Representing Husband and Wife (pt. 2)
Study Committee on Professional Responsibility
WINTER 1994 Representing Husband and Wife 783 Although Rule 1.7 may be applicable to the representation of spouses without their &licit agreement, Rule 2.2 only rarely applies b the representation of spouses and cannot apply without such explicit agreement. 3. Privilege If there is no contrary agreement with the couple, the application of the joint representation mode means that the spouses are joint holders of the attorney-client privilege." In litigation, either can compel discovery of...