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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16-Lawyer's Personal Interests

76-Trust and Estate Lawyers

A law firm's policy of routinely omitting self-proving clauses from wills it prepares is inconsistent with the requirement to vigorously represent clients.

Copyright 2000, Thomas E. Spahn