These summaries were prepared by McGuireWoods LLP lawyer Thomas E. Spahn. They are based on the letter opinions issued by the Virginia State Bar. Any editorial comments reflect Mr. Spahn's current personal views, and not the opinions of the Virginia State Bar, McGuireWoods or its clients. 
 
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29-Advancing Fees and Costs

A lawyer may not advance litigation expenses for a client unless the client remains ultimately liable. [Rule 1.8(e)(2) exempts indigent clients from this requirement.]

Copyright 2000, Thomas E. Spahn