaker & Jodi M. Latuszek

Books & More: Ethics Bibliography

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